With more than 20 countries and dozens of ports available on Holland America Line itineraries, Europe is one of the most intriguing and comprehensive cruising regions.
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…”
When I found I was going on a “Mediterranean Adventure” on the Nieuw Amsterdam I thought that the adventure would be the ports of call. Exciting places like Toulon, Palermo and Naples. What I had not realised was that most of the adventure actually took place on board! Thanks to Holland America’s new initiative called… read more of “On Location:…”
If you’re looking to join us for a European holiday, you’ll have 105 chances in 2014. We just released details on the 2014 season, and there’s a lot of exciting news. We added six new itineraries, six maiden calls and 17 of the ports feature overnight calls. Eight of our 15 ships will be in… read more of “2014 Europe Season…”
With the introduction of Holland America Line’s “On Location” program, onboard classes and demonstrations by local artists and professionals allow guests to familiarize themselves with the cultures they’ll be visiting around the world. “On Location” means that Holland America Line guests can learn to tango on the way to Argentina, take a cooking class taught… read more of “On Location: Opa!…”
On July 10, 2013, while the ship was docked at Kusadasi, Turkey, the crew members of the Nieuw Amsterdam visited the ancient city of Ephesus. The ancient city of Ephesus, located near the Aegean Sea in modern day Turkey, was one of the great cities of the Greeks in Asia Minor and home to the… read more of “Postcard from…”
Thanks to HAL guest Wil Leemans for sending in these great family photos that were taken while cruising with Nieuw Amsterdam last year.
Here are some great group photos taken during Nieuw Amsterdam’s crew tour to The Ruins of Pompeii on July 20. The crew had a great time!