Classic Norwegian Fjords

7th Sep 2023 7 nights Sails from Dover Braemar M2322
FREEDOM FARE FROM £1,149 per person
Aerial summer view of green water stream from Lovatnet lake, Norway Aerial summer view of green water stream from Lovatnet lake, Norway
FREEDOM FARE FROM £1,149 per person
£100pp FREE On Board Spend or £200pp when booking a Suite

*Applicable to new bookings made from 16/03/2022 on 2022/23 cruises sailing from the UK, of 7 to 9 nights in duration, see terms & conditions.

Diverting away from well-travelled coastal routes, Braemar takes you on a journey to show you the changing scenery of spectacular, size-restricted waterways as summer turns to autumn within the Norwegian fjordland. A glide between the forested, orchard-covered valleys and mountains of Hardangerfjord provides views you’ll remember forever, while transiting the picturesque Karmsund straight – out of reach to larger ships – is a unique experience. You’ll revel in the beauty of Nordfjord and the sheer scale of Hornelen, North Europe’s tallest sea cliff, from on board your smaller ship too.[ReadMore]

Along with unforgettable scenic cruising adventures, visits to charming fjord villages and attractive cities bring plenty of highlights within your reach. You could experience the thrill of fjord kayaking on Hardangerfjord’s glassy waters, or head to Vøringsfossen – one of Norway’s most famous waterfalls – from Eidfjord; and from Olden, see Briksdal Glacier and experience the uncanny tranquillity of Lovatnet Lake on tour, or even ride the Loen Skylift for panoramic views of Nordfjord. In Bergen, to see and experience the city like a local, perhaps join one of the natives for a hike up Mount Floyen.

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.

Braemar is the shortest of Fred. Olsen's four smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ships, with dimensions perfect for cruising picturesque, size-restricted rivers and docking in the heart of fascinating towns and cities.

Like the rest of the fleet, Braemar assumes the welcoming feel and intimacy of a country house hotel, and a sense of timeless style and elegance flows through the ship's comfortable bars and lounges, restaurants and spacious accommodation for up to 929 guests.