Cheap holidays for spring and early summer 2016

Now's the time to travel if you're after stunning scenery on a shoestring

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Spring is one of the most glorious times of year to travel, providing beautiful weather across Europe, fewer crowds and the perfect opportunity to dust off your walking shoes and explore the great outdoors.

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To encourage you to make the most of the best spring holiday deals and escape for a few days, we've rounded up some of the most attractive getaways for an early summer break - not that you'll need convincing after feasting your eyes on these.

From exploring Venice before the summer crowds arrives with a luxury hostel as your base, to soaking up the sunshine and culture of Montenegro while staying at an apartment with incredible views from the pool, you won't want to waste any time booking these terrific spring travel offers.

You could hit the slopes in the Haute Pyrenees from just £88 per person for a week, or lapping up the luxury in Lisbon for under £170 when you book a two-night city break which includes flights.

If you fancy making the most of spring in the UK, Wales is the perfect spot for a cottage break this season and one beautiful holiday rental in the Welsh Borders costs just £603 (£75 per person) for up to eight people. The cottage is located just two minutes from Offa's Dyke Path and within easy reach of Kerry Ridgeway, making it a walker's dream.

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