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Canada & New England Cruise with Holland America Line – 9 Days

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May 19, June 16, 2017 – Guaranteed Departure September 15, 2017 Cruise along the coast of New England and Eastern Canada aboard Holland America Line. Their gracious mid-size ships are a delightful way to experience the natural beauty of the oceanside towns and cities that…

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May 19, June 16, 2017 – Guaranteed Departure

September 15, 2017

Cruise along the coast of New England and Eastern Canada aboard Holland America Line. Their gracious mid-size ships are a delightful way to experience the natural beauty of the oceanside towns and cities that dot the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and the St. Lawrence River.

Begin in historic Boston, where a guided tour introduces you to the city’s main attractions. Explore Bar Harbor, your first port of call and the summer retreat for America’s wealthiest families. Located on one of the greatest natural harbours, Halifax’s lively waterfront is adorned with many landmarks. Nova Scotia’s highlands welcome you with Celtic music and a culture fiercely proud of its Scottish roots. In Charlottetown, learn about the roots of Confederation and enjoy an exclusive full-day excursion.

Cruise along the Gulf of St. Lawrence and experience a picture-postcard tour of the region. In Quebec City, explore Old Town – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – its stone buildings and winding streets will make you think you are in Europe.

 

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Canada & New England Cruise with Holland America Line – 9 Days

Day 1: Albany, NY

Travel to Albany, NY where you will stay overnight, allowing for a relaxing drive to Boston tomorrow to board the ship. Enjoy an included dinner this evening with your fellow travellers.

Stay: Express Inn & Suites, Albany, NY
Nights: 1
Meals: D

Day 2: Boston, MA

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, travel to the cradle of American history, Boston. Enjoy a brief orientation tour of this fascinating city before arriving at the port to board Holland America’s ms Maasdam or ms Veendam. Enjoy the magnificent cuisine and be prepared for excellent service from the ship’s crew.

Stay: ms Maasdam, Holland America Line (May & June Departure)
Stay: ms Veendam, Holland America Line (September Departure)
Nights: 
7
Meals: B, L, D

Day 3: Bar Harbor, ME

Once known as the exclusive summer resort of America’s richest families, this quintessential New England coastal town is tucked into a cove in the shade of Acadia National Park. Its raw coastal scenery is what first attracted artists from the Hudson River School in the 1840s and their art in turn lured visitors and the attention of America’s wealthiest families. Take a walk along the pretty streets exploring the grand mansions and immaculate gardens, slip into the quaint shops or simply relax on the Village Green.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 4: Halifax, NS

Explore Halifax, NS, the Gateway to Atlantic Canada. This maritime city is big enough to be the economic and cultural capital of eastern Canada, but small enough to be easy going and hospitable. Located on one of the greatest natural harbours, Halifax has a lively waterfront, and is adorned with landmarks like the Citadel fortress and Pier 21, Canada’s Immigration Museum.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 5: Sydney, NS

A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia’s highlands. Here, you can explore highland villages, drive the scenic Cabot Trail, or meander the quaint streets of Sydney. Watch for the giant fiddle, a traditional instrument in many local homes and a symbol of welcome to visitors.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 6: Charlottetown, PEI

A provincial capital with a distinctly English feel, Charlottetown is the birthplace of Canadian Confederation. Aside from monuments and museums, visitors will find Charlottetown rich in culture, but with a gentle small town feel. Enjoy an included excursion today with your fellow travellers.Charlottetown: 9:00am – 3:00pm. Travel to New Glasgow and sample the flavours of Prince Edward Island with a visit to the PEI Preserve Co. Housed in a renovated 1913 butter factory, visitors can see, hear, smell and taste Canada’s finest preserves being prepared for market. Then, it’s off to Green Gables House, the home that inspired Lucy Maud Montgomery’s story of a little red-haired orphan, now famous throughout the world. In North Rustico, stop for a lobster lunch at the famed Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant before returning to Charlottetown for a city tour of this quaint and friendly capital.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 7: Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea lounging by the pool or shopping in the on-board boutiques. With Holland America’s excellent service, magnificent cuisine, and a host of entertaining activities, you’re sure to find something to occupy the day.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 8: Quebec City, QC

Explore the rich culture of ‘La Belle Province’ with a visit to the second-oldest existing European settlement in Canada, Quebec City. This historic city is divided by steep bluffs into Upper Town, home to the Chateau Frontenac and Dufferin Terrace, and Lower Town, where Champlain built his first trading post in Place Royale. Enjoy an included excursion of Quebec City with your fellow travellers. The history of the city comes alive during a city tour with a local guide. Dressed in period costume to set the ambience, you will see historic venues such as Place-Royale, the Plains of Abraham and the cobblestone streets of Old Town. Journey just outside of the city and enjoy lunch in the historic manor house that overlooks Montmorency Falls. The falls, at 272 feet high, are the highest in the province of Quebec and are in fact 98 feet higher than Niagara Falls. You can admire stunning views from the suspension bridge over the Falls, the many lookout points or from a cable car ride. Return to Quebec City and its fascinating Old Town where you’ll have free time before you have to be back at the dock to board the ship.

Meals: B, L, D

Day 9: Montreal, QC

Our coach will be there to meet you as you disembark the ship in the cosmopolitan city of Montreal. Continue your journey home with a stop in the beautiful 1000 Islands region for lunch.

Meals: B, L

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May 19, 2017: Double $3,295 / Single $4,895 (Route B)

June 16, 2017: Double $3,895 / Single $5,795 (Route C)

September 15, 2017, 2017: Double $4,595 / Single $7,095 (Route B)

PRICE INCLUDES
Deluxe motorcoach transportation, pre/post cruise accommodation,
8 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners, 7-day cruise (outside cabin, Category D), shipboard meals and gratuities, all highlights, DeNureTours Tour Director, Connections Program and all taxes.

Prices are in Canadian dollars, are per person and include HST and TVQ. (Other cabin types may be available, ask for rates.)

HIGHLIGHTS
• Exclusive shore excursion in Charlottetown, PEI
• Exclusive shore excursion in Quebec City, QC
• Lunch with a view of the Thousand Islands

PORTS OF CALL
• Bar Harbor, ME
• Halifax, NS
• Sydney, NS
• Charlottetown, PEI
• Cruise the Gulf of St. Lawrence
• Quebec City, QC

ACCOMMODATION
Albany, NY: Express Inn & Suites (1 night)
Cruise (May & June): ms Maasdam (7 nights)
Cruise (September): ms Veendam (7 nights)

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