DAY TRIP TO FRANCE FROM DOVER
A day trip to France from Dover is perfect for those looking to go on a weekend adventure. Take a ferry to France and explore the beauty of the Calais and the Hauts-de France region of northern France. With P&O Ferries it only takes 90 minutes to get from Dover to Calais. This means that you can spend less time travelling and more time enjoying your day trip to France with your friends and family.
Book your day trip to France for as little as from £35* return. Take your car and simply drive off the ferry at Calais to enjoy a whole day away in France.
Things to do on a Day Trip to France from Dover
With a whole variety of things to do for those who love looking at art, trying different food, and visiting historical sites, a day trip to the Hauts de France region also provides the opportunity to view stunning scenery including forests, farmland, beaches, and chalk cliffs.
Interested in war history? This France day trip would be perfect for you too as there are plenty of sites to explore. You could visit the famous Dunkirk beach which is just a 40 minute drive from Calais, the La Coupole World War 2 bunker built by Nazi Germany to launch rockets at southern England, and Les Boves Caves which were used to hide 24,000 British troops in World War 1.
Just over an hour from Calais is beautiful Lille which offers a great cultural experience with its cobbled streets lined with bars and bistros, plus plenty of shopping opportunities too. In addition to this it boasts impressive nightlife which may be of interest if you were planning to extend your France day trip.
Not only will you have a fantastic time when you get to France, but your journey will be great too. Why no pick up some great offers in our on board shop, enjoy a delicious meal in The Brasserie, or book a space in the Club Lounge so you can travel in complete luxury?
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