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11-Day Egypt & The Holy Land: Turquoise Coast

Ship: Oosterdam  
Departure: Saturday, August 9, 2025
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Athens
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Duration
11
Nights
Days at Sea
3
Sea Days
Ports
8
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    11-Day Egypt & The Holy Land: Turquoise Coast

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, August 9, 2025 Athens, Greece Embark 4:00 PM
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

    2 Sunday, August 10, 2025 At Sea
    3 Monday, August 11, 2025 Alexandria, Egypt 6:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Alexandria, Egypt

    Alexandria, Egypt’s largest seaport, was originally founded by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. Extending about 32 km along the Mediterranean coast, it has become an important tourist resort. Indeed, known as The Pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Read more about Alexandria, Egypt

    4 Tuesday, August 12, 2025 Limassol, Cyprus 1:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Limassol, Cyprus

    Limassol, located on Akrotiri Bay on the southern coast of Cyprus, is widely known for its long cultural tradition and offers tourists a wide spectrum of activities, as well as a number of museums, and archaeological sites. A series of public sculptures, created by renowned artists from Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Germany and Egypt, are found along 1.6 km of seafront reclaimed land, and are appreciated by all visitors. If time permits, visit the ancient city kingdom of Amathus to explore the ruins and its ancient port. Read more about Limassol, Cyprus

    5 Wednesday, August 13, 2025 Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    Ashdod - aka Isdud - is a city on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the South District of Israel, approximately 70 km from Jerusalem and Beer Sheba. It is a major industrial centre and Israel’s largest and busiest cargo port, through which over 100,000 tourists visit annually. It is also one of the most ancient cities in the world, dating back to the Canaanite culture of the 17th century BC, and interestingly is mentioned thirteen times in the Bible. Read more about Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel

    6 Thursday, August 14, 2025 Haifa, Israel 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Haifa, Israel

    (NOTE: Check that your cruise still visits Haifa due to current safety concerns.) Israel’s third largest city and one of its prettiest, Haifa is situated on the Israeli Mediterranean Coastal Plain, the historic land bridge between Europe, Africa, and Asia. The city is split over three tiers. The lowest is the centre of commerce and industry including the Port of Haifa, the middle level is on the slopes of Mount Carmel consists of older residential neighbourhoods, while the upper level is known for its modern suburbs. Read more about Haifa, Israel

    7 Friday, August 15, 2025 At Sea
    8 Saturday, August 16, 2025 Antalya, Turkey 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Antalya, Turkey

    Antalya is the 'capital' of the Turkish Mediterranean Coast. It is a sprawling modern city, but Old Antalya which surrounds the Roman harbour, with its historic museum, and the many buildings - now restored as homes, boutique hotels, inns and restaurants - that date back to Ottoman and even Roman times, give it its own distinctive atmosphere. There are numerous fascinating archaeological sites to visit, or take a day excursion to one of the wonderful National Parks, and even experience some white water rafting, or you can simply enjoy the dramatic sea and mountain views. Read more about Antalya, Turkey

    9 Sunday, August 17, 2025 Rhodes, Greece 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Rhodes, Greece

    Rhodes is the principal city of the island of the same name, situated in the Aegean Sea. It is renowned for having the longest summer of any of the Greek islands. It is famous for being the site of the Colossus of Rhodes - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - as well as being the home of the Citadel of Rhodes, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe. Read more about Rhodes, Greece

    10 Monday, August 18, 2025 Kusadasi, Turkey 7:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Kusadasi, Turkey

    Kusadasi is a resort town on Turkey's Aegean coast and the centre of the seaside district of the same name. While best known as a starting point for visiting Ephesus, once one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a history dating from 3000 BC, there’s also a delightful range of activities in town. Places of interest include: the City Walls, of which one gate remains to-day; the peninsula at the end of the bay with its castle and swimming beaches; several aqua parks with wave-pools and white-water slides; Ladies Beach, once segregated but now open to all; and Dilek Peninsula National Park. Read more about Kusadasi, Turkey

    11 Tuesday, August 19, 2025 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, August 20, 2025 Athens, Greece 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Athens, Greece

    Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, is also one of the world's oldest cities with an unparalleled history that spans around 3,400 years. Experiencing long periods of sunshine throughout the year, and known as "the cradle of Western civilisation", it is a 'must-see' destination for world travellers. The city contains a fascinating variety of different architectural styles, ranging from Greco-Roman through Neo-Classical, to Modern. Read more about Athens, Greece

  • Ship

    Oosterdam Overview

    Oosterdam

    4.1
    (from 66 verified customers)

    Taking her maiden voyage in 2003, the Oosterdam can carry up to 1918 passengers with a 80,305 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Oosterdam Inclusions

    • B.B. King's Blues Club
    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Oosterdam Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Oosterdam Suite on the Oosterdam

    Cabin Types

    PS, SA, SB, SC, SS, SY, SZ

    Average Cabin Size – 39.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.0 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath amp; shower amp; additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows. Size approx.: 1150 sq. ft. with verandah Include all the suite amenities, plus: bull;Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.

    Verandah

    Verandah

    Verandah  on the Oosterdam Verandah  on the Oosterdam

    Cabin Types

    VA, VB, VC, VD, VE, VF, VH

    Average Cabin Size – 16.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.2 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 254 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: bull;Our signature Marinerrsquo;s Dreamtrade; bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedicreg; Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens bull;Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerhead bull;5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Oosterdam Oceanview on the Oosterdam

    Cabin Types

    C, D, DD, E, F, G, H, HH

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower. Size approx.: 180 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerheads bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Oosterdam Interior on the Oosterdam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Size. approx.: 151-233 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels bull;Premium massage showerheads bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Oosterdam

    Legend

    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Shower only
    • Connecting rooms
    • Partial sea view
    • Fully obstructed view
    • Single sink vanity
    • Staterooms have solid steel verandah railings (instead of clear Plexiglass railing)
    • 2 lower beds do not convert to queen-size
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms
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  • 11-Day Egypt & The Holy Land: Turquoise Coast

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Oosterdam Departure: Saturday, August 9, 2025 Nights: 11 nights Departs: Athens Returns: Athens

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