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, Bolette, Borealis and Braemar – and we look forward to welcoming you on board for many more exciting voyages to come!

The Arts Society Accredited Guest Lecturers

We are pleased to have secured an Accredited Lecturer of The Arts Society on all cruises listed below. These guest lecturers who are experts in their fields will provide a series of lectures on board as well as hosting selected shore tours and a private group drinks party. 

6th April 2022 | 7 nights | Balmoral | L2208 | Sail from Newcastle

  • A spectacular seven-night discovery of Norway
  • A chance to kayak the glassy waters of Hardangerfjord
  • Experience the unspoilt views of Nordfjord
Prices from £999pp

Plus, £75pp FREE On Board Spend

Lecutrer will be Dr. Patricia Andrew 

Trollstigen road, Norway

17th May 2022 | 9 nights | Braemar | M2214 | Sail from Rosyth

  • Cruise Killary Harbour - Ireland’s glacial fjord 
  • Visit the Cliffs of Moher from Galway 
  • Visit the Guinness factory in Dublin 
Prices from £1,399pp
Plus, £75pp FREE On Board Spend
The Giants causeway, Belfast, Ireland
1st Aug 2022 | 11 nights | Bolette | T2217A | Sail from Southampton

  • Discover the beauty, history and wildlife of rugged and remote Scottish isles.
  • Look out for native seabirds in Shetland, Orkney and on the Isle of Skye, plus seek-out their historic sites. 
  • Experience memorable scenic cruising, and visit Belfast, Cobh and the Isle of Man too. 
Prices from £1,899pp
Plus, £100pp FREE On Board Spend
Lecutrer will be Julia Marwood
Guests looking out to Fingal's cave from on board, UK
13th Sep 2022 | 14 nights | Balmoral | L2228 | Sail from Dover

  • Explore St. Petersburg on an overnight stay
  • Delve into Soviet history in Saaremaa and Tallinn
  • Sail the Kiel Canal en route to Lithuania
Prices from £1,999pp
Plus, £100pp FREE On Board Spend
Peterhof, St Peterbsurg, Russia
27th Sep 2022 | 28 nights | Balmoral | L2222 | Sail from Dover
  • Visiting five stunning cities in five different countries
  • Take the chance to visit wine valleys in Russia
  • You’ll also experience the best of the Mediterranean
Prices from £4,449pp
Plus, £200pp FREE On Board Spend
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey
23rd Oct 2022 | 27 nights | Braemar | M2230 | Sail from Southampton

  • Discover the history & culture of Italy & Croatia
  • Explore quaint towns only accessible to smaller ships
  • Admire the Bay of Kotor’s fjord-like surroundings
Prices from £4,199pp
Plus, £150pp FREE On Board Spend
Braemar arriving into Dubrovnik, Croatia
25th Oct 2022 | 10 nights | Balmoral | L2229 | Sail from Dover

  • Enjoy local wines in Bordeaux and Getxo
  • From Rouen, tour to the culinary hotspot of Paris
  • Sail through the size-restricted Seine River
Prices from £1,299pp
Plus, £100pp FREE On Board Spend
The Eiffel tower, Paris, France
19th Nov 2022 | 14 nights | Braemar | M2231 | Sail from Southampton

  • Visit the imperial cities of Marrakech & Rabat
  • Trek the Atlas Mountains
  • Explore Moorish architecture at the Alcazar Palace
Prices from £1,799pp
Plus, £125pp FREE On Board Spend
The walls decorated in the neighborhoods of Chefchaouen Morocco
5th Dec 2022 | 9 nights | Borealis | S2231 | Sail from Liverpool

  • Visit Christmas Markets in Hamburg
  • Sample wine, calvados & camembert in Honfleur
  • Explore the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam
Prices from £1,199pp
Plus, £100pp FREE On Board Spend
Hamburg city center at Christmas time, Germany

Latin American Civilisations

5th Jan 2023 | 14 nights | Braemar | M2301 | Sail from Havana

  • Tour to the Mayan site of Chichén Itza
  • Explore Havana’s history & culture
  • In Colombia discover the origins of coffee
Fly/cruise fare from £2,649pp
Plus, £100pp FREE On Board Spend
Vintage cars in Havana, Cuba

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

Fares are person, based on standard occupancy of the lead-in cabin of category, subject to availability. All pricing is capacity controlled subject to availability. *Fly/cruise fares are based on return London flights. Offers may be approved or withdrawn at any time without prior notice & cannot be applied retrospectively. All bookings are subject to Fred. Olsen’s standard terms & conditions, available on our website & on request. Some ports may be at anchor, intermediate days are at sea. FOCL reserves the right to amend itineraries for operational reasons. All FOCL shore tours are offered at an additional charge, on sale approximately 12 weeks prior to departure. The free on board spend credit is per person, based on the amount specified above. Free spend is automatically applied to guests’ on board accounts and cannot be transferred, refunded or exchanged for cash. The Arts Society group drinks party on board operates subject to minimum numbers, & includes house wine, sherry, soft drinks & cold canapes, to be hosted by the Arts Society group leader (lecturer). Arts Society bookings must be made under the Arts Society account code AFN0001. Arts Society guest lecturers are correct at the time of going to print October 2021, & may be subject to change. E&OE.