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Mediterranean Tapestry & Empires - O436A

Ship: Oosterdam  
Departure: Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Nights: 23 nights
Departs: Barcelona
Returns: Trieste
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
23
Nights
Days at Sea
3
Sea Days
Ports
20
Ports
Countries Visted
9
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Mediterranean Tapestry & Empires - O436A

    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 Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Barcelona, Spain Embark 4:00 PM
    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

    2 Thursday, June 13, 2024 Marseille, France 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Marseille, France

    Located on the SE coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille is France's largest commercial port, and is also the largest French city on the Mediterranean coast. It serves as a gateway to the lush fertile region of Provence and all its cultural contributions to gastronomic excellence, impressionistic art, and ancient architecture. This cosmopolitan city with 300 days of sunshine a year, clear blue skies and the down-to-earth warmth of its residents, boasts a trading history that goes back more than 2,500 years. Read more about Marseille, France

    3 Friday, June 14, 2024 Portofino, Italy 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Portofino, Italy

    Portofino, part of the Italian Riviera, sits on a peninsula in the Tigullio Gulf east of Genoa. It is a picturesque half-moon shaped seaside village, with shops, restaurants - with their famous sea food - and cafes, lining the shore. The crystalline green waters invite visitors to enjoy diving as there are 20 dive sites, as well as boating, in specified areas. Read more about Portofino, Italy

    4 Saturday, June 15, 2024 Livorno, Italy 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Livorno, Italy

    Livorno is the third largest port on the west coast of Italy, and is well known for supporting cruise ship tourism to Florence, the Tower of Pisa, the hill towns of Tuscany, Cinque Terre with its enchanting villages, and the Chianti wine region, generally with time allowed for visiting some famous outlet stores of famous fashion houses. However the port of Livorno itself has a lot to offer visitors. Criss-crossed by Medicean canals that are still navigable, and with its port overlooked by towers and fortresses, this well-planned city is most appealing. Read more about Livorno, Italy

    5 Sunday, June 16, 2024 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy 7:00 AM 5:00 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

    6 Monday, June 17, 2024 Messina, Italy 1:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Messina, Italy

    Messina is a harbour on the eastern coast of Sicily, a short ferry crossing to mainland Italy lying to the east. Due to the several earthquakes that have struck the area on several occasions, the city is almost completely modern. Mostly viewed as the starting point for tours and trips to Taormina and Mount Etna, both of which are truly unforgettable, it also has much to offer in the way of history and beauty. Read more about Messina, Italy

    6 Monday, June 17, 2024 Cruising Strait Of M
    7 Tuesday, June 18, 2024 Valletta, Malta 8:00 AM
    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

    8 Wednesday, June 19, 2024 Valletta, Malta 4:00 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

    9 Thursday, June 20, 2024 Tunis, Tunisia 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Tunis, Tunisia

    Tunis, the capital of the Tunisian Republic and its largest city, is situated on the large Gulf of Tunis. It may be but a slim wedge of North Africa’s vast horizontal expanse, but Tunisia has enough history and diverse natural beauty to pack a country many times its size. The city takes you by surprise with its modern conference halls, hotels and banks, and bright yellow taxis rushing passengers to business lunches. Read more about Tunis, Tunisia

    10 Friday, June 21, 2024 At Sea
    11 Saturday, June 22, 2024 Nafplion, Greece 1:00 PM 8:00 PM
    View of Nafplion, Greece

    Nafplion (with a variety of spellings), the first capital of Greece, is situated on the Peloponnese Peninsula just a two and a half hour drive from Athens. Its picturesque harbour, with two mountains crowned by medieval fortresses overlooking the town. The small island fortress called the Bourtzi that once protected the harbour presents a scene that will ever be remembered. Read more about Nafplion, Greece

    12 Sunday, June 23, 2024 Athens, Greece 7:00 AM 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

    13 Monday, June 24, 2024 Rhodes, Greece 10:00 AM 6:00 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

    14 Tuesday, June 25, 2024 Kusadasi, Turkey 7:00 AM 7:00 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

    15 Wednesday, June 26, 2024 Cruising The Dardane
    16 Thursday, June 27, 2024 Istanbul, Turkey 7:00 AM
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    17 Friday, June 28, 2024 Istanbul, Turkey 2:00 PM
    View of Istanbul, Turkey

    Istanbul (Byzantium from 660 BC, Constantinople from 330 CE, and Istanbul since 1930) is the largest city in Turkey and the fifth largest city proper in the world. It has dominated the Straits of Bosphorus, in the NW of the country, for 25 centuries, and as Constantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. It was a metropolis of stunning splendour when the great capitals of Europe were mere villages and is the only metropolis in the world that is situated on two continents. Read more about Istanbul, Turkey

    18 Saturday, June 29, 2024 Mykonos, Greece 11:00 AM 10:00 PM
    View of Mykonos, Greece

    Mykonos is the principal town of the island of the same name, which is part of the Cyclades, and could well be described as the most sophisticated of the Greek Islands. Visited by innumerable international celebrities - you may even see some enjoying a coffee on the sidewalk - it is not surprising that it is considered by many to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It is also an island with beautiful landscapes, scores of churches, some fascinating monuments, and windmills. Read more about Mykonos, Greece

    19 Sunday, June 30, 2024 Chania, Greece 8:00 AM 5:00 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

    20 Monday, July 1, 2024 Katakolon, Greece 10:00 AM 6:00 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

    21 Tuesday, July 2, 2024 Sarande, Albania 8:00 AM 3:00 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

    22 Wednesday, July 3, 2024 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

    23 Thursday, July 4, 2024 Hvar, Croatia 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Hvar, Croatia

    Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea located off the Dalmatian coast. The climate is characterised by mild winters and warm summers, and this, together with beautiful beaches and Mediterranean vegetation, make it a most attractive tourist destination. Hvar town features a large public square - St Stephen’s Square - that is open to the sea, and in season the port is filled with large yachts. Read more about Hvar, Croatia

    24 Friday, July 5, 2024 Trieste, Italy 6:00 AM Disembark
    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

  • Ship

    Oosterdam Overview

    Oosterdam

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    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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  • Mediterranean Tapestry & Empires - O436A

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Oosterdam Departure: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 Nights: 23 nights Departs: Barcelona Returns: Trieste

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