Visitors taking a boat trip at the Ostende voor Anker sailing festival.

Family Festivals in France & Flanders

A medieval festival at a 16th century fortified castle, a gathering of classic ships from all over Europe, a largest international hot air balloon festival in the world…there are plenty of fun festivals to visit this year in France & Flanders! 

MyFerryLink staff review their favourite places to eat in the Nord-Pas de Calais

Our favourite places to eat in the Nord-Pas de Calais

Many of our colleagues live in the Nord-Pas de Calais, and a good few of our Dover-based staff travel to the region on a regular basis. In this section of our website, we’ll be posting reviews of our favourite restaurants.

Guide to Calais Wine

Ultimate Guide to a Calais Wine Trip – MyFerryLink

Affordable trips to Calais are the perfect tonic for ever-increasing taxes on British-bought alcohol. Here's how to do a booze cruise properly. 

Guide to Amiens

A visitor's guide to Amiens: Home of one of France's finest cathedrals

Visitors may flock to Amiens to visit the city’s impressive Gothic cathedral but when they arrive they soon discover the city’s literary links and beautiful green spaces

Guide to Amsterdam

A visitor's guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a unique city which combines a historic atmosphere with the outlook and variety of a truly modern, 21st century metropolis. 
Guide to Antwerp

A visitor's guide to Antwerp: The diamond capital of Belgium

Situated on the eastern bank of the River Scheldt, Antwerp has been an important centre of trade in the Low Countries for centuries

Guide to Boulogne

A visitor's guide to Boulogne-sur-Mer: a pretty French fishing town

Boulogne is a popular destination for Brits wanting a taste of France without having to travel too far from home 

Guide to Bruges

A visitor's guide to Bruges: Flanders' medieval Venice of the North

The city of Bruges, with its stunning architecture and canals, is the best preserved example of medieval Flanders 

Guide to Brussels

A visitor's guide to Brussels: capital of Belgium at the heart of Europe

 Brussels may be most famous to many in Britain as the home of the European Union - but there is so much more to the Belgian capital than international politics

Guide to Cologne

A visitor's guide to Cologne: the historic city on the Rhine

Straddling the River Rhine, Cologne is the fourth-largest city in Germany and has a history stretching back to the Roman Empire 

Guide to Dusseldorf

A visitor's guide to Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf may not be as famous as a tourist destination as its Rhineland cousin Cologne but it is a great option for a continental short break


A visitor's guide to Ghent: a pretty city in Flanders

Ghent is a pretty city with a long history and it is often considered to be a less touristy destination than the more famous Bruges