European Cruises Surround You With Luxury & History
When you think of Europe, visions of royalty, tradition and grandeur come to mind. For centuries, monarchs have ruled over Italy, France, Spain, England and other countries. The history of the rise and fall of these empires and the people they ruled makes European cruises some of the most exciting and memorable.
Ancient architecture, fine art and wondrous natural beauty are all commonly attributed as European. Cruises aboard Holland America and other cruise lines are the perfect way for you and your family to enjoy all that Europe has to offer. You'll travel on some of the most luxurious cruise lines ever to sail the high seas complete with activities for every age group, exceptional cuisine and delightful entertainment.
Your choice of European cruises is extensive. Depending on which cruise you select, you may visit exciting ports including:
Remarkable, world-renowned sites await, as you travel to Rome. Probably most famous as home to the Vatican, the Parthenon and the Coliseum, Rome has a heritage steeped in religion, innovation and power. From the amazing aqueducts to the exquisite squares and fountains, your experience will be uniquely European. Cruises depart from many U.S. and European ports on Holland America and other cruise lines.
One of the original Seven Wonders of the World, you won't want to miss an opportunity to visit the pyramids of Egypt when you call on Cairo, Egypt during your Mediterranean cruise. Astonishing for the size alone, many still wonder how these great structures were built without the aid of modern equipment. If touring the sphinxes and pyramids of Giza isn't enough, you’ll thrill at the local markets filled with shops, vendors and diverse culture.
Bordering eight other countries, the social climate of Vienna is exceptionally diverse. A delightful blend of Germanic, Neo-Latin and Slav people help to make Vienna a melting pot of culture. The population is not the only element that is diverse. Vienna's landscape is a fascinating work of nature offering a wide collection of vegetation, including massive oak, fir and beech forests as well as prestigious mountains. One of the most well-known claims to fame for Vienna is its mention as the home of Baroness Schröder in the award-winning 1965-film The Sound of Music.
Monte Carlo, Monaco
One of the most romantic places on the earth, Monte Carlo is positioned between the mountains and the sea. The setting of a real-life fairy tale between Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace, a former U.S. resident and movie star. With ornate palaces, stately museums and world-class cuisine, a European cruise that includes a call on Monte Carlo is your chance to step into a magical world of regal elegance.
Other Ports Available On European Cruises
Of course, these are not the only stops you'll make when you book European cruises. Depending on your schedule, Holland America and other cruise lines can also whisk you away to Norway, Denmark, Stockholm, Portugal and countless other cities via the comfort and convenience of a luxurious cruise ship. Use the search box at the top of this page to book your European cruise today. An enchanting world awaits! Call us now at 800.803.7245/914.337.8500
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