Bejaia to France Ferry
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Formerly known as Bougie and Bugia, Bejaia is a port city in Northern Algeria. With a history that extends to the middle ages when it was it was one of the most prosperous cities on the Mediterranean coast and home of the great Muslim dynasties, the city has been occupied by the Spanish, then the Turks and then then the French. The city has always been driven by trade and introduced the wax candle to foreign traders. The French name for a candle is bougie - hence the old French name for the city.
Today, with a population of more than 900,000 you will certainly find a lot to see and do. Visit Brise de Mer, at the foot of the old town and close to the sea the perfect place for a coffee or a sweet mint tea. Climb to the top of Cape Carbon which features one of the highest lighthouses in the world - the view will take your breath away. Bejaia will not let you down and with an abundance of hotels to choose from it's well worth staying for more than a few days.
Discover fantastic shopping, a rich history, changing landscapes and amazing food and wine. France gave the world champagne, over 365 kinds of cheese, and some of the world's most famous artists. Take a ferry to France and discover Britain's favourite holiday destination.
France is the largest country in Europe, offering a spectacular variety of scenery, from the mountain ranges of the Alps and Pyrenees to the attractive river valleys of the Loire, Rhone and Dordogne and the flatter countryside in Normandy and on the Atlantic coast. The country has some 1,800 miles of coastlines to enjoy.
The weather changes frequently throughout the year as the Atlantic influences the climate of the western coastal areas from the Loire to the Basque region. Expect a mild climate and frequent rain; however, summers can be very hot and sunny. Visit the south of France, where you can enjoy the warm Mediterranean climate throughout the whole Riviera. Alternatively head inland to the French slopes of the Pyrenees or the Alps for some of the world's best skiing throughout the winter.
There is no denying that France is a land of great contrasts, offering an endless choice of enticing places to visit, a rich diversity of landscapes, cuisines, climates and people, with an exceptional cultural heritage.