European Christmas Markets escorted cruise

29 Nov-8 Dec 2019. 9 nights. Full board. Sails from Southampton on the Balmoral. From £999 per person. Visit enticing cities of Belgium, Norway, Denmark and Germany as they sparkle with holiday spirit on this Oddfellows-escorted Fred. Olsen cruise!

What better way to prepare for the festive season than to visit enticing cities in Belgium, Norway, Denmark and Germany as they sparkle with holiday spirit at the 'most wonderful time of the year'.

Hamburg Christmas Market signage

Every stop of this magical cruise presents opportunities to delight in the traditional decorations, huts and tempting flavours of fairytale-esque Christmas markets.

Highlights include:

  • The famous markets of Hamburg, Rostock and Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens
  • Hamburg's unique Miniatur Wunderland
  • Authentic Belgian chocolate shops of Bruges
  • Oslo's Vigeland Sculpture Park and National Gallery home of Edvard Munch's The Scream
  • Copenhagen's impressive palaces
  • Free Oddfellows group drinks party on board**

Hamburg Christmas Market

Visit the Fred. Olsen website to find out more about the European Christmas Markets cruise, the itinerary and what's included in the price, or download our holiday factsheet.

Friendly Oddfellows host on board
One of our members, Wendy, accompanies all our Fred. Olsen group holidays. She acts as our friendly tour operator and is happy to have a chat with you before making a booking, as well as be a welcoming face as soon as you step on board. You can contact her by emailing

For bookings and enquiries
Contact the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' reservations department. Call 0800 0355 108 or visit and quote discount code ODDFEL10 for up to 10%* on your first Fred. Olsen cruise on top of any current offers. Existing Fred. Olsen customers can save 5%, in addition to their 5% Loyalty Club discount. 

This cruise is booked through a third-party holiday/travel company. We recommend that you ask to see their terms and conditions before booking.

All Oddfellows Active Travel Club group holidays are open to members and their guests only.

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*All bookings are subject to Fred. Olsen’s (FOCL) standard terms & conditions. All prices quoted under the Oddfellows members discount offer are exclusive to qualifying members & their travelling companions only, members must quote their discount code at time of booking. Membership discounts cannot be applied retrospectively. Bookings must be made via the booking hotline number 0800 0355 108. Proof of membership will be required at the time of booking. Offers cannot be extended to any unrelated third party, are subject to availability & may be withdrawn or amended at any time without prior notice. From time to time FOCL may run special offers which cannot be combined with this discount, including selected group travel deals. All guests booked under this scheme are requested to refrain from disclosing the fare paid whilst on board. Offer is for first-time cruisers with Fred. Olsen only. Fred. Olsen Oceans members are entitled to a 5% Oddfellows discount subject to the same terms & conditions, to be applied after the standard Oceans discount, where applicable. In this instance, Oceans Terms & Conditions apply. Offer ends 31/12/2019.
**The free group drinks party on board includes house wines, sherry, soft drinks & cold canapés, subject to minimum numbers of 15 guests or more. To be hosted by the group leader. E&OE.