Brittany Ferries operates from Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth, serving five destinations in France – Saint-Malo, Roscoff, Caen, Cherbourg-Octeville and Le Havre – and also Santander and Bilbao in northern Spain. Return fares to France start from £170 for a car and two adults by cruise ferry, and £138 for a car and two adults by fast ferry to Cherbourg-Octeville. Overnight return sailings from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo start from £233 (include a cabin for an extra £43). Book via brittany-ferries. co.uk or call 0330 159 7000.