Quebec, Montreal + Toronto Small Ship Cruise

Quebec, Montreal + Toronto Small Ship Cruise


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Join Aboard MV Victory II
Emerging from a multi-million dollar refurbishment this spring in time for General Tours prime 2019 sailings, General Tours deluxe Victory vessel carries only 202 guests. And with more than 80 staff, you’ll enjoy attentive personalized service as you delight in the ship’s newly reimagined, casual onboard elegance. Relax in innovative outdoor lounges and fresh public spaces that invite convivial conversation with fellow passengers. Sit down to regionally-inspired dishes in the Dining Room or dine al fresco at the Top Deck grille; whichever you choose, free-flowing wines and beer complement your meals, and an open-bar with house spirits is yours to enjoy throughout the voyage.

Day 1 - Day 1 - Welcome to Montreal, Canada + Embark General Tours Ship

General Tours chauffeured transfer takes you to the pier where the elegant mv Victory II awaits. Settle in to your outside stateroom before joining your fellow guests for dinner accompanied by free-flowing wines, cocktails and beverages. General Tours ship will be docked within walking distance of Old Montreal, so you can easily go ashore to experience a bit of the city at your own pace.  Meals D

Day 2 - Day 2 - Discover Montreal

Today’s excursion explores one of Canada’s most cosmopolitan cities. In the engaging company of General Tours local guide, we’ll experience Montreal’s rich heritage and its vibrant modern spirit as General Tours see its many fine landmarks. We’ll also drive to the top of Mount Royal for a commanding view over the city and St. Lawrence River. In the heart of Old Montreal, we’ll tour the Notre Dame Basilica. Built in the early 19th century, its grand Gothic Revival interior is graced by stained glass depictions of Montreal’s religious history.  On General Tours guided tour through the Montreal Botanical Garden, you’ll discover one of the world’s preeminent gardens with 22,000 different plant species that provide habitat for 200 unique birds.

After lunch onboard, you’ll have time this afternoon to go ashore again. Stroll along the riverfront and explore more of Old Montreal at your own pace. Or take advantage of General Tours complimentary shuttle service that will take you directly to Marché Bonsecours. Situated in the city’s historic district across from the Old Port, this 19th-century landmark building is now home to galleries and boutiques specializing in fine made-in-Quebec products like clothing, art and jewelry.   Meals B+L+D

Day 3 - Day 3 - Bienvenue à Québec City

With General Tours expert Québécois guide, this morning’s sightseeing tour includes the Plains of Abraham. It was here that the British won a decisive 1759 battle against the French, thereby changing the fate of North America! In Place Royale, one of the oldest settlements on the Continent, General Tours narrated walking tour reveals a fine ensemble of 17th and 18th-century buildings. Before returning to General Tours ship for lunch, we’ll also visit Montmorency Falls and take in the panoramic views from a lookout near the Citadel.

In the afternoon, a complimentary shuttle service has been arranged to transport General Tours guests the short distance from the pier to Lower Town in Old Québec . From here, a funicular can take you up to the historic Château Frontenac where you might stroll along the Dufferin Terrace overlooking the St. Lawrence. You can also take this time to explore the charming cobblestone streets of the Petit Champlain Quarter - where stately stone buildings and centuries-old fur trading posts are now home to boutiques and cafes. After dinner, if you wish, you can easily step ashore to enjoy an evening stroll along the St. Lawrence. Lower Old Town is just a 15-minute walk from where the Victory II will be docked for the night.  Meals B+L+D

Day 4 - Day 4 - First Nation Village + Cruising the St. Lawrence

This morning’s excursion takes us to Wendake, a self-governing territory of the Huron-Wendat Nation just outside of the city. In the engaging company of General Tours First Nation guide, we’ll learn about the history of this community and gain insight into their old ways and modern life as General Tours visit an authentic long-house and see traditional dwellings. Wendake is also home to a thriving community of artists and artisans, and we’ll have time to browse in the region’s largest and most complete center for aboriginal arts and crafts.

Following lunch onboard, the mv Victory II will resume its voyage as General Tours chart an upstream course along the St. Lawrence. The rest of the afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy General Tours ship’s Open Bar and the congenial camaraderie of General Tours fellow passengers.  Meals B+L+D

Day 5 - Day 5 - Cruising the St. Lawrence

Delight in this leisurely day as General Tours cruise up the picturesque St. Lawrence Seaway. Enjoy the fresh air from the Observation Deck, take advantage of General Tours Open Bar, enjoy convivial conversation with fellow passengers in one of the inviting lounges, or join a talk with General Tours shipboard experts. Delicious meals will be served in the elegant Shearwater Dining Room and al fresco at the Lighthouse Grill. As always, enjoy free-flowing wine at lunch and dinner.  Meals B+L+D

Day 6 - Day 6 - Getting to Know Kingston, Ontario

Situated on the northeastern shores of Lake Ontario, Kingston is the oldest city in the province. Its rich history encompasses First Nations communities including the Iroquois and Ojibwe and later settlement by the British. Setting out after breakfast, General Tours expertly guided tour will show us Kingston’s most significant landmarks including the fine Georgian architecture of Bellevue House and the campus of Queen’s University, founded in 1841 by Royal Charter from Queen Victoria. We’ll also tour the unique Penitentiary Museum. Here in a 19th-century warden’s residence built by convict labor, you’ll discover a one-of-kind collection that explores Canada’s correctional history from 1833 to the present. You’ll see uniforms, seized contraband, restraint devices now long out of use, and exhibits on inmate hobbies and activities.

