Europe Cruises: Ports & Map

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Europe Cruises: Explore Our Port Cities

Discover the ports of Norwegian Cruise Line's Europe.

 
Haifa, Israel

Haifa, Israel

Considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the Middle East, Haifa offers sweeping views of the sea with the Carmel Mountains as a glorious backdrop. Be sure to visit the Tikotin Japanese Museum, Stella Maris Monastery and the stunning gold-domed Bahai Shrine.

Hammerfest, Norway

Hammerfest, Norway

The gorgeous port of Hammerfest touts the world's northernmost city, as well as the first European city to install electric street lamps. World-class freshwater and deep sea fishing, and Arctic hunting have historically taken hold here.

Helsingborg, Sweden

Helsingborg, Sweden

Historic Helsingborg, with its many old buildings, is a scenic coastal city and the newest port addition to our European destinations.

Helsinki, Finland
helsinki, finland

Helsinki, Finland

Welcome to Scandinavia's “White City of the North,” a city defined more by its people and Art Nouveau architecture than its chilly climate (from October to April). Helsinki is a classic sea-city, with a dramatic coastline colored by bays and inlets. The city keeps its historical roots intact.

Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvag is Norway’s third largest harbor and the last port of call before heading eastward to the Arctic Ocean. This is one of the best towns in northern Norway to experience the beauty of continuous daylight. Rebuilt in the 50’s after being destroyed during World War II, Honningsvag has colorful, modern buildings dotting its landscape. Situated in the Island of Mageroya - with a population of 2,600 - Honningsvag has a cosmopolitan flair and yet retains the charm of a small enclave. Fishing is the main industry of this Arctic Circle town and the port is always brimming with activity.

Inverness (Invergordon), Scotland

Inverness (Invergordon), Scotland

Inverness is a city in the glorious Scottish Highlands . Teeming with bagpipe players and enthusiasts thanks to the city's annual Northern Meeting in September, Inverness also boasts a diverse music scene. Gaelic was the native language until the turn of the 19th century.

Iraklion, Greece
Irakalion, Crete

Iraklion, Greece

Although it's on the Greek Island of Crete, Iraklion offers a wealth of Venetian architecture from their rule in the 13th century, including magnificent fortified walls. Don't miss the Minoan Palace of Knosos Knossos, immortalized in Greek Mythology by the legend of the Minotaur.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey

There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this center of the Ottoman empire has become one the world's focal points for art, fashion, haute cuisine and nightlife. Of course there's always an abundance of ancient monuments and grand mosques with stunning frescoes to see here, like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque. Head to any park and you'll see why tulips have long been the symbol of this city.

Koper, Slovenia

Koper, Slovenia

The largest town on the Slovenian coast, Koper boasts a colorful history dating back to Ancient Greece and Rome that springs to life in the Old Town. Here cruise guests can explore narrow intertwining streets lined with Istrian limestone facades. Enjoy open air festivals and plays, shop for local handicrafts, and savor the local favorites like jota soup, fish specialties and local wines.

Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor, Montenegro

Earthquakes nearly destroyed the secluded seaport of Kotor in 1573 and 1667. Situated on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, this port city historically has a strong Venetian influence which is clearly seen today in its architecture. Built in 1166, The Cathedral of Saint Typhoon is the city’s main tourist attraction. Inside Saint Typhoon, there’s an impressive collection of 14th century frescos and other artistic works. Popular destinations to also visit are the Gulf of Kotor and the well maintained medieval old town.

Things to Know

  • Winter Europe Cruises

    Traveling during fall & winter months will offer a unique perspective on Europe with less crowds at the most popular landmarks.

     
  • Shopping in Denmark

    In Copenhagen you can stroll Strøget, one of the longest shopping streets in Europe with everything from budget friendly outlets to high-end shops.

     
  • Architecture in Barcelona

    Barcelona's famed architect, Antoni Gaudí, inspired the term "gaudy" with his unique and highly individualistic designs.

     
  • The Gondolas of Venice

    After completing special training and passing a rigorous exam, Gondolier licenses are only issued annually.

     
  • See the Sea

    No part of Greece is more than 85 miles from the sea.

     
  • Hair Affair

    In ancient Egypt, pharaohs never let their hair be seen.

     
  • Mouth Mouse

    Spain has no 'tooth fairy," they have a "tooth mouse."

     
  • Falling Down

    The Saxons destroyed the historic London Bridge in 1014.

     
  • Walk Talk

    The width of Monaco could be walked in less than an hour.