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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Europa

About Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Hapag-Lloyd's cruise ships offer onboard and in-port experiences that range from luxury to upmarket soft adventure. Traditionally, Hapag-Lloyd has catered to German-speaking passengers, though the line is beginning to court English-speaking travelers.

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Europa
Europa

14 Night
Highlights Of The British And Irish Coasts

Leaving:Hamburg
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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Europa 2
Europa 2

8 Night
The Most Beautiful Mediterranean Destinations

Leaving:Monaco
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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Europa 2
Europa 2

12 Night
The Scent Of Sicily And The Sun-kissed Adriatic

Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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Europa 2
Europa 2

8 Night
Picturesque Greece

Leaving:Athens
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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8 Night
Balearic Islands And The Delightful Cote D'azur

Leaving:Malaga
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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9 Night
Sophisticated Glamour In The Mediterranean

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13 Night
Expedition Azores And Madeira - Highs Of The Azores And Island Bliss

Leaving:Porto
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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18 Night
Expedition Canadian Arctic And Northwest Greenland - In The Wake Of Great Polar Explorers

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15 Night
Alaska - Gold Rush In The Vast Wilderness

Leaving:Seward
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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15 Night
Alaska - Delving Deep Into Untamed Nature

Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Aug 5, 2022
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18 Night
Expedition To The Heart Of The Northwest Passage - Heart And Soul Of True Explorers

Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
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19 Night
Expedition West And East Greenland - In The Open-air Museum Of The Ice Age

Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Sep 11, 2022
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18 Night
Expedition Spitsbergen, Iceland And Greenland - A Three-part Polar Adventure To Dream Desti

Leaving:Spitsbergen
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Jul 7, 2022
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Who goes on Hapag-Lloyd cruise ships?

Hapag-Lloyd primarily draws exclusively German-speaking cruisers, but a few ships in the fleet are marketed at the international market and on these you'll get a mix of well-heeled, well-traveled cruisers from Europe and North America. The international ships also draw a larger range of age groups as well, with kids clubs onboard to appeal to families. The German-only ships mostly attract people over 50, mainly couples, and at least one ship is designated as adults-only.

Do I have to dress up on a Hapag-Lloyd cruise?

Depends on which ship you've chosen. On the non-expedition luxury ships, the general dress code for evenings is long trousers and a jacket for men (no tie) and something correspondingly elegant for women. On Europa (a German language ship), there's one formal night per cruise where black tie is encouraged.

On the expedition ships, the dress code is smart-casual throughout.

Is everything free on Hapag-Lloyd cruises?

Not quite. You can dine your way around the specialty restaurants at no extra charge, but drinks are not included, just Champagne on arrival and soft drinks in the mini-bar. Access to the beautiful sauna and steam room suites is free.

Gratuities are also included in the cruise fare, but passengers can tip further if they wish to. On expedition cruises, exploring ashore is included, but on the non-expedition luxury cruise ships, you pay extra for shore excursions.

What are Hapag-Lloyd’s most popular activities?

On the non-expedition luxury ships, days are more about lounging by the pool, visiting the gym and participating in shore excursions than anything else. Evenings are elegant and low-key, with small, intimate venues to enjoy a nightcap more popular than cavernous, noisy bars.

Life on the expedition ships, meanwhile, is all about being ashore and exploring during the day, under the guidance of experienced expedition leaders. In the evenings, there are talks and lectures, and passengers also enjoy playing around in the science labs.

Why go with Hapag-Lloyd?

  • Exquisitely designed and spacious ships, targeted primarily at German-speaking cruisers
  • New fleet of small, luxurious expedition ships operating imaginative itineraries
  • The highest levels of cuisine and service

Best for: German-speaking luxury cruisers and adventurers seeking expeditions packed with creature comforts

Not for: Non-German speakers and budget cruisers

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Beautiful luxury ship, excellent food, great ports; best to know some German; AC underpowered

The bathroom had a tub and separate shower, just one sink, a walk-in closet with drawers, a small TV (which had many German stations plus BBC), a mini-fridge (stocked with in-room complimentary sodas, juices and beer, customizable), and plenty of overall storage space, even for two.Mask compliance (surgical or FFP required, no cloth), was near 100% on buses in the front, less so in the back (the rogue zone), and on one excursion the HL employee on the bus , after a stern "must wear masks" warning, even patroled the aisles to make sure masks were not drifting south.Read More
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Catlover54

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

More regular cruise than Expedition.

Lectures in English for us were very good.With the reduced number and average weather this was a dull cruise for staff and passengers.Read More
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f2s

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Beautiful, Relaxing Experience

BARS After a long day exploring the beautiful beaches of Europa, head down to the Europa 2 bars and lounges, with Collins, a cigar smoking Cuban beer bar, Sansibar, with indoor-outdoor seating and an a la carte menu with tapas-style nibbles and special wines, Club 2, THE place for comedy and cabaret, the aforementioned piano bar, Belvedere, which also houses the library, the aforementioned waffle-stuffed pool bar, and Grande Reserve, which is just fine wine and weddings.The Europa 2-even the name exudes luxury, style, and quite a Eurocentric flair to life that I have come to learn and love on my eight night sailing to the beautiful Mediterranean.Read More
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Swaraelia

2-5 Cruises

Age 10s

Beautiful Scenery, Luxurious Ship

It's fun to discover for a few days but by day 8 you just want a paper saying something you don't have to run through a Translator app which are often wrong or just walk around the whole ship to find a sign that interests you that isn't in German.I am an American who went on this amazing ship for just over a week, albeit that it was quite difficult not knowing any German prior, but I felt interacting with fellow passengers who spoke at least some English or Chinese (which I speak).Read More
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Swaraelia

10+ Cruises

Age 10s

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