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The Most Beautiful Villages in France

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Sail Newhaven - Dieppe in 2021

Set sail in 2021 and explore France’s most beautiful villages.

DFDS ferries from Newhaven to Dieppe take you to the heart of Normandy, where you can leave the bustling beaches behind and discover some of the most picturesque places in Northern France.

Take a look at our itineraries below to find out more about these hidden gems full of beauty, culture and heritage. Carefully curated with the road-trip traveller in mind, our itineraries are ideal for 2021 travel.

Plus, thanks to our Travel Guarantee, you can discover these villages at any time in 2021.

Travel with your vehicle

No baggage restrictions

4 hour crossing

    2021 bookings now available

    Travel Guarantee - free cancellations on crossings taken before 31 Dec 2021 

    3 daily sailings in both directions May-September (2 daily sailings at other times) 

    Just 4 hours to the most beautiful villages in France

    Plenty of space and fresh air onboard 


Explore France’s Most Beautiful Villages in 2021

“Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” is a prestigious association which awards villages of notable beauty, culture and heritage the accolade of one of France’s most beautiful villages. Six of these are in Normandy, just a short ferry ride across the channel.

Relax in the garden of the Augustinians in Barfleur, follow the cider trail in Beuvron-en-Auge or visit the Abbey of Notre Dame in Le Bec-Hellouin. Stop by the birthplace of composer Ravel at Lyons-la-Forêt, stroll the banks of the river Sarthe in Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei, or smell the sweet scent of the gardens of Veules-les-Roses.

Whatever you decide to do, there is so much to explore in the most beautiful villages of France.

Itinerary: Le Bec-Hellouin, Beuvron-en-Auge & BarfleurItinerary: Veules-les-Roses, Lyons-la-Forêt, Saint-Céneri-Le Gérei

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Le bec

Le Bec Hellouin

Visit Le Bec Hellouin, once the centre of the Anglo-Norman kingdom and discover more of France’s most beautiful villages.



We have proudly partnered with Nectar to provide even more value to you, our customer. You can collect Nectar points on all of our ferry crossings and short breaks out of the UK when you book online.

Nectar customers will:

✔ Earn 2 points for every £1 you spend online with us

✔ Receive special offers where you can boost even more points

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