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Colourful & Cosmopolitan Mediterranean with the Amalfi Coast

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Amalfi coast Morning view of Amalfi cityscape on coast line of mediterranean sea, Italy
07 May 2025
Liverpool
17 nights
Bolette

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Hand-crafted highlights

Witness an abundance of remarkable Mediterranean coastal towns teetering charmingly on steep cliffsides and surrounded by azure blue seas on this epic cruise of the Amalfi Coast. Indulge in 'La Dolce Vita' - the sweet life - by venturing on coastal hikes, enjoying leisurely boat rides, or meandering through narrow cobbled streets, discovering local cafes offering authentic cuisines, like Scialatielli pasta with fresh seafood, or savouring the sweet taste of an ice-cold limoncello liqueur. Meanwhile, in Tangier, enjoy the practice of drinking Moroccan tea with family or new-found friends. There will also be chances to delve into Roman history at archaeological sites such as Cartagena’s amphitheatre and the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum (from Salerno), and join us on the decks of Bolette as we sail past Benirras Beach, timed by our planners to capture the iconic Ibizan sunset.

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Highlights

Capri, Italy

Explore Coastal Cliffs & Teetering Towns

On your cruise to the Mediterranean and the beautiful Amalfi Coast, you'll discover a multitude of tiny villages and towns that seem to teeter on the edge of cliffs. Sorrento offers colourful buildings framing the little harbour at Marina Grande that look out over the Gulf of Naples, where the scent of citrus fruit hangs in the end, blending perfectly with the salty sea air. You'll also visit the historic port city of Salerno, where an exploration of its medieval streets and vibrant waterfront is not to be missed. As you sail past the famed Amalfi Coast, turn your eyes upwards to witness the picture-perfect towns here perched at the top of craggy cliffs, surrounded by lemon groves, before gazing at the island of Capri and its steep cliffs that rise out of azure blue waters, adorned with elegant villas. Join us on deck as we sail along turquiose seas, past the lush hills of north-west Ibiza, and watch the sun set against the backdrop of the 'White Island'.

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Immerse yourself in La Dolce Vita

Italians live by the concept of 'La Dolce Vita', translating as 'The Sweet Life', by encapsulating the essence of enjoying life's pleasures and cultural richness. On this Bolette cruise, you'll have plenty of opportunities to soak up the warm Mediterranean sun while immersing yourself in the Amalfi Coast's delicious cuisine. The region is well-known for its bountiful supply of lemons, used to make the tangy and refreshing limoncello liquer, perfect when served ice-cold and accompanying Spuntini (small bites) like bruschetta or with a richly decadent tiramisu. Be sure to savour Scialatielli pasta served simply with clams, mussels, prawns, and cuttlefish. Meanwhile, vineyards are dotted across the countryside, producing wines of unparallelled quality and depth, giving an insight into Italy's rich winemaking heritage. You may wish to sample some of the region's most acclaimed wines before returning to Bolette to enjoy a wine-tasting session with our on board Sommelier.

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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.

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Bolette at sunrise

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

Sample Shore Tours

At each port of call on your cruise, we carefully research and hand pick Shore Tour options for you, designed for you see as many of the world's best destinations as possible.

Below, you will find some sample Shore Tours which will give you an example of what to expect on your cruise. Your Shore Tours will be available to book approximately 8-13 weeks prior to departure via your My Cruises account.

A glass of wine fresh from the vineyard

Sartène

Enjoy a scenic drive to the picturesque town of Sartène, perched on a rock that overhangs the Rizzanèse Valley. Upon arrival, visit the Place de la Liberation and the Church of St. Maria. Conclude your tour at one of the iconic Sartène vineyards for the opportunity to taste its highly regarded Sartène wine.

££££

Propriano

Bonifacio

Bonifacio

Begin with a scenic drive to Bonifacio where you will board Nono’s Petit Train to journey into the oldest part of the town. Here, continue on foot through the city’s cobblestoned streets passing historical sites en route. Proceed to the old market viewpoint to admire spectacular views before passing through the Pore de Gênes and concluding at Saint Roch Chapel.

££££

Propriano

Capri at Leisure

Board your boat for a scenic cruise to Capri’s Marina Grande. Once arrived, board the funicular to Capri for some free time to explore the island on your own. Choose to go shopping in the many local stores, take a seat in one of the outdoor cafés in the main square, Piazzetta, or witness the island’s rugged coastline.

££££

Sorrento

Pompeii

The Ruins of Pompeii

Embark on a guided walking tour through Pompeii, the world’s best-preserved Ancient Roman city. Discover luxurious mansions, modest homes, ancient baths, temples, theatres, markets, and the huge forum.

££££

Sorrento

Your Guest Speakers

We’ve arranged for some wonderful guest speakers to join us for this cruise. They will be delivering a programme of insightful talks and activities to deepen your cultural, artistic and historical understanding of the destinations we will be exploring, well as helping you to enjoy the natural beauty of the places we visit.

Anthea Nardi - Guest Speaker
Ancient Civilisations

Anthea Nardi

Anthea's passion for ancient civilisations stems from both her academic background and her upbringing in a family immersed in two distinct ancient histories. Her love of history and adventure has driven her to explore over 75 countries and six continents, seeking out the world's greatest archaeological sites. She is excited to be joining us on this cruise to deliver a series of talks on Roman history at the archaeological sites of the destinations you will be visiting.

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Astronomy

Go Stargazing

Go Stargazing is formed of a group of astronomers, all of whom are keen to encourage public interest in astronomy to as wide an audience as possible. Join Martin Whipp on your cruise for stargazing sessions conducted on the top deck in the evenings.

Treats & Pastimes

In addition to our Signature Experiences, we have a selection of lovely Treats & Pastimes for you to enjoy when on board. Just check your Daily Times each day for full details.

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Cabins, Prices & Offers

Cabin Options On Your Cruise

* Prices correct as of 13:00 22/07/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on two people sharing a twin cabin. Please call +441473746175 for live availability & prices.

* Prices correct as of 13:00 22/07/2024, based on the lowest available Cruise Only fare, and on sole occupancy. Please call +441473746175 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 £6,499 pp
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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 £6,499 pp
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Balcony Suite (BS)

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

Freedom Fare From £6,699 pp
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Premier Suite (PS)

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

Freedom Fare From £8,999 pp

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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 £8,999 pp
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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 £11,299 pp
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Cruise Offers

FREE On Board Spend OR Door-to-Door transfer up to 150 miles   Freedom Fare

What's Included

SO MUCH ALREADY INCLUDED

As well as our Signature Experiences, there are a host of other treats to enjoy on board our ships.

  • À la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Daily buffet dining options
  • Late night Supper Club
  • Afternoon tea
  • Self-service tea & coffee
  • In-cabin dining & snacks
  • Evening shows
  • Live music & dancing
  • Dance classes
  • Lectures & talks
  • Cookery demonstrations
  • Traditional deck games
  • Daily games & quizzes
  • Swimming Pools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fitness Classes

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