Wife and I will be leaving Civitiveccia Italy on September 23rd on the Noordam for a 10 day mediterranean cruise with 8 stops, ending in Barcelona Spain. I sailed on Hollands Westerdam a couple years ago and it was great. Service, food, cabin, entertainment, cleanliness etc, was all well above average, in fact closer to outstanding. Hope our trip on the Noordam is as nice, and yours also. HAL as you know is known for the outstanding service.