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Sail along German rivers and waterways from Belfast with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines this Summer

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Sail along German rivers and waterways from Belfast with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines this Summer

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests in Northern Ireland and Ireland the chance to take a 12-night ‘German Canals, Rivers & Cities’ cruise from Belfast for the first-time ever, setting sail on 1st August 2016, fromjust £67 per person, per night!

This great-value sailing is possible due to Boudicca’s smaller, more intimate size – allowing her to glide along German canals, waterways and rivers, whilst calling at fascinating and picturesque cities along the way.

Nathan Philpot, Sales and Marketing Director for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:

“The popularity of our Belfast sailings has grown and grown. Now in our fourth cruise season from this convenient port, we wanted to offer our loyal customers and ‘new-to-cruise’ guests in Northern Ireland and Ireland something extra-special this year – the opportunity to experience one of our most popular river cruise itineraries and get to see Germany in a very different way. And, without the need to travel far to meet your ship, there is so much included in the cost of a Fred. Olsen holiday!”

The details of this new Fred. Olsen ex-Belfast cruise are as follows:

Boudicca’s 12-night D1614A ‘German Canals, Rivers & Cities’ cruise, ex Belfast on 1st August 2016. Prices start from just £799 per person.

After a cruise through the Kiel Canal, the first port on this German waterways sailing is Travemünde, for trips into UNESCO-listed Lübeck. This enchanting town will make guests feel as though they have been transported back to the 14th Century!

Boudicca will then arrive in Hamburg, for two nights. Here, guests can choose to take in the culture of this fantastic Hanseatic city, with over 60 museums, or the world-famous Reeperbahn, with its theatres, bars and lively nightlife.

Guests will then have the chance to relax out on Boudicca’sdeck, as shecruises along the River Elbe and the River Weser, before arriving in Bremen, for an overnight stay. Famous for its beer, breweries and traditional pubs, guests can soak up the local culture, or take a look around St. Peter’s Cathedral.

Boudicca will then make a stop in Dublin, renowned for its warm welcome, history and culture. Guests can wander through the streets of this vibrant city, taking in the many museums and monuments, or take a tour to the Guinness Storehouse, for a taste of the famous ‘Black Stuff’.

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

Guests can also choose to upgrade to Fred. Olsen’s ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package for just £10 per person, per night.

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




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


Ellis Orchard

Ellis Orchard

Press contact Public Relations Manager Public Relations 07557672265
Georgina May

Georgina May

Press contact Public Relations Executive Public Releations

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and redefined the cruise experience, and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again, we seem to have styled it to perfection

The company originated in Hvitsten, a small town on Oslofjord in Norway, in 1848 when three Olsen brothers – Fredrik Christian, Petter and Andreas – bought their first ships and began an international shipping company.

Now into the fifth generation of the family, they operate companies skilled in various aspects of the cruise and passenger shipping trade as well as aviation, ships’ crewing, shipbuilding and offshore industries.
Aside from the transportation industries, the Fred. Olsen group also has interests in the luxury hotel sector, estate management, property development, and electronics companies.

Offices for the company are spread throughout the world, although the company headquarters remain firmly in the family’s hands in Oslo and Tenerife. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is based in Ipswich in Suffolk.

Company Reg. No: 2672435
Registered Name & Office: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ltd, 2nd Floor, 64-65 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2NU.
Place of registration: England and Wales
VAT Number: 927 5336 08

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
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IP1 5LL Ipswich, Suffolk
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