Fred Olsen Cruise – Fjords Mountains & Glaciers

Staying aboard The Black Watch

9 DAYS | 26th August 2019

The cruise heads for Norway from Liverpool via Scotland’s picturesque Shetland Islands. Stopping at Lerwick to wet your appetite for the holiday to come. Three unforgettable days of fjordland exploration will then begin in beautiful Bergen. This historic, Hanseatic city has a Funicular Railway, which travels to the top of the magnificent, 320-metre-high Mount Fløyen, one of Norway’s most famous attractions. From Bergen you will sail to Olden, situated deep within Nordfjord, tucked away between rolling valleys and lush-green meadows, and is your gateway to a plethora of spellbinding natural wonders and exciting excursions including the spectacular Briksdal Glacier. Next you will travel to Flåm via the Nordfjord, and cruising by the imposing Hornelen, Europe’s highest sea cliff. Some of the fjordland’s most memorable experiences await you in Flåm; why not take a trip on the iconic Flåmsbana railway, as it winds its way through soaring mountains and impressive waterfalls. Finally, back on board Black Watch, you will experience an unforgettable scenic cruise of Nærøyfjord, one of National Geographic’s top two Natural World Heritage Sites.

The Black Watch is a sleek and intimate ship offering a warm welcome the moment you step aboard. Quiet and comfortable, you certainly won’t find yourself having to compete for space with hordes of other passengers! There is an impressive range of dining choices on offer from the inviting elegance of the Glentanar Restaurant to the delightful Orchid Room; enjoy Garden Café or the Poolside Café or Marquee Pool Bar. There is also Lido Lounge and popular Scottish Piper’s Bar provide congenial settings, or you can retreat to your favourite nook in the Braemar Lounge or the Observatory. The impressive array of amenities includes two swimming pools, a fitness centre, health and beauty salon, deck sports, library, indoor games, internet access, casino, 150-seat film theatre, glamorous cabarets and shows, discos and dancing. The cabins have en-suite facilities, TV, safe and courtesy tea trays.

MONDAY
We depart Macclesfield mid-morning for the short journey to Liverpool where we board the Black Watch for our Norwegian adventure.

TUESDAY
Cruising

WEDNESDAY
Lerwick, Shetland Isles

THURSDAY
Bergen, Norway

FRIDAY
Olden and cruising Hornelen – one of Norway’s longest and most picturesque fjords.

SATURDAY
Flam and cruising Naeroyfjord

SUNDAY / MONDAY
Cruising

TUESDAY
We arrive in Liverpool, where a coach will be waiting for our short journey home.

Financial protection is provided by TRIP through Towergate Travel and full details are available on request and will be sent with your confirmation

Tour includes: Luxury return coach travel to Liverpool, cabin of your choice, all meals, snacks and all inclusive drinks package throughout the cruise, all port taxes, porterage on board and gratuities.
Prices start from £1,299.00 per person sharing inside twin cabin
Single cabins available but limited number
Please note Fred Olsen reserve the right to levy a fuel surcharge at any time.

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