Tulip Serenade
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Tulip Serenade

2024

2025


AmsterdamAmsterdam

8 Days

Enjoy spring as the countryside awakens from a long winter‘s slumber. Cruise along the Waterways of Holland & Belgium, past lazily spinning windmills, blossoming foliage and sleepy towns. Along the intricate net of extensive waterways, explore the capital city of Amsterdam, ‘the Venice of the North‘, the quaint villages and Renaissance cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Bruges medieval churches. View Dutch and Flemish masterpieces and taste Dutch cheeses and world-famous Belgian chocolates. Take the opportunity to visit the Keukenhof gardens with its 79 acres of breathtaking beauty, only open in the spring. A riot of flowers exploding in color and scent as well as centuries of history and culture make the Tulip Serenade a wonderful treat.

Itinerary

Your Dutch adventure begins in Amsterdam,
where you will embark in the afternoon. After a Welcome Cocktail and a celebratory Welcome Dinner, you will get to enjoy a performance on board by a traditional shanty choir, setting the mood for the days to come.

Stay Amsterdam

Departure at 10:00pm

Excursions

Voted “greenest city in Europe“, Arnhem rebuilt itself after the famed 1944 battle immortalized in the film “A Bridge Too Far“, and is now a thriving artists‘ town with fine museums and beautiful parks. Choose to join the morning city tour to appreciate its beautiful sights and delve deeper into the history of World War II at the War Museum. Later in the day, choose between a trip to the Open Air Museum with views of charming Dutch buildings, industries and crafts of bygone times and the Kröller-Müller-Museum, housing the second-largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the world. Relax on board in the evening, enjoying a delicious dinner as your vessel cruises onwards to Middelburg.

Stay Arnhem

8:00am - 6:30pm

Excursions

Before lunchtime, your cruise ship will dock in Middelburg. As one of the centers where the Dutch East India Company flourished in the 17th century, this lovely city features historic merchant houses and storefronts lining its canals. This afternoon, take part in a guided walking tour and learn more about its history and culture, or visit Netherland’s “morn wonder of the world,“ the Delta Works, which protect the southwest of the country from the sea.
Continue to the historic village of Veere.

Stay Middleburg

11:00am - 6:00pm

Excursions

During the night, your vessel will dock in Ghent, the ultimate medieval city, which you can explore in the morning. Admire architecture preserved since the late Middle Ages and visit 13th century residence of the Counts of Flanders, the Gravensteen or “Castle of the Counts“.

In the afternoon, join the excursion to Bruges, the capital of the province of West Flanders. With its cobbled streets, crooked bridges, meandering canals and World Heritage-listed medieval buildings, the Belgian city of Bruges is bursting with fantastic 12% brews, boutique chocolate-makers and canalside bars. There’s also the Basilica of the Holy Blood, a double-decker chapel which has a Romanesque church down below and a neo-Gothic church up above.

Stay Ghent

2:00am - 7:30pm

Excursions

Antwerp, the second-largest city in Belgium, welcomes you today. After breakfast, join the excursion to the politically and culturally significant city of Brussels. View the iconic Atomium, which was created for the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair and, thanks to its popularity, was not torn down as originally planned.
Visit the Cinquantenaire Park with its triumphal arch, built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Belgium’s independence.

In the afternoon, explore Antwerp in a comfortable coach. Famous for its diamond trade, the city also boasts many cultural highlights such as the Cathedral of Our Lady with paintings by the famous Baroque artist Peter Paul Rubens. In the evening, enjoy dinner, while your vessel returns to the Netherlands.

Stay Antwerp

5:00am - 8:00pm

Excursions

Early morning, your ship will arrive in Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands. After breakfast, you can pay a visit to Kinderdijk, which houses the most unique windmill complex in the world. Built to drain water from the soil, these windmills are now protected by UNESCO and are one of the Netherlands’ most popular tourist destinations. After lunch, you can explore the world–famous Keukenhof gardens. During dinner, the ship departs for the final leg of the cruise back to Amsterdam.

Stay Rotterdam

6:00am - 8:00pm

Excursions

Amsterdam welcomes you back today with its enchanting blend of old-world charm and contemporary allure. In the morning, cruise through the lovely, verdant canals of Amsterdam while learning more about the city’s history and significance. After lunch, you can visit Waterland in North Holland, where you will stop in the charming fishing village of Volendam and the equally picturesque town of Edam. Renowned for its cheeses, this is the perfect spot for a cheese tasting (included in the excursion). This evening, the festive Captain’s Gala Dinner will provide a fitting finish to the day.

Stay Amsterdam

Arrival at 5:00am

Excursions

Enjoy one more leisurely breakfast on board before disembarking. The AMADEUS team wishes you a safe journey home and looks forward to seeing you again in future.

