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Off she goes ... Brabant sets sail on Olsen’s inaugural European river cruise season

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ new 156-guest river ship, Brabant, has embarked on its inaugural cruise season from Amsterdam.

The European River Cruising programme which runs until November offers guests a total of 30 departures with durations ranging from five to 25 nights, complemented by a selection of high-quality chargeable shore excursions.

river cruiser Brabant
Brabant is offering 30 cruises of between five and 25 nights

Itineraries include: Düsseldorf to Amsterdam; Düsseldorf to Nuremberg; Nuremberg to Budapest; Budapest to Hirsova, Romania; Düsseldorf to Basel; and Hirsova to Düsseldorf.

Fred Olsen has also incorporated plenty of scenic cruising in daylight hours into its itineraries so that guests can make the most of the spectacular scenery on offer at the best time of the day.

Peter Deer, Olsen’s commercial director, said: “These are exciting times, as Brabant will be visiting the wonderful rivers of Europe – the Rhine, Danube, Moselle and Main – as well as pretty towns and big name cities, such as Vienna and Strasbourg, for shopping, music and culture.

“Brabant may be small, but we are proud to have developed a great product for our first year, helping to create new memories for our guests across the spectacular waterways of Europe.”

The inaugural river cruise season will be followed by an expanded programme of 33 departures in 2019.

Fred Olsen River Cruises: 0800 0355 242 or visit www.fredolsencruises.com/river-cruises

Posted on 9th April 2018 at 07:59 am in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Fred Olsen |

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