The flagship vessel of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines proudly carries the name of Fred. Olsen's Great Grandmother, Bolette. Radiating timeless and sophisticated elegance, it showcases expansive and cosy public spaces, setting the standard for its smaller ship fleet.

Welcome to Bolette

Bolette offers ample space for guests to unwind, encompassing bars, lounges, theatres, and expansive open deck areas. The Observatory presents their Signature Experiences, inviting you to indulge in scenic cruising through its expansive panoramic windows—a perfect complement to the informative commentary, providing insights into the waterways and fjords you'll traverse.

Within the Auditorium, culinary enthusiasts can delight in cooking demonstrations, featuring talented chefs crafting exclusive Treats of the Region dishes, with the opportunity to savour these delectable creations. The Lido Bar and swimming pool await and the retractable roof ensures year-round swimming enjoyment. The dedicated and amiable staff offer renowned personal and attentive service, and with just 690 cabins on board, there’s an intimate feel to the on board experience too.

What's on board Bolette?

Bolette is a  beautiful mid-sized cruise ship known for its welcoming ambience and cultural offerings. Onboard, passengers can enjoy a variety of dining options, bars, entertainment venues, a spa, a fitness centre, and swimming pools. The ship offers a range of activities and enrichment programs. Bolette's intimate size allows for a personalised and relaxed cruise experience.

Dining, Bars & Lounges

Main Dining Restaurants
Colours and Tastes
The View Buffet Restaurant
The Lido Bar
The Bookmark Café
The Oriental Tea Room

Main Dining Restaurants

Each night at their sophisticated two-level main dining venues, indulge in a delectable five-course, à la carte menu meticulously crafted and cooked by the skilled culinary team. The menu varies daily, featuring a delightful array of options such as steaks, seafood, freshly crafted soups, pasta, and salads, complemented by a choice of delightful homemade breads, freshly baked in the onboard bakery. In addition to the regular offerings, relish the opportunity to try regional specialties, from their Treats of the Region dishes, showcasing the flavours unique to the places you'll be exploring.


The Observatory
Morning Light Pub and Lounge
Ocean Bar
Neptune Lounge

The Observatory

The Observatory boasts breathtaking panoramic vistas, creating an ideal setting for the Scenic Discoveries Signature Experience. This unique encounter is enhanced by commentary provided by onboard experts, enriching your observations of captivating fjords, islands, and waterways from this splendid viewpoint. Additionally, the Observatory hosts the popular sessions on Navigational chart and map reading. As the day transitions into evening, the Observatory transforms into a vibrant space filled with the sounds of the resident live band. Here, you can elevate your onboard experience by selecting from a range of offerings, including Champagne, sparkling cocktails, and enticing mocktails.

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