There are 4 seaports in Lower Normandy: Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg, Granville and Honfleur. All of these coastal towns serve UK-France ferry crossings. Travelling by boat is indeed a perfect way to enjoy the French coastal towns with their beautiful beaches!
The choice of ferry operators running from UK ports to Lower-Normandy is wide. P&O Ferries, SeaFrance Ferries, Brittany or Irish ferries, amongst others; will provide you with regular crossings (about 4 per day) and cheap ferry tickets (especially for groups).
|Jersey||Carteret||€60 / £54|
|Jersey||Granville||€56 / £51|
|Jersey||Cherbourg||€60 / £54|
|Poole||Cherbourg||€58 / £52|
|Portsmouth||Cherbourg||€62 / £56|
|Portsmouth||Caen||€58 / £52|
- Taking a ferry from Portsmouth, you will arrive in Caen in 5h45 only (3h45 with the navire rapide - quick ship).
- Cherbourg harbour also allows to go to America and West Indies.
- Granville seaport is much more than only a port: apart from transporting people, it is a very important commercial harbour, the first fishing port of Normandy and a great marina.