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Active holidays in Europe

per car + up to 4 people, one way*

Discover a summer of sport and adventure with DFDS

This summer, Europe becomes the ultimate playground for sports enthusiasts and adventurers alike. Whether you're drawn to the thrill of world-class competitions or the call of the open road, your epic summer story begins with DFDS. Imagine setting sail across the sea, your car packed with all the gear you'll need for an unforgettable road trip through Europe's stunning landscapes. With DFDS, your adventure starts the moment you step onboard.

Delicious meals onboard

Travel with your own vehicle

No baggage restrictions

Stay connected with free, onboard wi-fi

    Travel with your car and explore Europe at your own pace

    Pack without limits – bring your sports equipment with you!

    More choice, more possibilities - 4 routes from the UK to Europe

    Start your adventure the moment you step onboard


Terms and Conditions

*Lead in price based on one-way fare for a standard car carrying up to 4 passengers on Dover-France routes, including ETS charge.

Journeys and prices are subject to availability and usual DFDS terms & conditions apply.


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A summer of spectacular sport

This summer's calendar is packed with some of the most anticipated sporting events - see international athletes competing in riveting games throughout June, July, and August, the Tour de France spanning picturesque landscapes from 29 June to 21 July, and football fans roaring from the stands in Germany as the European nations come together to compete in June and July.

For fans keen on immersing themselves in the excitement, our ferry + hotel packages in major cities, including Paris, offer you a seamless and stress-free experience. Picture yourself cheering on trail-blazing cyclists or absorbing the vibrant atmosphere thrilling sporting events with iconic European cities as their backdrop. With DFDS, getting there is half the fun — and the start of your own active adventure.

Package Holidays

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DFDS Ferries to France, Ferry to Holland and Mini Cruises

DFDS - the World’s Leading Ferry Operator - offers multiple ferry routes with crossings from popular European ports in Europe to the UK, as well as routes in Scandinavia and across the Baltic Sea.

Book now and travel with DFDS.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.