Top 10 places to go by ferry

Going on a ferry these days is like taking a mini-holiday, the ships are that good. You can get to some fascinating and beautiful places and superb attractions by sailing from ports around the UK. Take a look at the Top 10 places to go by ferry when booking with aferry.co.uk 

places to go by ferry

Disneyland Paris
Enjoy 20% discount on prices even during the school holidays. Disneyland Paris is a favourite with adults and children. At Disneyland Park, fairytales take flight across five incredible lands – from the pirate-filled waters of Adventureland to the Wild West of Frontierland.
Best crossing for ease of access: Portsmouth to Le Havre or Caen with Brittany Ferries, Dover to Calais with P&O, MyFerryLink, Eurotunnel or DFDS.

places to go by ferry

Nausicaa Sea Centre
In Boulogne, it is one of the largest aquariums in Europe. After a fun exploration of the site, maybe visit the Old Town of Boulogne with its Basilica of Notre-Dame.
Best Crossing: Dover to Calais with P&O, MyFerryLink, Eurotunnel or DFDS.

places to go by ferry

Honfleur
On the southern bank of the estuary of the Seine and very close to the exit of the Pont de Normandie. Honfleur is known for its old, beautiful picturesque port, characterised by its houses with slate-covered frontages, painted many times by artists, such as Gustave Courbet and Claude Monet. The Sainte-Catherine church, which has a bell tower separate from the principal building, is the largest wooden church in France.
Best crossing: Portsmouth to Le Havre with DFDS or Brittany Ferries.

places to go by ferry

Mont St. Michel
One of the most iconic spots in France with its 11th century Romanesque Abbey and one of the highest tides in Europe.
Best crossing: Portsmouth to St Malo with Brittany Ferries.

places to go by ferry

Rotterdam
Known for its university (Erasmus), cutting-edge architecture, lively cultural life, striking riverside setting and maritime heritage. Just 10 kilometers from the Hook of Holland.
Best crossing: From Harwich with Stena Line or, alternatively, from Hull to Rotterdam with P&O.

places to go by ferry

Dublin
One of the most popular and lively cities in Europe renowned for its blend of old and new, for its hospitality and cultural scene as well as historic centre and modern architecture.
Best crossing: Stena Line from Liverpool or Holyhead.

places to go by ferry

Isle of Wight
So many attractions to offer the visitor. These range from the beaches of Sandown to Blackgang Chine and Osborne House, sailing in the Solent or exploring Ventnor Botanic Gardens or Carisbrooke Castle.
Best crossing: From Portsmouth with Wightlink.

places to go by ferry

Waterford
Famous for its beautiful crystal and the visitors centre is a must for fans of the glassware. Reginald’s Tower is the oldest urban civic building in Ireland.
Best crossing: From Pembroke or Fishguard to nearest port Rosslare with Stena Line.

places to go by ferry

Normandy Beaches
June sees the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings so a visit to the famous Normandy Beaches has added significance this year. Visit the many historic sites, monuments and museums in the area.
Best crossing: From Newhaven and Portsmouth to Le Havre, Dieppe, Cherbourg and Caen with Brittany Ferries and DFDS.

places to go by ferry

Bruges
Picturesque and charming, Bruges is lovely any time of year. Chocolate shops abound of course, a trip on the canals is a must to admire the pretty architecture and no-one should miss a visit to the Chip Museum!
Best crossing: From Hull to Zeebrugge with P&O Ferries.

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