Travel ideas

Ferry travel is the perfect way to explore Europe, Scandinavia and further afield.

With 4 routes from the UK to the continent, it's easy to explore Europe with DFDS. Whether you're travelling with your family, friends, as a couple or as part of a school trip, our modern and comfortable ferries are the perfect starting point.

Our travel guides give you the lowdown on some of the best destinations in Europe – countries and cities – as well as inspiration for where to find the best shopping, museums, culture and nightlife across the continent, including major European cities in France, Holland, Belgium, Germany and even as far away as eastern Europe or Scandinavia.

Whether you're planning a city break, a camping getaway or a touring trip, we have something to help you ​in our travel guides. ​Ready to book? Simply choose from our ferries to France​ or Holland routes:

Food and Drink

Food & Drink

We all enjoy letting go and treating ourselves when we're on holiday, and with so much fantastic cuis​​ine all across Europe, where better to head for a delicious, decadent break?
great outdoors

the great outdoors​

Fancy getting out into the fresh air and keeping active on your holiday? Then check out our guides to the best outdoor activities across Europe. ​​​

​​​​​​Prices are subject to availability. Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. ​Terms & Conditions apply.


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. ​​​