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DFDS Summer Cycling Offers

DFDS Seaways is offering crossings on its ferry routes to Europe from £20 per person for cyclists including cycle carriage. The deal is available to customers booking by September 2016.

With up to 62 sailings between the UK and Europe every day, plus easy access to A roads from its ports at Dunkirk, Calais, Dieppe and Amsterdam, travelling with a bike by ferry provides freedom to access a host of new cycle routes across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany, including routes used in the Tour de France and more.?

Recommended routes that take in some of the most scenic landscapes and popular attractions this summer include:

Dunkirk or Calais  Boulogne  Lille (55 miles): cycle south from Dunkirk or Calais and head to Boulogne-sur-Mer, the beautiful walled French city. Follow a 5-day route east via Le Wast, Watten and Cassel, before crossing the border into Belgium and cycling down the Ypres canal and finally on to Lille, the biggest city in northern France Dieppe   Seine Valley   Paris (109 miles): Dieppe is the closest port to Calais and makes the ideal starting point for a cycling trip to the capital. Cycle south via The Vexin and Giverny, before following the Seine valley to the French capital

Ijmuiden Haarlem Amsterdam Alkmaar (75 miles): A leisurely two day cycle route taking in the old fishing ports and sand dunes of the Dutch coast as well as the city of Amsterdam. Cycle south to Haarlem before heading west to Amsterdam on route LF20 and then on to Alkmaar via the Markermeer

Prices start from £20 per person each way on DFDS routes from Dover to Dunkirk and Dover to Calais. For an alternative starting point in France, cyclists can travel from Newhaven to Dieppe from £30 per person each way. Cyclists travelling to the Netherlands can relax on an overnight crossing from Newcastle to Amsterdam from £38 per person each way. The price includes an ensuite cabin and the ship provides a choice of four restaurants, a variety of bars and live entertainment, plus a shop, and cinema showing the latest movies.
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Date Published:
22nd August 2016


David Betterton
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