It’s easy and cost effective to travel to the continent by ferry - let DFDS open the Gateway to Europe. You can explore the continent with your friends or family and experience fantastic locations in France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and beyond. We have shared our top tips and guides for our favourite destinations for you to make it even easier!
From Holland to France or Norway to Sweden, our travel guides are sure to give you all the information you need for your next ferry trip. You could choose to take a city break, explore enchanting forests, visit a famous event, cycle along dramatic coastlines or be inspired by historic cities - the choice is yours.
With no excess baggage charges, great value crossings and the unrivalled flexibility of taking your car abroad – your holiday starts onboard!
Our neighbours to the south, France is a favourite destination for British holidaymakers and has been for generations.
Holland may be a small country, but as the famous home of tulips, clogs, windmills and Amsterdam, its reputation as a holiday destination speaks for itself.
Not a big country by any stretch of the imagination, Belgium is still a world-leader in many aspects.
Germany has one of the most interesting and diverse histories of any country of Europe, and a landscape to match.
Home of the Vikings, Lego and Hans Christian Andersen, Denmark is an affluent and unspoiled country with a great balance between modern, urban living and the great outdoors.
Perhaps the most scenic of the Scandinavian countries, Norway is home to rugged, Nordic countryside and majestic fjords, as well as a huge, beautiful coastline.
The most typically Scandinavian of the Scandinavian countries, Sweden is rugged, rural, rough and ready, but also home to magnificent cities such as Stockholm or Malmö and sunny Baltic beaches.
Famous for friendly, welcoming locals and cheap, but brilliant, food and drink, Poland is fast becoming one of the best short break destinations around.
The hidden gem of the Baltic countries, Lithuania is a heady cocktail of both stunning natural beauty and wonderful man-made architecture.
WE'RE AWARD WINNING
It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named as ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ in the 2014 World Travel Awards. We've won this award for 4 years running.