The Arts Society Tours with Fred. Olsen

Cathedral of spilled blood in Russia

Here, at award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, we feel it is a real privilege to undertake this wonderful joint venture with The Arts Society Tours. A number of your members and Accredited Lecturers have already experienced the Fred. Olsen difference and the benefits of smaller ship cruising on our four more intimate, classically-designed ocean ships: Balmoral, Boudicca, Black Watch and Braemar – and we look forward to welcoming you on board for many more exciting voyages to come!

3rd July 2020 | 7 nights | Boudicca | D2016 | Dover

  • Packing awe-inspiring scenic fjord cruising and visits to diverse, attraction-laden destinations into four days of Norwegian exploration, this weeklong summer sojourn makes for highly rewarding holiday.
  • You’ll be welcomed to the fjordland by the extraordinary landscapes of Lysefjord, before visiting Flåm for a chance to ride the famous Flåmsbana Railway, and diverting into the spectacular Nærøyfjord.
  • Amongst the untamed scenes of Hardangerfjord, Rosendal – gateway to the striking Folgefonna Glacier – awaits, while you’ll also see the cascading Furebergfossen Waterfall before finally visiting culture-rich Stavanger.

Twin room from £1,099pp
Single room from £1,849

Up to £35pp FREE On Board Spend

Folgefonna glacier, Hardangerfjord, Norway

4th August 2020 | 7 nights | Boudicca | D2020 | Dover

  • Spend four days of this seven-night cruise reaping the rich rewards of Norway’s spellbinding fjords, from shifting glaciers and tumbling waterfalls to famous scenic railways and fascinating historic sites.
  • Highlights aplenty await your discovery, including Bergen’s Bryggen Wharf and Troldhaugen Museum; the Loen Skylift and Briksdal Glacier, within reach of Olden; and the iconic Flåmsbana Railway.
  • Aboard smaller-sized Boudicca, you’ll sail by Hornelen, Europe’s highest sea cliff; divert into Lysefjord, to see its dramatic cliffs and rock formations; and experience a rare, full-length cruise of Nærøyfjord.

Twin room from £1,099pp
Single room from £1,949

Up to £35pp FREE On Board Spend

View from the Loen skylift, Nordfjord, Norway

11th August 2020 | 8 nights | Braemar | M2020 | Southampton

  • Fully immerse yourself in Scandinavia’s rich diversity with visits to four distinctive Danish, Swedish and Norwegian destinations, where a plethora of artistic, aesthetic and cultural attractions awaits.
  • In Denmark, delight in the Royal palaces, charming waterfront and legendary landmarks of Copenhagen; and in Sweden, uncover the fascinating museums, pretty squares and beautiful waterways of Gothenburg.
  • Two incredible destinations in Norway provide a fitting finale: you can see works from iconic artists, sculptors and architects in Oslo; then be charmed by the elegance gorgeous Kristiansand.

Twin room from £1,149pp
Single room from £1,949

Up to £35pp FREE On Board Spend

Nyhavn district in Copenhagen, Denmark

1st September 2020 | 28 nights | Boudicca | D2023 | Dover

  • Visiting five stunning cities in five different countries, you have a chance to delve deep into the remarkable ancient history, authentic flavours and breathtaking beauty of the Black Sea.
  • Step back to the days of Ottoman rule in Istanbul, home to famous landmarks such as Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque; and take the chance to visit wine valleys and tea plantations in Russia and Georgia.
  • You can explore Odessa’s labyrinth-like Catacombs, and the Danube Delta – on boat tour from Constanta – too. What’s more, Boudicca will also help you to experience the best of the beautiful Mediterranean.

Twin room from £4,499pp
Single room from £7,199

Up to £150pp FREE On Board Spend

Black Sea Discovery & Med

3rd October 2020 | 8 nights | Braemar | M2026 | Southampton

  • A medley of rewards awaits you, from fine wine and culinary delights to diverse architecture and art, as Braemar takes you closer to the highlights of four culture-rich cities in Spain & France.
  • You’ll sail the gorgeous Gironde and Garonne rivers straight into Bordeaux, where you can explore the city’s UNESCO-listed centre and sample world-famous wine culture from the moment you step ashore.
  • In Spain, visit Santander, gateway to many of Cantabria’s treasures; Avilés, for contrasting architectural gems and delicious Asturian cider; and La Coruña, the jewel in Galicia’s crown.

