taly on foot
Buy one Italian walking vacation from Cross Country International and take a companion for free. Prices for trips through December start at $2,695, including flights, hotel, four days’ guided walking, and most meals. Contact: Walkingvacations.com
On a Russian riverboat
Uniworld Grand River Cruises’ 2009 itineraries include trips from St. Petersburg to Moscow, and Kiev to Istanbul. Prices start at $2,999 per guest; pay by Nov. 30 and receive a $1,000-per-couple discount.
Sunday through Thursday stays at the Wentworth Mansion in Charleston, S.C., start at $1,050. Price includes two nights in a room with marble fireplace and Jacuzzi tub, a couples spa treatment, and a sailboat ride. Contact: Wentworthmansion.com
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