Welcome onboard - Côte d'Albâtre

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Côte D'Albâtre


Côte D'Albâtre

Built in 2006, the modern Côte d'Albâtre is operated by Transmanche Ferries, a sister company of LD Lines, on the Newhaven-Dieppe route. She is capable of speeds of up to 22 knots (more than 40 km/h) and is stabilized to make your crossing as comfortable as possible, whatever the weather.
Tastefully decorated, the excellent leisure facilities of the Côte d'Albâtre include a magnificent panoramic lounge, a bar, restaurant, shop, WiFi, a children's play-area, spacious sundecks and 50 high-quality cabins. Relax and enjoy yourself because for a few hours, you're on a cruise.
Find out what this ship has to offer by downloading the Côte d'Albâtre brochure.


Bars & restaurants

Maupassant Restaurant

All tastes are catered for in this relaxed and pleasant self-service restaurant. With excellent meal-deals, we offer superb value for money whatever the time of day. A children’s menu and vegetarian options are available.

Corneille Bar

Our attractive split level panoramic bar offers superb sea views. Whether you are looking a rich coffee blend, fruit juice, some fine French wine or a cold beer we’ve something for all tastes.

Sun Decks

For those that enjoy the simple pleasures in life don't miss our great Sun Deck areas.  Whether you like to admire the sunset with a cool drink in hand or simply want to make the best of the weather by sitting outside, our Sun Decks will help make your experience at sea feel that little bit more special.

Comfortable cabins

The Côte d'Albâtre offers a choice of 50 cabins including one equipped with facilities for people with reduced mobility. All cabins have showers and toilets, so that you arrive at your destination feeling perfectly rested.

A cot is available upon request at the reception desk.

Standard seats

The Côte d'Albâtre has a large number of free of charge reclining seats that will help you relax during the crossing, preparing you for the journey ahead.


Treat yourself to something special. Visit our onboard shop to find a wide range of alcohol, tobacco and perfume, together with gift ideas such as books, regional souvenirs, chocolates and confectionary.
Euro, Sterling and Credit/Debit cards are accepted for payment onboard.

Kids area

At LD Lines we hope to make your journey as smooth and enjoyable as possible. For this reason, on board our ships a number of areas have been set aside especially for children. Little ones can let off steam in our brightly-coloured play-zones while video games and cartoons will keep the older ones entertained. This way, travelling is fun for everyone!