Montreal / Îles de la Madeleine Cruise The best way to connect with the Islands


Itinerary & stopover

Board our cruise ship and set sail for the beautiful Islands. Along your journey, you'll enjoy stopovers and discover the wonders of the sea, creating long-lasting memories.Discover the special 8- day, 7 nights itinerary, of our Theme Cruise Tribute to Québec, offered from June 21 to 28, 2019. 

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Friday / Day 1 : Boarding at the port of Montréal

jour1After sailing past Old Montréal, you will see, in turn, Notre-Dame and Sainte-Hélène islands, the beautiful Berthier-Sorel archipelago, Trois-Rivières, the Basilica of Notre-Dame, Québec City and its impressive night lights around midnight.


Departure of Montréal : 3:00 p.m.

Saturday / Day 2 : Cruising on the St. Lawrence River

jour2You will sail from Tadoussac on the north bank of the river toward the south bank for a good view oh the Gaspé coastline. The impressive windmill park, wich stretches all the way to Cap-Chat, will then come into view, followed by the rugged fills of Saint-Anne-des-Monts, the Chics-Chocs Mountains, Forillon Park and the Bay of Gaspé.


Sunday, Monday and Tuesday / Day 3-4-5 : Stay-over on the Îles de la Madeleine


After breakfast aboard the CTMA Vacancier, you can enjoy one of our packages*, or you will be invited to hit the road to explore the many pathways and treasures of the archipelago at your own pace.  

*Take advantage of packages or guided tours to explore the wonders of the Islands ($). 

Arrival to the Islands : Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
Departure of the  Islands : Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday / Day 6 : Stopover in Baie-Comeau

baiecomeauUpon awakening, you can feast your eyes on the magnificent scenery of the Côte-Nord. The ship will then dock at the port of Baie-Comeau for a stopover of a few hours, allowing you to discover this region of Québec

Arrival in Baie-Comeau : 11:00 a.m.
Departure of Baie-Comeau : 9:00 p.m.


Thursday / Day 7 : Stopover in Québec City


During the morning, you may see whales near Tadoussac and enjoy the charms of Charlevoix, Côte-de-Beaupré, L'Île d'Orleans and the Montmorency Falls. In the afternoon, you can explore the most picturesque areas of Québec City* during a stopover of several hours.

*Take advantage of guided tours to explore Québec City.

Arrival in Québec City : 12:00 p.m.
Departure of Québec City : 7:00 p.m.

Friday / Day 8 : Return to Montréal


After an unforgettable week, the ship will dock at the port of Montréal in the morning. You will have breakfast before you leave the ship. 


Arrival to Montréal : 7:00 a.m.


Times indicated are in local time.
Please note that this itinerary may be changed due to unavoidable circumstances without notice.
If the speed limit is in effect, some stopovers may be modified or cancelled without notice.
This special itinerary is only offered from June 21 to 28, 2019

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