Historic Cities & Waterways of Germany

17th Apr 2021 7 nights Sails from Dover Boudicca D2108
Adult only sailing
FROM ONLY £899 per person
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FROM ONLY £899 per person

Cruising picturesque German waterways is always deeply rewarding, though you’re in for an even more memorable experience thanks to Boudicca’s ability to navigate narrow canals and rivers through effortlessly beautiful countryside scenes. What’s more, you’ll visit captivating towns and cities for a feast of history, culture and attractions aplenty too.

Spending five days of this seven-night cruise in Germany, you’re in for adventure packed with highlights, whether It’s during time on board your smaller-sized ship or ashore. [ReadMoreMob]With a visit to Warnemünde, you can relax at this pretty seaside town’s glorious beaches, known for their white sands and ‘Strandkorb’ beach baskets; and enjoy panoramic views from the historic lighthouse, looking out across the Baltic Sea. Boudicca takes you close to the attractions here, while there’s plenty to discover a little further afield too. Nearby Rostock, within easy reach on a tour, is a Hanseatic gem boasting rich seafaring history and a city centre that’s a delight to explore, brimming with an impressive array of monuments, gorgeous gabled houses, mighty churches, towers, spires and much more. [ReadMoreDesk]

Sailing the Kiel Canal – only navigable by smaller ships such as Boudicca – and the winding River Elbe will bring picturesque, peaceful scenes of beautiful countryside into view as you head to Hamburg. With its mix of stunning Hanseatic-era architecture and diverse contemporary attractions, cosmopolitan Hamburg is sure to impress as you explore its contrasting districts. You’ll have ample time to take your pick of the city’s highlights, from the magnificent Rathaus and the towering St Nikolai Church to Miniatur Wunderland – home of the world’s largest train set – and high-end shopping streets. To learn of Hamburg’s seafaring traditions and see the city’s striking skyline from a unique perspective, take a memorable boat tour of the Alster Lake too. There’s plenty to discover in Bremen, where Boudicca once again has permission to dock closer to the city centre, too. the gothic-style structures of Markplatz, Bremen Cathedral and the 15th century Town Hall are among the medley of architectural gems to see on a walking tour. Be sure to explore the medieval Schnoor and modern Überseestadt districts too.  

Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca has built up a loyal following, combining style and space with the renowned personal Fred. Olsen service. Up to 880 guests can sail in comfort on board Boudicca, enjoying the welcoming, home-from-home ambience, ample space and fantastic restaurants, lounges, bars and facilities of a smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ship.

Bringing the world closer
Braemar in Bordeux, France

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious
Guest swimming in pool, Marquee deck, Boudicca

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.