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Explore alternative cities of love with Stena Line

When it comes to cities of love, visitors always seem to think of the same few hotspots – Paris, Venice, maybe Florence. Why not look further afield this Valentine’s Day? Here are some quirky alternative cities that will also pack a romantic punch. Utrecht (70 minutes from Hook of Holland) The quaint...

Enjoy the year of slow travel

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2020 has been dubbed as the year of slow travel, so we are keeping the theme going with the aim of connecting Europe for a sustainable future. Trips don’t always have to be a mad rush to the airport or busy stations, take the opportunity to experience the year of slow sustainable travel by ferry….

Half-term Heroes: Our favourite destinations for families in the Netherlands

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It’s no secret that keeping kids busy during the half term holiday can be a challenge. Luckily, the Netherlands has plenty to offer young families looking to get away this February. Here you’ll find our top destinations for kids and some kid friendly spots that their parents w...

Rail & Sail: Travel your way and enjoy a long weekend in the Netherlands

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Have you been searching for the easiest way to get to the Netherlands from London or the South East for a long weekend? Look no further than Rail & Sail with Stena Line. Rail & Sail provides a city-to-city service between the UK and the Netherlands, with travel possib...

Best of Belgium

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Dainty Belgium is the perfect country for a road or rail trip; it is pint sized and bursting with plenty of noteworthy towns and cities that are waiting to be explored. Below is a selection of the best reasons to visit Belgium It’s easy to get there – by train and by car Travelling between…

Discover Denmark

Why stop your European adventure at just the Netherlands? The Hook of Holland is an incredible gateway to the rest of the Europe, with many countries an easy drive or train journey away. For those looking to head slightly further afield, Denmark makes a wonderful stop on any European road-trip. With the Danish border just…

Holland in autumn colours

After winning our social pole, as voted by our Stena Line travel lovers, we’ve decided to do a short article about  autumn in the Netherlands. Autumn colours won for favourite thing about fall so we had to pick a few of our favourite ways to experience this season while the leaves are falling. Autumn colours…

Explore Sweden

Sailing across the North Sea doesn’t have to end in the Netherlands, Stena Line’s extensive route network means you can sail to many European destinations, what makes it even better is you can sail direct with your vehicle for a proper road trip experience. Time to explore new places for your next adventure. Scandinavia is…

Spend the August Bank Holiday in the Netherlands

The bank holiday fast approaching, but don’t worry! There’s still plenty of time to book a last minute break and make the most of that precious extra day off. Here are our top events happening across the bank holiday in the Netherlands.   Nooderzon Performing Arts Festival – Groningen 15 – 25 August ...

Make a splash: Europe’s best destinations for watersports

With a heatwave sweeping across Europe, it’s a great time to book a last minute break and try and beat the heat. There’s no better way to cool down than getting in the water, so take a look at our best destinations for water sports that are easily accessible from the Hook...

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