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Dutch Waterways with Bruges

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Dutch Waterways with Bruges

From £999 pp

The beautiful waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium make the Low Countries ideal destinations for river cruising. On this delightful cruise, you’ll experience the real highlights of these two countries, spending time exploring Amsterdam, Antwerp and the charming Belgian city of Bruges.

An excursion to Kinderdijk, famous for its many windmills, and a visit to the colourful Keukenhof Gardens complete this memorable springtime voyage.

What’s Included:

  • 7 night cruise on the MS Serenade 1
  • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 2-8), 6 lunches (days 2-7), 7 dinners (days 1-7)
  • Welcome reception party, and Evening Gala Dinner
  • Local wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Services of an experienced English-speaking onboard Cruise Director
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Complimentary VOX portable headset system for cruise excursions
  • 4 included excursions: Excursion to Excursion to Kinderdijk windmills, Royal Delft Factory tour, Bruges walking tour, Visit to Keukenhof Gardens & Amsterdam city tour and canal cruise
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Or Fly from your local airport
  • Check-in service by Titan Staff*
  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossings
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • All port taxes, security charges, and fuel surcharges included

*Check-in by Titan Staff not available at all airports, Please check on booking

Bicycles lining a bridge over the canals of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Historic Delfshaven area of Rotterdam
Day 1 - Amsterdam to Hoorn

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to Dover, where we take a break before boarding our coaches, for the Channel crossing to Calais and onward journey to Amsterdam. Or journey to your chosen airport for your flight to Amsterdam.

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 - Kinderdijk & Dordrecht

This morning we arrive in the pretty village of Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its 18th century windmills, which we visit on our included excursion.

These picturesque landmarks have played a crucial role in keeping the area from flooding, as well as more traditional roles for the local trades. This afternoon we sail the short distance to Dordrecht and visit the Royal Delft earthenware factory, where the intricate Delft Blue patterns have been hand painted onto top quality porcelain since the 17th century.

Meet the passionate craftspeople during a demonstration and learn about the history of this world-famous brand. There is even the opportunity to purchase examples of their collectable wares.

Later this evening we depart for Antwerp.

Day 2 - Kinderdijk & Dordrecht

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Antwerp

You have a full day to explore Antwerp, famous for its Diamond Quarter and tempting chocolate shops.

Take a break in one of the many fine cafés and enjoy sights such as the Grote Markt (Great Market Square) and Rubens’ House, where the old master painter once lived and worked, now a museum with period 17th century furnishings and a great collection of his masterpieces, such as ‘Adam and Eve’, on display.

Day 3 - Antwerp

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Ghent

Enjoy a full day at leisure in Ghent, which has a number of interesting museums and galleries worth visiting, as well as some attractive parks and gardens.

You may wish to join an optional guided tour to the highlights of this engaging medieval city, including the 12th century Gravensteen (Castle of the Counts) and St Bavo’s Cathedral, home to the Ghent Altarpiece painted by Jan van Eyck in the 1430s and regarded as one of the great masterpieces of the Northern Renaissance.

Day 4 - Ghent

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Ghent (Bruges)

Explore the beautiful city of Bruges, which still displays its heritage from the Middle Ages and the legacies of the centuries that followed, through an abundance of charming canals, stone bridges, and medieval Flemish architecture along cobbled streets.

Our included walking tour touches on the highlights and includes a chocolate tasting, before free time allows you to make your own explorations.

Day 5 - Ghent (Bruges)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Rotterdam (Keukenhof Gardens)

Today we’ll head for the Keukenhof Gardens. Planted with millions of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and more, the gardens burst into colour each spring.

Be sure to bring your camera as we walk past rows of rainbow-bright blooms and follow flower-lined paths through woodland and along winding streams.

Day 6 - Rotterdam (Keukenhof Gardens)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Amsterdam

Returning to the characterful Dutch capital this morning, we enjoy an included tour through the city, taking in highlights such as the distinctive tall and narrow merchants’ houses that line the canals, the Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge), central Dam Square and the Royal Palace.

A trip along the canals is also included for a different view and further insight into this delightful city.

Tonight, enjoy the captain’s farewell gala dinner on board.

Day 7 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Amsterdam - UK

After breakfast we board our waiting coaches for the return journey to Calais and Channel crossing.

Upon arrival in Dover, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Or return to the Airport for your flight home, 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.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 68 cabins across three decks, comfortable outside staterooms and suites, most with French Balconies
  • Boutique
  • Lift between Mozart and Chopin Deck
  • Gym and Sauna
  • Library
  • Lobby
  • Lounge and Bar
  • Mini Bar
  • Reception
  • Stairlift to Sun Deck
  • Sun deck with Loungers and Chess
  • WiFi

Accommodation & Amenities

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.


215 ft² – Chopin (Upper) Deck

  • Floor to ceiling opening glass doors (French Balcony)
  • Full sit out private outdoor verenda
  • Indoor seating area with table and chairs
  • Hotel standard beds, which can be converted into twins or remain as double.
  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & bathtub & separate shower enclosure
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Satellite television
  • Phone, in-room safe, hair dryer, mini bar
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
MS Serenade 1 - Suite
MS Serenade 1 - French Balcony Cabin

C, B & A Grade Superior Cabins

172 ft² – Middle (Mozart) & Upper (Chopin) Deck

  • Floor to ceiling opening glass doors (French Balcony)
  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & bathtub & separate shower enclosure
  • Hotel standard beds, which can be converted into twins or remain as double.
  • Indoor seating area with table and chairs
  • Satellite television
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Phone, in-room safe, hair dryer, mini bar
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

D- Grade Standard Cabins

172 ft² – Lower (Beethoven) Deck

  • Head Height fixed window
  • Private tiled bathroom with WC, wash basin & bathtub & separate shower enclosure
  • Hotel standard beds, which can be converted into twins or remain as double.
  • Indoor seating area with table and chairs
  • Satellite television
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
MS Serenade 1 - Standard Cabin
MS Serenade 1 - Deck Plan
Apr 10Serenade 1Amsterdam£1849Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1849  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1899  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Apr 24Serenade 1Amsterdam£1399Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1399  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1899  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1999  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£1899  

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.

Hassle-free transfers*
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.

Why Choose This Cruise?

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.

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