Create your own Brussels Christmas Market break
Take your car across to Europe on any of our 4 routes from the UK create your own festive break. Head to Brussels’ famous Christmas Markets and pick up some of your Christmas shopping in an exciting, festive atmosphere for the perfect winter break. Brussels is based around a beautiful medieval core, making it the perfect setting for a Christmas break.
With no luggage restrictions, you can bring back as much as you like, perfect if you’re planning on picking up a lot of Christmas shopping!
Brussels Christmas market
Brussels' famous Winter Wonders market takes place every year at Christmas and has been hailed as Europe's most original Christmas Market. The market includes stalls from all over Europe, an enormous ice-rink, plus an ice-rink for toddlers too as well as a big wheel. At night there is a sound, light and laser show for visitors to enjoy, which is sure to captivate young and old alike.
Stalls, snacks and streetfood
Pick up gifts including children's toys, traditional food, leather-work and other handicrafts and ensure you give the most interesting presents this Christmas. With 240 stalls to choose from, you're sure to find something you or your loved ones will cherish. Brussels also hosts Winter Wonder activities across the city including street entertainment, music and a magnificent fir tree.
We offer 4 routes from the UK to Europe, with more sailings than any other provider. Choose from 58 sailings across our Dover-Dunkirk and Calais, Newcastle-Amsterdam and Newhaven-Dieppe routes.
Dunkirk is just 6 miles from the Belgian border, making it our closest port to Brussels at less than a 2 hour drive.
Calais is just over 2 hours from Brussels, our Dutch port is only 2 ¾ hours and Dieppe is 3 ¾ hours.
Onboard you’ll find a range of facilities to keep you entertained, which vary depending on which route you take. All vessels come with bars, eateries, an onboard shop stocked with designer goodies and children’s soft play. However, our Dover-France ships boast a Premium Lounge, on our overnight Newcastle-Amsterdam crossing you’ll find a casino, cinema and more. Our Newhaven-Dieppe route has a quiet lounge and private cabins which are available for hire.
We’re honoured to be named Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2017 at the World Travel Awards. We have been Europe’s and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator for 6 years running now!