The cruise ship
The cruise ship
Views from the cruise ship: Bar Harbour, Maine, Charlottetown, Peggy Cove, Cape Breton
Views from the cruise ship: Bar Harbour, Maine, Charlottetown, Peggy Cove, Cape Breton
On board the cruise hip
On board the cruise hip
Views of Quebec and the Botancial Gardens in Montreal
Views of Quebec and the Botancial Gardens in Montreal

Holland America Canada & New England Cruise & Stay

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Overview

Begin your cruise in the picturesque city of Boston, before heading on to Maine and Nova Scotia. Experience the cosmopolitan pulse of Halifax and the historical Sydney that offers up great views of the Cape Breton Highlands. Idyllic Charlottetown will be your next stop, before you make your way to the unspoiled landscape of the Gulf of St Lawrence. Along the way you will have the opportunity to explore the natural landscape of each destination, from the coastal views to the native wildlife. Spend a couple of nights in Montreal before your flight home.

*Depending on departure date this itinerary can be reversed

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Day 1 - 2

Transatlantic flight to Boston - transfer independently to your hotel to check-in.

Hotel: Hyatt Regency Boston or similar

Day 3

This morning you will check out of your hotel and transfer independently to the port, to embark on the Holland America Veendam for your Canada/New England cruise.

Day 4

Bar Harbor, Maine

Nestled on the doorstep of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor is an inviting coastal town with mesmerising scenery and a fantastically grand allure. Ideal for outdoor pursuits or simply admiring the extravagant mansions and manicured lawns, this is a sophisticated town.

Day 5

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Cosmopolitan and a culture hub, Halifax has become a popular destination thanks to its crisp, clean air and leafy parks that are dotted around heritage buildings. Head to the rugged shore and take in the sights of Peggy’s Cove – a ragged example of the topography here.

Day 6

Sydney, Canada

Sydney is the gateway to a rich history, beautiful landscapes that take in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Bras D’Or Lake.

Day 7

Charlottetown, Prince Edward

Idyllic and charming, Charlottetown is a relaxing stop on your cruise – explore the cobblestone paths that lead to traditional buildings and parks, or head to Prince Edward Island National Park. This harbour-side location means there will be plenty of stunning vistas to experience and enjoy.

Day 8

Cruising Gulf of Saint Lawrence

The largest estuary in the world, the Gulf of Saint Lawrence lines the shores of almost half of Canada’s provinces. There are beautiful islands to be found here, a treasure trove for nature lovers, as well as thousands of migratory birds which set up home here during the spring and autumn seasons. If you’re lucky, you may also see sightings of whales, porpoises and seals.

Day 9 Quebec

Today you arrive into Quebec for a day where you can explore the history and the French culture. Your cruise departs at 17:00pm so make sure you are back onboard mid-afternoon

Day 10

Montreal

Today your cruise ends in Montreal where you have 2 nights. Montreal is an entertaining city playing host to culture, scenery and a friendly atmosphere

Hotel: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Day 11

Montreal

A full day in Montreal. Montreal includes some fantastic family attractions such as; Botanical Garden, the Biodôme de Montreal, the Montreal Science Centre, the Montreal Insectarium, La Ronde (a Six Flags theme park), the Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History and the Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame. A great way to get to grips with the city is a guided walking tour, or for something very different, a ghost tour of Old Montreal. For couples visiting the city, the Casino de Montreal is an entertaining evening with restaurants, a performance hall and gaming tables.

Hotel: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

Day 12

Today your holiday comes to an end so enjoy some final time at your Montreal hotel before heading to the airport for your overnight flight home

Day 13

Arrive back home

What's Included

  • Return Transatlantic flights
  • 2 nights hotel in Boston and 2 nights hotel in Montreal (as stated or of a similar standard)
  • 7 nights on Holland America Zaandam in an Inside Cabin (upgrades available)

What's Not Included

  • Transfers from airport to hotel, hotel to port, port to hotel and hotel to airport
  • Gratuities on-board the ship

Our suggested hotels for this itinerary are...

Hyatt Regency Boston

Experience the excitement of the city at Hyatt Regency Boston. Just one block from the Boston Common and within walking distance of attractions, shopping and theatres. Contemporary-style rooms, delicious dining and more await you at this luxurious Hyatt hotel in downtown Boston.

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