This river city set on the banks of the Elbe is one of Germany’s most prosperous ports.
In Germany’s capital you can see such sights as the Gendarmenmarkt square, home to the Concert Hall and cathedral.
Bremen has many historic attractions, including St Peter's Cathedral and the 15th-century town hall.
- Kiel Canal
Admire the scenery as you transit this impressive manmade waterway.
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German Waterways for Solo Travellers
Boudicca sailing from Doverfrom £2,099 per person 8 1 Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required
- Free upgrade to all inclusive
- VIP door to door
- Solo Travellers
Explore the attractive waterways of Germany...
Join other solo travellers and board Fred. Olsen’s Bouddica as she sails through the German countryside along the River Elbe and Kiel Canal, waterways which are inaccessible to larger cruise ships. Contrast charming seaside resorts with historic cities and take the opportunity to see the many landmarks of Berlin, such as the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz and what is left of the Berlin Wall, on a tour of the capital.
Plus, enjoy a unique range of social activities organised by your dedicated Solos Host on board.
Saga price includes...
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
- All port taxes, fees and charges
- Tourist visas if required
- Drinks package*
- Welcome drink and dinner
- Drinks party
- Farewell dinner
- Social activities on board
- Solos Host
And on your cruise...
- Full board
- Afternoon tea
- Room service
- Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
- Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
- Shuttle bus at selected ports
- Porterage of luggage
*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.
03/06/2020 Dover, England
After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Dover, embark Boudicca. Your Solos Host will meet you as you board with all the details of your regular solo travellers meetings and activities. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner and drinks reception and get to know your fellow solo travellers.
Depart late afternoon.
04/06/2020 At sea
Spend the day at sea.
05/06/2020 Travemünde (for Lübeck), Germany
Arrive early afternoon. Depart late night.
Perhaps take the opportunity to visit UNESCO-listed Lübeck, once the capital of the Hanseatic League. Scout the narrow winding alleys that snake away from the main streets, or try some of the city's famous marzipan.
06/06/2020 Warnemünde (for Berlin), Germany
Arrive early morning. Depart late night.
With excellent links to Rostock and Berlin, famous monuments such as Charlottenburg Castle, the Brandenburg Gate, Olympic Stadium and Reichstag are within easy reach of this delightful seaside town with its wide sandy beaches and traditional pubs and restaurants.
07/06/2020 Transit the Kiel Canal, Germany
Cruise along the world's busiest artificial waterway.
07/06/2020 Cruising the River Elbe, Germany
The River Elbe is one of the main waterways in central Europe, stretching from the Czech Republic to the North Sea, via Germany.
08/06/2020 Hamburg, Germany
Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.
If you’re an early riser you’ll enjoy views of the lush-green German countryside as your ship cruises into the heart of Hamburg, a modern and dynamic city with a rich maritime heritage stemming from its bustling sea port. There's also a vast network of canals – crossed by more bridges than any other city in the world! – a melange of elegant architecture and tons of galleries and museums.
09/06/2020 Bremen, Germany
Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.
Bremen's medieval heritage is evident in its old waterfront and the timber-framed buildings of the Schnoor quarter. There are plenty of little boutiques here, as well as charming ale houses where you can sample the local brew.
10/06/2020 At sea
Enjoy a farewell dinner this evening with your fellow solo travellers.
11/06/2020 Dover, England
Arrive early morning.
Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.
Travelling solo with Fred. Olsen
Fred. Olsen won the 2018 Wave Award in the ‘Best for Solo Travellers’ category, making them the ideal cruise line if you’re considering cruising as a single passenger. Fred. Olsen have the reputation of sailing the friendliest fleet afloat, and the relatively small size of their four ocean ships, combined with a warm and welcoming atmosphere, will ensure you’ll feel right at home. On this cruise enjoy the added bonus, and friendly service, of a Saga Solos Host. From organising exclusive gatherings and excursions ashore, to reserving seating in the dining room, they’re here to help you get the most out of your experience.
Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.