This fascinating cruise takes you from Hungary’s capital of Budapest to the Bavarian city of Nuremberg, by way of the Rhine and Danube – gliding elegantly between cities that brim with architectural wonders, history and musical heritage.
See the national monuments of Budapest, learn about Vienna’s famous composers, and view the magnificent abbeys of Melk and Weltenburg.
Conclude with a two-night stay in the ‘City of a Hundred Spires’, Prague, where a guided tour is the perfect introduction to this cultural gem.
*Check-in by Titan Staff not available at all airports, Please check on booking
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from your home, for your flight to Budapest.
Upon arrival, embark MS Serenade 1 (4T), where light refreshments are available.
A welcome cocktail and captain’s gala dinner are served this evening.
Day 2 - Budapest
An optional tour this morning introduces you to this fascinating city. With many monuments reflecting its long history, from Roman, Turk and Ottoman occupation, as well as riverside promenades, flea markets and antique shops, there are many to choose from.
After lunch we sail through the Hungarian countryside towards Austria.
Day 3 - Vienna
We arrive after lunch into Vienna, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities with a rich culture of arts and music, and proud to be able to list a large number of highly esteemed composers as past inhabitants, including Mozart, Brahms and Schubert.
We embark on a city tour by coach to introduce you to the fine Baroque churches, palaces and concert halls.
Day 4 - Melk
We arrive in the sleepy town of Melk this morning, dominated by its resplendent Benedictine abbey, which we visit as an included excursion.
The Baroque monastery encompasses a particularly impressive church embellished with gold, marble and many frescoes.
We sail in the early afternoon.
Day 5 - Passau
A morning in Passau, the town built on the confluence of the rivers Danube, Inn and Ilz. Spend your time discovering the city at leisure or on an optional guided walking tour.
Through its Old Town, the 17th century creation of Italian Baroque masters, cobblestone streets take you up to St Stephen’s Cathedral, home to the world’s largest cathedral organ.
This afternoon we continue further into the heart of Germany.
Day 6 - Regensburg
Regensburg is one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to architectural treasures such as the Porta Praetoria, a Roman gateway built in AD 179 and the Gothic St Peter’s Cathedral.
Our included excursion today is to the Benedictine Weltenburg Abbey, which was founded in the 7th century. It also houses what is said to be the oldest monastic brewery in the world, producing several high quality beers.
We sail this afternoon towards Nuremberg.
Day 7 - Nuremberg
Enjoy a full day in Nuremberg. For centuries, this Bavarian city was the unofficial capital of the Holy Roman Empire, and was one of the main centres of the German Renaissance.
It was also the scene of Nazi rallies during the days of the Third Reich, and of the War Crimes Tribunal held in 1946.
Our optional city tour takes in the sights of this fascinating city this morning, including the 900-year-old ramparts, towers and walls of the Imperial Castle that surround the historic city centre and the house where artist Albrecht Dürer once lived.
Day 8 - Nuremberg to Prague
We disembark this morning and make our way to Prague, stopping en route with time to purchase lunch.
We arrive later today at our hotel, the Ambassador – Zlatá Husa (4T) or similar, where we stay for two nights.
Day 9 - Prague
This morning, an included guided tour takes us to this city’s many highlights, including Prague Castle, St George’s Basilica, the Old Palace and Golden Lane.
The rest of the day is free and a coach will be available to and from the hotel, to explore this lovely city considered one of Europe’s most attractive capitals.
Perhaps wander across one of the many bridges that span the River Vltava, with views of the magnificent Baroque and Romanesque architecture.
Day 10 - Prague - UK Home
We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.
The four-star plus MS Serenade 1 was built in 2005 and refurbished in 2015. This comfortable vessel creates a synergy between the luxury of an ocean liner and the intimacy and coziness of a river cruise ship. All bathrooms are equipped with both a shower and a bath tub, a unique feature in the river cruise industry.
The MS Serenade 1 is 110 m and offers 68 cabins across three decks with a maximum of 136 guests. Passengers can relax in the lounge, dine in the panoramic restaurant, make use of the library and the Captain’s Club, or simply enjoy the passing scenery on the sun deck while playing giant chess. A cruise on the MS Serenade 1 ensures an unforgettable holiday on the European waterways.
