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Tulips & Windmills

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Tulips and Windmills

From £799 pp

Take in the delights of the Netherlands as MS Serenade 1 glides along the country’s waterways.

Discover colour-coded tulips row by row in the famed Keukenhof Gardens, wander quaint villages of windmills and explore Amsterdam, with a cruise along its narrow waterways and canals.

What’s Included:

  • 5 night cruise on the MS Serenade 1
  • 14 meals: 5 breakfasts (days 2-6), 4 lunches (days 2-5), 5 dinners (days 1-5)
  • Welcome reception party, and Evening Gala Dinner
  • Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water during lunch & 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
  • Onboard tuilp lecture
  • 3 included excursions: Excursion to Keukenhof Gardens & Amsterdam city tour and canal cruise
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossings Or Fly from your local airport
  • Check-in service by Titan Staff*
  • 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

Keukenhof park, Netherlands
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 either 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 you take you to the 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 1 - Amsterdam to Hoorn

Dinner

Day 2 - Hoorn & Enkhuizen

This morning, after an onboard lecture on tulips, embark on independent exploration or join an optional walking tour of the compact city of Hoorn, where modern life blends with the historical townscape.

The beautiful port and harbour was the shipping point of the Dutch East India Company, and this afternoon we sail onwards to Enkhuizen, which also grew in the 17th century on the wealth of the great trading company.

Day 2 - Hoorn & Enkhuizen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Enkhuizen (Keukenhof) & Lelystad

Enjoy a full day’s visit to Keukenhof Gardens, a 32-acre showcase of seven million flowers, set within sweeping gardens or as part of unique and inspiring flower shows, themed each year.

The endless beds of vibrant tulips, daffodils and hyacinths create the world’s most magnificent spring gardens, and the Historical Garden shows the origin of the iconic tulip. We dock overnight in Lelystad.

Day 3 - Enkhuizen (Keukenhof) & Lelystad

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Zaandam

We arrive in Zaandam and take an included excursion to the village of Zaanse Schans.

The village is filled with typical 18th and 19th century Dutch barns and houses, as well as museums demonstrating traditional Dutch crafts such as clog- and cheese-making.

A highlight of any visit are the six well-preserved historic windmills that were carefully relocated here.

Day 4 - Zaandam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Amsterdam

This morning we disembark for an included leisurely boat tour of Amsterdam’s 17th century canals, lined with merchants’ town houses and city attractions, followed by a coach tour of the remainder of the city.

The afternoon is free for you to explore this quirky capital; perhaps visit Anne Frank’s House, the Van Gogh Museum or Rembrandt House Museum, or complete your cruise experience by visiting the Amsterdam National Maritime Museum, viewing Oostindisch Huis, the former headquarters of the Dutch East India Company and strolling along the canals.

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

Day 5 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Amsterdam

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.

Breakfast

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.

Suites

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

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.

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 4Serenade 1Amsterdam£799Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£799  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French Balcony£1149  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1249  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1499  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£1449  
Apr 9Serenade 1Amsterdam£1049Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1049  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French Balcony£1199  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1299  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1549  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£1449  
Apr 14Serenade 1Amsterdam£1149Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1149  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French Balcony£1299  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1399  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1599  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£1499  
Apr 24Serenade 1Amsterdam£1149Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1149  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French Balcony£1299  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1399  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1599  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£14999  

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.


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