The iconic Catalan capital of Barcelona has been a staple port on many of Holland America Line’s Mediterranean itineraries. The famous city is packed with centuries of iconic art and architecture, as Gaudí and Picasso both called it home. Now Holland America Line guests will be able to experience the “Head and Hearth of Catalonia”… read more of “Two-Night…”
When Koningsdam sets sail in April, guests onboard will be part of one of the most important moments in recent Holland America Line history. The flagship of the Holland America Line fleet will carry forward all of the line’s tradition, nautical heritage and signature service and style, all while ushering in a new era of… read more of “Sun-Kissed Skies…”
One of the many wonderful things about cruising is that changes to itineraries can be made fairly easily when needed or desired. Whether it’s a last-minute switch due to the weather or a now-open berth at a highly desirable locale on a cruise a year away, the mobility of cruise ships allows the addition of… read more of “Exciting New 2016…”
When Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam explore Europe this summer and fall, both Signature-Class ships will set sail on longer journeys that visit some of the most charming, quaint and lesser-known ports in the region. These itineraries were recently added to the ships’ line-up to add more comprehensive options and to extend the season into the… read more of “Signature Ships…”
When Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam sets sail in February 2016 the new ship will ply the azure waters of the Mediterranean on a seven-day Premiere Voyage and continue on a series of 12-day Premiere Sailings in Europe through early May 2016. The debut cruises will explore some of the region’s most popular capitals, culturally… read more of “Koningsdam…”
Are you thinking about taking a Mediterranean cruise but not sure it’s for you? Hear about cruising the Med from the people who know best … our own past passengers! In a new series called “Cruise Experts Tell All,” the Holland America Blog is turning to our own guests to get an insider’s perspective on… read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”
Holland America Line recently asked Facebook fans where they would cruise if money were no object. What followed was a diverse bucket list featuring some of the most beautiful ports in the world.
As Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin suggests, the best way to become immersed in a culture is to sample the local cuisine or specialty libations.