GREENLAND: NORTH ATLANTIC ODYSSEY

From $ 6,999 pp
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Greenland: North Atlantic Odyssey

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From $ 6,999* pp

Bonne Bay / Woody Point, Newfoundland, Canada

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3 HRS

Moderate

outdoors

unesco

walking

sightseeing
Bonne Bay, Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Woody Point on the south side of Gros Morne National Park provides easy access (10-minute drive) to the Gros Morne’s Discovery Centre (primary interpretation centre).  An additional 15-minute drive will take you to the Tablelands which is the land form that gave the park its UNESCO World Heritage Site designation.  You will walk on the Tablelands trail looking at its unique physical nature and also looking at the distinctive plants that make this land form home.  The Discovery Centre features exhibits that tell the story of the region’s many geological highlights. You will also get a great view of Gros Morne, the mountain the park was named after. A new 2016 regulation requires that a Parks Canada Interpreter join you at the Tablelands to ensure that you get to hear about this region’s unique geology. 

Please note: Guests are advised to wear comfortable walking shoes.  This port call will require a tender/Zodiac landing at the community dock. 

price $109
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3 HRS

Moderate

unesco

walking

sightseeing

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Bonne Bay, The North Coast of Gros Morne
Explore the north side of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your stops will include the Lobster Cove Lighthouse which will introduces you to the first peoples of North America and the history of the local communities including some famous local shipwrecks. Newfoundland's geological history will come alive at Western Brook Pond where you will look inland at the raised fjord that was carved by the sea and filled by the ocean a mere 15,000 years ago.  You will have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery - including Gros Morne Mountain - and to learn about the history and geology of our planet together with the fishing culture of Newfoundland and Labrador which you will explore during a stop at Broom Point.  If time allows, you will also visit the Bonne Bay Marine Science Centre for some wonderful up-close looks at life in the ocean off Gros Morne.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $85
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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada



3 HRS

Moderately
easy

walking

sightseeing

unesco

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Quebec City, Augustine Monastery - Historic Yet Forward Looking
This excursion will offer a cultural and heritage blueprint of Quebec City, the oldest settlement in North America full of rich culture and tradition and a UNESCO site. It will offer an exclusive opportunity to step back into time, and live an unforgettable experience during your walking tour within the historic walls of Le Monastère des Augustines. You will walk to Dufferin Terrace, located 200 feet above the waterway. You will have a spectacular view of the St.-Lawrence River, Île d’Orléans, and the Laurentian Mountains. You will also be within a few steps of Québec’s most celebrated landmark, the Château Frontenac.  You will walk to National Battlefields Park, also known as the Plains of Abraham.  Located on the cliffs overlooking the St.-Lawrence River, the Plains of Abraham is now a beautiful 250-acre park with hills, gardens, monuments and artillery artifacts. Located in National Battlefield Park, a photo stop opportunity will be made at Cap-Diamant which was named after the shiny stones explorer Jacques-Cartier mistook for diamonds. From here you will have spectacular views of the St.-Lawrence River, and surrounding countryside.  Then you will venture to Augustines Monastery. Sensitively restored and redesigned, as well as operated sustainably, Le Monastère des Augustines welcomes people of all cultures and beliefs and offers its guests a unique experience in holistic health, and to be part of a rare opportunity to connect directly with their remarkable heritage. The history of the Augustinian Sisters is a lesson of humanity. Compassion for human suffering, complete respect for the individual, and determination to offer healthcare on the cutting edge of science is at the heart of their values throughout the ages.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing.


price $79
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3 HRS

Easy

dining

wine

culture

concierge
Quebec City, Concierge Collection: Dine In Romantic Quebec
An historic treasure, the old quarter of Québec City offers attractive dining facilities from the quaint bistro to elegant and upscale restaurants offering Haute Cuisine. You will be charmed by the old world decor of century-old buildings and Victorian Houses which relate to the history and culture. A 4-course gourmet dinner including a cocktail on arrival, appetizer, choice of main course, dessert and one half bottle of wine will be offered in a selected restaurant where you will enjoy the innovative cuisine of renowned chefs.

