Norwegian Fjords Easter Escape

6th Apr 2023 5 nights Sails from Newcastle Bolette T2308
FROM ONLY £799 per person
Beautiful views of Flam, Norway Beautiful views of Flam, Norway
FROM ONLY £799 per person
FREE On Board Spend up to £100pp plus tips covered

On-board spend/Tips covered offer: applicable to new bookings, made from 16/08/21 onwards, on sailings of up to 19 nights in duration, departing from the UK, between January 2022 and May 2023, excluding cruises L22SN, T2212, & M2223; cruises over 20 nights & Fly-cruises including M2233 are excluded. Free On Board Spend amount is per person (pp), up to two guests per cabin, amount varies per cruise up to £100 pp. E&OE.

Made possible thanks to Bolette’s higher cruising speeds, our expert knowledge of the Olsen family’s homeland, and departing from Newcastle, this short springtime escape packs in plenty of fjordland sights and experiences. You begin your exploration of Norway’s wonderland waterways taking in views of Lysefjord’s dramatic cliffs, mountains and intriguing rock formations, before the attractions of Bergen await. Perhaps a local for a hike and ride up Mount Floyen to see Bergen and its beautiful scenery ‘through their eyes’; and wander the iconic, UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf.[ReadMore]

From Bergen, you’ll then head deeper into the fjords; Bolette will take you on a journey into the farthest reaches of spectacular Sognefjord to visit Flam. A day here provides ample time to take a ride on the famous Flamsbana Railway, high into the surrounding mountainous valleys, to see tumbling waterfalls up-close and discover astonishing scenic vistas. Finally, a diversion into world heritage-listed Nærøyfjord, sailing by dramatic cliffs and mountains, provides an unforgettable final glimpse of the fjordland’s beauty.

Your Itinerary

  • Wander the historic and iconic Bryggen Wharf in Bergen
  • In Flam, take a ride on the famous Flamsbana Railway
  • Enjoy stunning scenery in heritage-listed Nærøyfjord from Bolette
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While Bolette is one of the largest ships, by overall size, in our fleet, she still has capacity for less than 1,400 guests. So on board you’ll find you have more space in which to relax, in public areas such as the all-season pool and the beautiful two-tiered entertainment theatre, and enjoy a premium level of comfort – as well as our renowned personal service – in the elegant lounges, bars and dining venues.
 
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.

In recent years, we have seen a new era emerging in cruising.

There is a trend for everything to get bigger and busier, and for a cruise to be seen as an alternative to a large luxury resort, with a limitless flurry of activity. But this is not for us. Find out more 

1. WE ARE PROUD TO SAIL OUR OWN COURSE

We are free to do things a different way because we are family-run. Of course some people enjoy the bigger, busier cruises, but it is not for everyone, and it is not for us. We prefer to do things, 'The Olsen Way'.

2. SMALLER IS BETTER

We have fewer guests, so the atmosphere on board our ships is always warm and civilised. Our smaller ships allow us to visit the more interesting places that the world has to offer.

3. HAND-CRAFTED, NOT MASS PRODUCED

We pride ourselves on putting our all into the Fred. Olsen cruise experience. Our itineraries are created from scratch every year, our service is genuinely personal and each and every area of our ships is designed by hand.