The Delights of Amsterdam and Dutch Bulbfields Cruise
Venture to the iconic Dutch canals and waterways on this ideal taster cruise. It brings an opportunity to discover the world’s most beautiful spring gardens at Keukenhof and see the riot of colour this country has to offer. The landscape encompasses shimmering lakes and mature trees, plus a number of pavilions offering incredible flower displays. The sights of Amsterdam also await you, the perfect end to your springtime escape.
Day 1 UK – Amsterdam – Embarkation 1700 hrs
Departure 0330/0430 hrs. We travel to Amsterdam, the vibrant capital of the Netherlands and enjoy a relaxing evening on board our ship.
Day 2 Amsterdam – Hoorn – Kampen
This morning we set sail for an early morning cruise to Hoorn, where we’ll have the morning at leisure. From here, we cruise over to the Eastern shores of the IJsselmeer to the historical town of Kampen. The remainder of the day can be spent exploring this historical town.
Day 3 Kampen – Amsterdam
Casting off from Kampen, we cruise to the lively little port of Lelystad for our included excursion to view the breathtaking Keukenhof Gardens. We rejoin our ship in Amsterdam where you can experience the true beauty of this capital city. Maybe take a canal cruise, which takes you around the 17th century buildings and picturesque little bridges or visit one of the many museums on offer.
Day 4 Amsterdam – UK – Disembarkation 0900 hrs
This morning we bid farewell to our captain and crew and disembark for the return journey to the UK.
• Return coach travel
• Return Eurotunnel
• Welcome drink, Captain’s get-together and party night
• En-suite cabin accommodation aboard the MS Serenity in main deck cabin
• Three nights cruise on a full board basis
• Early risers and mid-morning tea/coffee
• Entertainment every night of your cruise
• Visits to Amsterdam and Kampen
• Entrance to Keukenhof Garden
Overview of cruise ship – MS Serenity
The MS Serenity is a premier, 4-star cruise ship – a floating hotel which visits some of the most beautiful places in Europe.
From her distinct claret and cream colours on the outside, to the polished interiors and exquisite meals – there’s an air about this ship that exudes style and yet the atmosphere is warm and friendly. There’s also plenty of space to gather with friends and chat over drinks or enjoy some quiet time in your own company. Even the cabins are an inviting space to relax, with those on the Panorama Deck offering excellent river views from a French balcony.
The spacious restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy your included meals, where you are looked after by the highly professional and friendly service team. Meals are served at a single sitting and the menus include international cuisine along with traditional local dishes, freshly prepared by your on -board chef.
The spacious Sun Deck, which stretches nearly the whole length of the ship, offers uninterrupted 360-dregree panoramic views of your stunning surroundings.
The spacious and attractive lounge is located on the Panorama Deck and ensures much cosiness on board. It’s a great place to meet your fellow guests and relax as you watch the scenery pass by.
Located at the rear of the ship, as well as great views from the inside, this is a more low-key alternative.
All of the outside cabins aboard the MS Serenity have a bright modern feel, are appointed with tasteful decor, twin beds, en suite shower with wc, air conditioning, radio, satellite TV, safe and a hairdryer. There’s also plenty of storage space for your suitcases, along with a good size wardrobe and a small desk and chair. Each cabin has river views so you can watch the outside world drift by as much as you like. Choose from superb accommodation on the Main Deck, the Middle Deck, or the Panorama Deck.
Main Deck Cabin
Located on the lower deck and feature two small viewing windows. These cabins are the same size as the Middle and Panorama Deck cabins.
Middle Deck Cabin
These cabins are on the deck above the lower deck and feature large sliding windows. These cabins are the same size and shape as the Panorama Deck cabins.
Panorama Deck Cabin
These cabins are the highest standard rooms aboard the MS Serenity and are located on the upper deck. They boast a French balcony, which offers excellent river views.
For Your Information
▪ Non-refundable deposit £60.00 per person.
▪ Balance due 12 weeks prior.
▪ You will need to obtain your own travel insurance.
▪ 10 year British Passport required.
▪ Currency required: Euros
▪ The above itinerary is based on 2018, therefore 2019 itinerary is subject to change.
▪ Single cabins are on request and subject to availability.
Price shown is per person based on two people sharing a main deck cabin. Upgrades to a middle deck or panorama deck cabin are available at a supplement. Single cabins are on request, subject to availability and will incur a supplement.
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