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Festive Spanish Break

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Ferris wheel of Christmas lights in the streets of Vigo Ferris wheel of Christmas lights in the streets of Vigo

12 Dec 2024

Liverpool

9 nights

Bolette

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Hand-crafted highlights

During this pre-Christmas getaway, you will have the chance to soak up the festive culture of Spain, especially in Vigo, where around ten million LED lights make up one of the world’s largest displays. You can discover the spiritual city of Santiago de Compostela on a tour from La Coruña, while Getxo is your gateway to Bilbao and the modern architectural masterpiece that is the Guggenheim Museum. There will be opportunities to taste local food and drink, including pintxos – the Basque country’s take on tapas, Galician mussels and Asturian cider. Head out on deck as we sail past the Tower of Hercules, an important navigational monument said to be the only Roman lighthouse in existence. 

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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

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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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 Taste of Vigo

A Taste of Vigo

Immerse yourself in Vigo’s historic streets and culinary delights on this leisurely walking tour. Pass iconic sites before reaching the Vigo Oyster Market, where oyster-shucking locals delight in the fruits of the sea.

££££

Vigo

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela

Explore the city of Santiago de Compostela and visit the Conventual de San Francisco, the Faculty of Medicine, and the world-famous Plaza del Obradoiro.

££££

La Coruña

Austrian Pouring Cider

Asturian Cider Pouring

Visit the Cider House to explore the family museum and uncover the history of the Cider Tunnel, peruse the apple trees plantations, and enjoy a tasting.

££££

Gijon

Panoramic Tour & The Guggenheim

Journey through Bilbao, passing the Ensanche Area and the bridges over the Nervión River and enjoy views of Bilbao from Artxanda Mountain before visiting the Guggenheim Museum.

££££

Getxo (Bilbao)

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.

Dr Fred Stevenson, Guest speaker
Astronomy

Dr. Fred Stevenson - 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. On your cruise, expect to find Dr. Fred Stevenson out on the top deck in the evenings conducting stargazing sessions.

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Art & Architecture

Louise Garman

Louise gained a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art, having visited Spain many times she looks forward to sharing her love of art and knowledge of Spanish art movements on the cruise.

Dr. Rosa Vásquez Espinoza
Spanish Culture

Rosa Vasquez Espinoza

Dr. Rosa Vasquez is a biologist, conservationist, National Geographic explorer and an award-winning artist. Together with her Spanish heritage, Rosa will be hosting a series of talks about Spain’s festive traditions and the influence South America.

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 14:00 19/04/2024, 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 14:00 19/04/2024, 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 £2,399 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 £2,399 pp
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Balcony Suite (BS)

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

Freedom Fare From £2,399 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 £3,199 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 £3,199 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 £4,699 pp
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Cruise Offers

Solo traveller offer available   Saver Fare
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FREE On Board Spend   Saver Fare
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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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