Please note: A set menu will be offered with a choice of entrees, meal and dessert. An alternate venue may be offered.


price $279
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3 HRS

Strenuous

dining

wine

culture

concierge
Quebec City, Concierge Collection: Historic Walking Tour & Taste of Quebec City
On this 3-hour tasting tour, you will discover the Quebec City food culture. You will walk through the Old Port area, on cobblestone streets. You will be able to feel and taste the still-present French heritage mixed with a North American influence.  A few steps from one another, the restaurants will offer both local food tasting and a local alcohol pairing. You will enjoy a total of 12 different tastings and the certified tour guide will explain the uniqueness of the products used in each tasting venue. This will be an enjoyable culinary experience in a few of the best restaurants of Quebec City you might even have the chance to discuss with the Chefs the local products used.

Please note: This tour is a food discovery tour. Historical facts will be used to explain the culinary traditions. All of the restaurants are located in The Petit Champlain. Wear comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.


price $55
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3.5 HRS

Strenuous

dining

wine

culture

concierge
Quebec City, Concierge Collection: Wendake Culinary Experience
This tour will offer guests a dining experience that perpetuates the millennial tradition of sharing and a refined meal celebrating the abundance of nature. La Traite Restaurant, located in the Wendake Hotel Museum, has an exclusive menu, carefully developed by Executive Chef Martin Gagné, featuring dishes inspired by First Nations cuisine prepared with what has been hunted, fished or gathered. This experience will be a chance to discover a unique palette of recipes using the Chef’s local favorite foods. Your tour will begin with a transfer to the Wendake Village in a private deluxe vehicle. Arrive at the Wendake Hotel Museum and you will be greeted with traditional drums and chanting. Continue for a private guided visit of the Museum’s permanent exhibition. A short walk will take you to Ekionkiestha Longhouse where you will witness a Unification ceremony. Guest will also enjoy Rhubarb water tasting in a typical Wendat cup. Following this unique experience, guests will reach the restaurant where a 4-course meal with 2 glasses of wine will be served.

Please note: The longhouse is not wheelchair accessible.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $329
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3 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Quebec City, Historic Quebec with Montmorency Falls
You will discover the charm and character of the Old Town as you explore the historic landmarks followed by a brief journey along the St-Lawrence River to view the spectacular scenery surrounding Montmorency Falls. You will start your tour at Dufferin Terrace located 200 feet above the waterway. From here you will have a spectacular view of the St. Lawrence River, Île d’Orléans, and the Laurentian Mountains. You will also be within a few steps of Québec’s most celebrated landmark, the Château Frontenac. After a brief overview from your guide, you will have approximately 20 minutes to independently visit the area. You will see Place-Royale a beautifully restored market square of typical 17th and 18th century stone architecture at the heart of the Lower Town. It is the location of the oldest standing Catholic church in North America, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires.  Find National Battlefields Park, also known as the Plains of Abraham, this park was the site of the historic battle where the French surrendered to the British in 1759. Located on the cliffs overlooking the St.-Lawrence River, the Plains of Abraham is now a beautiful 250-acre park with hills, gardens, monuments and artillery artifacts.  Cap-Diamant is located in National Battlefield Park, a photo stop opportunity will be made at Cap-Diamant which was named after the shiny stones explorer Jacques-Cartier mistook for diamonds. From here you will have spectacular views of the St Lawrence River, Lower Town, and surrounding countryside.  Your route will take you along the Grande-Allée, the Champs-Élysées of Québec lined with quaint shops, sidewalk cafés, and boutiques to the Hôtel du Parlement, an imposing Second Empire-style building overlooking the city. Within minutes of the walled city of Old Quebec are the beautiful pastoral landscapes of Quebec’s countryside.  A photo stop will be made at the Montmorency Falls where you will enjoy the breathtaking views and see the powerful forces of nature as the water of the Montmorency River roars down the cliff to eventually meet with the St. Lawrence River.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing.


price $79
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3.5 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

walking

sightseeing
Quebec City, Microbrewery Tour
Discover Quebec City’s local beer brewing in this walking tour. Stroll the streets of Saint-Roch Quarter, this trendy downtown neighborhood bustling with IT workers, merchants, students, residents, artists and artisans. With its recent major facelift, Saint-Roch is home to many microbreweries where you will have the chance to taste different types of local crafted beers and learn about the owner’s crafts, installations and products. Beer enthusiast will enjoy privileged access to Quebec’s finest local micro-breweries. Accompanied a knowledgeable guide your walking tour will take you to three local micro-breweries and a tavern when you’ll savor local beer and enjoy tasting paddles, snacks and tips.

