Holland America has announced details on its 2024 Europe season, including several new itineraries that combine regions, more 14+ day voyages, and enhanced northern European itineraries with new departure ports. The schedule includes nine overnight ports and 33 late-night departure cities.
From April to November 2024, dozens of unique seven to 35-day itineraries will be offered on four ships: Nieuw Statendam, Rotterdam, Oosterdam, and Zuiderdam.
Holland America’s 2024 Europe season includes:
11 departure cities:
- Civitavecchia (Rome)
- Trieste (Venice)
- Piraeus (Athens)
- Fort Lauderdale
9 overnight ports:
- Barcelona, Spain
- Civitavecchia, Italy
- Marghera (Venice), Italy
- Haifa, Israel
- Istanbul, Turkey
- Reykjavik, Iceland
- Piraeus, Greece
- Rhodes, Greece
- Valletta, Malta
Rotterdam returns to its namesake city in northern Europe in 2024, offering voyages roundtrip from Rotterdam. It will offer new seven-day cruises to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark; new 14-day cruises to England, Scotland, Ireland, and Belgium; seven-day Norwegian Fjords voyages; and 14-day Baltic sailings to Norway, Denmark, Germany, Finland, and Sweden; among others.
Nieuw Statendam offers northern Europe cruises to the Baltic, British Isles, Norway, and the Northern Isles of Scotland and Iceland. The itineraries range from seven to 14 days and sail roundtrip from Copenhagen, roundtrip from Rotterdam, or between the two cities.
New in 2024 are seven-day cruises between Copenhagen and Reykjavik with calls in Norway or Scotland and Iceland. A new 11-day cruise visits Norway, Iceland, and Greenland. An “Ultimate Viking Explorer” 21-day journey roundtrip from Copenhagen heads to 13 ports in Norway, Scotland, Iceland, and Greenland, retracing the route that Vikings once made across the region.
In May, Zuiderdam sails a 14-day northern Europe cruise that explores Norway, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark, followed by a 21-day “Ultimate Viking Explorer” journey around Iceland, Greenland, and Scotland. The itineraries can be combined to form a 35-day sojourn that includes 10 countries and 23 ports of call.
In June, Zuiderdam will sail from IJmuiden to Boston on a 21-day “Viking Passage” cruise that explores Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and Canada. This departure can be combined with the “Ultimate Viking Explorer” to form a 42-day Collectors’ Voyage with 21 unique ports of call.
Nieuw Statendam will return to the Canary Islands on a 14-day cruise departing April 21 roundtrip from Rotterdam. It will also include visits to Madeira, Gibraltar, and Spain.
Oosterdam will sail the entire 2024 Europe season in the Mediterranean on flexible cruises roundtrip from Piraeus or between Barcelona, Trieste, Civitavecchia, and Piraeus. Itineraries will range from seven to 14 days and cover the eastern and western Mediterranean, including Greece, Turkey, Tunisia, Israel, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, France, and Spain.
Nieuw Statendam sails 14-day cruises between Civitavecchia and Piraeus, and roundtrip from Piraeus. The itineraries head to the eastern Mediterranean, including Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Croatia, Montenegro, and Greece. The ship will also explore the Holy Land on a 14-day cruise in October that includes an overnight at Haifa.
The popular “Voyage of the Vikings” returns in 2024 on Zuiderdam. Departing July 20th, the 35-day adventure sails roundtrip from Boston and calls at ports in Maine, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Norway. The itinerary is also offered in 17 and 18-day segments from Boston to Rotterdam or Rotterdam to Boston.
New for 2024, Bermuda is back on two transatlantic itineraries from Fort Lauderdale: Nieuw Statendam crosses in April with visits to Bermuda, France, Guernsey, and Belgium en route to Rotterdam, while Zuiderdam visits Bermuda, Ireland, England, France, and Belgium on a May crossing to IJmuiden.
In April, Rotterdam and Oosterdam cross the Atlantic, departing Fort Lauderdale for Rotterdam and Barcelona, respectively.
In October and November, Nieuw Statendam, Rotterdam, and Oosterdam make their way back to Fort Lauderdale via Civitavecchia, Rotterdam, and Barcelona, respectively.
Many of these voyages can be extended into Collectors’ Voyages, by combining two seven-day cruises, seven and 14-day cruises, or longer non-repeating voyages.
‘Have It All’ Early Booking Bonus
When a new cruise season opens and guests book with the “Have It All” premium package, for a limited time they’ll receive extra perks and upgrades to the existing Have It All package.
Have It All will upgrade to an Elite Beverage Package and Premium Wifi Package, as well as included prepaid gratuities as a bonus, in addition to the already included specialty dining and shore excursions.
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