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Historic Cities & Waterways of Germany

Historic Cities & Waterways of Germany

Thu 17th Sept 2020: An 8 day Fred Olsen Cruise aboard MS Balmoral to the Historic Cities and Waterways of Germany with on board gratuities included, entertainment, on board activities and much more!

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Thursday 17th to Thursday 24th September 2020 (8 days)


A classic cruise combining scenic cruising through gorgeous countryside and visits to attraction-packed destinations, this highly rewarding week away shows you Germany at its finest.


  • You’ll bypass coastal Bremerhaven and sail by the pretty fields and valleys of the River Weser to Bremen, where the gothic-style Marktplatz and medieval Schnoor district are among many highlights.

  • Hamburg, rich in historical and contemporary delights, awaits after sailing the winding Elbe River too; while there’s also a visit to Warnemünde and an unforgettable full-day transit of the Kiel Canal.


Look What’s Included on All Cruises:


  • Door to Door Service from your home

  • Return coach transfers to Port of embarkation

  • Our own Courier Service (Subject to a minimum of 15 people travelling)

  • All On-board Gratuities Included

  • Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning

  • Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks

  • Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes

  • In-room sandwiches and snacks

  • All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, live music and dancing

  • Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet

  • Use of leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym

  • A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day

  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance)


Further information on the individual cruise itineraries is available on-line at or ask our friendly reservations team for further details.





Not Included: Drinks & shore excursions


Thu 17 Sep

Dover, United Kingdom

Fri 18 Sep

Cruising Weser River, Germany

Sat 19 Sep

Bremen, Germany

Sun 20 Sep

Kiel Canal Transit, Germany

Mon 21 Sep

Warnemünde, Germany

Tue 22 Sep

Kiel Canal Transit, Germany | Cruising River Elbe, Germany |
Hamburg, Germany

Thu 24 Sep

Dover, United Kingdom

Your Cruise Ship


MS Balmoral

Balmoral  is the largest of our ocean-going cruise ships, yet is still small enough to navigate size-restricted waterways such as the Kiel Canal, providing fantastic scenic cruising opportunities, and retains the warm, intimate and friendly atmosphere that the Fred. Olsen fleet is renowned for. Balmoral  is named after the Scottish residence of the British Royal Family, and the Scottish theme runs throughout the main dining venues – the Ballindalloch, Avon and Spey – where guests can enjoy tantalising menus prepared by our expert chefs.


Featuring 710 well-appointed rooms and suites and a selection of comfortable lounges, bars and inviting public areas which have been extensively refitted Show less

 and improved as part of Fred. Olsen's fleet-wide refurbishment programme, Balmoral  provides guests with ample space in which to relax and share a memorable cruise experience with hundreds, not thousands, of fellow travellers. And, as our guests have come to expect, there is always an array of superb entertainment on offer throughout the day, from lectures and hobby classes to live cabaret and comedians, ensuring you can make the most of your time on board.



  • 6 Restaurants

  • 6 Bars & Lounges

  • 2 Show Lounge

  • 2 Swimming Pools

  • 4 Jacuzzis

  • Fitness Centre

  • Atlantis Spa

  • 3 Boutique Shops

  • Golf Nets

  • Gaming Tables

  • Library

  • Card Room

  • Laundry Room

  • Room Service

  • WiFi

  • RIBs


Duration, Departure Dates & Cabin Prices


8 Day Cruise

thu 17th to Thu 24th Sept 2020


DEPARTURE & RETURN TIMINGS – Still to be advised


Superior Ocean View (B)

Ocean View (D)

Ocean View (E)

Interior Room (I)

Single Interior Room(N)









DEPARTURE & RETURN TIMINGS – Still to be advised


HOLIDAY INSURANCE – Please contact us for details


DEPOSITS – A 20% Deposit of the total cruise value is required at the time of booking.


  • All Prices on board are in Sterling – so you don’t have any worries about currency fluctuations

  • This Cruise is protected through our membership of ABTOT (Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust).


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

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

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Henley in Arden Depot Park & Ride, Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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