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Treasures of the Rhine

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Treasures of the Rhine

From £1,399 pp

Wind through three European countries via one of the continent’s most impressive waterways. Excursions take you from majestic natural landscapes to soaring man-made edifices.

And in between, uncover the region’s rich history and culture for yourself, whether you’re passionate about the fascinating cathedrals and castles of central Europe, awed by the sheer scale of its forests, mountains and waters, or just want to discover why visitors have been drawn to the Rhine for centuries.

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: Mount Rigi by cogwheel train and Lake Lucerne cruise, Strasbourg city tour and canal cruise, Koblenz city tour and Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Cologne walking tour
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Fly from your local airport
  • Check-in service by Titan Staff*
  • All port taxes, security charges, and fuel surcharges included

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

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Rhine - Speyer, Cathedrale
Day 1 - Basel

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your journey to your chosen airport for your flight to Basel.

Upon arrival, embark MS Serenade 1 (4T), where light refreshments are available.

A welcome cocktail and captain’s gala dinner are served this evening.

Dinner

Day 2 - Basel (Mount Rigi)

On your second day, join our excursion to Mount Rigi, the so-called ‘Queen of the Mountains’. Following a coach ride to Arth-Goldau, hop aboard the cogwheel train for a journey to the top of Rigi Kulm, the highest peak in the massif.

Enjoy gloriously sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and lakes, before taking the cogwheel train down to Vitznau to join a relaxing steamboat cruise across scenic Lake Lucerne.

Following free time in the beautiful medieval city of Lucerne, we return to our ship and set sail for Breisach, Germany.

Day 2 - Basel (Mount Rigi)

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Breisach

Choose to join our optional excursion to explore the beautiful natural landscape of the Schwarzwald (Black Forest) – an expanse of hills, valleys and dense forest.

This excursion includes a cruise across peaceful Lake Titisee and a visit to Triberg, home of the world’s biggest cuckoo clock.

Or enjoy a relaxing day pottering around the pretty, pastel-hued town of Breisach.

Day 3 - Breisach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Strasbourg

Having arrived at Strasbourg in the early hours, we invite you to join our excursion around this fascinating Alsatian city, home to the European Parliament, a magnificent Gothic cathedral and a UNESCO-listed Old Town.

Our tour includes a canal cruise around the historic waterways of ‘Petite France’, where picturesque half-timbered buildings line the way.

You have the rest of the day to enjoy Strasbourg at leisure.

Day 4 - Strasbourg

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Speyer - Rüdesheim

Following an early morning arrival at Speyer, you can join an optional tour of this delightfully walkable town, including a visit to the impressive UNESCO World Heritage-listed Romanesque Cathedral, a worthy mausoleum for several of Germany’s emperors and kings.

Before we set sail for Rüdesheim later this afternoon, there is time to discover more of the city’s legacies.

Day 5 - Speyer - Rüdesheim

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Rüdesheim - Lorelei Passage - Koblenz

We set sail for the interesting gateway city of Koblenz, via the Lorelei Passage, a slate formation shrouded in legend, which naturally shapes the twists of the beautiful Rhine Gorge.

In the afternoon, join us for a tour of Koblenz and visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, which stands guard over the city and rivers below.

Day 6 - Rüdesheim - Lorelei Passage - Koblenz

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Cologne

Arrive in the architecturally magnificent city of Cologne early this afternoon, and join us for a walking tour to uncover its treasures, including the awe-inspiring Gothic Cathedral, one of the largest in Europe.

You have a little time to explore at leisure before you will want to return to our ship, ready for the captain’s farewell gala dinner on board tonight.

Day 7 - Cologne

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 -Cologne / Dusseldorf - UK

We transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, 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

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

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  
May 25Serenade 1Basel£1699Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1699  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French BalconySOLD OUT  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£2099  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£2149  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£2249  
Jul 17Serenade 1Basel£1799Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1799  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French Balcony£2099  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£2199  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£2249  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£2349  
Oct 6Serenade 1Basel£1399Saving upto £200 ppCabin Upgrades
Lower DeckD172 ft², Fixed Windows£1399  
Middle DeckC161 ft², French Balcony£1599  
Middle DeckB161 ft², French Balcony£1699  
Upper DeckA161 ft², French Balcony£1799  
Upper DeckSuite237 ft², Outside Balcony£1999  

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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