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Enter the heart of the Norwegian fjordland with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2017

Press release   •   Sep 07, 2016 16:35 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure, entitled ‘Discover the Norwegian Fjords’, dedicated to its range of Norwegian fjords holidays in 2017. Showcasing 16 unique itineraries, from a ‘Five-Night Fjords’ cruise, departing from Newcastle on 25th May 2017 – the ideal ‘taster break’ for those who have not cruised before – to an eight-night ‘Scenic Fjords & Waterfalls of Norway’ sailing, departing from Southampton on 8th July 2017.

Neil Herbert, Head of Sales at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:

“There is no better way to take in the Norwegian fjords – one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena – than on a scenic cruise on Fred. Olsen’s smaller ships!

“We recognise that the reason that guests book a fjords cruise is to actually see the fjords, so the scenic cruising element is just as important – if not more important – than the destinations themselves. We don’t just take our guests from port to port; as the Norwegian cruise specialist, we take the time to deviate away from the direct routes, bringing our guests ‘closer’ to the sheer mountainsides, stunning scenery and breath-taking waterfalls, and showcasing the majestic fjords at their very best.”

Fred. Olsen’s ‘Norwegian Fjords’ itineraries are the Number One best-seller for new-to-cruise guests and receive some of the cruise line’s best feedback on the independent review site, Feefo:

“The fjords were a wonderful experience, particularly on a smaller ship which has the ability to travel where the large ships cannot.”

“The mixture of cities, towns and beautiful fjords on the cruise was perfect – we enjoyed every location.”

“The whole holiday surpassed all our expectations. The Norwegian fjords are amazing to see – photographs don’t do them justice.”

Examples of the outstanding cruises available in Fred. Olsen’s new ‘Discover the Norwegian Fjords’ brochure include:

Braemar’s eight-night M1708 ‘Scenic Fjords of Norway’ cruise, ex Southampton on 10th April 2017. Prices start from £899 per person.

Ports of call: Southampton, UK – Cruising Fedafjorden & ListafjordenCruising StolsfjordenCruising Hidrasund and Strandsfjorden – Bergen, Norway – Flåm, Aurlandsfjord, Norway – Cruising Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen Cruising Maurangerfjord and FurebergfossenCruising Hardangerfjord – Eidfjord, Hardangerfjord, Norway – Cruising Lysefjord, Preikestolen and Kjerag – Southampton, UK

For further information:http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/scenic-fjords-of-norway-m1708?referrer=7&isback=1

Balmoral’s nine-night L1709 ‘Scenic Norway & Celebrations’ cruise, ex Dover on 15th May 2017. Prices start from £999 per person.

Ports of call: Dover, UK – Stavanger, Norway – Cruising Lysefjord, Preikestolen and Kjerag – Ulvik, Hardangerfjord, Norway – Cruising UlvikafjordCruising Hardangerfjord – Flåm, Aurlandsfjord, Norway – Cruising Nærøyfjord to Dyrdal – Olden, Nordfjord, Norway – Cruising Nordfjord – Geiranger, Geirangerfjord, Norway – Cruising past Seven Sisters WaterfallCruising Geirangerfjord – Bergen, Norway – Dover, UK

Further information: http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/scenic-norway-and-celebrations-l1709?referrer=7&isback=1

Black Watch’s seven-night W1706 ‘Phenomenal Fjords of Norway’ cruise, ex Dover on 4th June 2017. Prices start from £899 per person.

Ports of call: Dover, UK – Cruising Lysefjord, Preikestolen and KjeragCruising Karmsund – Eidfjord, Hardangerfjord, Norway – Cruising HardangerfjordCruising Fureberg waterfall and Maurangerfjord – Flåm, Aurlandsfjord, Norway – Cruising Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen – Bergen, Norway – Dover, UK

Further information: http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/phenomenal-fjords-of-norway-w1706?referrer=7&isback=1

Boudicca’s eight-night D1720 ‘Fjords, Mountains & Glaciers’ cruise, ex Liverpool on 29th August 2017. Prices start from £1,099 per person.

Ports of call: Liverpool, UK – Lerwick, Shetland Islands, UK – Bergen, Norway – Flåm, Aurlandsfjord, Norway – Cruising Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen – Olden, Nordfjord, Norway – Cruising Nordfjord – Liverpool, UK

For further information: http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/fjords-mountains-and-glaciers-d1720?referrer=7&isback=1

Guests who book one of the cruises featured in Fred. Olsen’s new ‘Discover the Norwegian Fjords’ brochure until 30th September 2016 will receive a free upgrade to its ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package, which includes selected house wines by the glass, selected beers, house spirits and soft drinks all day, every day!

All prices listed are based on two adults sharing a twin-bedded, Interior Room and include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port taxes.

For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the website at www.fredolsencruises.com Book online, call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm; Sunday, 10am – 4pm), or visit an ABTA travel agent.

ENDS

Fred. Olsen Cruise Line operates in the UK with four intimately sized ships for a more personal cruising experience.

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