Local Cultures & Traditions Cruises

Traditional Sami with Reindeer, Norway
Traditional dressed Sami woman, Norway

Our friendly on board speakers will hold presentations and informal chats when you are on board your Fred. Olsen cruise, to share their depth of knowledge and passion for cultural history in many of the destinations you will visit. [ReadMoreMob]From understanding how traditions are still practised or celebrated, to immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of exotic cities. Our shore tours will offer the chance to watch and taste locally prepared food, learn a traditional dance, or gain more of an understanding of life in the more remote locations of the world. 

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175 Ocean Cruises

175 Ocean Cruises
View of Prins Christiansund from on board View of Prins Christiansund from on board Prins Christian Sound in Greenland

Scenic Wonders & Wildlife of Canada & Greenland • T2417

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
19 Jul 2024
27 nights
  • Explore the rugged landscapes of Canada, Iceland, and Greenland
  • Spot Arctic wildlife as we cruise by Nunavut
  • Discover L'anse aux Meadows and it's connections to the Olsen family
The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland The Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, Scotland Old Man of Storr rock formation on Isle of Skye, Scotland

Scenic Landscapes & Wildlife of the British Isles • S2416

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Sail from Dover
Borealis
22 Jul 2024
9 nights
  • Discover the Scottish isles of Orkney, Lewis and Skye
  • Uncover traditions such as ceilidh dancing and whisky making
  • Join ORCA to spot birds and marine life from Borealis
Wild hydrangeas flowers over Lake of Seven Cities, Azores Island, Portugal Wild hydrangeas flowers over Lake of Seven Cities, Azores Island, Portugal Wild hydrangeas flowers over Lake of Seven Cities, Azores Island, Portugal

Volcanic Islands of the Azores & Madeira • S2417

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Sail from Dover
Borealis
31 Jul 2024
14 nights
  • View the volcanic 'Sete Cidades' crater lakes in the Azores
  • Admire the blue hydrangeas of the Azores in full bloom 
  • Spot sperm whales and other marine life with ORCA representatives
Beautiful views of Nordfjord, Norway Beautiful views of Nordfjord, Norway Nordfjord fjord, mountains, forest and glacier, Norway
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Summertime Norwegian Fjords • S2418

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Sail from Dover
Borealis
14 Aug 2024
8 nights
  • Visit the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda from Eidfjord
  • In Flåm, join a boat tour along the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord
  • Take the funicular railway to the top of Mount Fløyen for a hike
View of the Loen ski lift, Norway View of the Loen ski lift, Norway Girl kayaking in the Geiranger fjord, waterfall of seven sisters in Norway
Perfect first cruise

Summertime Norwegian Fjords • T2418

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
15 Aug 2024
9 nights
  • Uncover Norwegian folklore in Trollveggan and Trollstigen
  • From Olden, visit the Briksdal Glacier with a local expert
  • Marvel at the Seven Sisters Waterfall from Bolette's decks
St Peter's port, Guernsey St Peter's port, Guernsey St Mary's, Scilly Isles

Discovering Normandy & the Channel Islands • S2419

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Sail from Southampton
Borealis
23 Aug 2024
5 nights
  • Sample a Fred. Olsen cruise over the Bank Holiday
  • Enjoy a Scenic Discovery around the Channel Islands
  • Visit the glorious Tresco Abbey Gardens
Nordfjord fjord, mountains, forest and glacier, Norway Nordfjord fjord, mountains, forest and glacier, Norway View of Nordfjord, Norway
Perfect first cruise

Summertime Norwegian Fjords & Folklore • L2426

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Sail from Newcastle
Balmoral
23 Aug 2024
6 nights
  • Sail the picturesque Nordfjord, Langsfjord & Innvikfjord
  • Hike to Briksdal Glacier from Olden
  • Take in the sheer vastness of Trollveggen Mountain
Dunguaire castle near Kinvarra in Co. Galway, Ireland Bolette cruising past Dutchman's cap, UK Scenic view of Cliffs of Moher, Ireland, County Clare

Exploring Ireland's Coastal Scenery • T2419

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Sail from Liverpool
Bolette
24 Aug 2024
8 nights
  • See spectacular Scenic Discoveries from Bolette
  • Visit Giant's Causeway from Belfast
  • Discover the rugged beauty of Galway
Lagoon of the Seven Cities, Sao Miguel island, Azores, Portugal. Lagoon of the Seven Cities, Sao Miguel island, Azores, Portugal. Lagoon of the Seven Cities, Sao Miguel island, Azores, Portugal.

Volcanic Islands of the Azores & Madeira • S2420

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Sail from Southampton
Borealis
28 Aug 2024
14 nights
  • Uncover the verdant volcanic vistas of the Azores and Madeira
  • Relax in hot springs, taste Port wine and ride Lisbon's iconic trams
  • Spot a variety of marine life from Borealis with wildlife charity ORCA
Godafoss waterfall in Iceland Godafoss waterfall in Iceland Godafoss waterfall in Iceland

Iceland's Whales, Waterfalls & Way of Life • L2427

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Sail from Newcastle
Balmoral
29 Aug 2024
9 nights
  • Uncover remarkable landscapes, folkore and wildlife in Iceland
  • Discover more about the local way of life in remote Ísafjörður 
  • Spot cetaceans from the decks of Balmoral with ORCA conservationists

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