City Guides

Activity & Adventure, Amsterdam, Family & Fun, France, Time Well Spent

Best European Music Festivals

Festival season is upon us again and as usual, there’s an overwhelming number of music festivals taking place all around Europe. With so many festivals to choose from, how can you decide which ones are worth your time and money? Our expert guide ta...

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Amsterdam, Family & Fun, France, ORCA, ORCA, Time Well Spent, Trip Type

Wildlife on Deck with Orca and DFDS

Taking a crossing with DFDS presents the perfect opportunity to take in the natural world around you. Seeking out the marine wildlife that calls the shores and waves surrounding the UK home is a great way to make the most of your journey with us. Whe...

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Culture & History, Dunkirk, France, France, Military history, Northern France

The D-Day Landings 75th Anniversary

Today, the 6th June, marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest land, air and naval operation in history, which saw over 150,000 soldiers land on the beaches of Normandy and was one of the main turning points of the second world wa...

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Amsterdam, Bruges, Brussels, Food & Drink, France, Germany, Holland

National Beer Day: The Best European Beer

National Beer Day takes place in Great Britain on June 15th and is a celebration of everything that’s great about beer. The date is significant as being when the Magna Carta was signed, which said that everybody should have ‘a single measure for ...

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Activity & Adventure, Dunkirk, France, Northern France

Tour de France 2019

Tour de France 2019 One of the greatest sporting events of them all, the Tour de France has been running (or rather cycling) since 1903, except for during both World Wars, and attracts millions of people to watch the many stages of the race as it goe...

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