The CTMA Vacancier, Bonaventure Island and Percé Rock
Travel from Montreal to the Îles de la Madeleine on the majestic St. Lawrence aboard the CTMA Vacancier. Bathe in the distinct atmosphere of the islands’ during the entire cruise that ends with a three-day stay on the Magdalen Islands. A cruise is not only the ideal occasion to spend quality time with loved ones, but also a chance for travellers to share common interests, especially when the cruise is centered on a theme.
Three themes offered in September
While the Magdalen Islands are ultimately the destination of each of the cruises offered by CTMA Cruises, a variety of themes, itineraries and special guests add a rich cultural dimension to your trip.
From September 2 to 9, 2016, the St. Lawrence Treasures cruise lets you discover the fascinating history of the river and the Saguenay Fjord. During the cruise, you can take part in a photography workshop and capture sightings of nearby fauna. Other navigation-themed activities are included.
Cruise-takers travelling from September 9 to 16, 2016, will be Steering Towards Acadie for a trip uncovering the Madelinots’ Acadian roots. History, music and gastronomy will be a part of this captivating adventure to the Islands with a stopover at Havre-Saint-Pierre and a sail up the Saguenay Fjord on the way back.
rom September 16 to 23, 2016, foodies are invited to a vacation with Gourmet Inspirations where the products of the Islands’ sea and land are spotlighted. Let the three guest chefs seduce your taste buds and continue your gourmet experience with a stopover at Pointe-au-Pic in Charlevoix.
When September comes around, the Magdalen Islands resume their natural rhythm and the weather is sufficiently mild that you can spend three fabulous days exploring their splendid riches.
Visit of the Mingan Archipelago at the stopover at Havre-Saint-Pierre
A new cruise all about music!
Starting this summer, a new theme will be making a name for itself among the CTMA Cruise offerings. From June 17 to 24, 2016, take a trip down memory lane with the Back in Time with the Beatles package and sail along the St. Lawrence to the beat of the 60s and 70s thanks to the Beatles Story Band. It’s a great way to get an exclusive close-up with the band that sold over 150,000 tickets at the Capitol de Québec. Dance shows and conferences come together to create a festive ambience!