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The car deck on Pride of Rotterdam

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P&O short breaks this year we thought we would try a mini cruise from Hull.It saves the drive down to Dover you can sail to Rotterdam or Zeebrugge.We picked the Rotterdam trip this time but will try the Zeebrugge in a months time both sailing offer excellent value.We sailed just before Christmas so there was plenty of room on the ferry as you can see from the photos.What you get is 2 nights in a cabin with shower and toilet for 2 people we took our car which gives you about 12 hours in Holland.The price for 2 people and the car was £75 a bargain you also had entertainment from a live group plus a DJ in the caberet lounge.The ship has a cinema a casino the usual shops and restaurants and quite areas where you can watch one of the many TVs

One of the bar areas

ferry bar area

The caberet area on the Pride of Rotterdam.

You have about 12 hours in Holland so you need to pick the area you are visiting carefully.This part of Holland as a lot of traffic so you are better picking places about 30 miles from the port.For this reason we picked the nice little town of Wassenaar 33 miles from the port about an hours drive

The main street in Wassenaar

Wassenaar street market Holland

Like most small towns in the Netherlands the centre of Wassenaar is mostly traffic free.We had a walk round the shops then off to the nearest supermarket.To stock up on cheese,wine and anything that was different from the UK.Prices for food and drink were cheaper than the UK diesel was about a pound a gallon less than UK.They have a strange system you are charged more for paying for fuel in cash than on a card.

Wassenaar Holland Wassenaar  Holland antique chairs

Our next stop was the seaside village of Katwijk aan Zee about 5 miles away.You can park nearly in the centre near the shops my wife bought a nice leather handbag.Then it was time for something to eat we choose a coffee shop with homemade cakes and sandwiches

The centre of the village of Katwijk aan Zee the main shopping street


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The port of Villefranche-sur-mer,photo and guide of the town

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Photos Courseulles sur mer,pictures taken of visit to Courseulles France

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Ardres Christmas Market,photos and guide,our visit to the old tow

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Ardres Christmas market in the the main shopping street see our photos and travel guide.Hotels and cottage accommodation in Northern France

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Boulogne sur mer Christmas market,photos and guide,Place Godefroy de Boullon

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Manoir close to Saint Emilion

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Calais Christmas Market,photos and guide

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Chateau Chambord

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Chateau Chambord in the Loire

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A visit to the town of Bayeux

Bayeux cathedral

visit to the town of Bayeux

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The town of Avignon France,photos and guide of the famous bridge

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The city of Arles France,photos and guide of our visit

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Ambleteuse,a French seaside village,photos and guide

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The old town of Aix en Provence,photos and guide,accommodation

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Albi France,old town,photos and guide to the town

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4 bedroom house for sale Corsavy 66150, Pyrenees Orientales

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Vrasville,photos and guide Normandy France

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Vrasville France visit to the village in Normandy near Cherbourg. See the photos and video of our visit and travel info.

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Trevignon,photos and guide of the fishing port in Brittany.

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Touques,photos and guide to the town in Normandy

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Steam train Froissy,narrow gauge railway,Somme estuary

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Steam train in Froissy France.our visit to see the narrow gauge railway travel guide and photos.

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Sartilly,photos and guide,photos of Sartilly market Normandy

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