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Adventures Afloat: Bienvenue! Enchanting French Canada: Montreal to the Gulf of St. Lawrence

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Program #21712RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
On a voyage from Montréal to five distinct ports on the Saint Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence, soak up the best of French culture — exhilarating conversation, enlivened food, joie de vivre — far from the bounds of Paris. Explore colorful Montréal’s cobblestone streets, then set sail on idyllic waters to the northern outpost of Sept-Îles, where there is only one paved road in. On the eight beautiful Îles de Madeline, listen carefully — Madelinots’ accents vary from island to island. And learn why a French flag really does fly high on Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.


Highlights

• Led by a Road Scholar expert, discover the surprise of Montreal: It is a hot spot for Francophiles, yes, but also a cultural melting pot with more than 100 different ethnic groups.
• Go ashore to experience the authentic French accents of the Îles de Madeline, and in Saint-Pierre, see the gendarmes wearing the signature “kepi” while guarding De Gaulle Square.
• In Quebec City, discover captivating fresco wall art — 11 murals in all, as high as a building — depicting the history of the city and its inhabitants.

Program Notes

Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower Activity Level and the ability to choose your own shore excursions based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Study Leader.


Itinerary Summary

Arrival Montreal (Quebec), 1 nights; embark Crystal Symphony, 7 nights (ports of call: Sept-Îles, Magdalen Islands, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon (France), Quebec City (Quebec), Montreal); disembark, departure.

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Sep 19 — Sep 27, 2015 $3520  
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Special Offer: Thanks to special rates that the cruise line is offering us, we are able to offer this program 50% below normal pricing. The prices shown have already been reduced. Also, receive a $200 shipboard credit to pay for field trips or onboard activities.

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8 nights of accommodations
22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 8 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips

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