At the Fort Henry National Historic Site, we’ll learn about the strategic role this British fortress played in the War of 1812. We’ll also visit the Rideau Canal , the oldest continuously operated canal in North America. Built in the first half of the 19th century and stretching more than 125 miles, its original structures are still intact and most of its locks are still operated by hand. After lunch, you’ll have time to go ashore and explore more of Kingston at your own pace. The historic City Hall building and downtown district are a pleasant 10-minute stroll from the pier. The Victory II will set sail again at 5:00 pm.  Meals B+L+D

Day 7 - Day 7 - Delving into History + Culture in Toronto

After breakfast, we’ll go ashore to explore one of Canada’s most alluring cities. Traveling through the bustling downtown business and theater districts, we’ll step off General Tours comfortable coaches to see the historic St. Lawrence Market where merchants and vendors have gathered for more than 200 years. A walking tour in the Distillery District reveals a National Historic Site where Victorian-era industrial buildings that once belonged to the Gooderham & Worts Distillery have been splendidly restored to house one-of-a-kind shops, galleries, studios, theaters and restaurants. Today, this vibrant district is buzzing with the collective talents, ideas and passions of the city’s leading artists, entrepreneurs and cultural innovators.

Before returning to ship for lunch, we’ll enjoy a docent-guided tour of the Art Gallery of Ontario, focusing on the museum’s world-class collections of European, African and Asian art. In the afternoon, a complimentary shuttle service will operate between the pier and downtown with scheduled stops including Eaton Centre, one of Toronto’s most popular places to shop, eat and people-watch. This evening, the Victory II continues its voyage across Lake Ontario.  Meals B+L+D

Day 8 - Day 8 - Into the Heart of Niagara Falls

Step off ship this morning in Port Colborne, the southern entrance to the historic Welland Canal which opened in 1829 - and still plays a vital role in Great Lakes Shipping. Travel through the lovely vineyard-laced landscapes of the Niagara Peninsula, and embark a thrilling Hornblower Cruise that will take you through the Great Niagara Gorge and past Bridal Veil Falls into the very heart of Horseshoe Falls The adventurous can take in the view – and feel the spray of the Falls! – from the outdoor observation deck!

After the cruise, we’ll travel along the picturesque Niagara Parkway to Chateau des Charmes. Enjoy a tour of this vineyard estate founded by Paul Bosc, a fifth-generation French winegrower who completed his viticulture studies at the University of Burgundy in Dijon. We’ll sit down to a delightful lunch on the estate and sample their fine wines before continuing to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Home to inviting boutiques and galleries, you’ll have time to explore this charming and historic town on your own. Enjoy another elegant dinner onboard as General Tours continue General Tours cruise across Lake Erie.  Meals B+L+D

Day 9 - Day 9 - Discover Cleveland + The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Encompassing humor, fascinating facts and colorful historic anecdotes, this morning’s trolley tour is a terrific way to explore the landmarks and colorful stories of Cleveland. Taking you from the historic warehouse district to Playhouse Square, you’ll also drive past the ornate mansions of Millionaire’s Row - described by Baedeker’s at the turn-of-the-century as the Showplace of America. General Tours Trolley Tour also includes a stop at the Cleveland Museum of Art; opened a century ago, it continues to be one of the city’s leading cultural institutions. At the historic West Side Market, you’ll find more than 100 friendly vendors offering fine meats, local produce, fresh seafood and a tempting array of baked goods, sweets, nuts and artisanal cheeses. Set in an historic 1912 landmark, this is Cleveland’s oldest public market and it’s a delight for culinary aficionados. 

After lunch onboard, enjoy your complimentary admission to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Set in a striking lakefront structure designed by I. M. Pei, you’ll discover more than a museum of rock and roll memorabilia. Perusing its exhibits at your own pace, you’ll explore the evolution of the musical genre that shaped a generation and track its cultural impact. Among the exhibits are Janis Joplin’s psychedelic Porsche, Michael Jackson’s famous glove, and scribbled lyrics that became 20th-century classics!  Meals B+L+D

Day 10 - Day 10 - Disembark in Detroit

Upon disembarking the mv Victory II in Detroit, we’ll take you to the airport for your homeward flight.  Meals B

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Additional Packages Available
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  • Cruise + Land - Class Cabin D
  • Cruise + Land - Class Cabin C
  • Cruise + Land - Class Cabin B
  • Cruise + Land - Class Cabin AA
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    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.


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