Stay Amsterdam

Over Night

We reserve the right to make amendments to the timetable and program.

Dates & Prices

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Comfortable corner sofa, luxurious bathroom, walk-out exterior balcony, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, bathrobe, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. Cabins with connecting doors are available on request.

Spacious bathroom, drop-down panoramic window, mini-bar, walk-in wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, small panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe.

Spacious bathroom, panoramic window (cannot be opened), spacious wardrobe, choice of bed configuration (double or twin bed), flat-screen television, individual climate control, en-suite bathroom with shower/WC, hair dryer, direct dial telephone and in-room safe. 

Inclusions

Suites & Staterooms

  • Luxury accommodation in an outside river-view stateroom of your choice: Spacious Mozart Suites with a walk-out balcony, stateroom cabins on Mozart and Strauss Decks with drop-down Panorama Retractable Windows offering a wide-open view (except Amadeus Brilliant)
  • Individual climate control and in-room safe 
  • Choice of bed configuration in all categories (double or twin bedding)
  • Bottled water in cabin 

Gourmet Dining

  • Gourmet dining featuring breakfast, multi-course lunches and dinners with menu choices (including vegetarian options), afternoon tea and late-night snack
  • Free-flowing hand-selected wines from the best wine regions, draft beer, soda as well as coffee and tea with every lunch and dinner
  • Coffee and tea available 24 hours a day in the Amadeus Club Welcome and Farewell Cocktail Reception, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner

Voyage of Discovery

  • Personalized service of an experienced, multilingual AMADEUS Cruise Director 
  • AMADEUS digital audio system for all guided excursions 
  • Variety of enriching onboard programs, including fascinating lectures, cooking demonstrations, local cultural performances, and music by our onboard musicians 
  • Complimentary use of onboard bicycles for independent exploration 
  • Onboard fitness center open 24 hours a day
    WiFi is avaliable throughout the vessel including staterooms
  • All port taxes, embarkation, disembarkation and lock fees included in your cruise fare 

Excursions and excursion packages

Cruise your way and choose from a carefully curated selection of immersive and inspiring excursions and adventures! Select one of our packages offered at a discounted rate when purchased in advance or book individual shore excursions at regular rates on board your cruise.

Package A | for only £ 272 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Arnhem and the history of World War II
  • Middelburg walking tour
  • Ghent with Gravensteen medieval fortress
  • Brussels with Atomium and Cinquantenaire park
  • Kinderdijk and visit to the windmills
  • Amsterdam & iconic canal cruise

Package B | for only £ 463 per person

Enjoy a package of these pre-selected excursions for a discounted rate when purchased in advance.

  • Arnhem and the history of World War II
  • Arnhem and the Open-air Museum
  • Delta Works experience and Veere walking tour
  • Ghent with Gravensteen medieval fortress
  • Brussels with Atomium and Cinquantenaire park
  • Kinderdijk and visit to the windmills
  • Visit to the Keukenhof Flower Gardens
  • Amsterdam & iconic canal cruise

Package C | for only £ 597 per person

  • Arnhem and the history of World War II
  • Visit to the Kröller-Müller-Museum
  • Delta Works experience and Veere walking tour
  • Ghent with Gravensteen medieval fortress
  • Bruges - Venice of the North
  • Brussels with Atomium and Cinquantenaire park
  • Antwerp and the Cathedral of Our Lady
  • Kinderdijk and visit to the windmills
  • Visit to the Keukenhof Flower Gardens
  • Amsterdam & iconic canal cruise
  • A Dutch Trip to Waterland

Amsterdam – Amsterdam

Unit Price

Shanty Choir on board

Included

Arnhem and the history of World War II

£ 66

Arnhem and the Open-air Museum

£ 66

OR Visit to the Kröller-Müller-Museum

£ 81

Delta Works experience and Veere walking tour

£ 98

OR Middelburg walking tour

£ 22

Ghent with Gravensteen medieval fortress

£ 51

Bruges - Venice of the North

£ 45

Brussels with Atomium and Cinquantenaire park

£ 45

Antwerp and the Cathedral of Our Lady

£ 48

Kinderdijk and visit to the windmills

£ 77

Visit to the Keukenhof Flower Gardens

£ 82

Amsterdam & iconic canal cruise

£ 59

A Dutch Trip to Waterland

£ 50

Prices per person if excursions are purchased on board.

Additional Services

Transfer

You're in good hands with us from the start: Let us book you a transfer from the airport or train station to the ship port and back. The following prices apply per person per transfer:

Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Train Station - Port £ 43

Airport - Port £ 51

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