P&O Ferries carry the most passengers across the Channel to Calais. Each day they cross the channel between Dover and Calais 46 times, so you are sure to find a crossing time to suit you.
Your trip to Europe begins once you step on board - our chefs serve up great value, freshly cooked food for the family in all our restaurants, you can even enjoy the top quality food and waiter service in Langans on board.
Get away from it all with P&O Ferries and head to the Alps for some Snow.
In a few short hours you could be skiing down the piste at Val D’isere on the long runs down to La Die, on the glacier at Tigne or the steep moguls of La Face, you don’t even need to ski, use snowmobiles, microlights or even husky sleighs to transport you. But whatever you decide, save some energy for the Apres Ski as it can be even more lively than hurtling down the side of a mountain!
Taking your car allows you the chance to explore the beautiful French countryside on your way, and don’t worry about excess baggage, the beauty of travelling with P&O Ferries is that all your luggage travels free, including your skis.
Make use of the onboard facilities, with commission free foreign exchange, great family meal deals and some amazing savings from the onboard shop, before you hit the slopes!
P&O Ferries …..With no luggage restrictions your skis travel free
If you fancy going slightly further afield, the Nord-Pas de Calais region has plenty to offer. Recommended places to visit include:
Why not try Northern France’s most popular tourist attraction, Nausicaä - France’s National Sea discovery Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer, approximately 45 minutes drive from Calais. We recommend a stroll around the architectural beauty of Boulogne’s old ramparts, before sampling the local cuisine in one of the town’s great cafés or restaurants.
Less than an hour’s drive from Calais, Le Touquet’s miles of sandy golden beaches are best visited during the summer months, with virtually every conceivable outdoor activity catered for. The more adventurous can experience the thrill of sand yachting on one of the longest beaches in Northern France, whilst the town’s bespoke boutiques and gastronomic cuisine make it ideal for couples wishing to relax - you'll discover why it's known as 'Paris by the Sea'!
The Flemish town of Saint-Omer stands on a hillside on the edge of the River Aa marshes, less than 30 miles from Calais. The large square in the town holds a weekly market on Saturday mornings, selling fresh local produce from the farms on the marshes. A branch of the river runs through the lower part of the town and a boat trip is an ideal way of seeing the 13th Century Abbey, houses and remarkable open countryside.
There are always great value crossings available at poferries.com, so if you're thinking of going to Europe for the day, ignore the queues at the airport and the charges for baggage, jump in your car, pack in the kids and all your stuff and you're free to explore Europe in a day!
Watch James Heming from Heart Breakfast take a trip aboard P&O Ferries below: