Shores of Eastern Canada and New England - Southbound

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Shores of Eastern Canada and New England

Southbound



Tour Description:

Bookended by overnight hotel stays in Manhattan and Quebec City, this long-awaited 10-night cruise sails along coastal New England and Canada's stunning eastern seaboard, promising a new perspective of the maritime traditions, history and cultures that shaped the destinations you'll explore. Cruise aboard a Silversea yacht between the glamorous isle of Manhattan and French-inspired Quebec City, indulging in luxurious onboard amenities and spacious accommodations at sea.

Enjoy a tour, an exclusive reception and dinner in New York City during an overnight stay at the New York Marriott Marquis, centrally located in the heart of Times Square in the Theater District. Ashore, immerse in the gilded lifestyles of Newport, Boston's historic landmark sites, and maritime stories in Maine. Discover Canada's ocean-faring roots, from Nova Scotia's seaside villages and the capital city of Halifax to Prince Edward Island's storied landscapes and seafood specialties. View the natural beauty of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the river Saguenay, stopping to see the fjord up close and personally. A choice of guided shore excursions in every picturesque port caters to your interests and includes fascinating insights not available on your own.  Experience the culturally rich sights of Quebec City from the regal Chateau Frontenac, where a one-night stay includes guided city sightseeing and an informative tasting visit to a maple sugar shack. From the relaxing cadence of your small ship cruise to well-paced exploration of port cities uniquely distinctive and welcoming with regional charms, this is the North America cruise you've been waiting for.

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Dates & Pricing

Saturday 07 Sep 24 — Thursday 19 Sep 24Starting at $10,990Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Saturday 13 Sep 25 — Thursday 25 Sep 25Starting at $11,690Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Monday 27 Oct 25 — Saturday 08 Nov 25Starting at $10,690Check Mark Icon SPECIALGet a Quote
Check Mark Icon Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.


Destination & Sightseeing

Bookended by overnight hotel stays in Manhattan and Quebec City, this long-awaited 10-night cruise sails along coastal New England and Canada's stunning eastern seaboard, promising a new perspective of the maritime traditions, history and cultures that shaped the destinations you'll explore. Cruise aboard a Silversea yacht between the glamorous isle of Manhattan and French-inspired Quebec City, indulging in luxurious onboard amenities and spacious accommodations at sea.

Enjoy a tour, an exclusive reception and dinner in New York City during an overnight stay at the New York Marriott Marquis, centrally located in the heart of Times Square in the Theater District. Ashore, immerse in the gilded lifestyles of Newport, Boston's historic landmark sites, and maritime stories in Maine. Discover Canada's ocean-faring roots, from Nova Scotia's seaside villages and the capital city of Halifax to Prince Edward Island's storied landscapes and seafood specialties. View the natural beauty of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the river Saguenay, stopping to see the fjord up close and personally. A choice of guided shore excursions in every picturesque port caters to your interests and includes fascinating insights not available on your own.  Experience the culturally rich sights of Quebec City from the regal Chateau Frontenac, where a one-night stay includes guided city sightseeing and an informative tasting visit to a maple sugar shack. From the relaxing cadence of your small ship cruise to well-paced exploration of port cities uniquely distinctive and welcoming with regional charms, this is the North America cruise you've been waiting for.



Highlights
Indulge in a true Prince Edward Island tradition when you experience a lobster bake Ceilidh (pronounced kaylee) in a private garden setting with river views and with local musical entertainment
Explore the "Cradle of Liberty" in Boston, your way, on a choice of sightseeing: go on a guided walk along the historic Freedom Trail with a local expert; alternatively, take a docent-led tour of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, now a museum where the most famous art heist in history remains unsolved today; or explore Cape Ann and Boston's North Shore, home to fishing villages and seaside charm
All-included – Tauck's private shore excursions and distinctive inclusions valued at $2,852
  In Newport, drive along illustrious Ocean Drive where famous mansions line the waterfront, choosing to stop for a tour of The Breakers, built by Cornelius Vanderbilt, or a visit to Green Animals Topiary Garden, home to 80 "bush" animals and geometric greenery

ITINERARY

Arrive Quebec City
Tour begins: 6:00 PM, Le Chateau Frontenac. A transfer is included from Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport or Quebec City train station to Le Chateau Frontenac, a regal landmark hotel overlooking the St. Lawrence River and Vieux Quebec. Join us for a welcome reception and dinner tonight.

Cultural charms of Quebec / Embark Ship
Discover the cultural riches of historic Quebec City today, reigning over the St. Lawrence River since 1608. Learn about the European settlers who founded the city on a sightseeing drive that sees La Citadelle, the Parc des Champs de Bataille and the Grande-Allee before venturing outside the charming city. Drive to Île d'Orléans, an island within Quebec Province's Capital, rich in agriculture and history as one of the first regions settled by the French, to visit a Sugar Shack where maple sugar is made. Visit impressive Montmorency Falls, higher than Niagara Falls prior to returning to Quebec City. Your guided exploration continues after lunch. Named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008, Québec City is the only walled city north of Mexico and is regarded as the birthplace of New France. Upon passing through the fortified walls of Old Quebec, you'll discover 17th- and 18th-century buildings housing bakers, bistros and boutiques and charming cobbled squares. Embark your ship this afternoon and enjoy dinner onboard this evening.

Saguenay River and its scenic fjord
Spend the morning cruising the scenic Saguenay River passing through Canada's Saguenay Fjord National Park. The Saguenay Fjord is the only inhabited fjord in North America and villages, classified as among the most beautiful villages in Québec, line both its shores. Dock in Saguenay for a choice of included excursions. Disembark for a scenic drive through the tiny hamlet of La Baie, first settled in 1838, and a visit to the interactive Fjord Museum that showcases the history and geology of the fjord. See the Little White House before stopping at the Pulp Mill of Chicoutimi, a National Historic Site that also showcase the unique artwork of Arthur Villeneuve. Or, drive into Saguenay National Park for a guided nature walk with a local guide, looking for black bear, lynx and moose along the way. Alternatively, join us for a sea kayaking* excursion in Saguenay Fjord, enjoyable for boaters of all abilities.

