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Canada and New England Discovery Cruise

Overview

The Gulf of St. Lawrence and iconic eastern seaboard villages. Join Sports Leisure Vacations on Holland America’s ms Veendam, a signature ship (1,350 passengers) recently enhanced and grandly proportioned; combining modern amenities, and elegant spaces graced by spectacular art. 

Details

While on board, relax with a rejuvenating treatment in the spa; sample a wide array of cuisine in the restaurants; and enjoy several musical venues with different sounds throughout the cruise. 

This cruise package includes air to Montreal/from Boston, our signature door-to-door transportation, local sightseeing tour in Old Town Montréal, and the services of a Sports Leisure Vacations Tour Director.

Disclaimers

The activity level of this tour ranges from Moderate to Active

Categories

Daily Itinerary

Montréal sits on the New World’s St. Lawrence River with an undeniable Old-World French flair. The streets of Old Montréal are lined with sights that range from a 17th century seminary to grand commercial buildings constructed in the 19th century. Spend the morning on a guided sightseeing tour before boarding the ship early afternoon.

Québec City, one of the oldest European settlements in the New World is still home to religious orders and hospitals that date back to the 17th century. The English may have won the battle but Québec has a strong French heritage and the French culture lives on.

A lighthouse on little St. Paul’s Island marks Cabot Strait as you make your way into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. So huge is this gulf that half of Canada’s 10 provinces have a coastal connection to it; and it is the world’s largest estuary. Enjoy massive islands, colorful towns, national parks and thousands of tiny islets around which the whales now thrive after years of whaling and cod fishing operations.

Charlottetown is the capital of Canada’s smallest province, Prince Edward Island. For Canadians, it is perhaps most famous as the Birthplace of Confederation; yet for many others, it is known as the island that inspired the beloved book Anne of Green Gables. 

Sydney, located on Cape Breton Island is home to the world’s largest fiddle so you can expect to hear some fiddling and sea chanteys. Natural wonders abound along the Cabot Trail, around the massive Bras d’Or Lake, and in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Another must see: the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, the inventor’s summer home.

Halifax, Nova Scotia’s provincial capital, offers a spirited mix of world-class history and nautical-themed museums alongside fortresses that guard the harbor. Your
not-to-be-missed sight in Halifax is the nearby Peggy’s Cove, a quaint fishing village with a picturesque lighthouse.

After a week of relaxation, spectacular fall colors and fine dining, disembark in Boston and take a return mid-day flight home.

DATE

PORT OF CALL

Sept. 27

Flight to Montréal – 1 night

Sept. 28

Montréal – Ship departs at 4pm; Evening Saint Lawrence River Cruising

Sept. 29

Québec City, Québec

Sept. 30

Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence

Oct. 1

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Oct. 2

Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

Oct. 3

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Oct. 4

Bar Harbor, Maine

Oct. 5

Fly Home

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options

Departures

Friday, September 27, 2019 to Saturday, October 5, 2019

9 Days
$3275
p.p./dbl.occ.
$4450
single

Pricing

Inside Cabins- prices starting from:
Occupancy Price Per Person
Single $4450
Double $3275
Outside Cabins- prices starting from:
Occupancy Price Per Person
Single $4760
Double $3450

Gold Passport Points based on cabin category.

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