Arguably one of Britain’s favourite holiday destinations, it has hit the trifecta of all holidays must haves – sun, sea and sand! Us brits have been travelling to Spain for generations, to soak up some rays in the winter months. It’s relaxed, friendly, laid back attitude to life keeps us Brits coming back for more!

There are seventeen distinct regions in Spain. Each with its own history, architecture, spectacular landscapes and coastal regions, and of course its food!

Travelling to Spain by Ferry

There are currently four separate UK to Holland Ferries.

Ferries to Spain

Car & 4 passengers from £239
1 Sailing per week       Sailing time: 18 hours 30 mins
Car & 4 passengers from £239
Up to 2 Sailings per week       Sailing time: 24 hours
Car & 4 passengers from £239
Up to 3 Sailings per week       Sailing time: 24 hours
Car & 4 passengers from £239
Up to 2 Sailings per week       Sailing time: 24 hours

Where to visit

Alicante is a port city on Spain’s South-East coast of Costa Blanca. Famous for its golden sands and blue seas, this seaside town is a mecca for sun-worshiping Brits. Perfect for a couples weekend city break or week away on a family vacation.

Barcelona is Spain’s second city, but it couldn’t be more different from Madrid. It is one of a few cities in Europe where you can experience the culture of a city break mixed with relaxation of a beach holiday.

Bilbao is a city in northern Spain and is the largest city in the province of Biscay. Arriving off of ferry you will be met with staggering architecture surrounded by beautiful green landscapes.

Madrid is the Spanish capital and the most popular destination within Spain. Famed for its bustling squares packed with churches, palaces, museums and shops. It’s the perfect place for a city break in Europe.

Málaga is a port city on southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, best known for its high-rise hotels and resorts jutting up from it’s yellow-sand beaches. With its historic building, museums, nightlife and sporting activities, it really has something for everyone.

Santander lies on the North coast of Spain in the Cantabria region. With its golden white sands, green surrounding landscapes, no trip is complete without visiting its Royal Palace.

Seville is the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. It’s famous for being the birthplace of flamenco dancing and tapas!

Valencia is the third largest city in Spain, after Madrid and Barcelona. It’s located on Spain’s South-East coast where the Turia River meets the Mediterranean Sea. Its most famously known as the city for Arts and Sciences.

Hotels near Spanish Ports

We here at Ferry To Europe have teamed up with the amazing to help with your hotel and accommodation needs. So whether you just want to stop for one night before or after your ferry crossing, or whether you want to book your entire stays accommodation, We are here to help! allows you to find deals on hotels, homes and much more…

From cosy country homes to funky city flats, we (and have all your needs covered!

To make life even easier for you, we have already done the hard work and split up all the accommodation by ports, so all you have to decide is where you want to stay.

Bilbao Port

Santander Port

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