Already extremely popular for their ocean cruises, Fred. Olsen now delight their cruise fans with a brand new river cruise programme. Onboard their solo river cruise ship, Brabant, Fred Olsen river cruises take in Europe’s best rivers, including the Danube, Rhine and Moselle.
With itineraries ranging from 5 to 25 nights, complemented by a selection of high-quality shore excursions designed to enhance guests’ experience of the destination, Fred Olsen have incorporate everything which makes their ocean cruises so popular and transferred it to the European waterways.
Fred. Olsen bring their distinctive style of ‘destination exploration’ to river cruising, with thrilling itineraries visiting some of Europe’s most stunning rivers, canals and valleys. With Fred Olsen River Cruises guests can sail the breath-taking Danube, taking in the major cities and wildlife-rich Danube Delta, and the Rhine River through the beating heart of Europe.
Enjoy the highlights of Europe via her grand, interconnecting rivers, along the twists and turns of the Moselle, Rhine and Main valleys or enjoy a ‘taster’ cruise to Amsterdam, where the tulips are the stars of the show.
For your enjoyment, Fred. Olsen have also incorporated a large amount of scenic cruising in daylight hours into their new river cruise itineraries, so that guests can make the most of the outstanding scenery on offer at the best time of the day.
Stand out Fred.Olsen River Cruises Inclusive Features:
•Comfortable ensuite accommodation with flatscreen TV, hairdryer, safe and individual climate control.
•Gourmet cuisine consisting of early riser breakfast, breakfast buffet, casual lunch and five-course a la carte dinner.
•Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner and Captain's Gala Dinner.
•Onboard entertainment including singers and pianists
•Use of leisure facilities such as Fitness Room and Wellness Tub
• Complimentary WiFi onboard.
•Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
•Complimentary tea and Coffee available at all times.
•All local taxes and port charges
Fred Olsen River Cruises fleet
Fred Olsen River Cruise Ships
Smaller than many river ships with other river cruise lines, Fred Olsen’s Brabant holds no more than an intimate 156 passengers. Despite her passenger capacity, Brabant features an array of excellent facilities, including a restaurant, Panorama Bar, pool, fitness room, wellness area, and more.
Each cabin onboard Brabant is spacious, featuring all the amenities you'll need to feel comfortable. In addition, many cabins onboard Brabant boast Juliette balconies for you to enjoy the views in the peace of your very own cabin. Onboard Brabant you’ll soon settle in to a warm and friendly atmosphere, with a great staff to guest ratio found only when river cruising.
When it comes to service, you’ll find the staff on Brabant attending to your needs at the same high standards as made Fred Olsen’s ocean cruises so renowned. Many of the staff onboard Brabant have served on other river cruise vessels or with Fred Olsen for years, guaranteeing a fantastic level of experience and Fred Olsen’s values of great service and openness.
Onboard Brabant with Fred Olsen the onboard level of cuisine, accommodation and relaxation is something many guests are quick to note. Indulge in gourmet dining from breakfast buffets to delicious lunches and a la carte dinners. Enjoy spacious cabins featuring flat-screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms, safe and complimentary Wi-Fi, and take advantage of facilities such as the Amadeus Club, with games and puzzles. Keep fit while afloat in the generous Fitness Room and Vital Club wellness area for an unrivalled feeling of relaxation, enrichment and invigoration during your Fred Olsen river cruise.
Fred. Olsen River Cruise Destinations
Fred Olsen river cruises boast some of the best itinerates in European river cruising, thanks to their fantastic excursions which dive deep into every port and destination’s history, culture and cuisine.
Danube - No matter where you are on this vast waterway, you will be taken on a fascinating journey through the timeline of European history. Sailing on Danube itineraries will take you to a number of ports, rich with stunning architecture, serene landscapes and delicious cuisine.
Highlights: Bratislava, Budapest, Dürnstein, Vienna, Passau
Moselle - The Moselle River is a fantastic showcase of the best of Germany’s vineyards, picturesque towns and vast cities.
Highlights: Bernkastel-Kues, Cochem, Middle Moselle Valley
Main - Home to a breath-taking landscape, the Main River is a 330-mile journey stopping at hidden gems within Germany. Step back in time through ancient towns, and discover your next favourite vintage.
Highlights: Bamberg, Miltenberg, Würzburg
Rhine - The River Rhine is simply overflowing with must-see sights, activities and cuisine! With ports of call throughout Germany and France, guests can tour the city of Koblenz, try world-famous wine in Breisach, or simply enjoy the view of the Rhine Gorge from Brabant’s sundeck.
Highlights: Basel, Cologne, Koblenz, Strasbourg, Amsterdam
Destinations Visited By Fred Olsen River Cruises
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Fred Olsen River Cruises 2019 / 2020
The Cruise was excellent. Everything was carefully thought of. The food was exceptional.Th aStaff were always cheerful and help...read more
We have just returned from the Mosel and Rhine cruise. We loved every minute. The staff, food, entertainment and destinations...read more