Borton Overseas, expert tour operator and U.S. sales, marketing and reservation headquarters for UK-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, is pleased to announce a new Signature Journey – England's Glorious Countryside and Landmarks.
This unique itinerary will be offered from June 19 to July 3, 2015 and will be an escorted exploration of some of Europe's most beautiful and famed scenery, including the town of Bampton, which has been featured on the widely acclaimed television series Downton Abbey! The journey is comprised of an exceptional pairing of land and sea touring, including accommodation in Oxford and cruising aboard Fred. Olsen's ship, the Balmoral.
During the first part of the trip, travelers have the chance to tour Oxford, the oldest university in the English speaking world, Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and the famous spa town of Bath. Following the land portion of the journey, the group will board the Balmoral ship to navigate through the region, exploring the vibrant city of Belfast in Northern Ireland, the captivating history of Scotland and sandy island beaches along the way.
Travelers will enjoy three nights' accommodation at the Cotswold Lodge in Oxford, followed by a ten night cruise aboard Fred. Olsen's Balmoral cruise ship. Price starts at $5,825 for the fourteen day itinerary and includes airfare from the U.S., all taxes, port charges and drinks on the cruise, $150 on-board credit which can be used for optional shore tours or other on-board purchases, transfers, five guided tours and most meals.
Borton Overseas' Signature Journeys are premier tours hosted by Borton Overseas' Destination Specialists. These programs have been specially designed and feature unique experiences and special themes and/or events. This tour/cruise program will be hosted by Destination Specialist Marie Drennan.
Book by February 1st and receive $200 off. To take advantage of this offer, call 612.822.4640 ext. 140 or click here. Check back with Borton Overseas to stay up to date on all Borton Overseas Signature Journeys as the calendar will be updated with additional offerings as they become available.
More information: http://www.bortonoverseas.com/find-journey/cruises/englands-glorious-countryside-and-landmarks