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Cheap France Day Trips Discounts & sales incl P&O 'free' wine with £23 day rtn

Last Updated:
15 Apr
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Ooh la la! You can hop over to France for a few hours or a day, whether on the boat or by train.

This is a list of super-cheap French trip deals so you can say "au revoir!" to expensive Channel crossings. Routes include Dover to Calais or Dunkirk by ferry and London to Paris/Brussels/Amsterdam via coach.

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    If you know of a great deal we've missed, or you have feedback on those above, then please post it in the discussion and we'll add it to the list.

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