Twin room from £1,099pp
Single room from £1,899

Up to £65pp FREE On Board Spend

The Port Cailhau town gate, Bordeaux, France

24th November 2020 | 16 nights | Braemar | M2031 | Sail from Southampton (return flight Gatwick/ Manchester)

  • Join Braemar for a well-earned escape to the idyllic islands of the Caribbean and swap the winter weather and pre-Christmas stress at home for sun, sea, sand and indulgent relaxation.
  • Experience a restful Transatlantic crossing, whetting your appetite in the verdant Azores en route, before your Caribbean island-hopping adventure takes in six simply unforgettable destinations.
  • Visit stunning St Maarten; Antigua, famed for its 365 beautiful beaches; St Kitts, for one of the world’s great railway journeys; St Lucia, home to the soaring Twin Pitons; Grenada; and beautiful Barbados.

Twin room from £1,649pp
Single room from £2,449

Up to £100pp FREE On Board Spend

Nelson's dockyard, Antigua

11th February 2021 | 14 nights | Boudicca | D2103 | Dover

  • Immersive yourself in India’s inspirational sights, authentic experiences and remarkable diversity, on a sensational journey showcasing the very best of one of the world’s most engrossing countries.
  • After whetting your appetite with the delights of Phuket, Indonesia and Sri Lanka, you’ll visit Kochi for chances to see the famous Chinese cantilever fishing nets; or take an overland tour to the iconic Taj Mahal.
  • Uncover Goa’s absorbing Portuguese legacy with a call at Mormugão, then enjoy diverse experiences in bustling Mumbai, from visiting the Dhobi Ghat laundry district to witnessing busy Dabbawallas delivering lunches across the city.

Twin room from £2999pp
Single room from £4349

Includes £100pp FREE On Board Spend and FREE Tips (offer ends 3rd June 2020)

Taj Mahal, India

25th February 2021 | 14 nights | Boudicca | D2104 | Dover

  • Step back in time among some of the world’s most remarkable ancient sites, with chances to uncover a plethora of centuries-old wonders, explore theories about events of yesteryear, and creates lasting memories.
  • In Egypt, you can explore the extraordinary Valley of the Kings and marvel at the magnificent Pyramids of Giza, on tours from Safaga and Alexandria respectively, and experience a navigation of the impressive Suez Canal.
  • You’ll be afforded an opportunity to see the ancient tombs, archways and temples of the ‘Lost City’ of Petra in Jordan, while hallowed sites await in Israel too, including the holy treasures of Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Twin room from £2599pp
Single room from £3799pp

Includes £100pp FREE On Board Spend and FREE Tips (offer ends 3rd June 2020)

Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, Egypt

5th March 2021 | 24 nights | Black Watch | W2105 | Fly-Cruise

  • Diverse Australian cities combine with contrasting Asian destinations to serve up a diverse mix of highlights, from iconic landmarks and cultural delights to beautifully unspoilt landscapes and beaches.
  • During your time ‘Down Under’, see Sydney’s world-famous attractions; enjoy a rare call at Burnie, Tasmania; explore fascinating Australian history in Albany; and delight in the cityscapes of Melbourne and Perth.
  • Visits to the Indonesian islands of Java and Weh present culture-rich cities, spectacular temples and island interiors ripe for exploration, while an overnight stay in bustling Singapore offers an exciting change of pace.

Twin room from £4799pp
Single room from £6599pp

Includes £150pp FREE On Board Spend and FREE Tips (offer ends 3rd June 2020)

Sydney harbor, Australia

20th March 2021 | 12 nights | Braemar | M2106 | Sail from Southampton

  • Cultural delights, traditional cuisine, spectacular scenery and striking architecture: Andalusia is bursting is with authentic highlights, and you’ll get closer to the very best of them aboard.
  • You’ll sail the gorgeous, size-restricted Guadalquivir River to the heart of Seville, where a feast of historical and architectural gems such as Alcázar Palace, traditional tapas and sultry flamenco awaits.
  • There’s also visits to Malaga, overflowing with aesthetic and cultural treasures; and Cádiz, for fascinating ancient sites, beautiful coastal scenery, tempting tapas and tours to Jerez – ‘sherry capital of the world’.

Twin room from £1499pp

Single room from £2499pp

Includes £75 FREE On Board Spend and FREE Tips (offer ends 3rd June 2020)

Couple sitting on the wall overlooking Malaga, with Braemar in the background, Spain

For enquiries or to order a Fred. Olsen brochure please call our Reservations Team on 0800 0355 116, quoting the Arts Society code AFN0001

These Terms and Conditions are in addition to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ (FOCL) standard Terms and Conditions. Standard and offer Terms and Conditions are available in full here and on request. Both must be read before booking. All offers may be withdrawn or amended at any time without prior notice, cannot be combined, are subject to availability and cannot be applied retrospectively. Freedom Fare terms and conditions apply. 

We have secured the Arts Society Lecturers may be subject to change.

On Board Spend Offer : The free on board spend credit is per person, based on the specified amounts. The on board spend credit is automatically applied to guests on board ship accounts and cannot be transferred, refunded, or exchanged for cash.