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Fred Olsen Cruise Lines now open for 2025

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering a first look at its new summer programme for 2025 with the early release of two cruises venturing to warmer climates.

Krka WaterfallsIn June, Borealis will take guests on an enchanted journey along the Dalmatian coast, where Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ expert journey planners have hand-crafted an itinerary to include cruising along the fjord-like Bay of Kotor in Montenegro and sailing past the Makarska Riviera in Croatia.

Other ports of call will include Split where guests can see the cascading waterfalls of Krka and visit Diocletian’s Palace and Dubrovnik to explore the ancient city walls.

PortofinoIn September 2025, Bolette will be visiting a string of charming towns perched on coastal cliffs, including the emerging gem of Cinque Terre, Corsica’s Bonifacio and picturesque Portofino.

Martin Lister, Head of Itinerary Planning and Destination Experience at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:

“With the Scenic Gems of the Dalmatian Coast, guests will be met with rugged mountains, idyllic bays and glistening islands and have the chance to experience the region’s way of life by eating prosciutto, sipping Rakija, crafting wood and lace and dancing the Lindo and Oro.

“On Bolette, guests can uncover Cinque Terre’s rich maritime history, particularly in Genoa, home to ancient city walls and the birthplace of explorer Christopher Columbus.”

Details of the two new cruises on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet of smaller-sized ships, which are now available to book, are as follows:

Borealis’ 22-night ‘Scenic Gems of the Dalmatian Coast’ cruise, departing from Dover on June 5, 2025. Prices start from £3,499 per person.

Itinerary: Dover – Tangier, Morocco – Cruise Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta – Valletta, Malta – Split, Croatia – Cruising past Mount Biokovo, Makarska Riviera, Croatia – Dubrovnik, Croatia – Kotor, Montenegro – Cruising Bay of Kotor, Montenegro – Kerkira, Corfu, Greece – La Goulette, Tunisia – Cartagena, Spain – La Coruna, Spain – Dover.

Bolette’s 16-night ‘Italy’s Scenic Riviera with Charming Cinque Terre’ cruise, departing from Liverpool on September 24 2025. Prices start from £2,699 per person.

Itinerary: Liverpool – Gibraltar – Cartagena, Spain – Portofino, Italy – Genoa, Italy (overnight port) – La Spezia, Italy (for Cinque Terre) – Propriano, Corsica – Cruise Mouth of River Tagus, Belem Tower and Discovery Monument, Portugal – Lisbon, Portugal – Liverpool.

These two sailings come ahead of the launch of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ full 2025/26 schedule which is set to be released in March.

For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the website at Book online, call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm), or contact your ABTA travel agent.

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