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Christmas Markets Cruise with Fred Olsen

Christmas Markets Cruise with Fred Olsen

Start the festive season in style on this NEW Christmas Markets Cruise - Enjoy free time in Bruges, Oslo , Copenhagen and Hamburg

• On board Balmoral • Cruise Code L2030

• Departs Tuesday 1st December 2020


• Porterage

• All meals throughout the cruise from a 5 course a la carte dining to casual buffets & late night snacks

• All Inclusive drinks package

• Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet

• Evening entertainment including cabaret shows, live music & dancing

• Use of leisure facilities and a wide range of daytime activities & lectures

• Crew gratuities

• Port taxes


We depart and make our way to
Southampton to board the cruise ship Balmoral.

Cruise Highlights:

• Bruges, Belgium. Often called the Venice of the
North, Bruges is famous for its beautiful canals
and historic buildings with a combination of
gothic and modern design which gives Bruges a
unique appearance and feel.
• Cruise the wonderful scenery of the 100km-long
Oslofjord to Oslo.
• Oslo. Norway’s capital city. Of the numerous
museums one to enjoy is the national Art Gallery,
home to Edvard Munch’s iconic ‘The Scream’ and
another the fabulous Viking Ship Museum which
has 3 ships recovered from royal burial sites in
the Oslofjord.
• Copenhagen, Denmark. The historic centre of
Denmark’s capital is the 18th Century Rococo
district which is home to the Royal Family’s
Amalienboro Palace Complex surrounded by
beautiful gardens and home to the Danish crown
Jewels. Take a walk through the pretty Nyhavn
17th Century waterfront and canal district where
you will find picture-postcard scenes of wooden
ships set to a backdrop of brightly painted
• The Little Mermaid sculpture la Langelinje Pier is
a must-visit attraction.
• Kiel Canal. One of the world’s most important
shipping routes, connecting the North Sea, at the
mouth of the River Elbe to the Baltic Sea, 61 miles
of German engineering with allows ships to avoid
250 nautical miles of sailing.
• Hamburg, Germany’s principal port a
cosmopolitan and historic city. It is awash with
ancient buildings and monuments typical of
Hanseatic heritage and in particular the steeple
of St. Nikolai – a church almost destroyed in
World War II, the 17th century Zollenbrücke
Bridge and Hamburg Rathaus are must-visit sites.
• 2 days at sea during your holiday


We disembark in Southampton and
depart for home.

Your Ship



Your Cruise Ship Balmoral is a classically styled

ship exuding a friendly atmosphere and a home

from-home feel. It is the newest and largest ship

in the fleet. Cabins are en suite with TV, hairdryer

and tea/coffee making facilities.


Please note – We do not include shore excursions

and full details of costs etc will be sent in advance.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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