P&O gives you a comfortable, affordable way to visit the Continent, or travel in convenience between the UK and Ireland.View all destinations
France is a unique and vibrant place to visit, providing a delightful mix of picturesque rural locations and dazzling romantic cities offering incredible sights and a fascinating history.More info
Holland is home to one of the world’s most inviting cultures, and here you can enjoy a mix of breathtaking architecture, beautiful 17th century canals and a truly vibrant nightlife.More info
Belgium is a country immersed in beauty, with wondrous works of architecture and classical aesthetics, as well as a plethora of stunning gardens and castles.More info
Republic of Ireland
The Republic of Ireland is a country that offers beautiful, sweeping landscapes and serene countryside, as well as a famously warm, welcoming and lively culture.More info
Scotland is known for its rich history and sprawling highlands, but it also offers a wealth of landmarks, attractions and entertainment across its many famous cities.More info
Experience a mixture of sweeping scenic views and modern urban life in Northern Ireland. Visit the world-famous Giant’s Causeway or check out the nightlife and culture of Belfast.More info
France is a unique and vibrant place to visit, providing a delightful mix of picturesque rural locations and dazzling romantic cities offering incredible sights and a compelling history. France can give you a rich and diverse cultural experience, whilst a wide variety of bars, restaurants, museums and extravagant shows will be enough to keep everyone entertained.
There are plenty of locations well worth a visit in France; the famous capital city of Paris is a bright, beautiful and breathtaking sight, certain to provide plenty of wonderful experiences, whilst Nor-Pas-de-Calais offers gorgeous sandy beaches and Normandie has a fascinating history. France is also well known for its stunning selection of wines, and those who enjoy a drop should take a taste bud-tingling trip to Bordeaux and the beautiful region of Champagne-Ardenne.
Belgium is a country immersed in beauty, with towns and cities that are home to some of the most wondrous works of architecture and classical aesthetics, and a plethora of stunning gardens and castles that have an inspiring, timeless quality. Visitors often take advantage of the romantic cruises, legendary cuisine and captivating museums, and some of the world’s finest examples of art can be found here, including excellent pieces from the Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque eras. Belgium also offers an abundance of unique, tranquil scenery, with rolling hills and stunning valleys all adding to the natural splendour of this glorious country.
Besides offering some truly remarkable landscapes, Belgium is also famous for providing the setting of some of history’s most significant events. Belgium has played host to many historic and defining battles, and the legendary fields of Passchendaele, Ypres and, of course, Waterloo are all found here and well worth a visit. Cities such as Antwerp, famous for its diamonds, and Bruges, a classic location with spellbinding architecture, will capture the imagination.
Belgium is home to a truly charming and friendly populous, so visitors from around the world can enjoy a welcoming, fascinating and memorable break here.
Holland is renowned for its welcoming people, beautiful scenery and vibrant city nightlife, and the most famous and popular place to visit is the capital Amsterdam. This quirky, laid-back and captivating city offers a memorable experience; the stunning canals are perfect for a cruise, whilst the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are not to be missed.
The area is famous for its cyclists, thanks a remarkably flat landscape, and this means that it’s easy to travel around without using public transport - simply hop on a bike and go sightseeing!Holland also offers the marvellous port city of Rotterdam, which is an architectural haven, and must-see sights include the NAi, or Netherlands Architectural institute, which houses one of the world’s largest architectural collections, and the Euromast which provides a breathtaking view of this beautifully crafted city. The Hague is perfect for those who like a bit of culture and history, and there’s also a beach if you fancy relaxing in the sun.
Holland is also a great place to visit by car, with loads of popular attractions, stunning sights, serene parks and lush gardens to visit on your travels.
A holiday on the Continent
Once you have arrived on the continent, there is an incredible array of different places to visit, with a delightful mix of culture, heritage, architecture, and breathtaking landscapes to enjoy. P&O provides high quality, fast travel to France, Belgium and Holland, and each of these countries has something special to offer.
Those visiting France should certainly check out the romantic capital city Paris, with its gorgeous cityscape and vibrant, classy culture. France is also the home of Champagne, with the region of Champagne-Ardenne a popular place to visit for those who like a tingly tongue.
Holland proves to be a popular destination for millions around the globe every year, thanks to its refreshing, vibrant, relaxed and welcoming culture. Whilst visiting Holland you can enjoy the beautiful, sweeping scenery of the countryside, or visit the cities that are famous for their lively nature. Amsterdam is a hugely popular city, and one the truly captures the hearts and imaginations of its visitors.
Belgium is a country that is rich in heritage, and visitors are treated to some of the most breathtaking architecture in Europe, whilst each town has a welcoming, friendly atmosphere as well as delicious local cuisine. Bruges and Antwerp are particularly popular among travellers thanks to their incredible history and inviting culture.
There are plenty of exciting, breathtaking, beautiful places to visit in France, Holland and Belgium, and there’s also the opportunity to venture further afield to neighbouring countries. For more information about places to go when you visit these destinations with P&O, please check out our ‘More Info’ sections above.