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ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY MONTREAL – DETROIT

from $4,499

DATES:
2022: SEP 5, 14*, 23 | OCT 2
2023: SEP 4, 13*, 22 | OCT 1

DURATION: 11 DAYS/10 NIGHTS

EMBARK: MONTREAL, QUEBEC
DISEMBARK: DETROIT, MI, USA
*REVERSE ITINERARY

SHIP: VICTORY 2

FROM: $4,499
Plus $459 Port Charges

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All about the ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY MONTREAL – DETROIT.

From Montreal to Detroit or reverse, North American spirit is on full display. With an exclusive tour through the Thousand Islands, this route offers both metropolitan flair and natural wonder within one journey.

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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Niagara Falls
  • Quebec City
  • Montreal
  • Detroit
  • St. Lawrence Seaway
  • The Thousand Islands
  • Cleveland

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 the 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 any ship staff and shore excursion personnel, such as tour guides or bus drivers.
  • Airfare
  • Port Charges
  • Premium spirits, wine and beer
  • Travel insurance
  • Post-cruise hotel, tours or transfers

  1. Day 1 ARRIVE MONTREAL, QUEBEC

    Enjoy your included stay at the pre-cruise hotel. 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 up- coming 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 EMARKATION-ENJOY AN INCLUDED CITY TOUR

    In considering metropolitan sophistication, Montreal comes immediately to mind. With a geography is as diverse as its population. More than 120 cultural communities make up the multilingual population center. A city tour showcases some of the city’s true delights – attractions that are urban wonders, yet steeped in history. For the remainder of the day, guests roam the city at their leisure, free to explore museums, boutiques, galleries, restaurants and more. Every traveler is sure to find something to love in this sensational destination. Montreal is Canada’s largest French-speaking community. This bustling city is filled with classical architecture intertwined with modern industrial buildings, creating a sense of European glamour in a North American city-scape. As you walk through the town, you will notice that Montreal boasts a unique blend of the past and the present, as well as a diverse metro population, where a mixed bag of cultures and traditions are celebrated daily. Old City is the heart of Montreal and is home to museums, the municipal government and the magnificent Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal.

    One Included and 3 Premium Shore Excursions available. Overnight aboard ship at dock.

  3. Day 3 DEPART MONTREAL, QUEBEC

    The St. Lawrence Seaway abuts land where old Europe meets contemporary design – in Montreal. Feel the pulse of this diverse and vibrant city on an optional pre-cruise premium experience. 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 al- luring locations hint at Montreal’s wealth of cultural treasures.

  4. Day 4 QUEBEC CITY, QC

    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.

  5. Day 5 QUEBEC CITY, QC

    A  free day to explore Quebec City.

  6. Day 6 SCENIC SAILING ON THE ST. LAWRENCE SEA- WAY

    Revel in the fetch of the gentle waves and another unhurried day of exploring the decks, taking in the view from different perspectives and sharing time with friends.

  7. Day 7 SCENIC SAILING THROUGH THOUSAND ISLANDS

    Azure skies watch waves absorb the sun as we set sail. Scenic sailing in the Thousand Islands invites cruisers to explore hidden coves and tiny island chains from the comfort of our discovery-designed vessels.

  8. Day 8 TORONTO, ON

    Ever-expanding Toronto is a gift to the senses. It’s become a canvas for the many artisans who’ve made it home and taken every opportunity to captivate uniqueness and beauty throughout its core. A quirky amalgam of culture flows freely through every inch of adventure throughout the metropolis. From freshness in farmers’ markers to boldness of cityscape, each visitor will certainly fall in love with a little piece of this smashing destination.

    One Included and 1 Premium Shore Excursions available.

  9. Day 9 NIAGARA FALLS (PORT COLBORNE), ON

    Begin your day in breathtaking Niagara Falls, which at- tracts millions of visitors each year. An optional pre-cruise premium experience takes you to the heart of its splendor for a Hornblower catamaran ride into the mist. Afterward, take lunch for a spin in the rotating Skylon Tower, followed by a tasting at local winery and shopping at Niagara-on-the-Lake. Deluxe motorcoaches will transport guests a short distance to the ship in Port Colborne.

    Four Premium Shore Excursions available.

  10. Day 10 CLEVELAND, OH

    Step off the ship onto what some call America’s “North Coast” and discover why Clevelanders are so fiercely proud of their home. The reinvented city reverberates with vitality and a cool new atmosphere. Expand your mind at the world-class Cleveland Museum of Art, with over 45,000 works to explore. You can also feel the backbeat at the museum devoted to one of America’s finest gifts to the world – the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. An optional premium experience to Geauga County offers a glimpse into a simpler way of life with a visit to an Amish home for a traditional wedding feast.

    One Included and 2 Premium Shore Excursions available.

  11. Day 11 DETROIT

    As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town.

    Enjoy the city at your leisure, or consider a post-cruise experience. 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.

 

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