Laurentian Discovery (11 Days)

Cruise Line: Crystal Cruises
Montreal, QC, Canada to Montreal, QC, Canada
Dates: 05 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018

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05 Oct 2018
Montreal, QC, Canada
06 Oct 2018
Montreal, QC, Canada
1:00 AM
Trois-rivières, QC, Canada
8:00 AM 11:59 PM
07 Oct 2018
Québec City, QC, Canada
7:00 AM 9:00 PM
08 Oct 2018
Saguenay River (Cruising), QC, Canada
Saguenay, Quebec, QC, Canada
9:00 AM 5:00 PM
09 Oct 2018
Gulf of St. Lawrence (Cruising)
10 Oct 2018
Miquelon, Saint Pierre And Miquelon
9:00 AM 4:00 PM
11 Oct 2018
Corner Brook, NL, Canada
10:00 AM 5:00 PM
12 Oct 2018
Gaspé, QC, Canada
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
13 Oct 2018
Baie Comeau, QC, Canada
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 10
14 Oct 2018
Gulf of St. Lawrence (Cruising)
DAY 11
15 Oct 2018
Montreal, QC, Canada
8:00 AM
Laurentian Discovery map

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For 05 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
Your Onboard Host(s):
Johnny Fish, Sharon Fish

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Highlights and Tastings of the Ile d'Orleans - Quebec City - 2018 ( 8 Hours )
Québec City, QC, Canada | 07 Oct 2018

  • Meals: Lunch
  • Recommended Ages: All Ages
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Experience(s): Food & Wine • Sightseeing

Embark on a tour richly satisfying in both the history and culinary aspects of the Isles d’Orleans, known as the "Garden of Quebec”.

The island is home to many, mostly family owned farms, and is famous for its local products and wineries. We will travel along a scenic route offering magnificent views of the mighty St. Lawrence River and the Laurentian mountains. We will also drive through ancestral villages that have been beautifully preserved. Our first stop will be at Cassis Monna & Filles, a family that has mastered the art of transforming black currants - harvested on Isle d’Orleans - into products of the highest quality, including an award-winning Crème de Cassis. The black currant, also known by Quebecers as “gadelle noire”, is a remarkably fragrant, purplish-black berry. The first European settlers brought this delectable treasure with them when they came to the Americas. At the time, the fruit was already widely appreciated for its medicinal qualities. Taste, smell, and learn all about this famous berry.

We continue our travel back in time at the Manoir Mauvide-Genest, a gem in Quebec’s rich heritage. It remains one of the rare examples of a seigneurial residence.

By now, we will have worked up an appetite for the fine taste of locally produced foods and we will stop for lunch. Discover Le Moulin de St-Laurent, a regional fine cuisine restaurant using local products that is housed in an old flour mill which dates back to 1720.

Travelling on, with more great views of the countryside, we will visit Vignoble Isle de Bacchus. This family owned winery produces a variety of red, white and rosé wines. After a tour of the vineyards we will be invited to a tasting in their wine cellar.

Having seen and experienced Isle d’Orleans and the very early beginnings of rural Quebec, we will slowly make our way back to Old Quebec for a short city tour before returning to the ship.

Suggested Attire/Walking Notes: Casual wear with comfortable shoes. Moderate walking.

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$200 USD Shipboard Credit Per Person

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About the Ship

Crystal Symphony & Crystal Serenity
Crystal Symphony

Last fall, Crystal Symphony emerged from her multi-million-dollar drydock, with spacious suites and penthouses, more dining options, all open seating, & updated technologies including free, unlimited Wi-Fi. With the new guest capacity of just 848, service and space ratios are among the best at sea.

What's Included


  • Accommodations aboard ship, onboard meals, complimentary specialty restaurants, fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and beers throughout the ship, open bar service in all lounges. Pre-paid gratuities for bar, dining, and housekeeping staff as well as Butler service in Penthouses. Non-alcoholic beverages including bottled water, soft drinks, specialty coffees and more. Entertainment and onboard programs.

Not Included

  • Airfare, shore excursions, sightseeing or meals ashore. Port charges, taxes, security fees and fuel surcharges. Personal expenses and anything not noted as included.

About Us

For the past 26 years, Crystal Cruises has redefined luxury ocean travel by providing the finest travel experience. Building upon its unrivaled reputation, The World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ has now embarked on the most significant brand expansion in the history of luxury travel and hospitality: over the next three years, Crystal will introduce three brand-new classes of cruising and even its own luxury aircraft. Winner of the “Best Luxury Cruise Line” by Virtuoso for three consecutive years (2014, 2015, & 2016).

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“World’s Best Cruise Ship” in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader Choice Awards for 23 years; been voted “World’s Best Large Ship Cruise Line” by Travel + Leisure readers for 20 consecutive years.

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Cruise-only fares are per person in U.S. dollars, double occupancy, include all promotional saving and do not include cruise port, security and handling charges. Promotional Book Now Cruise-Only Fares are per person for new bookings only. Optional air add-ons are available from Crystal Cruises’ designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada and include all government taxes and fees. Shipboard spending credit is not redeemable for cash and cannot be used in the casino, for bingo or toward future cruise booking deposits. All offers may not be combinable with other promotions, apply to first two full-fare guests in stateroom or suite, are capacity-controlled, subject to availability and may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. All itineraries, fares, programs and policies are subject to change. Other restrictions apply. ©Crystal Cruises, Inc. Ships’ Registry: The Bahamas.

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