Holland America Line’s 2024 Europe Season Introduces New Itineraries and Homeports, Longer Cruises and More Northern Capitals

Rotterdam launched some new Northern Europe trips from a new homeport city of RotterdamZuiderdam expands Iceland and Greenland ways, Bermuda returns

SEATTLE, December 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For Holland America Line 2024 Europe season, the cruise line is adding several new itineraries that combine regions, increasing the number of voyages of 14 days or longer and improving Northern Europe with new ports of departure. From April to November a multitude of unique itineraries – ranging from seven to 35 days – will be available on two of the line’s Pinnacle Class ships, Nieuw Statendam and Rotterdam, along with Oosterdam and Zuiderdam.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, is a new home port for many Holland America Line cruises in 2024.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, is a new home port for many Holland America Line cruises in 2024.

Holland American line adds new Northern Europe and Mediterranean cruises and homeports for 2024.

The four Holland America Line ships will cover the entire region on cruises designed for cultural immersion. Nine overnight ports and 33 late-night cities provide more time ashore and the ships explore the BalticThe British Isles, the Canary Islands, the French and Spanish rivieras, Israelthe Mediterranean and Northern Europeincluded Iceland, Greenland and Norway.

“Holland America Line’s 2024 European season is our biggest refresh in the region in a long time, and we’re excited about new itineraries, more 14- and 21-day voyages, different departure cities and unique country combinations that presentation,” said Beth Bodensteiner, Holland America Line’s chief commercial officer. “We are also returning to the Canary Islands and Bermudaand, of course, we are back in the Med visiting everywhere from Spain to turkey. Holland American line The 2024 season is the most diverse we’ve ever offered with an itinerary that really has something for everyone.”

As a limited-time early booking bonus, boats booked with “Have It All” also receive crew appreciation, and upgrades to beverage and Wi-Fi packages.

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Highlights of Holland America Line’s 2024 cruise season in Europe include:

11 EVENT CITIES INCLUDED ROTTERDAM: Amsterdam, Ijmuiden and Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Barcelona, ​​Spain; Boston, Massachusetts; civitavecchia (Rome) and Trieste (Venice), Italy; Copenhagen, Denmark; Piraeus (the Athens), Greece; Reykjavík, Iceland; and Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

9 OVERNIGHT PORTS: Barcelona; Civitavecchia and Marghera (Venice), Italy; Haifa, Israel; Istanbul, Turkey; Reykjavík; Piraeus (the Athens) and Rhodes, Greece; and Valletta, Malta.

33 TONES MINIMUM CITY (between 10 pm and midnight): Alexander, Norway; Ashdod (Jerusalem) and Haifa, Israel; Dublin, Ireland; Dubrovnik, Korcula and Split, Croatia; Cusadai, turkey; Las Palmas and Santa Cruz of Tenerife, Canary Islands; Cannes, Le Havre and Marseille, France; Liverpool, England; civitavecchia (Rome), Marghera (Venice), Messina and Portofino Italy; Nanortalik (Ilivileq) and Paamiut (Frederikshåb), Greenland; Corfu, Mykonos, Nafplion, Rhodes and Santorini, Greece; Port Said (Cairo), Egypt; Tallinn, Estonia; Lerwick and Stornoway, Scotland; Halifax and Saint John, Canada; Warnemünde (Berlin), Germany; Barcelona and Valletta.


  • Rotterdam returns to Northern Europe in 2024 with a season offering several new itineraries. The ship returns to its designated city with roundtrip sailings from Rotterdam:

  • Nieuw Statendam offers Northern Europe trips to the Balticof Great Britain, Norway up to the North Cape, and the North Islands thereof Scotland and Iceland. Itineraries range from seven to 14 days and round trip from Copenhagentour around from Rotterdam or between Copenhagen and Rotterdam.

  • In May, sail 14-day Zuiderdam Northern Europe Cruise that explores Norway, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Denmarkfollowed by a 21-day “Ultimate Viking Explorer” tour around Iceland, Greenland and Scotland, both round trips from Ijmuiden. The two itineraries can be combined to make a 35-day trip that includes 10 countries, 23 ports and is in a prime location for the summer solstice.

  • Zuiderdam will sail from Ijmuiden to Boston in June on a 21-day “Viking Descent” cruise that includes an exploration of Norway, Iceland, Greenland and Canada. This event can be combined with Zuiderdam’s “Ultimate Viking Explorer” to create a 42-day Collectors Tour with 21 unique ports and 26 calls in total.



  • NieuwStatendam returns to the Canary Islands on a 14-day departure cruise April 21 tour around from Rotterdamincluding Madeira as well, Gibraltar and Spain.


  • Oosterdam will sail the entire European 2024 season in the Mediterranean on flexible itineraries conveniently from the Athensor between Barcelona, Trieste, Civitavecchia and Piraeus. The itineraries 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 will sail 14-day cruises between Civitavecchia and Piraeus, and a round trip from Piraeus. The itineraries go to the eastern Med, incl Italy, Egypt, turkey, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece. Nieuw Statendam also explores the Holy Land on a 14-day cruise in October including an overnight at Haifa.


  • The popular “Voyage of the Vikings” returns in 2024 aboard Zuiderdam. Leaving July 20The 35-day roundtrip adventure launches from Boston and calls at ports i Maine, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Norway. The itinerary is also available in 17- and 18-day segments from Boston to Rotterdam or from Rotterdam to Boston.

  • New for 2024, Bermuda back on two transatlantic itineraries from Fort Lauderdale: Nieuw Statendam crosses in April with visits to Bermuda, FranceJumper and Belgium on the way to Rotterdamand visiting Zuiderdam Bermuda, Ireland, England, France and Belgium on May’s crossing to Ijmuiden.

  • In April, Rotterdam and Oosterdam across the Atlantic Ocean, 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 Barcelonarespectively.

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Many of the cruises can be extended to Collector Cruises, offering the ultimate European exploration. By combining two seven-day itineraries, seven- and 14-day cruises or longer non-repeat cruises, these state-of-the-art cruises connect up to 42 back-to-back sailings, allowing guests to visit more ports and spend extra time discovering. centuries of art, history and culture.


When a new cruise season opens and guests book with the “Have It All” premium package, for a limited time they will receive additional benefits and upgrades to the existing Have It All package. Have It All will upgrade to an Elite Beverage Package and Premium Wi-Fi Package, as well as including pre-paid crew appreciation as a bonus, as well as continuing to include specialty dining and shore excursions.

For more information about Holland America Line, consult a travel advisor, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit hollandamerica.com.

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Holland American line The world has been explored for 150 years with expertly trained itineraries, great service and reliable connections to all destinations. Offering a great mid-size ship experience, its fleet visits nearly 400 ports in 114 countries around the world and is highly sought after Alaska for 75 years — longer than any other cruise line. Holland American line 11 vessels feature a diverse range of enriching activities and amenities focused on destination immersion and personalized travel. Music Walk complements the best live music at sea every evening, while the dining venues feature exclusive selections from the Culinary Council of world-renowned chefs.



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