Dunkirk is located on the north coast of France, the first mentions about a settlement behave to the XI century. A city is known not only, as important multifunction port but also closely related to the events of Second world war. Exactly here in 1940 the British troops were evacuated, and Dunkirk was strongly destroyed.
From French port ferries leave only to one direction Dunkirk – Dover and back. A ferriage is served by the Danish company DFDS Seaways. Ships leave each two hours and ply every day. Time on the way – only two hours, fare – from a 81 euro. Among features following:
- limitations of luggage weight are absent;
- it is possible to transport animals and own transport;
- excellent infrastructure onboard – shop, cafe, seating areas.
Reserving a ticket on a ferry is recommended beforehand, to choose an optimal voyage. Also it allows substantially to economize and become familiar with a time-table, limitations.
Comfort and location of port
Dunkirk is in the region of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, only in ten kilometres from a border with Belgium. On territory of port there is a seating area, vending machines, and also rest rooms and shower-bath/pls. Terminals are equipped for people with limit possibilities.
To Paris it is possible to reach approximately after three hours for the motorways of А1, distance between cities – almost 300 km Also from the capital of France every day trains leave to Dunkirk from train station of Gare du Nord, the cost of ticket makes from a 50 euro.
The nearest international airport is located in Lille in the distance an about 80 km Also to Dunkirk is possibility to reach a bus, by a car or on a taxi from Bruges.
Major port of France has rich marine history it is possible more detailed to know about that, seeing a Museum of port. Besides sights, on territory of Dover there is a wonderful sandy beach Little la ben that got the name deservedly «queen of north beaches». It is annually come alive the winter of street of city due to the famous carnival of Dunkirk.