Holland America Cruises to Europe

Holland America

A Holland America cruise to Europe offers a tradition­al cruise experience, but with modern de­tails.The cruise line’s 15 mid-sized ships carry fewer guests than most other cruise lines, while providing discriminating travelers with the elegant amenities and diverse activities they’ve come to expect. With nearly one crew member for every two passengers, guests can expect intuitive, gracious service that has long defined classic cruising.

Ships feature wraparound teak decks, panoramic views and spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms, many with private verandas. Public rooms are warm and inviting with comfortable furnishings, fresh floral arrangements and a collection of museum-quality artwork.  There are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.

With a blend of younger adults and families on board, Holland America remains refined without being stuffy. There are age-appropriate activities planned for kids aged 3 to 12 and teens aged 13 to 17 have their own lounge. Adults will love the “Digital Discoveries” program which offers informative sessions led by a Microsoft-trained expert on a variety of topics such as how to take, edit and enhance better photos, how to post your photos to the web, how to create travel blog entries, videos, slide shows, scrapbooks and more. Tools you’ll immediately utilize to capture and document every moment of your European cruise!

Ranging from seven to 64 days, a European cruise aboard Holland America allows travelers the opportunity to explore a variety of destinations, from iconic ports of call as well as smaller, less-traveled and equally fascinating port cities. Dozens of exciting itineraries span from the northern tip of Norway to the Black Sea and across the Mediterranean.

Long days in European ports and one-of-a-kind excursions give guests access to events and sights experienced only by a few. Tour guides are recognized for their expertise, enthusiasm, and knowledge of the area. They can be counted on to lead engaging sightseeing tours, delivering genuine, behind-the-scenes destination experiences.

The allure of Europe is that it offers everything for an ideal vacation: culture, history, culinary excellence, shopping, sun and excitement. Holland America Line was born in Europe and they know the lay of the land! From its sophisticated capitals to its remote gems, a European cruise on a Holland America ship is an enriching experience you’ll never forget!