Netherlands & Belgium City Break & The Mediterranean with Malta Back to Back Cruise onboard Fred. Olsen Bolette, sailing from Southampton UK, 2 November 2021, 18 nights, from £2098 per person
Sail from the UK onboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Line’s brand new flagship, Bolette.
FRED. OLSEN CRUISE SALE NOW ON
CHOOSE FROM Free Drinks Package OR £360pp On Board Spend
We would like to introduce you to Fred. Olsen’s new flagship, Bolette. With just 647 cabins, she fits perfectly into Fred. Olsen’s fleet of small ships.
Bolette exudes classic, elegant style in her design along with spacious and comfortable public areas offering all the facilities and special touches you need for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
Indulge yourself in the five stylish dining venues, enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple and fantastic entertainment at the eleven bars and lounges or while away the hours by the all-season pool.
With friendly staff providing personal, attentive service, there’s an intimate feel to your onboard experience too.
The Bolette’s facilities also include two swimming pools (one with retractable roof), two jacuzzis and an impressive Thermal Spa, Aroma Room, Hydro Pool, two saunas and nine treatment rooms. The onboard Culinary Theatre hosts fantastic cookery classes and demonstrations.
The fine dining experience enjoyed in the elegant restaurants and dining venues is a high point of every cruise. There are deliciously-tempting, expertly prepared dishes, from perfectly cooked breakfasts to sumptuous five course á la carte dinners.
When the lights go down and you settle into your evening, you’ll be treated to a selection of live shows ranging from music and cabaret to quick-fire stand-up comedy, all enjoyed in the space and comfort of stylish lounges and theatres.
There are also plenty of single cabins to ensure guests who travel solo are catered for.
Take advantage of our Book Now, Pay Later Option and reserve your cabin and dialysis place onboard.
Choose your 2021 Fred. Olsen cruise, let us know the type of cabin you would like and we will hold the cabin and dialysis place for you under our NO OBLIGATION OPTION. No payment is required at this stage.
Netherlands & Belgium City Break
Providing a taste of Fred. Olsen’s relaxing and rewarding cruising experience, and a chance to savour the cultures of two captivating cities, this five-night cruise makes for a perfect short break. Visiting Belgium, you’ll enjoy a scenic journey along the Western Scheldt River aboard Bolette before arriving in Antwerp. Head ashore in this charming city and you’ll soon discover highlights such as the iconic Cathedral of Our Lady, traditional Belgian chocolate shops; Grote Markt; and the legendary Diamond District, where you could not only see some of the world’s greatest gems, but help to polish a rough diamond too.
In the Netherlands, one of Europe’s very best, most attraction-packed cities also awaits, ready to show you its many highlights. An abundance of iconic sites, from Anne Frank House to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, feature high on the ‘must-visit’ list here. Don’t miss the chance to explore iconic canals and marvel at the magnificent architecture of the UNESCO-listed Canal Ring. Perhaps see the sights by bicycle, or opt for a romantic canal boat tour in the evening.
- A five-night cruise combining a taste of Fred. Olsen’s cruising experience, and visits to two culture-rich cities, this is a perfect short break.
- In Belgium, Bolette will sail the scenic Western Scheldt to Antwerp, where highlights such as the iconic Cathedral of our Lady, Grote Markt and the legendary Diamond District await.
- Visiting Amsterdam offers a chance to discover the Dutch capital’s highlights, from Anne Frank House to Rijksmuseum, and experience a boat tour of the iconic, UNESCO-listed Canal Ring.
The Mediterranean with Malta
This journey through the Med, punctuated by visits to destinations famed for their ancient fortifications and landmarks, makes for a memorable discovery of the region’s rich history and diversity. At the very heart of the itinerary is beautiful Malta; you stop overnight in Valletta when the temperatures here are perfect for exploring the capital and beyond. You’ve ample time to take in Valletta iconic sights, such as St John’s Cathedral and the Presidential Palace, or perhaps tour to the medieval city of Mdina. Sailing in and out of the UNESCO-listed Grand Harbour is an experience to remember too.
