Cruise: Maritime cities and the Baltics

27 June-11 July 2024. 14 nights. From £1,949 per person. Full board. Departing from Dover on Fred. Olsen's Borealis. Come sail with us as we explore maritime cities and cultural delights of the Baltics on this thrilling Oddfellows-hosted group cruise.

Catch world-class sailing events

View back to the harbour of Gdansk in Poland with its colourful terrace buildings and a sailing boatExplore Gdańsk, one of Poland’s most important and dynamic cities, with over a thousand years of seafaring traditions and heritage

This 14-night cruise will take you to Germany, Poland, Sweden and Finland, and is a must for maritime history lovers.

The cruise is timed to coincide with the final day of the annual Kiel Week sailing regatta. You'll also be able to experience the tall ship races in Helsinki, where tall ships from across the world will race in Baltic waters.

It's a perfect opportunity to explore multiple cities in the company of fellow Oddfellows and guests.

An itinerary packed with excitement and discovery

Thurs 27 June

  • Depart from Dover.

Fri 28-Sat 29 June

  • Cruising at sea. A chance to relax on-board and enjoy the entertainment. 

Sun 30 June

  • Kiel, Germany.

Mon 1 July

  • Cruising at sea. A chance to relax on-board and enjoy the entertainment.

Tues 2 July

  • Gdansk, Poland.

Weds 3 July

  • Visby, Sweden.

Thurs 4 July

  • Tallinn, Estonia.

Fri 5 July

  • Helsinki, Finland.

Sat 6 July

  • Turku, Finland. Cruise the Turku Archipelago.

Sun 7 July

  • Cruising at sea. A chance to relax on-board and enjoy the entertainment.

Mon 8 July

  • Warnemünde, Germany.

Tues 9-Weds 10 July

  • Cruising at sea. A chance to relax on-board and enjoy the entertainment.

Thurs 11 July

  • Return to Dover.

The cruise also includes a free onboard drinks party, so you can get to know your fellow cruisers.*

Find out more about this cruise and what's included in your price on the Fred. Olsen website.

Meet Wendy, your Oddfellows host

Headshot of Oddfellows member Wendy Atkins

Wendy Atkins, a member from Ipswich Oddfellows, will be your host. She has travelled the world by cruise ship and welcomes all members and their guests to join her on this next adventure.

Wendy is also happy to answer any questions you may have about the trip, and will be ready to welcome you when you step on board.

You can get in touch with Wendy on 07722 191437, or email

About your ship, the Borealis

Sister ship of Bolette, the Borealis joined Fred. Olsen in 2020 and features a series of lounges, bars, elegant restaurants and wide-open deck spaces, as well as 702 cabins and suites.

Learn more about the Borealis on the Fred. Olsen website.

How do I find out more or book?

To find out more about the cruise and the different types of cabin available, contact Wendy Atkins on 07722 191437, or email

A deposit of 15% per person will be needed to confirm your place on this trip.

Funding towards group transport to and from the port may also be available.**

Free £25 on-board spend per person.***

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Book with confidence

This cruise is operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines. We recommend that you look at their terms and conditions before booking.

Group fares are per person, based on standard occupancy of the lead-in cabin of named category, subject to availability. Prices are capacity controlled and subject to change. Offers may be amended or withdrawn at any time without prior notice, are subject to availability and cannot be applied retrospectively. All bookings made on the group fares must be booked under group account code AG1264. All bookings are subject to Fred. Olsen’s standard terms and conditions, available on our website and on request. Some ports may be at anchor, intermediate days are at sea. FOCL reserves the right to amend itineraries for operational reasons. *The hosted group drinks party is offered free of charge subject to minimum numbers and includes house wines, sherry, soft drinks and cold canapés. Prices are not combinable with the Oddfellows affinity discount. **The funding towards transport to/from the port is provided by FOCL, subject to minimum numbers. Group transport from Ipswich to/from port will be arranged by Ipswich Oddfellows. The free on board spend credit, is per person and is automatically added to the guests on board account. This free on board spend is non-transferable, non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash. E&OE.