Folkestone to France Ferry
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Folkestone - traditionally known as "The Garden Coast" - is a resort town situated in Kent on the South East coast of England next to the Straits of Dover. Folkestone Terminal is the home of the Eurotunnel Trains taking freight vehicles and passengers travelling with their own vehicle via the Channel Tunnel to mainland Europe (Calais/Coquelles in France). Channel Tunnel trains from Folkestone go to Calais in France and can be booked cheaply and easily online with AFerry.
Folkestone will fascinate you with the spirit of the town, the charm of its people and the beauty of its countryside. People who love walking will enjoy the stunning scenic route and the famous giant hill figure of a White Horse, which has been carved into the hill side of the Downs. Folkestone is also famous for its annual Folkestone Literary Festival, which is internationally renowned.
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.