Facilities & entertainment on board Normandie
On board the Normandie you'll find plenty of facilities to keep you occupied during your sailing. As well as cinema's, games rooms and shops, you can also take a stroll around the ship and enjoy some time on the sun deck - which is bliss on a clear day.
There's plenty of space to move around on board with an open plan feel, and lots of areas to relax. In the a la carte and self service restaurants passengers can enjoy a superb choice of menu options, as well as hot and cold snacks from the café.
There's a variety of fantastic entertainment this year for you to enjoy on board Normandie during your crossing.
Our boutiques on decks 7 and 9 offer a fine range of spirits, wine, tobacco, perfumes & cosmetics, leather goods, confectionery, toys, fashion, decoration, souvenirs, newspapers, games, cameras, sunglasses, jewellery...
Wines, spirits and tobacco are sold in our onboard shops at French prices, which means they cannot be purchased within UK territorial waters - the shops may open for browsing, and sales of other goods closer to the UK, but we are not allowed to sell passengers alcohol and tobacco within 20 minutes of the UK port. The purchase of alcoholic beverages is prohibited to persons under 18.
Purchases made on board may be paid for in Euros or Sterling. Payment can be made in cash, by credit or debit card. Prices are shown in both currencies and you can combine different payment methods.
There are 2 cinemas onboard where you can catch some of the latest films (including some for the kids). They are situated on deck 7.
Both cinemas have comfortable seating and are equipped with surround sound for a true cinema experience. We offer a selection of the latest releases with genres for the whole family to enjoy.
Tickets are on sale at the Information Desk 15 minutes after departure priced at £5.50 per adult and £4.00 per child.
Seasonal Caberet (DJ, Magician, Live Band)
There are a number of options to keep you and your family entertained while on board, including resident music duos and cabaret singers, close-up magic and headlining illusion sets, through to children's entertainers, cocktail pianists, tribute acts and DJ sets.
Children's entertainment (seasonal)
During the peak season they can take part in our special entertainments programme and enjoy everything from games to treasure hunts, or they can simply have fun in the play area.
Video games room
The video games room on deck 8 featuring the latest video games will keep teenagers entertained throughout the trip.
Games room & slot machines
Try your luck in our big-prize slot machines and games room. Situated on deck 9.
Young children can enjoy fun and games in our playroom on deck 9.
Free Wi-Fi internet access
On board Wi-Fi Internet access if now provided free of charge to passengers. You need to log-on to the Internet@Sea network, using the access details provided on your boarding card or cabin key. You can access the Internet on deck 8 in the self service restaurant and in the public seating area, also on deck 9 in the cafe and bar where you see the Wi-Fi logo. For more information please visit our Wi-Fi page or enquire at the information desk on board.
Normandie features plenty of deck space so you can stretch your legs and and enjoy a calm spot to relax, while enjoying the sea air and incredible views, particularly when entering or leaving the port. Sun decks are on decks 8 and 9.
Baggage room: If you wish to leave your baggage then please enquire at the information desk. This room is locked during the crossing and is opened approximately 20/30 minutes before arrival. Located on deck 7.
Bureau de Change: located on deck 7. You can exchange currency using Credit/ Debit cards, travellers cheques or bank notes (we do not accept cheques or coins). You can also withdraw cash using Debit or Credit cards. Cash will be provided in the card's native currency.
Disabled toilets: are located on deck 7, 8 and 9.
Lifts: are available that access all decks.
Baby changing facilities can be found on decks 8 & 9.
The day's entertainment
Copies of the day's entertainment programme are available from our information desks on board. Please note that for operational reasons, programmes may be subject to change.
Browse the internet on your own laptop with free Wi-Fi available on board all our ferries.
Catch all the latest films in our comfortable cinemas featuring surround sound. There's always something for the whole family to enjoy.
Don't forget that you'll also find our shops are stocked with small toys, games, puzzles, magazines, colouring books and confectionery - everything to make a family holiday easier!.