Embark on a magical day trip to northern France this winter on the Dover to Calais route – .

Embark on a magical day trip to northern France this winter on the Dover to Calais route – .

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Twinkling lights. A cup of hot, fragrant mulled wine. Stroll through the dazzling street markets while shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts. Doesn’t that sound wonderful?
The things that make the holiday season special were scarce last year. However, in 2021 the magic is back and Brits can even travel to other European countries to soak up the culture and atmosphere.

If you are planning to go this winter, France is a popular choice for individuals, friends, couples, and families. It’s relatively close to where you live, and if you choose to travel with P&O Ferries, there are some great deals available.

Until December 14 a day trip can be booked for £ 49. With up to 23 departures per day at peak times, unbeatable onboard services and friendly staff to help you every step of the way, getting a ferry to France with the crossing has never been easier. Dover-Calais.

So what are the strengths of sailing to the north of France with P&O Ferries?

The Christmas markets in northern France promise to be spectacular. During the second week of December, Place d’Armes in Calais, a snow village is created with real snow. A 40-meter ski slope will welcome young and old and there will be plenty of merry-go-round stands, sweets and grilled chestnuts to have fun.

The Lille Christmas market, about an hour from Calais, sees the city adorned with beautiful colored lights and a huge wreath of garlands. Visitors can experience the festivities from Friday November 19 to Thursday December 30 from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Another short drive is the Christmas market at La Grand Place, Arras. The town, famous for its late medieval tapestries, is home to 60 stalls offering a selection of arts and crafts style gifts, as well as local specialties.

There is also the beautiful traditional Christmas market in Bethune, around 80 km from Calais, and the Amiens Christmas market, one of the largest Christmas markets in northern France. With its 130 chalets stretching over 2 km, it has an impressive choice

gift ideas.

Travel our Dover to Calais route for a day trip for just £ 49!

World Duty Free Shop

Passengers keen to explore the onboard facilities can head to P&O’s World Duty Free store, which will carry all the latest Christmas deals and offers, with the option to save up to 50% off Highstreet prices.

New club lounge

During the 1.5 hour drive from Dover to Calais, passengers can relax and rejuvenate in the new all-inclusive Club Lounge. A wide choice of hot and cold food is available throughout the day, including breakfast and main meal options, as well as a new range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. You will have everything you need to arrive rested and refreshed at your destination!

For more details and to book a crossing this winter, visit www.poferries.com.

Terms and Conditions: Offers apply to day trip bookings only from Dover to Calais. Book by December 14, 2021 to travel until December 14, 2021. Offer subject to limited space and availability, applies to new bookings only and cannot be combined with any other offer. Valid for cars, tall cars and up to 9 passengers or motorcycles and 2 passengers only. Excludes pedestrians, caravans, minibuses, motorhomes and vehicles intended for commercial use and reservations made at the port. P&O Ferries reserves the right to change or withdraw any material from the promotion without notice. Subject to P&O Ferries promotional and general conditions, both available online at www.poferries.com.

Winter day trips to France with P&O Ferries are in high demand
Winter day trips to France with P&O Ferries are in high demand


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