Please note; Wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.


price $65
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3.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

culture

walking

sightseeing
Quebec City, Rendez-vous with Wendat First Nation
Embark on a cultural journey to the First Nation of Wendat! Wendake, a quiet and peaceful village nestled in the woods on the outskirts of Quebec is the only community in Canada where the Huron-Wendat Nation is located. In this 3.5-hour tour, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in their culture and discover a Nation proud of its origin and its know-how. Upon arrival you will be met by a First Nation’s guide dressed in traditional clothing. You will enjoy a short welcome dance followed by a guided tour of the highlights of the village. In the longhouse you will become acquainted with the daily life and customs of the Huron people. Continuing to the smokehouse you will learn about the techniques used for meat drying and food preservation methods. In the Sweat Lodge you will learn about the spirituality of the Huron people as well as the techniques and process of purification used by their ancestors. Relax in the comfort of a large war canoe as your guide explains their construction and use. In a large tepee you will learn about the Huron’s lifestyle before the first contact with Europeans as well as their traditional and herbal forms of medicine.  Inaugurated in 2008, the Huron-Wendat Museum is an institution created to protect and promote the heritage of the Wendat people. With permanent exhibitions and numerous activities, the Museum carries out its mandate to teach and popularize the history, culture and art of the Wendat people and of others First Nations. Recognized in 1981 as an architectural and historic monument of national importance by Canada Heritage, this chapel, built in 1730, was modeled on the Santa Casa in Italy.  During your visit, you will discover artworks of Bourgault (a Wendat artist), ancient manuscripts, and much more. A natural site of rare beauty, the Kabir Kouba Falls plunges into a 138-feet- deep canyon. From 2007 to 2009, archeological digs revealed the vestiges of a flour mill, a saw mill and a paper mill built in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes


price $109
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3.45 HRS

Moderately
easy

walking

sightseeing
Quebec City, Walking Tour & Tea At Chateau Frontenac
Your experienced guide will make the history of Québec come alive as you walk the charming cobblestone streets of the Old Town. Best explored on foot, you will discover nearly four centuries of history. Essentially a living museum, the Old Town is the only walled city in North America and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Among the sites you will see is Place-Royale, a historic square once surrounded by the homes of wealthy merchants. Built and rebuilt several times, the square remains the heart of the Lower Town as well as the home of North America’s oldest standing catholic church, the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires. Around the corner from Place-Royale is the charming pedestrian-only area of Petit-Champlain. Along its narrow cobblestone streets, you will find an array of quaint boutiques, specialty shops and outdoor cafés as well as strolling musicians, jugglers, and street performers. From Lower Town to Upper Town, you will enjoy a short funicular ride to reach the Château Frontenac, perched on a hill overlooking the St.-Lawrence River. The castle-like Château is the best-known landmark in Québec. It was here that Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and William Mackenzie King met to discuss the allied strategy during W.W. II. You will have time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and sample the delectable pastries. Other sites you will see include  Dufferin Terrace  200 feet above the waterway, the Upper City passing Place d’Armes, the Québec Seminary, the Ursuline Convent, Place de l’Hôtel de Ville, and the Artists Alley. You will visit Holy Trinity church, the first Anglican Cathedral built outside the British Isles and Morrin Center, built over 200 years ago as the city’s first prison and now also houses one of the world’s most beautiful libraries. At the end of your tour, you will have the option of returning directly to the ship, or to stay in old town to shop and explore by your own.

Please note: This tour is not wheelchair accessible.  Wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing.


price $69
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada



3 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Montreal, Highlights with Basilica with Transfer to Airport
Discover Montreal's cultural heritage and cosmopolitan blend of the old and the new on this overview of their delightful city. You will visit Old Montreal, the financial district, Westmount and its opulent residences, Montreal's university and the world famous St Joseph Oratory. This tour also includes a stop on Mount Royal for a panoramic view of Montreal and a guided visit of Notre Dame Basilica, an outstanding example of Neo-Gothic architecture, China Town and the historical district on your way to the airport.

Please note:   It is recommended that you wear flat, comfortable shoes and have your camera ready.


price $89
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4 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing
Montreal, Highlights with Basilica with Transfer to Windstar Hotel
Discover Montreal's cultural heritage and cosmopolitan blend of the old and the new on this overview of their delightful city. You will visit Old Montreal, the financial district, Westmount and its opulent residences, Montreal's university and the world famous St Joseph Oratory.  This tour also includes a stop on Mount Royal for a panoramic view of Montreal and a guided visit of Notre Dame Basilica, an outstanding example of neo-gothic architecture, China Town and the Historical district on the way to your Windstar hotel.

Please note:   It is recommended that you wear flat, comfortable shoes and have your camera ready.


price $89
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