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Brittany Ferries ferry crossings Portsmouth Caen.

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brittany ferries special offers Portsmouth CaenBrittany Ferries is increasing the number of sailings during 2014 on its popular route from Portsmouth to Caen in the heart of Normandy. The year-round service will now offer 3 sailings a day in each direction on most days of the week. In the winter months these journeys are carried out by the two cruise ferries, the Mont St Michel and the Normandie. The ferries take around 6 hours to make the daytime crossing and about 7 hours at night.

Timetable for the Brittany Ferries Portsmouth Caen ferry crossing.

The Mont St Michel is a fine modern vessel, truly deserving of the title Cruise Ferry. There is amont st michel ferry portsmouth caen real feeling of spaciousness throughout the ship, and the car decks themselves cover a total length of 2 kilometres. On board are all the facilities expected of a modern ferry, with a table service restaurant where you can dine while the sea slips by, a self-service restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar. With over 200 cabins and over 400 reclining seats there is plenty of space for rest and relaxation, as well as 2 cinemas, a games room, programmed entertainment for children, and onboard shopping to keep you occupied.

normandie brittany ferry portsmouth caenThe Normandie is the sister ship to Brittany Ferries' Bretagne, and although slightly smaller than the Mont St Michel it offers pretty much identical facilities. Both ships have WiFi access available, and both offer a full range of cabin types from two berth up to the luxurious Commodore Class, and both ships have cabins suitable for disabled passengers. 


Portsmouth is a bustling maritime city with a recently redeveloped waterfont, so if you're early for the ferry you can take advantage of its many restaurants and bars. The ferry terminal is right at the end of the M275, making it one of the easiest of all ferry terminals to access. The M275 links directly to the M27 which in turn links into the rest of the UK motorway network, so wherever you're coming from, Portsmouth is very convenient.

The ferries actually dock in France at Ouistreham, which is about 15 km from Caen and the A13 Autoroute. Caen is an old city with commercial and industrial surroundings. The old town retains a large part of its ancient walls, and is worth a few hours of exploration.

Paris is about 2 and a half hours away, or you can head west towards Brittany, reaching Rennes in less than 2 hours. The N158 heading south has recently been upgraded and is now dual carriageway until it joins the A28. It takes about 2 hours to reach Le Mans.

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