Sailing from Poole to Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries
Poole is a coastal town located in Dorset County, and has many tourist attraction sites including Blue Flag beaches, Quay, and Lighthouse arts center. It has a terminal for ferries which is centrally located in the southern part of coast, and can be easily accessed from London, the West Country, and the Midlands. It is very convenient to reach Poole from Wales, West of England, and the South because of good network of roads.
Cherbourg is a city located in the northwestern part of France, and has one of the most connected port terminals in France. The city has impressive scenes including the Plage Verte, which is a big space that you can use to leisurely walk along near the coast and perform some outdoor activities. In addition, the city has good restaurants and shopping centers. When you visit the heart of the town, you will find Le Vieille Ville, where you can get fresh fish, and Les Eleis with both local and international brands and located near the river.
The journey from Poole to Cherbourg takes Brittany Ferries’ fast cruise ferry, Barfleur, 4½ hours, which is considered the shortest time for the Company’s ferries to make crossings. Barfleur carries both passengers and cars, starts its journey to Cherbourg early in the morning, and makes its return journey in the evening. The prices begin from £119 for carrying two passengers and a standard car in August and September 2014, and the ferry departs from Poole at 08:30 local time, though, depending on the tidal condition, the departure time might vary up one hour.
Barfleur makes you start your holiday immediately you board it. It has comfortable seats where you can relax as you enjoy delicious food and scenery. As you sail to Cherbourg, you can enjoy the services such as bar, restaurant, a lounge area, and an area for children to play offered in the ferry. You can also get shopping promotions for a wide range of products such as confectionary, wines, perfumes, among others on board.
Brittany Ferries offers you with driving distance information to some renown destinations for tourists such as Paris, Ile de France, Bayeux, Normandy, and Marseille, Provence Cote la Loire to assist you plan for the route you want to take, and identify the kind of accommodation that suits your budget. It also provides a guide that helps you to know what to do and expect as you drive in France, and what you have to do in case you get involved in an accident.
Thinking of travelling to Cherbourg with your family? Try Brittany Ferries, enjoy numerous facilities, and travel within the shortest time possible. In addition, the Facilities at the port terminus of Cherbourg, such as Bureau de change, baby changing room, showers, disabled facilities, car park for short and long stays, free shuttle bus to the center of the city, tourist information desk, and taxi will make you blend easily with the place.