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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….

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...

Visit Germany this summer with Stena Line

For Culture Vultures: Cologne Whilst the Netherlands is in no way short of attractions for holidaymakers, the Hook of Holland port is a gateway to the whole of Northern Europe, in particular Germany. The cities of western Germany make the perfect getaway for tourists looking for a long weekend this summer....

Spend the summer like a Dutchman

Summer is the perfect time to plan a last-minute getaway in the sunshine. The Netherlands make the perfect holiday destination for family or friends looking for something a bit different. So pack up the car and head across to the Hook of Holland with Stena Line and spend your summer like a Dutchman! Check out our…

Our guide to Dutch beer

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Visiting the Netherlands and surrounding countries this year? Well we’ve got a few tips on some of the popular local beers… Our first tip would be, drink responsibly, always follow local rules and legal drinking age so that you can get the most out of your experience and enjoy the local breweries. For beer connoisseurs…

Spring in the Dutch cities

The flowers are finally starting to bloom, its warm enough for a bike tour around the cities and it might even be possible to enjoy a cold drink with a couple sunrays breaking through the clouds! City breaks are always fun and easy to plan, they never have to be a long trip, you could…

Trips for two

Valentine’s day is the perfect excuse to plan a trip for you and that special someone or why not plan for Galentine’s or Pal-entine’s Day for you and your best friend? There are so many great things to do for two in the Netherlands and surrounding destinations when you sail direct from the UK to…

Students Travel Savings

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Travel especially for students can be expensive, when you factor in, fares, accommodation, food and additional transport links, it can all start to add up. Check out our alternative way to save on travel to Europe: Stena Line’s UK to Holland sailing route takes you on a direct crossing from Harwich International port in Essex…

Family Friendly Ferry Travel

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To celebrate our nomination for the Best Family Ferry Operator with Family Traveller we wanted to share some of our tips for ferry travel for families as well as a family-friendly travel guide. Travelling by Ferry for families requires more time but offers maximum comfort and flexibility, getting to Holland can be as straight forward as…

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