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The county of Kent in the southeast of Britain between the English Channel and Thames estuary has much to offer: history and tradition, picturesque beaches and medieval towns.
90 minute crossing
Travel with your vehicle
Excellent onboard facilities
Travel period: till end of November 2019
2-4 night in Hotel Mercure Maidstone Great Danes
Regular sailings for the current week listed in local time
Unique and unmistakable is the history of Kent. Stunning castles adorn Leeds, Dover and Hever. Awe the cathedrals in Canterbury and Rochester. Impressive mansions await you in Penshurst, Knole and Chartwell. A unique cultural heritage is the historic shipyard in Chatham. Legendary and full of stories, the gardens are in Leeds Castle and Penshurst Place. Kent refreshes mind and soul: everywhere you can find connections to literary greats like Charles Dickens and Ian Fleming. Decide for yourself. Kent is perfect for a long weekend or extended holiday, with just a quick DFDS from Calais or Dunkirk to Dover.
Explore some of Kent's finest historic sites. Dover Castle is the perfect place to discover England's history. One of the oldest cathedrals is located in the historic town of Canterbury, just over half an hour's drive from Dover. How about a visit to the world famous white gardens of Sissinghurst Castle, a park like in other times? You will stroll through the most famous garden in England. Surrounded by medieval gardens and lakes, the 500-acre Penshurst Place & Garden is located southeast of London.
DFDS - the World’s Leading Ferry Operator - offers multiple ferry routes from popular European ports in Europe to the UK, as well as routes in Scandinavia and across the Baltic Sea.
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