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Discovering the Ancient Empires of the Eastern Mediterranean T2404

FREEDOM FARE FROM £3,999 per person
Athens with Acropolis hill, Greece Athens with Acropolis hill, Greece
FREEDOM FARE FROM £3,999 per person
Door-to-Door transfer option

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25 Feb 2024

Southampton

32 nights

Bolette

The cruise at a glance

The Olsen Way Highlights

This cultural journey allows you to delve into the ancient empires and kingdoms of the Mediterranean. Israel is home to countless sites of religious and historical significance that you can explore on tours, including Bethlehem, Jerusalem and Nazareth. You can capture a glimpse into Ancient Greece at the Acropolis in Athens, reachable from Piraeus; while a tour from Alexandria affords the chance to see the ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza. Elsewhere, you can unearth Phoenician and Roman history at Carthage (from La Goulette) and Cartagena respectively; and discover the landmarks of Istanbul, such as the Hagia Sophia mosque and Topkapi Palace, home to relics from the Ottoman era.

Handcrafted Sailing

Cruise Itinerary

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Life On Board

Introducing Bolette

With just 690 cabins Bolette fits perfectly in our fleet of smaller ships. With her warm, welcoming atmosphere, timeless style, and classic open deck spaces providing a place to fully immerse yourself in the magic of ocean cruising.

Bolette
Bolette

Bolette

Bolette is one of the largest ships, by overall size, in our fleet. With its warm, welcoming atmosphere and timeless style, and classic open deck spaces providing a place to fully immerse yourself in the magic of ocean cruising, Bolette is very much in keeping with what our guests have come to expect from a Fred. Olsen ship.

690 cabins
1,338 guests
657 crew
62,735 GT
24.5kts 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

Cabin Options On Your Cruise

* Prices correct as of 03:00 06/02/2023, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on two people sharing a twin cabin. Please call 0800 035 5130 for live availability & prices.

* Prices correct as of 03:00 06/02/2023, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on sole occupancy. Please call 0800 035 5130 for live availability & prices.

Cabin Grades

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Balcony Junior Suite (BJ)

Bolette's Balcony Junior Suites have a private balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare from £9,598pp
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Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted (BJD)

Bolette's Balcony Junior Adapted Suites have a balcony and sitting/bedroom area.

Freedom Fare from £9,598pp
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Balcony Suite (BS)

Located on deck 6, Bolette's Balcony Suites have a private balcony

Freedom Fare from £9,898pp
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Olsen Suite (OW)

The Olsen Suite is the largest suite on Bolette, with a private balcony and sitting area.

Freedom Fare from £15,398pp
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Premier Suite (PS)

Bolette’s Premier Suites are located on Deck 7, and have a private balcony.

Freedom Fare from £12,398pp
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Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted (PSD)

Bolette's Premier Adapted Suites are spacious and stylish, and located on deck 7.

Freedom Fare from £12,398pp
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