German Waterways & Kiel Week
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Black Watch • W1708
A relaxing journey along the picturesque Kiel Canal offers gorgeous countryside views from the comfort of the ship as you head towards Kiel, where your call will coincide with Kieler Woche – the world’s largest sailing event. Millions of people descend on Kiel for this annual maritime celebration and you’ll have the opportunity to see historic ships, cutting-edge yachts and everything in between; dance into the night at open-air concerts; sample local culinary delights; and enjoy all of the fun and festivities.
After soaking up the excitement in Kiel, you will continue on to Travemünde for tours to UNESCO-listed Lübeck – a Hanseatic town steeped in history and awash with beautiful gabled houses and churches. An extended stay in historic Hamburg allows you plenty of time to discover the city’s abundance of highlights. See the steeple of St. Nikolai, admire the fine architecture of the Rathaus and visit the lively Hafencity district before sailing to Bremen via the beautiful Elbe and Weser Rivers. While larger cruise ships have to dock about an hour from Bremen in Bremerhaven, Black Watch will dock closer to the city centre. This means that the city’s must-visit sites, including the Markplatz, historic town hall and vibrant Überseestadt district, will be within easy reach.
Please note, this is an adult only sailing (18+).
Single supplement offers are available on selected grades on this sailing, please call for details.
Itinerary & Port Information
DateArriveDepartDestinationJune 2017Wed 21Late PMDoverFri 23Early AMEarly PMKiel Canal TransitFri 23Early PMLate NightKiel, Germany
Kiel is a long-established maritime city, a position it has maintained in part at least because of its location at the eastern end of the Kiel Canal.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Sat 24Early AMLate NightTravemünde (Travemunde), Germany
Travemünde (Travemunde), Germany
Beautiful and historic Travemünde is a short journey from the centre of this magnificent Lübeck, the former capital of the Hanseatic League.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Sun 25Early AMLate PMKiel Canal TransitSun 25Late NightHamburgMon 26HamburgTue 27Early AMHamburgTue 27Early AMEarly PMCruising River Elbe
Cruising River Elbe
Enjoy a relaxing cruise along Germany's Lower Elbe, a picturesque section of the River Elbe linking the historic port city of Hamburg to the North Sea.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Tue 27Late PMLate NightCruising Weser River
Cruising Weser River
Cruise the picturesque Weser River on a Baltic cruise with Fred. Olsen. Be on the look-out for the pretty shores of Harriersand - one of Europe's longest river islands.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Tue 27Late NightBremen
Set on the River Weser, Bremen has beautiful examples of old Hanseatic Gothic architecture in the ‘Marktplatz’ and narrow timber buildings in the ‘Schnoor’ quarter – the oldest part of the city.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Wed 28Late NightBremen
Set on the River Weser, Bremen has beautiful examples of old Hanseatic Gothic architecture in the ‘Marktplatz’ and narrow timber buildings in the ‘Schnoor’ quarter – the oldest part of the city.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Fri 30Early AMDover
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