Nature rules on a day at sea
Cruise the Gulf of St. Lawrence today as your ship charts a course for Prince Edward Island. Relax onboard amidst scenic vistas of the Gulf. The Gulf is a semi-enclosed sea and the world's largest estuary, acting as an outlet for the Great Lakes via the St. Lawrence River to the Atlantic Ocean. Discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1534, it is lined with national parks, rich with fish, and connected to a variety of rivers and bays. Enjoy the day as you please onboard amidst the ever-changing scenery.

Storybook sights in Charlottetown
Spend a relaxing morning at sea today en route to Prince Edward Island. Disembark in Charlottetown for an afternoon of cultural delights and discoveries. Lunch is a special treat when you experience a traditional lobster bake during a picnic in a garden-graced riverfront setting in New Glasgow. Called Ceillidh, pronounced kaylee, this is a genuine Down East treat that is made more memorable with local musical entertainment. This afternoon, drive to Prince Edward Island National Park, fronting the Gulf of St. Lawrence and regarded as one of Canada's most scenic national treasures. View sand dunes, salt marshes, remnants of an Acadian forest, beaches and sandstone cliffs and watch for red fox, waterfowl and warblers as you take in its natural beauty. Continue through the seaside hamlets that line the north shore en route to the literary landscapes that charmed readers in the book Anne of Green Gables; visit the house and grounds as you experience this storied setting in person. Return to the ship and sail towards Halifax.

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Dock this morning in Sydney, Nova Scotia, on the beautiful island of Cape Breton – you'll have three different choices as to how you choose to explore. Travel to Bras d'Or Lake and the village of Baddeck for a visit to the fascinating Alexander Graham Bell Museum; take a locally guided walk through Sydney's historic Old Town, where you'll learn what life was like in the 18th century; or travel several hours to the amazing Louisbourg Fortress – one of Canada's largest and most expensive historic reconstructions – for a tour with a local expert. Sail for Halifax this evening.

Charming Nova Scotia
Arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this morning for your choice of included excursions. You may wish to join us for a tour to pretty Peggy's Cove and the fishing village of Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, renowned for its 19th-century wooden homes. Alternatively, history is the draw on an excursion that includes a sightseeing drive and short walks to landmark sites in Halifax, before time to explore as you wish. Your ship charts a course for Portland, Maine, this evening.

Day at sea / Gulf of Maine
Spend a relaxing day at sea as you chart a course along the Atlantic seaboard to Maine and the beautiful city of Portland. You'll have onboard enrichment activities to choose from, including lectures. 

A day in Portland, Maine
Spend a day in Portland, Maine, on your choice of morning sightseeing excursions (to be advised at a later date). The historic Old Port area along the waterfront, lined with 19th-century buildings and cobblestone streets gives the city its charm and emphasizes its nautical significance. The afternoon is free to explore as you please before reboarding the ship this evening.

Boston 2 ways or Lexington & Concord
Arrive in Boston this morning where you'll have a choice of guided excursions. Enjoy a docent-led visit to the home of Isabella Stewart Gardner, now a museum housing many pieces of art that the family accumulated – there are many stories, including one of the most famous "art heists" in history when 13 pieces were stolen from the museum in 1990. To this day the crime remains unsolved and and the pieces have never been recovered. Or, explore the Freedom Trail on a locally guided 2 ½ mile walking tour that includes Boston Common, America's oldest public park; the Old Granary Burying Ground; the 'old' Massachusetts' state house, site of the Boston Massacre; Faneuil Hall, and Boston's North End where you will see Paul Revere's house and visit the Old North Church. Alternatively, choose a full day motor coach excursion to Cape Ann and Boston's North Shore, seeing the quintessential fishing villages of Gloucester, Rockport and Manchester-by-the Sea; see the Fisherman's Memorial Monument and Motif #1, believed to be the most often painted building in America. Your ship sails this evening for Cape Cod Canal, and on to Newport, Rhode Island.

The Gilded Age in Newport
Your ship arrives in Newport this morning where a choice of included shore excursions invites you to see a wealth of sights as you wish. Choose a sightseeing excursion that includes a drive along its gilded coast, viewing the oceanfront mansions that line the shore, before stopping to see how the heads of industry summered in the late 1800s on a tour of The Breakers, built by railroad magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Or travel along the 10 Mile Drive and pause to see garden sculptures posing at the Green Animals Topiary Garden featuring some 80 "bush" animals and geometric designed greenery. After lunch aboard ship, spend the afternoon exploring the waterfront and Newport's America's Cup Avenue as you wish. A shuttle will be available to bring you back to the ship. Enjoy the captain's farewell dinner as you set sail for New York City this evening.

Hello New York
Disembark ship this morning for a city sightseeing tour of New York City, taking in the iconic landmark sights of Lower Manhattan, South Street Seaport, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Central Park and St. Patrick's Cathedral on a sightseeing drive through the city. Spend the night at the New York Marriott Marquis. Located on Times Square in the theatre district, your hotel puts you in the heart of the city's vibrant cultural center steps from the great White Way of Broadway. Join us this evening for an exclusive farewell reception and dinner.

Journey Home
Tour ends: New York City. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from New York Marriott Marquis to La Guardia, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and New York's Grand Central and Pennsylvania train stations. Allow a minimum of two hours for flight check-in at the airport.

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.

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