Cherbourg to Poole Ferry
The Cherbourg to Poole ferry crossing connects Normandy in northern France to Dorset in southern England. Brittany Ferries operate the Cherbourg to Poole crossing.
Brittany ferries have one ferry operating the service, the Barfleur. There are up to 6 sailings per week and the crossing time is 4 hours and 15 minutes.
Cherbourg lies on the most northern point of the Normandy coastline. Poole is in Dorset along the southern coast of England. The Cherbourg Poole ferry is a great alternative to other busier ports. The route is popular because of relatively short crossing times and excellent road networks. This allows easy onward travel to other destinations in France and the UK.
Travel from Cherbourg to Poole
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The port and city of Cherbourg is filled with history and is located in Normandy in northern France. Cherbourg is a popular destination and as such there are a number of ferry routes connecting it to the UK and Ireland.
If you’re heading to Cherbourg then you really need to stay and see some of the sights. Many people simply pass thought the port however that would be a great shame as there are lots of things to see and do.
Throughout history the port has been of massive strategic importance. Therefore it’s hardly surprising that much of the nearby sights are linked to the military and the sea. The ports defenses were constructed by Vauban and Cherbourg was also of high importance to the Germans and Allied forces during WW2.
Some of the great places to see when you visit Cherbourg include La Cite de la Mer which is the city’s aquarium and La Musee de la Liberation which is a museum dedicated to telling visitors all about Cherbourg’s role during WW2 including its liberation by allied forces following the D-Day landings.
Poole harbours is one of the largest natural harbours in the world. Poole is a very popular tourist destination and is well worth visiting.
The stylish marina, shops and restaurants are very popular but there are also several areas of outstanding natural beauty nearby. There nature reserves near to the town also make it an ideal destination for families and nature lovers to explore.
The main thing that attracts visitors to Poole is the number of beaches located nearby. Many of these beaches hold the acclaimed Blue Flag status for cleanliness which makes them perfect for family holidays.