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Western Med with the French Riviera

Western Med with the French Riviera

As the Autumnal temperatures of Britain start falling, you can enjoy the seasonal warmth of Mediterranean Spain and the glorious Cote d'Azur.

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Fred Olsen Cruises from Liverpool - Western Med with the French Riviera


12-28 October 2019                       16 nights                   Black Watch            from £2349


Set sail from Liverpool as the Autumnal temperatures of Britain start falling, you can enjoy the seasonal warmth of Mediterranean Spain and the glorious Cote d’Azur.  There is more to this cruise than October sunshine though, a string of stylish destinations offer a wealth of highlights, from the supercars, boutiques, yacht-filled marinas and casinos of glamorous Monaco and Cannes to the historical and cultural delights of Cartagena, Barcelona and Cadiz.

Visits include – Gilbraltar, a popular holiday destination year-round – Monaco, signalling the start of a wonderful weekend exploring the luxuriant French Riviera – Cannes, giving an authentic taste of the Cote d’Azur – Barcelona, offering an abundance of memorable sights and experiences – Palma de Mallorca, with its striking gothic style cathedral – Cadiz, Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited settlement, sample traditional tapas after exploring the historic streets, alleys and squares and nearby Jerez ‘sherry capital of the world’ is well worth visiting too.




Date                                         Arrive               Depart                  Destination

Sat 12 Oct                                                pm                       Liverpool

Sun 13-Tue 15 Oct                                                           Cruising

Wed 16 Oct                        early am           early pm           Gibraltar

Thu 17Oct                          early am           late pm             Cartagena, Spain

Fri 18 Oct                                                                       Cruising

Sat 19 Oct                         early am           late night           Monaco

Sun 20 Oct                         early am           late pm             Cannes, France

Mon 21 Oct                         early pm           late night          Barcelona, Spain

Tue 22 Oct                         early am           late pm             Palma, Mallorca, Spain

Wed 23 Oct                                                                     Cruising

Thu 24 Oct                         early am           late pm             Cadiz, Spain

Fri 25-Sun 27 Oct                                                              Cruising

Mon 28 Oct                         am                                           Liverpool




· Explore the glamorous French Riviera

· Discover Monaco, the land of the rich and the famous

· Marvel at the masterpieces of Gaudi in Barcelona

· Admire the striking Gothic-style cathedral in Palma




Home pick-up * Comfortable ensuite cabin accommodation * Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5 course a la carte dinner, late night buffet and self-service tea & coffee * Varied daytime activities * Lectures & Talks * Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & Gym * Choice of live evening entertainment * 3 formal nights




Not included in package:

All drinks on board

Shore excursions

Hair & beauty treatments & selected fitness classes

Personal laundry & dry cleaning

Passport & Visa costs

Holiday Insurance

Government levies or taxes

Discretionary gratuities to crew & guides etc on board or ashore.


Please Note:  In partnership with CITO Limited who is the principal for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and therefore Jones Holidays are acting as agents.


Fuel Surcharges / Fuel Supplements

Fred Olsen reserve the right to levy fuel surcharges/fuel supplements at any time and we will advise any changes to the above prices as soon as we are aware.


Prices are correct at time of going to print but may change at any time, call for latest prices.

BLACK WATCH - Fred Olsen Line


The Black Watch is the ultimate home from home at sea, spacious with a friendly, familiar feel and providing a traditional cruise experience.  Refurbished at the end of 2016, the ship features stylish new decor, fittings and furniture, plus the new 'The Poolside' restaurant.  What is more, new TVs, mini-bars and safes enhance the accommodation on board, boasting a 3D cinema too.  Despite all these new features, Black Watch still retains her sleek, intimate style and has a welcoming ambience just like the rest of the Fred.Olsen fleet.




Comfortable, stylish complete with smart TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.


Irresistible choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with 5 course a la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and more.

Shore Excursion:

Shore excursions are not included in our packages.  A shore tour information booklet will be sent to you by Fred.Olsen.  These can be booked directly with Fred.Olsen prior to departure or once on board (subject to availability).  Naturally you may wish to explore at your own pace, however please do check visa & immigrations requirements for the port of call.


Having suitable insurance cover is a mandatory requirement for your cruise, please ensure your policy covers ocean cruising.


Fred.Olsen requires every passenger to have a passport with at least 6 months validity.


Whilst Fred.Olsen warmly welcome guests with disabilities and/or reduced mobility it should be recognised that their fleet is not ideally suited to those fully reliant upon mobility aids or those unable to negotiate a stepped gangway.  If you have any concerns regarding your suitability please discuss this with us before booking.


Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Garden City , Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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