The three itineraries below are the perfect way to see more of our beautiful British Isles’ landmarks and landscapes. Each cruise has been handcrafted to include excellent scenic cruising opportunities, along with attraction-packed destinations.
What’s more, for those looking to travel further afield, we’ve launched two exciting sailings to Iceland and the Baltic today too.
Explore the rugged coastline, nature and remote beauty of the Emerald Isle. You’ll discover some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenery as we divert along scenic cruising paths and dock at lesser known ports for a truly authentic experience.
Expertly planned to show you the true beauty of the Emerald Isle, you’ll experience scenic cruising along Ireland’s most beautiful coastline, plus discover the charm and culture of Galway, Cobh and Belfast.
Discover the scenic, cultural and historical highlights of the UK, including the beautiful and remote isles of Scilly, Orkney & Shetland. A perfect blend of scenic cruising and fascinating ports will show you the very best of the British Isles.
Providing a rich insight into the Baltics’ diverse culture and unique history, including the ‘Iron Curtain’ era, this itinerary features visits to some of the most important countries, cities and sites in the region, including Russia, Latvia & Estonia.
The wonders and wildlife of a land bursting with natural treasures awaits on this Icelandic adventure. Visit geysers, waterfalls & hot springs or go in search of wildlife, from Puffins & Guillemots to Humpback Whales.
Braemar made history when she became the largest ship to sail through the canal in 2019, and we cannot wait for our new Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece cruise in April 2022 when we get to do it all again – all thanks to her smaller size and unusual hull shape.
What’s more, you’ll also have the chance to explore ancient wonders in Greece, as well as attraction-packed calls to Spain, Italy, Malta and Portugal too.
Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece
Sail the narrow, size-restricted Corinth Canal on this sailing of ancient Greece. Journey back in time and marvel at a host of archaeological wonders including Olympia, the Parthenon and the Palace of Knossos.
Explore the delights of a selection of tempting cruises, all sailing from the UK.
You could explore the rugged coastlines of the Adriatic, uncovering history and hidden gems in Croatia, Italy and Montenegro.
Visit the Netherlands at the most perfect time of year to see the Tulips in full bloom. And what’s more, these special sailings have been timed to coincide with the world-famous Floriade Expo!
Or discover incredible wildlife and scenery as we take you to some of the most remote islands the UK has to offer.
Exploring iconic sites of Croatia & Italy
Only accessible to smaller-sized ships, Chioggia is one of Italy’s hidden gems. This laid back island town offers a slice of Venetian style, but with less crowds.
This journey is designed to take you closer to the rugged Adriatic coastline, showcasing icons & hidden gems in Croatia, Italy and Montenegro. Plus, a number of smaller-ship ports will enable you to explore off the beaten track towns.
Visit Amsterdam at its seasonal best – when the tulips are in full bloom. Wander the pretty Keukenhof Gardens, awash with vibrant colours. This cruise is also perfectly timed to coincide with the decennial Floriade Expo.
Visit Amsterdam at its springtime best when the city is awash with colourful tulips. Explore the pretty Keukenhof Gardens or even visit the Floriade Expo, a magnificent horticultural show that happens every 10 years.
This 5-night sailing of Devon & Cornwall provides the perfect chance to see the Gardens of Heligan & Eden Project in all their colourful glory. And smaller-sized Braemar will dock within walking distance of both towns for easy exploration.
Visit some of the UK’s most remote islands and witness incredible scenery and wildlife in its natural habitat. Explore off the beaten track as we take you to hard-to-reach destinations unconnected to the mainland by road.
2022 NORWAY SAILINGS
No one can show you Norway quite like us
Get closer to the wintertime scenes of Arctic Norway, revel in their seasonal beauty, and seek out the remarkable Aurora Borealis, on a journey of discovery in Europe’s northernmost region
Balmoral takes you on a journey into beautiful waterways to witness their wonder; see Lysefjord’s canyon of steep, rugged mountains and the towering and tree-topped mountains of Maurangerfjord
On board Bolette, a diversion into size-restricted Lysefjord is a chance to witness the sheer size of its steep, jagged mountains, while your journey also takes you into picturesque Nordfjord
Sailing from Newcastle means you won’t have to wait long to experience the wonders of the fjords; you’ll sail into Lysefjord the day after departure to see its dramatic cliffs, mountains and intriguing rock formations.
Smaller ship Bolette takes you on a special diversion into Maurangerfjord, to see Fureberg Waterfall at its most powerful; and to see verdant valleys and imposing natural landmarks such as Hornelen, North Europe’s tallest sea cliff
Braemar will take you to watch the powerful, tumbling waters of the Langfoss and Fureberg waterfalls, on diversions into Akrafjord and Maurangerfjord; to see Hornelen, Europe’s highest sea cliff
Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions are in addition to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ (FOCL) standard Terms and Conditions, which are available on request. Both must be read before booking. Fares are per person, based on standard occupancy of the lead-in cabin of named category, subject to availability. ‘PP’ is per person. Information shown is correct at time of going to print (November 2020), but fares are capacity controlled and may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 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. Cruise descriptions (and images in the email) include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours. Shore Tours are subject to availability and service operation. We reserve the right to amend itineraries for operational reasons. Some ports may be at anchor, intermediate days are at sea. E&OE. In addition to above:
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FREE On Board Spend £20 per person per night: On Board Spend amount is £20 per person per night, determined by the total duration of the cruise, and applies to a maximum of two guests per cabin. Spend is non transferable and no refunds will be given for the credit amount shown. No cash alternative will be given for unused Spend. Complimentary or chargeable upgrades will not alter the On Board Spend value, where applicable. E&OE