During select European cruises, overnight calls and late night tours open up a whole new world waiting to be explored. Guests can see ports of call like never before, as the moonlight casts a magical spell.
A cruise to Europe with Holland America Line is a dream vacation for many travelers. It’s the ideal way to see many countries and visit several places without having to unpack more than once. The ships conveniently go from city to city without the need for a plane, train or automobile ride.
Holland America Line ships call at dozens of ports throughout Europe. From the smallest of Greek isles to the remotest of Norwegian towns, each itinerary is carefully crafted to feature lesser-visited calls, as well as visits to some of the most well-known and popular ports in the region. The names of certain cities go hand-in-hand… read more of “Touring the Great…”
Holland America Line’s ships might be leaving Europe for the season, but if a cruise vacation to Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey, the Baltic or northern Europe is on your mind for next year, it’s never too early to begin planning for summer 2014. And with several homeports to depart from, there’s an exciting adventure… read more of “Homeports of Europe…”
As “Europe Week” continues, we share guest Patricia’s post highlighting her favorite ports during her Eurodam vacation. She loved Tallinn and Helsinki. We also asked Facebook fans to share photos of their favorite ports, and we got a fabulous variety! What are your favorite port? Let us know in the comments below! I just completed… read more of “Favorite Photos…”
Five-Star Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! We arrived in Barcelona for a 2-day stay right on time at 8 a.m. this morning. We love Barcelona! There are many things to see… read more of “Cruise Dairy:…”
Thanks to HAL guest Kateryna Arkhypova for sending in this post and great photos from her cruise through the Mediterranean. In May, 2012 my family and I made a fantastic and unforgettable journey through the Mediterranean. It was a glamorous trip with the wonderful Eurodam and it left a lasting impression! — Kateryna Arkhypova
Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. Barcelona is a fascinating city which never sleeps. Although it is our fourth visit with Holland America, we have been there for short holidays at least 25 times…. read more of “Cruise Diary:…”