​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Family Favourite holidays

Europe has something for everyone, discover everything from hip city hubs such as Amsterdam or Paris to rugged, dramatic scenery in the Alps or the German countryside.​

Check out some of our holiday inspiration ideas below, suitable for couples, groups of friends, but especially suitable for families​. Whether you want an outdoor adventure at a Center Parcs, or action-packed fun in Disneyland, the choice is yours! 

Take your car on one of our ferry crossings to Europe and you can explore the continent at your own pace and enjoy the freedom of the open road. ​​​

Pet friendly holidays

Pet friendly holidays

Your pets are part of the family too, so why wouldn’t you want to bring your furry friends with you on holiday? Well now you can, thanks to our pet travel offers!

Efteling theme park

Efteling Theme Park

Holland’s Efteling theme park is the ideal family getaway, so why not book your tickets for the park as part of a 5 or 6 night holiday package?

Parc Asterix

Parc Asterix Exclusive Discount

Right now, DFDS customers can save 20% on a ferry crossing between Dover and France, packaged with entry to Parc Asterix, one of France’s best and most popular attractions.


Futuroscope Exclusive Discount

Book a DFDS ferry crossing and sample the futuristic and fantastical world of Futuroscope, with a saving of €6pp per 1-day entry ticket.

Center Parcs

Center Parcs

Center Parcs is one of Europe’s favourite family holiday providers. book a break to a Center Parcs resort with DFDS and save €25!

Disneyland Paris

Disneyland® Paris

Disneyland Paris is the most magical place in Europe. Book a ferry crossing to France with DFDS and save 10% on entry passes and more.

French Gites

French gîtes

Treat your family to a fun-filled and authentic getaway in a beautiful French gîte.

Sunparks Holiday Villages

Sunparks holiday villages

The four Sunparks villages are set in some of Belgium’s most picturesque regions including two by the coast and one just 30 minutes from Bruges.



Plopsaland is just a 30 minute drive from our port in Dunkirk and if you book now, you can take advantage of an exclusive 20% discount offer!

Cycling holidays

Cycling holidays

Perfect for couples and active families, our cycling holidays with Saddle Skedaddle let you see Europe on two wheels.


It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named again as the World and Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2016 at the World Travel Awards. We have been Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for 5 years running now, and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator for 6 years. ​​​