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Magic Monday: Top 5 travel deals - family camping in France from €999

Every week, #MagicMonday brings you our Travel Editor's pick of the week's best travel deals


Hikers walking the Camino at San Sebastian, Spain. Photo: Pól Ó Conghaile

Hikers walking the Camino at San Sebastian, Spain. Photo: Pól Ó Conghaile

Hikers walking the Camino at San Sebastian, Spain. Photo: Pól Ó Conghaile

You might hate Monday, but you'll love our weekly pick of Ireland's top travel offers... ranging from a culinary Camino to camping in France.

€179: History as it happens at Carton House

Carton House in Co Kildare is undergoing extensive restorations at the moment, and it has a special offer during this time. The deal includes B&B in a newly refurbished deluxe room, as well as wine and chocolates, from €179 midweek (i.e. €89.50pp) or €189 at weekends, based on two sharing. It's available to book until April 30. 01 505-2000; cartonhouse.com

€229pp: Magic in Malta

Ryanair will fly daily between Dublin and Malta from March 26 this year (Irish visits were up almost 30pc in 2019, according to the Malta Tourism Authority). Sunway has a bargain trip departing May 8, including flights and 3-star self-catering at the Topaz Hotel from €229pp. 01 231-1800; sunway.ie

€445pp: Make for Majorca

ITAA member Navan Travel has flights from Belfast plus eight nights in the 3-star HSM Lago Park in Playa de Muro, Majorca from €445pp on a self-catering basis. The deal is based on two adults and two children sharing, and departs June 3. Airport transfers are also included. 046 9068600; travalue.ie; itaa.ie/offers

€999: A family camping holiday in France

ClickAndGo.com has a family camping holiday in France (choose from Les Genets, La Yole, Sequoia Park or Le Pins Parasol campsites), based on select departure dates in May and June. The price includes ferry crossings with Irish Ferries and eight nights in a two-bed Mercure mobile home. Book by February 14. Call 01 539-7777 or visit clickandgo.com

€2,200pp: A culinary camino with Paul Flynn

Caminoways.com has a small group tour with chef Paul Flynn (of The Tannery, Dungarvan) from May 9-16. The tour takes the Camino Espiritual from Vigo to Santiago, staying in historic Paradores, boutique hotels and casas rurales along the way, and participating in daily foodie activities like tastings, workshops and tapas tours. 01 525-2886; caminoways.com

NB: All travel deals subject to availability/change.

Online Editors