The ship offers three cabin types – all of which include a shower and bath tub. All cabins have outside views, climate control and an en-suite bathroom. In addition, cabins include a phone, TV, safe, hair dryer, mini bar, plus tea and coffee facilities.
This lovely 4 star river cruise vessel, features comfortably furnished cabins and suites, the majority featuring floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a French Balcony.
68 spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms and including 2 suites range in size from 172 – 215 ft². Most accommodations featuring floor to ceiling glass sliding doors opening to a French Balcony, so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.
On the following sailings, we’re offering upper-deck cabins for middle-deck prices –
so you can enjoy even better views for the same great-value price.
MS Serenade 1 sailing on 03 July 2019 or 22 September 2019
* Upgrade offer valid on Category 5 middle deck cabins on Gil Eanes or Bellejour, or Category B middle deck cabins on Serenade 1. Guests booking these categories will be upgraded to the best available cabin on that ship’s upper deck, subject to availability. Offer is open to new bookings only. Offer is valid for twin and single occupancy cabins (please note: single cabins are extremely limited). Offer subject to Titan’s normal booking conditions, and may be withdrawn at any time.
|Jul 3||Serenade 1||Budapest||Saving upto £300 pp||Cabin Upgrades|
|Lower Deck||D||172 ft², Fixed Windows||Sold|
|Middle Deck||C||161 ft², French Balcony||Sold|
|Middle Deck||B||161 ft², French Balcony||Sold|
|Upper Deck||A||161 ft², French Balcony||Sold|
|Upper Deck||Suite||237 ft², Outside Balcony||Sold|
|Sep 22||Serenade 1||Budapest||Saving upto £300 pp||Cabin Upgrades|
|Lower Deck||D||172 ft², Fixed Windows||£1849|
|Middle Deck||C||161 ft², French Balcony||Sold|
|Middle Deck||B||161 ft², French Balcony||£2349|
|Upper Deck||A||161 ft², French Balcony||£2349|
|Upper Deck||Suite||237 ft², Outside Balcony||Sold|
VIP door-to-door travel service
Travel with us and your holiday starts the moment you step out your front door. There’s no worry about taxi fares, train timetables or having to lug your bags on public transport – we take care of the whole journey for you.
As the pioneers of door-to-door transfers, our service is industry-leading. No matter where you’re flying from, our drivers will pick you up from home (or another address if that’s easier) and take you to your departure airport. When you return, they’ll be waiting at the terminal to bring you back home again. If you’ve chosen to stay in a hotel the night before your flight, that’s not a problem – we’ll collect you the day before and take you to the hotel.
Everyone’s a VIP – no matter how far you are from the airport
We won’t ask you to pay extra just because you live further away. There are no mileage limits or supplements to pay for our airport transfers – we cover every UK address (with the exception of the Scottish Islands and Sark, where we’ll pick you up from a mainland address of your choice).
*The majority of our VIP door-to-door service transfers are not exclusive to one holiday booking and journeys to and from the airport may be undertaken via additional addresses and may involve a change of vehicle.
Enquire now about this cruise & speak to one of our friendly river cruising team on 0800 471 4754.
Titan is the only escorted tour operator to offer free home transfers on every itinerary and every departure date with no mileage supplement to pay.
Titan are also our number one choice for low or no single supplements. As Titan now charter their own ship, the MS Serenade 1, not only as a solo traveler do you get picked up from home, but you can look forward to knowing that there will be a group of single travelers onboard with you. Or you can cruise with a companion, but you both have a cabin for only a small supplement, subject to availability.
As a long established, multi-award winning touring company, Titan have brought their friendly expertise to their comfortable, 4 star river cruising. Your fellow travelers on board will be from the UK and Ireland.
We have worked with Titan and their friendly staff for a number of years and are very happy to recommend their overall experience from start to finish. Celebrating 40 years in business, they are definitely doing something right.
Beginning in the Bavarian city of Passau, this delightful cruise will take you through Austria’s spectacular Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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