Itinerary | 10 Nights - Canada Fall Foliage Cruise


10 Nights - Canada Fall Foliage Cruise

from $699 pp

Hosted Group Gay Men & Women

Departs from New York City, New York on October 08, 2019 returning October 18, 2019

MSC Cruises - MSC Meraviglia

Sydney, Corner Brook, Charlottetown, Quebec; Canada with 4-days at sea.

Day
Ports of Call
Arrival
Departure
Day:1
Port:New York City, New York
Arrival:---
Departure:5:00 PM

New York City, New York

Welcome to "Skyscraper National Park

Day:2
Port:At Sea
Arrival:---
Departure:---

At Sea

Enjoy the whole day at sea.

Day:3
Port:Sydney, Canada
Arrival:1:00 PM
Departure:7:00 PM

Sydney, Canada

Sydney is a population centre and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. Situated on Cape Breton Island's east coast, it belongs administratively to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Sydney was founded in 1785 by the British; it was incorporated as a city in 1904, and dissolved on 1 August 1995, when it was amalgamated into the regional municipality. It served as the Cape Breton Island colony's capital, until 1820, when the colony merged with Nova Scotia and the capital moved to Halifax. A rapid population expansion occurred just after the turn of the 20th century, when Sydney was home to one of North America's main steel mills. During both the First and Second World Wars, it was a major staging area for England-bound convoys. The post-war period witnessed a major decline in the number of people employed at the Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation (DOSCO) steel mill, and the Nova Scotia and Canadian governments had to nationalize it in 1967 to save the region's biggest employer, forming the new crown corporation called the Sydney Steel Corporation (SYSCO).[2] The city's population steadily decreased since the early 1970s due to the plant's fortunes, and SYSCO was finally closed in 2001. Today, the main industries are in customer support call centres and tourism. Together with Sydney Mines, North Sydney, New Waterford and Glace Bay Sydney forms the Industrial Cape Breton region.

Day:4
Port:Corner Brook, Canada
Arrival:9:00 AM
Departure:5:00 PM

Corner Brook, Canada

Corner Brook (2016 population: 19,806 CA 31,917) is a city located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Located on the Bay of Islands at the mouth of the Humber River, the city is the fifth-largest population centre in the province behind St. John's,] and smallest of three cities behind St. John's and Mount Pearl. As such, Corner Brook functions as a service centre for western and northern Newfoundland. It is located on the same latitude as Gaspé, Quebec, a city of similar size and landscape on the other side of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Corner Brook is the most northern city in Atlantic Canada.

Day:5
Port:Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
Arrival:12:00 PM
Departure:8:00 PM

Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

Cradled in the bottom of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Prince Edward Island is home to Charlottetown where you'll find wide, sandy beaches and emerald green fields.

Day:5
Port:Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
Arrival:12:00 PM
Departure:8:00 PM

Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

Cradled in the bottom of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Prince Edward Island is home to Charlottetown where you'll find wide, sandy beaches and emerald green fields.

Day:6
Port:At Sea
Arrival:---
Departure:---

At Sea

Enjoy the whole day at sea.

Day:7
Port:Quebec City, Quebec
Arrival:7:00 AM
Departure:---

Quebec City, Quebec

For centuries, the cliff-top site of what is now Québec City was occupied by a native Iroquois village. The first permanent European settlement began in 1608 when Samuel de Champlain established a fur trading post. By 1663, New France had become a royal province, administered by a council appointed directly by the crown and answerable to the king’s council in France. Long-brewing European struggles between England and France spilled over into the colonies, prompting the construction of Québec’s formidable fortifications. The Seven Years War put an end to French reign and left the city in English hands. An American attack in 1775 was successfully warded off by the English, and for the next century Québec quietly earned its livelihood as a center for shipbuilding and timber trade.

By 1840, when it was declared the provincial capital of Lower Canada, the accessible supplies of timber had run out. The final blow came with the appearance of steamships that could travel as far as Montréal, while sailing ships found it difficult to proceed beyond Québec City. Losing its importance as a major port, the city experienced a decline but remained as a center of small industry and local government.

Later years saw a tremendous rise as tourism made use of Québec’s fantastic location and appearance.

Being Canada’s most historic city and the only walled city in North America earned it the classification of World Heritage Treasure by UNESCO in 1985. Today, the visitor is greeted by an authentic, profoundly French city, where 95% of its half million people are French-speaking. Both parts of the city - Haute-Ville and Basse-Ville (Upper and Lower Town) - feature winding, cobbled streets flanked by 17th- and 18th-century stone houses and churches, graceful parks and squares and countless monuments. Croissants and steaming cups of coffee at a sidewalk café conjure images, aromas and sounds of Paris.

Great emphasis has been placed on Québec nationalism; as a result the city has become a symbol of the glory of French heritage. The motto "Je me souviens"" (I remember) is inscribed above the entrance to the Parliament Building and on the license plates of Québec cars. As you come ashore

Day:8
Port:Quebec City, Quebec
Arrival:---
Departure:1:00 PM

Quebec City, Quebec

For centuries, the cliff-top site of what is now Québec City was occupied by a native Iroquois village. The first permanent European settlement began in 1608 when Samuel de Champlain established a fur trading post. By 1663, New France had become a royal province, administered by a council appointed directly by the crown and answerable to the king’s council in France. Long-brewing European struggles between England and France spilled over into the colonies, prompting the construction of Québec’s formidable fortifications. The Seven Years War put an end to French reign and left the city in English hands. An American attack in 1775 was successfully warded off by the English, and for the next century Québec quietly earned its livelihood as a center for shipbuilding and timber trade.

By 1840, when it was declared the provincial capital of Lower Canada, the accessible supplies of timber had run out. The final blow came with the appearance of steamships that could travel as far as Montréal, while sailing ships found it difficult to proceed beyond Québec City. Losing its importance as a major port, the city experienced a decline but remained as a center of small industry and local government.

Later years saw a tremendous rise as tourism made use of Québec’s fantastic location and appearance.

Being Canada’s most historic city and the only walled city in North America earned it the classification of World Heritage Treasure by UNESCO in 1985. Today, the visitor is greeted by an authentic, profoundly French city, where 95% of its half million people are French-speaking. Both parts of the city - Haute-Ville and Basse-Ville (Upper and Lower Town) - feature winding, cobbled streets flanked by 17th- and 18th-century stone houses and churches, graceful parks and squares and countless monuments. Croissants and steaming cups of coffee at a sidewalk café conjure images, aromas and sounds of Paris.

Great emphasis has been placed on Québec nationalism; as a result the city has become a symbol of the glory of French heritage. The motto "Je me souviens"" (I remember) is inscribed above the entrance to the Parliament Building and on the license plates of Québec cars. As you come ashore

Day:9
Port:At Sea
Arrival:---
Departure:---

At Sea

Enjoy the whole day at sea.

Day:10
Port:At Sea
Arrival:---
Departure:---

At Sea

Enjoy the whole day at sea.

Day:11
Port:New York City, New York
Arrival:9:00 AM
Departure:---

New York City, New York

Welcome to "Skyscraper National Park

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