Any ideas for our daughter’s first holiday?
Q We would like to take our daughter on holiday for the first time in early August. She has a few health niggles that make us anxious being anywhere other than Europe or too far from good medical facilities. We are considering Bavaria or Austria. Our ideal holiday would be two weeks in an apartment or hotel with gardens near by or with a decent swimming pool (suitable for lap swimming as we both swim competitively). Car hire must be included. Is this possible on a budget of £3,000?
Michele Rendall, via email
A European lake and mountain holidays are incredibly good value in summer. If the swimming is a really important part of the trip, I’d suggest Austria rather than Bavaria because several resorts have…