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CANADA MARITIMES MONTREAL – BOSTON

from $4,499

DATES:
2022:  OCTOBER 4, 11
2023: OCTOBER 9, 10

DURATION: 11 DAYS/10 NIGHTS

EMBARK: MONTREAL, QC, CANADA

DISEMBARK: BOSTON, MA, USA

SHIP: VICTORY I & II

FROM: $4,499

Plus port charges: $359 per person

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All about the CANADA MARITIMES MONTREAL – BOSTON.

Dive into North America’s maritime legacy on board the Victory I or Victory II. Be captivated by the beachside vistas embrace emerald pastures of Charlottetown and European contemporary design of Montreal. And learn firsthand from naturalists who will enhance the experience with in-depth exploration of the region’s wildlife. Cruise the St. Lawrence Seaway.

Phenomenal experiences lay in store for those who choose this epic 11-day adventure. Relish the charms of Montreal on your pre-voyage hotel stay, then prepare to be dazzled as the ship gets underway. On this trip, a naturalist joins us on board to enhance the sheer joy of gliding upon the St. Lawrence estuary – deep and teeming with marine life, including blue and beluga whales. The balance of the journey unwraps the gifts of Canada’s easternmost provinces, and proffers the pleasures of Portland, Maine, including shopping in the Old Port District.

We invite you to indulge in relaxation, engage in experience and cultivate the soul on this unforgettable journey.

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodations aboard ship
  • Included shore excursions
  • Onboard meals and entertainment
  • Pre-cruise hotel
  • Transfer from pre-cruise hotel to ship
  • House beverages, including liquor, wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Unlimited Wi Fi
  • Expert guides and lecturers.

Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Gratuities for ship staff and any shore excursion personnel, such as tour guides or bus drivers.
  • Airfare
  • Port Charges ($359)
  • Travel insurance
  • Post-cruise hotel, tours or transfers

  1. Day 1 ARRIVE MONTREAL, QC

    Enjoy An included hotel stay in Montreal. The evening allows time to become acquainted with the city. For your convenience, our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about the upcoming voyage to reservation of premium experiences. Representatives will be available to provide suggestions for dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.

    Pre- and Post-cruise arrangements are available to suit your interests.

  2. Day 2 EMBARK IN MONTREAL, QC

    The St. Lawrence Seaway abuts land where old Europe meets contemporary design in Montreal. On a half-day driving tour, survey the splendor of the view from the Mount Royal Overlook, then slip beneath the metropolitan surface to explore Underground City and its dazzling array of shops, art venues, theaters and cafés. The medieval ambiance of the Gothic Revival Notre-Dame Basilica enchants all. Throughout the city, ornate edifices and alluring locations hint at Montreal’s wealth of cultural treasures.

  3. Day 3 QUEBEC CITY

    The old-world charm of this ramparted enclave beckons visitors from around the globe. She is a French fille at heart – a glittering jewel brightening the banks of the St. Lawrence River. From a raised mound of earth, Château Frontenac towers toward the heavens over Upper Town, evoking the grandeur of a country estate. Traces of the city’s English heritage bloom in the mixed borders of the living artwork within Joan of Arc Garden. Just moments in the sleek gentility of this marvelous destination, and you’ll feel as if you were whisked across the Atlantic for a whirlwind European getaway.

     

  4. Days 4-5 SCENIC SAILING ON THE ST. LAWRENCE RIVER AND GULF

    This area is a playground for many species of whales throughout the year. A naturalist will join us on board near Tadoussac to share knowledge and enhance our encounters with marine life.

     

  5. Day 6 CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I.

    The red-earthed muse of “Anne of Green Gables” sprouts opportunity for exploration. Charlottetown, planted within the Garden of the Gulf, invites travelers to rollick in whimsical architecture and rose-gold shorelines. Beachside vistas embrace emerald pastures while a charming city center boasts the boons of life as a port community. Stroll through downtown, allow the sounds of street performers to dance through the eardrums and discover the seduction of ocean-to-table cuisine

  6. Day 7 SCENIC SAILING THROUGH THE STRAIT OF CANSO

    Scenic sailing reveals the uncommon beauty of the Strait of Canso. Daytime entertainment and regionally inspired cuisine rival anything on land.

     

  7. Day 8 HALIFAX, NS

    Coastal living, rugged wilderness and urban polish converge around Nova Scotia’s capital. Drink in the lively mix of historic and modern in the beating heart of this lively seaport. Bustling streets slope down toward indigo brine and oceanic splendor, stretching east into oblivion. Bathe in botanical beauty at the Public Gardens. The fortified summit of Citadel Hill – never needed for actual protection – stands as a testament to the peaceful nature of the nation.

  8. Day 9 SCENIC SAILING ON THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

    Set your cares adrift as your ship gently plies the waters, surrounded by seemingly endless horizon, on this relaxing day of ocean cruising.

     

  9. Day 10 PORTLAND, ME

    On a peninsula in Casco Bay, this darling of the Pine Tree State – formerly its capital – lends urban sensibility to the wild splendor of the craggy coastline beyond. At the Old Port waterfront, restaurants and revelry now fill the 19th-century warehouses. Stroll along cobblestone streets and breathe in the fresh scent of the sea. Perhaps catch the strains of some bluegrass or blues from a nearby bar while hardworking fishermen on the wharves catch the next day’s lunch. At Cape Elizabeth just to the south, the Portland Head Light stands as a beacon to the ocean’s travelers.

