Irish Ferries - Rosslare Cherbourg ferry crossings
Rosslare Cherbourg ferries with Irish Ferries.
Ferries offer an easy way to get to Cherbourg in Normandy. Their ferry crossing
from Rosslare to Cherbourg enables the crossing from Ireland to France to be made
without the need to go via Britain.
The journey takes around 20 hours and the crossings leave during the afternoon
and early evenings, so in all cases you spend a night on board. The ferry trip from
Rosslare to Cherbourg operates throughout the year, except around the Christmas
period. You should check the online timetables for days and times of actual sailings.
The route is operated by the Irish Ferries ship the Oscar Wilde, a vessel
that really deserves to be called a luxury cruise ferry. The shops on board have
an excellent array of goods which are both useful on your trip and for your enjoyment.
There are two modern cinemas showing the latest releases in comfortable
Children are catered for in the Childrens' Play Area where they can enjoy films,
games and books.
The restaurants on board are of the highest quality, with a choice from the Berneval
waiter servcie restaurant or the Steakhouse tex-mex steak restaurant. There's the
lively Gaiety Lounge, with live entertainment in season, or the relaxed surroundings
of the Merrion Lounge.
After all the pleasures of the evening you will find comfortable cabins offering
different levels of refinement, but all with ensuite shower and WC facilities. There
are 2 and 4 bed cabins plus a few cabin suites.
Rosslare is conveniently situated in the south-east of Ireland close to the Dublin
to Cork major road, whilst Cherbourg offers an easy gateway to the rest of France.