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Embark on a Longer Greece Exploration This Summer with a 14-Day Collectors’ Voyage

Embark on a Longer Greece Exploration This Summer with a 14-Day Collectors’ Voyage

When Holland America Line sets sail for Greece this summer, guests can choose from three different seven-day voyages over four departures dates. The itineraries were designed to offer different ports so guests can book back to back cruises and experience new ports over 14 days. We carefully crafts our cruises to be able to form…   read more of “Embark on a Longer…”

Come Discover the ‘Adriatic Allure’ on a Cruise to Greece This Summer

Come Discover the ‘Adriatic Allure’ on a Cruise to Greece This Summer

Holland America Line is set to return to cruising this summer with itineraries in the gorgeous eastern Mediterranean. There’s no better locale than Greece to become immersed in the culture of the region that is drenched in sun-kissed skies, azure seas and a history that stretches back to ancient times. The seven-day “Adriatic Allure” itinerary…   read more of “Come Discover the…”

Holland America Line to Restart Cruising From Greece in August

Holland America Line to Restart Cruising From Greece in August

After an unprecedented pause in cruising, Holland America Line is excited to announce that we will be restarting operations this summer with sailings roundtrip from Piraeus (Athens), Greece, aboard Eurodam. Guests looking to explore the gorgeous Greek isles will have two incredible, seven-day itineraries that will be offered in August and September, plus a cruise…   read more of “Holland America…”

Sun-Kissed Skies & Culturally Rich Ports Greet Koningsdam on 2016 Med Cruises

Sun-Kissed Skies & Culturally Rich Ports Greet Koningsdam on 2016 Med Cruises

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…”

Photo Diary: Crete

Photo Diary: Crete

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his call at Heraklion, Crete. Heraklion is the largest city in Crete (and fifth in Greece) with a population in excess of 120,000 and is the…   read more of “Photo Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Iraklion, Crete, Greece

Cruise Diary: Iraklion, Crete, Greece

Guests 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! This is a large city. We were here once, many years ago on this ship (2006 world cruise), but at that time we, along with…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”