Copenhagen is a can’t-miss destination when exploring the Baltic Sea on a cruise with Holland America Line. The city’s old cobbled streets, brightly colored harbor and the tower- and turret-dotted skyline lend a fairy-tale charm that make Denmark’s capital one of the easiest European cities to love. For the 2018 season, Holland America is providing… read more of “Step Into a Piece…”
On June 12, 2017, Holland America Line’s Prinsendam made its maiden call to Bantry Bay Harbour, making it the first cruise ship to call at Bantry in almost 30 years. The Town Pier is currently undergoing development, due for completion in August 2017, and will soon be available for Holland America Line guests to enjoy…. read more of “Explore Celtic…”
Holland America Line’s Baltic cruises take guests back in time to an era where Vikings roamed and czars reigned. The capital cities of northern Europe are filled with storied palaces and quaint Old Towns. Cities like St. Petersburg, Russia, and Berlin, Germany, are some of the most historically and culturally rich in the world. Helsinki,… read more of “Must-Do Shore…”
You’ve asked and you’ve waited, and now it’s finally here! Starting today guests can make bookings for the summer 2016 European cruises of ms Koningsdam and the May 9 Christening Cruise. As previously detailed on the blog, from May through the summer the ship will be sailing roundtrip from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on itineraries to… read more of “Bookings Open Today…”
In summer 2016, Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will sail out of the port of Amsterdam, marking the first time the company will have three ships sailing out of three Dutch ports: Koningsdam out of Amsterdam, Rotterdam out of Rotterdam and Prinsendam out of Ijmuiden. Koningsdam will debut a series of northern Europe… read more of “Koningsdam’s…”
A castle is defined as “a large building or group of buildings fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat,” but what that definition fails to mention is the absolute beauty that some of these buildings still exude today.
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.
Wendy R. London, HAL Mariner and corporate affairs manager/founder of CruiseBubble.com, is aboard Prinsendam and is letting us join in on her vacation. Docking on a magnificent summer’s day in this magical capital city, our first stop was, of course, the Little Mermaid, mournfully resting where I first saw her some 25 years ago just… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”