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21-Day Adriatic Traversing: Olympia, Crete, Naples & Corsica

Ship: Oosterdam  
Departure: Sunday, October 12, 2025
Nights: 21 nights
Departs: Athens
Returns: Barcelona
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
21
Nights
Days at Sea
7
Sea Days
Ports
15
Ports
Countries Visted
7
Countries
  • Itinerary

    21-Day Adriatic Traversing: Olympia, Crete, Naples & Corsica

    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 Sunday, October 12, 2025 Athens, Greece Embark 5:00 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 Monday, October 13, 2025 At Sea
    3 Tuesday, October 14, 2025 Corfu, Greece 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Corfu, Greece

    Corfu Island, located just off the west coast of Greece, boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the Greek Isles. With its impressive landscapes, rich vegetation, long golden beaches, the elegant capital Corfu Town, and many traditional villages, it is not surprising that this island receives many visitors each year. The capital is possibly most impressive, due to the Venetian, French and English civilisations that are remembered for the architectural elements they have left behind. Read more about Corfu, Greece

    4 Wednesday, October 15, 2025 Dubrovnik, Croatia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    5 Thursday, October 16, 2025 Split, Croatia 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Split, Croatia

    Split, in Croatia, is a busy port on the shores of the Mediterranean and has numerous ferries operating to and from nearby islands. It is also a popular tourist resort with beaches and pleasant promenades. Venetian, Gothic and Renaissance houses and several medieval churches add architectural interest. Read more about Split, Croatia

    6 Friday, October 17, 2025 Trieste, Italy 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Trieste, Italy

    Trieste is a modern lively city, yet much of its former grandeur is still clearly apparent in the form of imposing buildings with neo-classical facades. It became a part of Italy at the break-up of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918. Trieste has often been referred to as Vienna by the Sea. Read more about Trieste, Italy

    7 Saturday, October 18, 2025 At Sea
    8 Sunday, October 19, 2025 Sarande, Albania 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Sarande, Albania

    Sarandë, the capital of the District of Sarand, Albania, is situated on the Ionian Sea coast in the Mediterranean. Daily ferryboats link with the nearby Greek island of Corfu (visible to the SW), and the delightful warm weather has made tourism its major economic resource. While the vast majority of the population is Albanian, there are also many Greeks. Read more about Sarande, Albania

    9 Monday, October 20, 2025 Katakolon, Greece 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Katakolon, Greece

    The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port with delightful cafes along the waterfront, shops that sell T-shirts, hats and jewellery, and a small beach that draws swimmers and sandcastle-builders. But that's not why ships make the town a destination. They arrive because Katakolon serves as the cruise gateway to ancient Olympia, just 40 km away, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    10 Tuesday, October 21, 2025 Chania, Greece 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Chania, Greece

    Chania is the second largest city of Crete and lies along the north coast of the island. This region as a whole is rich in history, and Chania's Old Town with its old aristocratic appearance, arched doorways, stone staircases, small and crumbling Venetian harbour, a mosque, and narrow streets, is considered the most beautiful and well-preserved urban district on Crete. Places of interest include the Archaeological Museum housed in the church of St Fragiskos, the Chania Public Baths, and the Fortezza, a large Venetian castle. Read more about Chania, Greece

    11 Wednesday, October 22, 2025 Athens, Greece 7:00 AM 3:00 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

    12 Thursday, October 23, 2025 Katakolon, Greece 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Katakolon, Greece

    The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port with delightful cafes along the waterfront, shops that sell T-shirts, hats and jewellery, and a small beach that draws swimmers and sandcastle-builders. But that's not why ships make the town a destination. They arrive because Katakolon serves as the cruise gateway to ancient Olympia, just 40 km away, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Read more about Katakolon, Greece

    13 Friday, October 24, 2025 Sarande, Albania 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Sarande, Albania

    Sarandë, the capital of the District of Sarand, Albania, is situated on the Ionian Sea coast in the Mediterranean. Daily ferryboats link with the nearby Greek island of Corfu (visible to the SW), and the delightful warm weather has made tourism its major economic resource. While the vast majority of the population is Albanian, there are also many Greeks. Read more about Sarande, Albania

