Discover the stunning beauty of Belgium and Holland in the springtime on a 8 day river cruise – River Ambassador – March 2017 – April 2017 – departs London Heathrow Airport

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River Ambassador

Holland and Belgium at Tulip Time River Cruise with Titan River Cruises

 

Departs: London Heathrow Airporton March 2017 – April 2017
Days: 8

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LASTMINUTE. CRUISE. BREAKS!

A charming canal cruise of this lovely city captures twelve centuries of religious architecture, pretty waterfront buildings and ancient monuments. The voyage also takes us to the delightful city of Worms, home to another of Germany’s top Christmas markets, but also to an array of fascinating architecture and magnificent monuments. Top and tail your cruise with visits to the Christmas markets of Mainz and Cologne, to truly embrace the Christmas festivities…
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CRUISE SHIP:RIVER AMBASSADOR

PRICES FROM:Prices from: £2,099 per person

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Includes

  • Including…

    • 7 nights all-inclusive cruise on the River Ambassador
    • 20 meals: 7 breakfasts (days 2-8) 6 lunches (days 2-7) 7 dinners (days 1-7)
    • Unlimited drinks on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and mineral water (excludes premium wine and premium spirits)
    • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions and Gala Dinners
    • All gratuities on board and ashore
    • Portable audio headset system on excursions
    • All entertainment plus signature lectures
    • Shore excursions in the company of English-speaking local expert guides

    Included excursions and visits: 6

    • Brussels city tour with choice of Planet Chocolate demonstration and tasting or Floralia Brussels at Castle Groot-Bijgaarden
    • Choice of Antwerp walking discovery tour with Belgian brewery tasting or Antwerp city tour with Rubens House visit
    • Choice of Maastricht walking discovery tour or Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial visit
    • Van Gogh ‘Village Day’ in Nuenen with countryside lunch, and Heusden ‘Village Day’
    • Choice of Schoonhoven walking discovery tour or Kinderdijk windmills
    • Choice of full day at Keukenhof Gardens (lunch not included) or exclusive ‘Do as the Locals Do’ Amsterdam walking tour

    Plus all these benefits:

    • Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service®
    • Scheduled direct flights
    • All transfers
    • All airport taxes, security charges and applicable fuel surcharges
    • UK Air Passenger Duty (APD)
  • ITINERY and PORT INFORMATION
  • FOOD and DINING
  • ON BOARD ACCOMMODATION
  • DECK PLANS

Holland and Belgium at Tulip Time

Holland and Belgium at Tulip Time

Day 1 London – Brussels

VIP Outbound1 Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport for a British Airways or another leading airline to Brussels Airport, where you will be transferred to embark the River Ambassador (5T).

Day 2 Brussels

Brussels Brussels, the capital of Belgium, offers a treasure trove of historic architecture, along with a rich culinary tradition – chocolate! After a panoramic tour of Brussels, choose to visit Planet Chocolate or Castle Groot-Bijgaarden. End your day with the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Gala Dinner. Please note: The Spring Show at Castle Groot-Bijgaarden is only offered for cruises that depart after 26 March.

Day 3 Antwerp

Antwerp Experience Belgium’s golden age with a walking tour of Antwerp’s stunning Renaissance-era City Hall, Market Square and UNESCO-designated Cathedral of Our Lady. Art lovers will want to participate in the panoramic city tour with a visit to the palatial home in the heart of the city where the native Rubens once lived and worked.

Day 4 Maastricht

Maastricht The oldest city in the Netherlands, Maastricht is known as one of the most beautiful and romantic cities of Holland and loved for its convivial lifestyle and historic centre. Choose to see the historic core of the city or visit a reminder of more recent history at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

Day 5 Cuijk (Nuenen) – Heusden

Windmill Vincent van Gogh produced 195 paintings and numerous watercolours and sketches in the two years he lived in Nuenen, and you can follow his footsteps today. After lunch in a historic water mill, visit picture-perfect Heusden, where you’ll explore either by bike or on foot to see a working mill.

Day 6 Schoonhoven (Schoonhoven or Kinderdijk)

Tulips Known as Silver City, Schoonhoven has been a centre of silversmithing since the 17th century. If you prefer exploring the Netherlands’ engineering marvels in their long quest to hold back the sea, join a local as you discover 19 astonishingly well-preserved windmills, a UNESCO World Heritage-designated site.

Day 7 Amsterdam

Amsterdam Spend the day at the Keukenhof Gardens, one of the most impressive public gardens in the world with millions of tulips and other flowers. For authentic, insider encounters and discoveries, ‘Do as the Locals Do’ while in Amsterdam, with a guided stroll through the historic canal district including a look inside the Museum Van Loon, a restored 17th century canal house. Spend your last night on the ship enjoying the Captain’s Farewell Reception and Gala Dinner.

Day 8 Amsterdam – London

VIP Inbound Disembark the ship and transfer to Amsterdam Airport for a British Airways or another leading airline flight to London Heathrow or Gatwick Airport. On arrival you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

Food and Dinning on Ship

 

Enjoy delicious cuisine prepared by our resident chefs, served in an elegant, relaxed dining room, while sailing through some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe. A delicious selection of hot and cold dishes are available throughout the cruise and highlights include the Captain’s splendid farewell Gala Dinner serving up a fantastic six-course feast.

  • Breakfast on board consists of a wide variety of hot and cold dishes, and there is also a cooking station offering fresh egg dishes cooked to your liking.
  • A four-course lunch is served every day in the restaurant, consisting of a light salad, soup of the day, a choice of three main courses and a selection of desserts. If nothing on the main menu tempts you, there’s also the chef’s dish of the day, prepared by the chef depending on where you are in the world. Alternatively, a buffet will also be available, offering a selection of sandwiches and pasta dishes for a lighter lunch. If you’re off on an excursion, the chef would be more than happy to make you a packed lunch to take with you so that you can still enjoy lunch on shore.
  • Dinner on board provides another tasty menu, with a four-course meal consisting of an appetizer, soup, choice of three main courses and final course offering a choice of desserts including a selection of international cheeses.
Serenade Bar
Food onboard MS Serenade 1

Cabins and Suites Available

Lavishly appointed riverview suite (256 sq ft – 24 sq m) with a French balconyHandcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water

Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, waffle bathrobes, and slippers

Additional special amenities and services

Suite
Category 1

CATEGORY 1

Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (128 sq ft – 12 sq m) with a French balcony

Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water

Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, backlit magnifying mirror, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

CATEGORY 2-3

Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (128 sq ft – 12 sq m)Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled waterMarble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, cosy bathrobes, and slippers
Category 2 and 3

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