Fred. Olsen – Norwegian Fjords – 2019
Sails from Dover
9 night cruise to experience the stunning Norwegian Fjords
Travel through the spectacular Norwegian waterways and visit breath-taking destinations hidden within the fjordland. You’ll uncover scenic delights and inspirational experiences galore on this incredible nine night cruise through the Norwegian Fjords and waterfalls.
Heading north, Bergen – another of the fjordland’s most interesting and vibrant cities – awaits your first port of exploration.
You will also visit two charming villages tucked away deep within the fjords. After an early arrival into idyllic Flåm you’ll have a day to enjoy some of the very best, simply unforgettable experiences this astonishing part of the world has to offer. Perhaps you’ll opt to marvel at the awe-inspiring scenery surrounding Flåm from the Stegastein Lookout. This presents unspoilt views from 650 metres above Aurlandsfjord.
Finally, Eidfjord is a picturesque village set within the breathtaking Hardangerfjord. Also, it’s a gateway to some of the region’s most spectacular highlights, including the Hardangervidda Nature Centre and the Voringfossen Waterfall.
A stop in Stavanger will present you with the opportunity to take a scenic boat tour to stunning Lysefjord, where the glass-like waters, steep mountains and craggy cliffs will provide the perfect introduction to the astonishing Norwegian fjords.
Tuesday 16th April 2019 - 9 nights
Tue 16 Apr 2019
Departure from Dover
Board the ship mid-afternoon before you set sail.
Wed 17 Apr 2019
Enjoy a full day of cruising.
Thu 18 Apr 2019
The Hanseatic city of Bergen has many attractions, including the UNESCO-listed Bryggen Wharf, with its colourful timbered houses and cobbled streets; a vibrant fish market; and the Troldhaugen Museum, the former home of Norway’s most famous composer, Edvard Grieg.
Fri 19 Apr 2019
Flåm is a tiny village on the banks of the Aurlandsfjord, one of the branches of the beautiful Sognefjord – the longest and deepest fjord in Europe. The setting is utterly spectacular.
Sat 20 Apr 2019
Ålesund is a pretty town, renowned for its architecture and art nouveau style. As the fishing capital of Norway Alesund hosts delicious sea food restaurants. The town’s backdrop is not its only fascinating feature, as it is built on islands that extend out into the sea.
Sun 21 Apr 2019
Olden, Nordfjords, Norway
The charming village of Olden is set amongst green meadows – ablaze with colourful flowers throughout the summer – and babbling brooks meandering between pretty houses. It’s the gateway to the famous Briksdal glacier arm, which is set between tumbling waterfalls and high peaks.
Mon 22 April 2019
Furebergfoss Waterfall, Norway
Cruising Hardangerfjord, Norway.
Eidfjord, Hardangerfjord, Norway
Eidfjord could quite possibly be the most excruciatingly beautiful place in the fjords. Set amongst a back-drop of soaring mountains, engraved with rivers and waterfalls running deep through the villages below, you will not be cheated for photo ops. There is a very tranquil feel to Eidfjord. The lush gardens and fields run for miles, meandering through clusters of wood-slat homes in ice-cream hues.
Tue 23 Apr 2019
Stavanger is a vibrant and exciting city which oozes charm. The old town, Gamle Stavanger, has narrow winding streets and ancient wooden house gathered round the market. The Lysefjord also offers breathtaking fjord scenery.
Wed 24 Apr 2019
Enjoy a full day of cruising.
Thu 25 Apr 2019
After an early breakfast, disembark the ship for your journey home.
Boudicca Ship information
Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca has built up a loyal following of guests who appreciate a sense of class and timeless elegance not seen or experienced on modern ‘megaships’.
All of the 462 comfortable and stylish rooms are equipped with private facilities which include an en-suite bathroom (some are fitted with a bathtub), a desk, telephone, interactive Smart TV, hairdryer, air conditioning and tea & coffee making facilities. According to your needs you can chose between different room types, like Interior, Porthole, Ocean View, Balcony and Suites.
As you explore the globe you can indulge yourself with delicious dinners in the Four Seasons, Tintagel or the Indian Ocean restaurants. Enjoy al fresco dining at The Grill or a buffet in the more relaxed setting of the Secret Garden Café.
As well as a choice of comfortable accommodation, dining venues, bars and lounges, Boudicca features all the facilities and amenities you need for a comfortable, restful and stress-free stay on board, including heated pools and bubbling jacuzzis, library, gaming tables & card rooms, and even a self-service Laundry Room. Stroll through the Port or Boutique shop whether you need any essentials or a holiday bargain or bring home something special for you or a loved one from the Fred Olsen Jewellery Shop.
During the day insightful talks and lectures, as well as interactive hobby classes take place and fantastic live performances – including cabaret, stand-up comedy and intimate shows from resident bands and singers – bring the ship to life in the evenings.
|Tue 16 Apr||Late PM||Dover, United Kingdom|
|Wed 17 Apr||At Sea|
|Thu 18 Apr||Early AM||Late PM||Bergen, Norway|
|Fri 19 Apr||Early AM||Late PM||Flåm, Norway|
|Fri 19 Apr||Late PM||Late Night||Cruising Naeroyfjord, Norway|
|Sat 20 Apr||Early AM||Late Night||Ålesund, Norway|
|Sun 21 Apr||Early AM||Late PM||Olden, Norway|
|Sun 21 Apr||Late PM||Late Night||Cruising Nordfjord, Norway|
|Mon 22 Apr||Early AM||Early AM||Furebergfoss Waterfall, Norway|
|Mon 22 Apr||Early AM||Early PM||Cruise Hardangerfjord, Norway|
|Mon 22 Apr||Early PM||Late Night||Eidfjord, Norway|
|Tue 23 Apr||Early AM||Late PM||Stavanger, Norway|
|Wed 24 Apr||At Sea|
|Thu 25 Apr||Early AM||Dover, United Kingdom|