Culinary EXC Tours™ 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 EXC Tours that explore food, wine and culture in some of the world's most renowned gastronomic hot spots.

Explore Cruises Featuring Food & Wine Tours


Tasty Samplings

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!


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.

Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Paradise will be found through ramen adventures, winery visits, hunter-gatherer explorations, and an array of culinary experiences. From hands-on cooking classes in Thailand to delicious tours of local markets and landmarks, the world is yours!

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.