Cheap holidays for spring and early summer 2016

Now’s the time to travel if you’re after stunning scenery on a shoestring Spring 1 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.

SEE ALSO: Cheap cruise holidays for 2016 2 SEE ALSO: This year’s best-value travel destinations, month by month 3 To encourage you to make the most of the best spring holiday deals 4 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 5 from the pool, you won’t want to waste any time booking these terrific spring travel offers

Wayne Rooney: There will be no pre-Euro holiday trip this time

The England captain was speaking after he had qualified for the sixth major international tournament of his career and thoughts turned to whether he could at last play to his full potential on that stage.

At least at Euro 2016 there will be no chance of a pre-tournament holiday, as was the case at Euro 2012 when Rooney was suspended for the first two group games following a red card against Montenegro in qualifying.

The 29-year-old whose penalty in the 6-0 win over San Marino equalled Sir Bobby Charlton s all-time England goalscoring record of 49, as England secured qualification went to Las Vegas in May 2012 with his family, Wes Brown and others after his domestic season finished with Manchester United