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Elvis At 80- Celebrate The King of Rock & Roll's 80th birthday aboard Braemar. Departs Monday, April 13, 2015. Your cruise will stop at Aarhus, Denmark where you can travel a short journey to Randers Graceland and revel in all things Elvis. This is the only replica of Presley's Memphis home outside of the United States and houses iconic memorabilia from film posters to spectacular vinyl's and pictures of the young musicians short-lived years.
Get an insight into what life would have been like living amongst the lavish furnishings and elaborate wardrobe by marveling at the showman's on stage costumes, including the trousers that Elvis wore during the I Want You, I Need You, I Love You recording session.
Make a pit stop and relive the days of Heartbreak Hotel smashing music charts by hitting the jukebox in the 50's style diner - complete with candy stripes and strawberry milkshakes! This Elvis Party Cruise will feature award-winning Elvis tributes Ben Portsmouth and Ben Thompson, as well as Elvis discos, film shows and a great Elvis party at sea! Prices start at $824 per person.
Superbikes and Scenic Hikes cruise departing Sunday, May 31, 2015 - Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience one of the most exhilarating and challenging motorcycle races in the world - the famous Isle of Man TT - on Balmoral's nine-night 'Superbikes & Scenic Hikes' cruise (L1505) around the UK and Ireland. The Isle of Man TT Races' grueling track comprises 37 miles of seemingly never-ending bends, bumps, jumps, stone walls, manhole covers and telegraph poles; and for the first time, Fred. Olsen's guests can be involved in this thrilling event as part of a cruise holiday.
Start your cruise in Guernsey by disembarking in St. Peters port, surrounded by the unbelievably azure waters of the Channel Islands. Visit Hautville House, once home to Les Miserables scribe, Victor Hugo. This historical building has been preserved exactly how it was in the 1800s and its astonishing décor has been said to speak volumes about its long term resident.
After leaving Guernsey, the next port of call is the colorful Tobermory,a quaint Scottish village on the Isle of Mull. Take a boat trip on the Sound of Mull for the chance to spot Minke Whales, Seals and guillemots.
Balmoral will sail onward to Kirkwall, capital of the Orkney Islands. This location is braised with heritage from Christian, Nordic and Celtic influences, which can be seen in the sculpted Churches and local buildings. Kirkwall has two impressive museums that will satisfy enquiring minds from Tankerness House, a beautifully preserved 16th century town-house; while the Orkney Wireless Museum has unique displays on the history of radio.
Look out for the castle of Duart on your way to Dublin as it oozes timeless charm. Your last port of call will end in this elusive Irish City, famous for its Guinness and cosmopolitan vibe. There is a lot to see from the elegant square gardens of Trinity College to a stroll along the River Liffey. Prices start at $1813 per person.
New Solo Cruising discounts being offered on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.
To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo guests, the cruise line has introduced a 'no single supplement' or a reduction on the single supplement on certain grades of twin cabins for sole occupancy, on a selection of 2014/15 cruises. These special 'no single supplement' deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin cabin, will pay the same per person rate as a couple, on applicable cruises.
Once on board a Fred. Olsen ship, solo travelers will find exclusive gatherings for them to get to know each other, and staff on board will seat them together for dinner, and arrange companions for solo travelers when going ashore, if required. There are also Gentleman Hosts and Dance Couples on board the ships to provide dancing partners for solo guests. The relatively small size of Fred. Olsen's fleet of ships - Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch - and the relaxed and friendly atmosphere on board make Fred. Olsen cruises especially attractive for those travelling alone. Please call or email for the current sailings offering the Solo Cruising discount.