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brittany ferries special offers Plymouth SantanderThe Brittany Ferries car ferry from Plymouth to Santander takes all the hard work out of taking your car to Spain. The route is operated by the flagship of the Brittany Ferries' fleet, the Pont Aven. This magnificent ship must be the most highly specified ferry sailing from the UK, so your trip is not only easy, it's a holiday in itself. There are sailings all year round, leaving Plymouth on Sundays and arriving around lunchtime on Monday in Santander. The return trip from Santander to Plymouth leaves late afternoon/early evening Monday arriving Tuesday morning. In the summer this Monday return journey goes to Portsmouth, with the Santander Plymouth sailing leaving Santanderpont aven brittany ferries plymouth santander Thursday afternoon.

In addition Brittany Ferries also sail three times weekly from Portsmouth to Santander, and by combining the journeys, going out on one route and back the other, you now have a real choice of ferry crossings to Spain.

Timetable of ferry crossings from Plymouth and Portsmouth to Santander.

The journey takes just over 20 hours, perfect timing as you can enjoy the onboard facilities, take in some whale-spotting and enjoy a good night's sleep. Being on this ship is a bit like being at the seaside, with a fabulous swimming pool complex and leisure area and a wrap-around promenade deck. The ship is very light and airy inside with a 5 deck atrium.

It goes without saying that catering facilities are as good as can be found in many quality French restaurants, with a full table service restaurant, a self-service restaurant, a café, two bars and an additional pool-side bar.

Onboard accommodation ranges from comfortable reclining seats to the luxurious Commodore Cabins with a standard of comfort and amenities usually associated with up-market hotel rooms.bretagne brittany ferries plymouth santander

From the beginning of November until early March the route is served by the Brittany Ferries' ship MV Bretagne, and these crossings take around 24 hours. Although not quite of the high standard of the Pont Aven, this is a fine ship with similar facilites, but no swimming pools. It can accommodate over 2000 passengers.

The journey to Santander crosses the Bay of Biscay, a great place for whale watching. Brittany Ferries offers special whale watching sessions in conjunction with ORCA, a leading marine conservation charity. This is a great opportunity to get up close to species ranging from Harbour Porpoises to the mighty Fin Whale, the second largest animal on Earth.

Plymouth is well connected to the UK motorway network by the A38 Devon Expressway from the M5 at Exeter, typical journey times being 4 and a half hours from London and 3 hours from Birmingham. The city enjoys a fabulous waterside location and is well worth an extended visit. Take some time to see the historic Barbican, reflecting Britain's maritime history, stroll along the famous Hoe, or enjoy a meal at one of the many stylish restaurants and bars.

Santander is the gateway to Northern Spain, often called Green Spain because its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Bay of Biscay means the area enjoys a more temperate and sometimes wetter climate than the rest of Spain. It is a region of empty sandy beaches, majestic mountains with fabulous walking, and is steeped in history tinged with a Celtic feel. Santander is a pleasant seaside town with great beaches.
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