Ancient treasures aplenty also await your discovery in Spain and Morocco. In the Spanish city of Cartagena, Cartagena, a magnificent medieval castle, Roman amphitheatre and Bateria de Castillitos – which guards the city from atop a gorgeous coastal perch – are ‘must-visit’ sites. Meanwhile, on Moroccan shores, you’ve a morning in Tangier, time to explore a city of soaring minarets, Kasbahs and animated souks; or perhaps uncover UNESCO-listed Tétouan and its famous ancient medina on tour. You also visit the Italian island of Sardinia; from Cagliari, stunning rock formations such as the ‘Devil’s Saddle’, salt pools and inviting beaches are within reach; though you may be tempted to stay in the island’s capital to sample the traditional flavours and culture with local wine and folk dancing.
- Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Med, as you journey through the region visiting destinations famed for their ancient fortifications and landmarks
- Beautiful Malta is at the heart of this historic itinerary; visit Valletta to take in iconic sights such as St John’s Cathedral and the Grand Harbour, or tour to medieval Mdina.
- Ancient treasures await you in the Spanish city of Cartagena, with its magnificent medieval and Roman monuments, and Tangier, a Moroccan gem of minarets, Kasbahs and souks.
|Tue 02 Nov||Late Night||Southampton, United Kingdom|
|Wed 03 Nov||Early PM||Late Night||Cruising Western Scheldt River, Belgium|
|Wed 03 Nov||Late Night||Antwerp, Belgium|
|Thu 04 Nov||Late PM||Antwerp, Belgium|
|Fri 05 Nov||Early AM||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Sat 06 Nov||Early AM||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Sat 06 Nov||Early AM||Late AM||Cruising North Sea Canal, Netherlands|
|Sun 07 Nov||Early AM||Late PM||Southampton, United Kingdom|
|Wed 10 Nov||Early PM||Late PM||Gibraltar, Gibraltar|
|Fri 12 Nov||Early AM||Early PM||Cagliari, Sardinia|
|Sat 13 Nov||Early AM||Late Night||Valletta, Malta|
|Sun 14 Nov||Early AM||Late PM||Gozo, Malta|
|Tue 16 Nov||Early AM||Late PM||Cartagena, Spain|
|Wed 17 Nov||Early AM||Early PM||Tangier, Morocco|
|Sat 20 Nov||Early AM||Southampton, United Kingdom|
FRED. OLSEN CRUISE SALE NOW ON
CHOOSE FROM Free Drinks Package OR £360pp On Board Spend
|Interior Cabin from||£2098|
|Ocean View Cabin with Window from||£2548|
|Terrace Cabin (sliding doors lead onto the walk around Lower Promenade deck)||£4098|
|Balcony Junior Suite from||£4848|
|Balcony Suite from||Please enquire|
|Single Occupancy Cabin from||£3498|
All pricing is capacity controlled, subject to availability at the time of booking, and can change at any time.
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Fred. Olsen’s All Inclusive Drinks Upgrade is from only £19 per person, per night (£35 per person, per night on cruises of five nights or less and Speciality Sailings).
Please indicate that you wish to add the All Inclusive Drinks Upgrade at the time you make your booking.
A Fred. Olsen cruise holiday is always relaxing, but there are also opportunities to explore new places and meet new people. In fact, we can’t think of a better way to see so much in one cruise holiday.
Fred. Olsen Cruises have been carefully designed to show you as many interesting destinations as possible, from pretty little villages perched cliff-side in the Norwegian Fjords, to European capital cities. So that you can get the most out of your experiences ashore, you can choose from a range of half and full-day Shore Tours in almost all ports of call.
Car Parking at Dover or Southampton
If you decide to drive to your departure port you can rest assured that the process will be surprisingly simple and stress-free. At each departure port Fred. Olsen has long term established relationships with dedicated parking providers.
You will be able to drive straight up to the cruise terminal where the luggage porters will assist with taking your bags from you, leaving you with your hand luggage, suit/dress carriers, cruise ticket and passports. There will be plenty of attendants on hand to guide and assist you with your car.
Coach Travel to Dover or Southampton
Eavesway Cruiselink is a great way to travel to and from your next Fred. Olsen cruise from Southampton or Dover. As the official UK coach travel provider to Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, you can be confident of an efficient and punctual service, making getting to and from the port as relaxing and stress-free as possible.
All Eavesway coaches come free equipped with air conditioning, WC/washroom and ample legroom, with Wi-Fi available on most vehicles. And with selected pick-up points across the UK taking you right up to the terminal, it’s easier than ever to join one of the comfortable and spacious Cruiselink vehicles driven by a team of friendly, experienced drivers.
To view the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Terms and Conditions please click here In particular clauses 11 & 12, medical assistance and mobility assistance.
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