Shore Excursions with FOOD & WINE

The long-time partnership between Holland America Line and FOOD & WINE has delivered immersive culinary experiences for our guests for more than a dozen years. Now, this partnership has evolved into an exciting, engaging and ever-expanding selection of culinary-themed shore excursion tours that explore food, wine and culture in some of the world's most renowned gastronomic hot spots.

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Mediterranean

You can shop with a renowned Barcelona chef and create an extraordinary meal together. Discover the secret to making perfect pizza crust in Naples, where it was born. Or explore a family-owned Santorini vineyard and sample their delicious wines.

Northern Europe

Imagine touring a distillery in Reykjavik and raising a glass of handcrafted spirits with the owner. Experiencing cutting-edge “neo-Fjordic” cuisine in Bergen. Or learning to make smørrebrød (classic open-faced sandwiches) in Copenhagen!

Canada & New England

Discover the charm and character of Quebec City and delight in authentic poutine and maple syrup-in-fused treats. Or enjoy an old-fashion, trap-to-plate lobster bake in Bar Harbor. You'll experience Canada & New England though all your senses.

Asia

Paradise will be found through ramen adventures, dumpling lessons, “wet” market tours, and an array of culinary experiences. From hands-on cooking classes in Thailand to dining out in one of Singapore’s famed hawker centers, the world is yours!

Australia & New Zealand

Meet chef Roy Choi, father of the gourmet food-truck movement, in Melbourne. Sip an award-winning Syrah in one of Hawke’s Bay’s most renowned wineries. Stroll through the lush gardens at Glenfalloch in Dunedin, before dining on a sumptuous feast.

Hawaii & the South Pacific

Explore Kona’s remarkable coffee. Experience the delicious collision of fresh, Tahitian ingredients and French cuisine at one of Papeete’s finest restaurant. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Hawaii’s regional cuisine and farm-to-market movement.

Mexico, Central & South America

Visit a coffee plantation in Antigua, fish for King Crab in the Beagle Channel or dine in Puerto Vallarta’s renowned Barrio Bistro run by superstar chef Guillermo Wulff. Discover cuisine with heat and complexity.

Caribbean

Refreshing. Spicy. Flavorful. Explore the cuisines of the Caribbean. Observe traditional rum-making techniques in Barbados and sip the results. Master ceviche in a hands-on cooking class in Curaçao. Savor jerk chicken in Jamaica.