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Exploring the Unique Island Lifestyles of the Canadian Maritimes

 

Twelve Days


IM7061 - JUN 15, 2017 to JUN 26, 2017
IM7091 - SEP 14, 2017 to SEP 25, 2017


Day 1 Toronto to Cornwall, ON

Join us as we travel eastward to Kingston where we enjoy a 90 minute cruise of the 1,000 Islands. We include dinner in downtown Kingston before we travel to Cornwall for our first overnight. (D) 

Day 2 Quebec City, QC
Bypassing Montreal, we follow the north shore of the St. Lawrence River enroute to Quebec City for a tour of the only walled city in North America. Balance of afternoon and evening free. (B)

Day 3 Bathurst, NB
Today we leave the Province of Quebec and enter New Brunswick, stopping along the way to visit the Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site. Our overnight stop is at Bathurst. (B)

Day 4 Charlottetown, PE
This morning we find ourselves at Cape Tormentine and we journey to Prince Edward Island via the famous "fixed link" bridge. Continue to Charlottetown for our overnight stay. This afternoon we visit Green Gables Heritage Place, where author Lucy Maud Montgomery drew her inspiration from. Continue to North Rustico for our included Lobster Dinner. (B,D)

Day 5 Charlottetown, PE
A leisurely morning before we enjoy a cruise excursion on the M/V Fairview. Enjoy scenic views of the Charlottetown Harbour, along with commentary, maritime music and Governors Island, home to 200 Grey and Harbour Seals year round. Balance of afternoon and evening free to enjoy Charlottetown as you choose. (B)

Day 6 Îles de la Madeleine, QC
A casual morning before we continue to Souris, P.E.I., where we will board the afternoon ferry to the Magdalen Islands. The crossing will take approximately 5 hours. Comprised of about twelve islands, Îles de la Madeleine is located in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, but is actually only 100 km in total length. The ferry will arrive into Cap-aux-Meules and here you will discover a beautiful Maritime setting of small villages, miles of amazing beaches and very friendly people that trace their roots to Acadian origins. We check into our hotel for a three night stay. (B)

Day 7 Îles de la Madeleine, QC
Today we have arranged a guided tour to the western islands of Ile du Cap aux Meules and Ile du Havre-Aubert. This will help orient you to all of the restaurants and shops that are within an easy walk of the Ship’s dock and provide a unique firsthand look at the culture of Îles de la Madeleine. Lunch is included as part of the day tour. (B,L)

Day 8 Îles de la Madeleine, QC
Our scheduled day tour today will take us to the eastern islands, passing many impressive Sand Dunes along the way. We will tour a smokehouse, cheese factory, see beautiful Havre-aux-Maisons and visit the Grande-Entrée harbour. Be sure to have your camera ready as we will view some dramatic Sand Stone cliffs that make for terrific pictures. (B,L)

Day 9 Moncton, NB

This morning the ferry leaves at 8:00 a.m. and we sail across the Gulf of St. Lawrence to P.E.I. Then we see more of the beautiful P.E.I. countryside as we make our way back to the Confederation Bridge. Tonight we are in charming Moncton, New Brunswick. (B)

Day 10 Edmundston, NB
An ever changing scenery today, as we leave the Forested regions around Moncton, pass through the rural farmlands of the Woodstock area, follow the Saint John river for a distance and pass a number of “kissing bridges” including the famous Hartland Covered Bridge, the world’s longest. Enroute, we will take time to visit Kings Landing Historical Settlement, a chance to view early Maritime lifestyles. (B)

Day 11 Montreal, QC
A relaxing morning stroll through the flowers at the New Brunswick Botanical Gardens of Edmundston, before we board the motor coach and make our way along the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, to Montreal for our final night together. Tonight a farewell dinner together. (B,D)

Day 12 Home
Our final day together with our new friends from the tour. Share some stories and exchange addresses, before we reach your joining points and bid you farewell.(B)


 

Cost Includes:

  • Relaxing Motor Coach Transportation
  • Eleven nights accommodation
  • Hotel tax
  • Luggage handling – one per person
  • 11 Breakfasts - combination Full and Deluxe Continental
  • 2 Lunches and 3 Dinners
  • 1000 Islands Cruise from Kingston
  • Guided tour of Quebec City
  • Visit to Pointe-au-Père Maritime Historic Site
  • Boat Cruise in P.E.I.
  • Admission to Green Gables Heritage Site
  • Ferry crossings to and from Îles de la Madeleine
  • Two Guided Day Trips of Îles de la Madeleine
  • Confederation Bridge Toll
  • Guided visit of Kings Landing
  • Admission to New Brunswick Botanical Gardens
  • HST
  • Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director

Price (Cdn) per person

Twin $2749.00 (incl. 249.67 HST)
Triple $2485.00 (incl. 227.47 HST)
Quad $2349.00 (incl. 216.37 HST)
Single $3599.00 (incl. 315.72 HST)

EDIT 24 IB7

Maison fleurs   @Michel Bonatopeche.6

photo iles de la madeleine

Cavendish Anne House

 Cavendish Beach Sand Dunes

Iles de la Madeleine

Iles de la Madeleine

Iles de la Madeleine CTMA cruise

Iles De La Madeleine PEI

Iles De La Madeleine PEI

Iles De La Madeleine PEI

Iles de la Madeleine Rocks

paysage

redsands

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