Portugal's Islands in Search of the Meteor Shower

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No-Fly from Rosyth

You’ll have chances to discover the Sete Cidades crater lakes, the volcanoes of Capelinhos and Pico, and the Algar do Carvão lava tube. What’s more, we’ve timed your sailing to coincide with the Perseid Meteor Shower, affording chances to see shooting stars as Balmoral sails the remote waters of the Azores, and when hydrangeas – the archipelago’s national flower – are in bloom.

Prices Available
7th August 2024
£1699
  • Departure Date: 07th August 2024
  • Total Nights: 15 Nights
  • Cruise: Balmoral
  • Package Type: Cruise Only
From
£1699 *pp
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines logo
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred Olsen Cruises combine quality cruise experiences with customer-friendly value. They’ve plied the waves for 175 years, and are still going as strong today as their first day at sea.

Offering a stylish & understated style of traditional cruising, the line prides itself on its Signature Experience programme- helping passengers to gain an in-depth understanding of their destinations.

Ideal for passengers seeking a laid-back cruise, with an informal and friendly atmosphere aboard.

1325
Passengers
551
Crew
1987
Launched
2019
Last refit
43537t
Tonnage
218m
Length
32m
Width
18kts
Speed
10
Decks
GBP
Currency
Overview
  • done 15 night cruise onboard Balmoral
  • done No-Fly from Rosyth
  • done À la carte breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • done Daily buffet dining options
  • done Guest speakers
  • done Entertainment
  • done Relaxation & fitness
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1
Embark ship and set sail from Rosyth, Scotland
Day 2-5
At Sea
Day 6
Praia da Vitória, Portugal
Day 7
Horta, Portugal
Day 8
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Day 9
Vila Franca Islet, Portugal
Day 10
At Sea
Day 11
Cruise mouth of River Tagus, Belém Tower & Discovery Monument, Portugal
Day 11
Cruise by Cristo Rei & Abril 25 Bridge, Portugal
Day 11
Lisbon, Portugal
Day 12
Leixões, Portugal
Day 13-15
At Sea
Day 16
Disembark ship in Rosyth, Scotland
Embark ship and set sail from Rosyth, Scotland image
Day 1
Embark ship and set sail from Rosyth, Scotland
At Sea image
Day 2-5
At Sea
Praia da Vitória, Portugal image
Day 6
Praia da Vitória, Portugal
Horta, Portugal image
Day 7
Horta, Portugal
Ponta Delgada, Portugal image
Day 8
Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Vila Franca Islet, Portugal image
Day 9
Vila Franca Islet, Portugal
At Sea image
Day 10
At Sea
Cruise mouth of River Tagus, Belém Tower & Discovery Monument, Portugal image
Day 11
Cruise mouth of River Tagus, Belém Tower & Discovery Monument, Portugal
Cruise by Cristo Rei & Abril 25 Bridge, Portugal image
Day 11
Cruise by Cristo Rei & Abril 25 Bridge, Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal image
Day 11
Lisbon, Portugal
Leixões, Portugal image
Day 12
Leixões, Portugal
At Sea image
Day 13-15
At Sea
Disembark ship in Rosyth, Scotland image
Day 16
Disembark ship in Rosyth, Scotland
Ship Details
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Balmoral

Beautiful Balmoral is small enough to navigate Europe’s most picturesque waterways so guests can enjoy hours of scenic cruising. Balmoral retains a warm, civilised atmosphere and features comfortable accommodation, stylish restaurants and plenty of open-deck space, including an al-fresco restaurant.

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Customer Reviews
4.5
out of 45 customer reviews
Cruise Overall
4.6
Ship
4.6
Dining
4.5
Service Onboard
4.8
Accomodation
4.2
Public Rooms
4.6
Embark & Disembark
4.6
Shore Excursions
3.9
Value For Money
4.3

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