Fred. Olsen – Norwegian Fjords, Mountains & Glaciers – 2019
Sails from Liverpool
8 night cruise to experience the stunning Norwegian Fjords & Lerwick
Travel through the spectacular Norwegian Fjords & Lerwick 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.
You will begin your visit with 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, which presents unspoilt views from 650 metres above Aurlandsfjord.
Then, its onto the charming village of Olden which is set amongst green meadows and beautiful scenery.
Bergen – another of the fjordland’s most interesting and vibrant cities – will be another stop on this journey.
Then on your final leg of the journey will be Lerwick. It’s the friendly capital of the 100 islands and islets of the stunning Shetland Islands. Therefore, be sure to explore this fascinating fishing port and its interesting history.
Sunday 7th July 2019 - 8 nights
Sun 7 Jul 2019
Departure from Liverpool
Board the ship mid-afternoon before you set sail.
Mon 8 Jul - Tue 9 Jul 2019
Enjoy a full day of cruising.
Wed 10 Jul 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. Explore the village, visit the Flåm Railway Museum or take a walk along the Flåmselvi River.
Thu 11 Jul 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.
Fri 12 Jul 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.
Sat 13 Jul 2019
Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland
Modern Lerwick retains many fascinating small shops and historic buildings. Wandering along atmospheric Commercial St. is a delight. The bustling, cosmopolitan seaport is the islands’ only town, and its wonderful natural harbour is a joy to explore.
Be sure to check out Böd of Gremista – a “fishing booth” built in 1780, which is now a fascinating museum.
Sun 14 Jul 2019
Enjoy a full day of cruising.
Mon 15 Jul 2019
After an early breakfast, disembark the ship for your journey home.
Black Watch Ship information
Black Watch is the smallest of Fred.Olsen’s fleet making it sleek and intimate with a friendly and familiar feel focusing on providing a traditional cruise experience.
All of the 423 stylish and comfortable rooms ensure that your stay is as enjoyable, relaxing and carefree as possible including facilities like an en-suite bathroom (some rooms even have a bathtub), a desk, telephone, interactive Smart TV, hairdryer, mini-fridge and tea & coffee making facilities. According to your needs you can choose between different room types: Interior, Porthole, Picture Window, Balcony or Suite.
Some of the most memorable experiences on any Black Watch cruise are enjoyed in the stylish and intimate dining venues on board the ship. Choose to dine in the more formal Glentanar and Orchid Room restaurants or perhaps visit the Brigadoon for a delicious self-service buffet at lunch and dinner. Take a seat at The Poolside and experience al fresco dining at its finest.
As well as a choice of comfortable accommodation, dining venues, bars and lounges, Black Watch 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, Card Room & Gaming Tables and even a self-service Laundry Room. Stroll through the Port or Boutique shop whether you need any essentials or a holiday bargain.
On every cruise adventure there’s plenty to keep guests entertained, from a wide range of daily activities to fantastic live shows in the evenings. With insightful talks and lectures, classes and quizzes, 4k & 3D films, classic cabaret, stand-up comedy and much more on offer in the ship’s comfortable and spacious lounges and public areas, you’re sure to find something to suit your personal tastes and interests.
|Sun 07 Jul||Late PM||Liverpool, United Kingdom|
|Mon 08 Jul – Tue 09 Jul||At Sea|
|Wed 10 Jul||Early AM||Late PM||Flåm, Norway|
|Thu 11 Jul||Early AM||Late PM||Olden, Norway|
|Thu 11 Jul||Late PM||Late Night||Cruising Nordfjord, Norway|
|Thu 11 Jul||Late Night||Late Night||Cruising Hornelen, Norway|
|Fri 12 Jul||Early AM||Late PM||Bergen, Norway|
|Sat 13 Jul||Early AM||Early PM||Lerwick, United Kingdom|
|Sun 14 Jul||At Sea|
|Mon 15 Jul||Early AM||Liverpool, United Kingdom|