From the fjords of Norway to Greece’s golden beaches, Holland America Line’s Europe cruises span the entire region. North, south, east and west, Holland America Line carefully crafts each itinerary to showcase the most exciting, interesting, popular, unique and memorable ports of call.
Here are some fan favorites from north to south — well, east, actually!
NORWAY offers some of the most stunning and breath-taking scenery in the world. Cruising along the glorious fjords is an exhilarating experience, with the imposing cliffs and glorious waterfalls making a picture-perfect postcard.
Monte Carlo, MONACO, is glamorous, captivating and ultra chic. Walk in the footsteps of Princess Grace or test your luck at the famed Casino, visit the Rock of Monaco or fill your need for speed on a drive along the Grand Prix circuit. The yacht-filled harbor and surrounding scenery is a photographer’s dream.
CALVI is a small and stunningly beautiful beach resort town on the Island of Corsica. Known as the birthplace of Napoléon Bonaparte, the mountainous scenery and Genoese architecture make Calvi a favorite destination among cruise guests.
Valletta, MALTA, is the European City of Culture 2018, and it’s easy to see why on a visit to this beautiful island. Famous for its quaint harbor full of colorful luzzu fishing boats and bird sanctuary that forms part of the breathtaking panorama, Valletta is home to Mdina, a living medieval city, and fourth-largest unsupported dome in the world.
ITALY is one of the most architecturally rich and scenic countries in the world. Rome’s bustling streets boasts the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Pantheon; while the canals of Venice are romance at its finest. Holland America Line ships call at ports throughout the country, including Naples, Portifino and Cinque Terre.
Walk in the footsteps of gods and goddesses in GREECE. All of the Greek isles are lined with golden beaches and sun-kissed skies, each with its own unique personality. Santorini lies on a volcanic caldera, while Mykonos’ famed windmills are among the most recognizable Greek icons. No city is more powerful and impressive than Athens on the Attic Peninsula. The Acropolis is a must-visit architectural marvel.
TURKEY is a unique country that falls on two continents: Asia and Europe. Visitors can see the influence of both among the grand bazaars and towering spires found throughout the country. The beach-side resorts live in harmony with the historic monuments that line the skyline.
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