     

  10. DAY 12 BOSTON – DISEMBARK

    As the Cradle of Modern America, it birthed a revolution. Laced in legacy and a world of cultures, the city has stories to tell. Follow the red-brick road along the Freedom Trail, and admire the zenith of colonial history and modern innovation. Cobblestone walkways, civic landmarks and classic architecture sit pretty to reveal authentic Americana from the perspective of one of the oldest cities in the United States.

    Post-Cruise arrangements are available to suit your interests.

VICTORY 1 & 2

Victory I and Victory II – 

Agile and Elegant Small Ships, Perfectly Suited to Coastal Cruising

REFINED, SMALL SHIP EXPERIENCES
The indisputable joy of sailing is brought to life on the Victory I and II, agile small ships that easily navigate canals and locks, tranquil bays, and hidden ports where larger ships dare not go. Onboard, fresh, modern design tips its hat to our maritime past as spacious, open-air lounges, inviting dining venues, and generous windows ensure you never miss a chance to savor the view.

Classic private staterooms and elegant public spaces make the Victory I and Victory II feel like home away from home. Find comfort and peace of mind with electronic safes and individual climate control in each cabin. It’s easy to unwind in provided robes and slippers, premium mattresses and 100% Egyptian cotton bedding. Keep up to date – or just entertained– with your in-room flat-screen television. Personal service and daily housekeeping caters to your preferences.

INTUITIVE & ATTENTIVE SERVICE
With a caring crew of 90 pampering no more than 200 guests, you’ll feel at home from the moment you step on board. Whether it’s a favorite cocktail served to you on deck, hot coffee delivered to your room,  or the delicate chocolate on your pillow ensuring sweet dreams, serving you is our pleasure. Throughout the ship, “free flowing” beverages are available 24 hours a day and 24-hour room service is just a phone call away.

ONBOARD SPECIALISTS & INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
Aboard the VICTORY I and II, you’ll often travel in the company of engaging specialists focusing on areas such as: marine biology, naval history, ornithology and geology who share their expertise freely in presentations and impromptu discussions throughout your journey. In port, shore excursions with knowledgeable local guides provide meaningful opportunities to uncover the rich history, unique wildlife, and fascinating cultures of the destinations you visit.

Fast Facts:

  • Date Launched/Rebuilt: 1995/2015
  • Length: 286 ft
  • Beam: 50 ft
  • Draft: 13.5 ft
  • Tonnage: 4954 t
  • Cruise Speed: 12 knots
  • Total Staff: 90
  • Passenger Capacity: 200
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Mast Height: 197 ft

Onboard Amenities:

  • Premium mattresses | 100% Egyptian cotton bedding
  • In-room electronic safe
  • Individual climate control
  • LCD flat-screen television (satellite)
  • Hair dryer and make-up mirror
  • Alarm clock
  • Ensuite telephone
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bottled mineral water, replenished daily
  • “Free flow” beverage service
  • Complimentary unlimited WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping, nightly turndown
  • Certified medical doctor on board
  • Salon on board

DECK PLANS and CABINS

All accommodations are air-conditioned and fitted with TV, telephone, hairdryers, mini-fridge, central music, and public address system and safe boxes. The fully equipped bathrooms are finished with marble.

 

OWNER’S SUITE: This ocean-view suite boasts sweeping views, interior and exterior entrances, a semi-private terrace, one queen bed and one sofa-bed, a sitting area, a complimentary mini bar (restocked daily), an in-room safe, evening canapés, complimentary laundry service and fresh fruit daily.

  • 335 sq. ft.
  • Semi-private terrace
  • Queen bed
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Interior and exterior entrances
  • Triple accommodation
  • Furnished sitting area with a sofa-bed and dining table
  • Deck 3

 

Category AA Stateroom: Enjoy an ocean view with direct access to the open-air deck and outdoor seating.

  • 161 sq. ft.
  • Direct access to the open-air Promenade Deck
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Writing desk
  • Deck 4

 

Category A Stateroom: This spacious ocean-view stateroom offers three windows from which to take in the ever-changing landscape.

  • 185 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Writing desk
  • Deck 3, Staterooms 349 and 350 and Staterooms 303 and 304

 

Category B Stateroom: This ocean-view stateroom provides sweeping panoramic views.

  • 146 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Deck 3
  • Staterooms 320, 322, 345 and 346 have fixed twin beds, and are not convertible into a double or queen bed.

 

Category C Stateroom: Enjoy your ocean view in this elegant stateroom.

  • 152 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Decks 2 and 3
  • Staterooms 211 and 213 are connecting
  • Staterooms 347 and 348 have fixed twin beds, and are not convertible into a double or queen bed.

 

Category D Stateroom: This ocean-view stateroom provides the perfect sanctuary.

  • 158 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Deck 1
  • Staterooms 103 and 104 have fixed twin beds, and are not convertible into a double or queen bed.

 

Category E Stateroom: Relax in the comfort of this ocean-view stateroom.

  • 160 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed
  • Deck 1
  • Staterooms 101 and 102 have fixed queen beds.

 

DECK PLAN –