Follow the River to the Îles de la Madeleine with Croisières CTMA
 

Follow the River to the Îles de la Madeleine with Croisières CTMA

Attractions to discover March 30, 2015 Quebecgetaways
Croisières CTMA
Sunset, Croisières CTMA
Climb aboard the CTMA Vacancier for the only weekly cruise to the Magdalen Islands departing from Montréal. With Croisières CTMA enjoy an unforgettable one-week vacation that will take you along the St. Lawrence River, through the estuary and finally to the idyllic archipelago. On board the cruise ship you’ll get privileged access to stunning views and discover the province from a whole new perspective. The friendly crewmembers and their charming Madelinot accents set the tone and give you a taste of the islands as soon as you leave Montréal.


Set Sail for the Archipelago

Thanks to Croisières CTMA the Magdalen Islands have never been so close. The Classic cruise, offered from July 3 to August 28, invites you to enjoy enchanting riverscapes, meals that display local flavours as well as onboard activities. These include tastings of terroir products, interpretation workshops on the outer decks, all kinds of conferences and whale-watching near Tadoussac.


Sylvain Déraspe, Léon Langford et Denis Leblanc, chefs at Croisières CTMA
Sylvain Déraspe, Léon Langford et Denis Leblanc, chefs at Croisières CTMA

Choose What You Like

Vacationers travelling in June who would like to combine their cruise with their passions can book their place on one of the themed cruises. Departing June 12, the Gourmet Islands cruise includes a day all about lobster and stories told by a seasoned fisherman. For a spotlight on culture, history and maritime heritage, consider the Treasures of Québec trip during the week of June 19. The third cruise is A Country Tune, starting on June 26, which explores country music, dance and traditions along with legendary singer-songwriter Paul Daraîche and his family.

Special Itineraries in September

Make summer last a little longer with one of the cruises in September that include stopovers and promise many discoveries. Food-wine pairings are showcased for the Wine & Fine Cuisine cruise departing on September 4, and a stopover at La Baie will follow your trip through the majestic Saguenay Fjord. Steering toward Acadie the following week will bring you to discover the Acadian roots of the Magdalen Islands with a stopover in Havre-Saint-Pierre, while the Gourmet Dining package starting September 18 will feature two renowned chefs and a stopover to explore Trois-Rivières.

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