Civilisations of Cape Verde & Morocco S2303

Mosque Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco Mosque Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco

Departed 03 Feb 2023


18 nights


The cruise at a glance

The Olsen Way Highlights

Agadir is an excellent destination for uncovering the Berber people’s unique way of life, perhaps during a hands-on cooking class. Alternatively, you may wish to go trekking within the Atlas Mountains. Tours to Rabat and Marrakech can immerse you in authentic Moroccan culture as you capture the sights, scents and sounds of these cities. Tangier is your gateway to the city of Chefchaouen, noted for its buildings in shades of blue while in Mindelo and Praia you can experience the traditional art forms of Cape Verde, including the morna and funaná music and dance styles.

Atlas Mountains

Experience trekking in the Atlas Mountains


Escape to the Atlas foothills in a rustic 4x4, for a trek amongst a rugged landscape of arid mountains and ochre-red rocks, softened by lush palm and banana groves. Aquesri is your starting point for your two-hour hike. You’ll proceed on foot into the valley rich in local flora and fauna, ending at the botanical garden rich in plants famed for their essential oils like the indigenous Argan tree.

African drums, Cape Verde Music

The Sounds of Cape Verde


As part of out on board Itinerary Insights programme, uest speaker Adrian Finnerty delivers an illustrated talk on the distinctively emotional songs of Cape Verde and their combination of African and Latin rhythms. Uncover the archipelago’s national music, Morna and its forbidden music, Funaná.

Handcrafted Sailing

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Life On Board

Introducing Borealis

Sister-ship to Bolette, Borealis’ high speeds are perfectly suited for taking guests on a journey around the globe, enabling exploration in more ports in a shorter duration.

Borealis at sea


Sister-ship to Bolette, Borealis is perfectly suited for taking guests on a journey around the globe, enabling more exploration in more exciting ports. Her smaller size, spacious public areas, open deck spaces and impressive array of restaurants make her perfect for longer voyages, and shorter journeys alike.

702 cabins
1,360 guests
662 crew
61,849 GT
25kts max speed
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Our Signature Experiences

To make your experience even more special, our Journey Planners have designed a unique programme of Signature Experiences which will allow you to discover real insights about the culture and nature of the places we are visiting, so you can arrive in each destination fully prepared to get the most out of your visit.

Itinerary Insights

We have carefully curated a programme of events to give you a deeper understanding of each of the destinations you will be visiting

Scenic Discoveries

Our Scenic Discoveries are designed to allow you to enjoy seeing the world from the unique perspective of our ships

The Ship and the Sea

Maritime is in our DNA - our history in shipping goes back almost 200 years

The Sky at Sea

There’s very little in the natural world more beautiful than a clear night sky, sunrise or sunset seen at sea

Treats of the Region

We love to bring a taste of the region's food, drink, local tastes and culinary traditions to life on board

Cabins, Prices & Offers

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What's Included


Everything listed below is included within the price of your cruise holiday.

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