    14 Saturday, October 25, 2025 At Sea
    15 Sunday, October 26, 2025 Valletta, Malta 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Valletta, Malta

    Valletta (aka Belt Valletta, Città Umilissima) - traditionally reserved for the historic walled citadel that serves as Malta's principal administrative district - is the capital city of Malta, located in the central-eastern portion of the island. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essentially Baroque in style, with elements of Mannerist, Neo-Classical and Modern architecture. Don’t miss the the majestic St John’s Co-Cathedral, with its imposing bastions and a treasure of priceless paintings. Read more about Valletta, Malta

    16 Monday, October 27, 2025 Taormina, Italy 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Taormina, Italy

    Taormina is a small town on the island of Sicily in Italy, in the Province of Messina. Settled on a hill, the town - accessible via an aerial tramway - dominates two sweeping bays, and on the southern side the top of Mount Etna can be seen. While it is unashamedly touristy and has a main street lined with high-end designer shops, the town remains a striking location with gorgeous medieval churches, a stunning Greek theatre, and sweeping views. Read more about Taormina, Italy

    16 Monday, October 27, 2025 Cruising Strait Of M
    16 Monday, October 27, 2025 Cruising Stromboli V
    17 Tuesday, October 28, 2025 Naples, Italy 7:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Naples, Italy

    Naples is an historic city over 2,500 years old, sitting on the west coast of southern Italy by the Gulf of Naples. Located halfway between two volcanic areas, Mount Vesuvius and Camp Flegrei and with numerous tours and cruise excursions available at the port, one may be inclined to miss out on what Naples itself has to offer. It has some of the world's best opera houses and theatres, and is often called an open-air museum because of its many historic statues and monuments. Read more about Naples, Italy

    18 Wednesday, October 29, 2025 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 7:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    Rome, the capital, and largest city of Italy, is full of unending possibilities. It can be reached from the port of Civitavecchia in approximately ninety minutes either by train or coach. Rome greets visitors with a multitude of faces, such as the Ancient City with ruins like: the Colosseum; the seven hills; the Roman Forum; and the Sacred Way, the path used for triumphal processions. Read more about Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

    19 Thursday, October 30, 2025 Cruising Bonifacio S
    19 Thursday, October 30, 2025 Ajaccio, France 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Ajaccio, France

    Ajaccio (aka Aiacciu, Aiaccio) is a port on the west coast of the island of Corsica, 390 km SE of Marseille. It occupies a sheltered position at the foot of wooded hills on the northern shore of the Gulf of Ajaccio. The city not only encloses the entire harbour but takes up the better part of the Gulf. Read more about Ajaccio, France

    20 Friday, October 31, 2025 Villefranche, France 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Villefranche, France

    Villefranche, aka Villefranche-sur-Mer, is a Mediterranean port in the Côte d'Azur region of the French Riviera. It is located about 6 km E of the city of Nice and 10 km SW of Monaco in one of the deepest natural harbours of any port in the Mediterranean Sea, and provides a safe anchorage for large ships. It is built on terraced hills that offer delightful views of the Mediterranean and the surrounding area. Read more about Villefranche, France

    21 Saturday, November 1, 2025 At Sea
    22 Sunday, November 2, 2025 Barcelona, Spain 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Barcelona, Spain

    Barcelona, located in Catalonia Spain, is Europe's largest metropolis on the Mediterranean coast, and one of the world’s major global cities. Today, Barcelona balances itself on the cutting edge of architecture, intellectual life, and style. Indeed Barcelona won the 1999 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for its architecture, the first time that the winner has been a city, and not an individual architect. Read more about Barcelona, Spain

  • 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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  • 21-Day Adriatic Traversing: Olympia, Crete, Naples & Corsica

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Oosterdam Departure: Sunday, October 12, 2025 Nights: 21 nights Departs: Athens Returns: Barcelona

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