Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2022

9 0 REGIONAL SPOTL IGHT: ST L AWRENCE RI VER Popular ports of call Three of the ports and destinations in the St Lawrence River region highlight what they offer for visiting cruise operators and their guests Canada and New England cruise itineraries typically offer calls at the nine ports on the St Lawrence River, including its main port Québec City, a Unesco World Heritage site. The Port of Québec offers a range of passenger services at two cruise terminals situated minutes from the heart of Old Québec. One of the facilities was newly opened in summer 2021 and includes a passenger boarding bridge with a 21-metre range from the waterline. The port is eagerly awaiting the arrival of multiple international cruise vessels in the 2022 season. Port of Québec Renowned worldwide as one of the marquee destinations on any Canada and New England cruise itinerary, Québec City offers different experiences for cruise guests throughout every month of the cruising season. Between May and October, the city also offers an endless parade of colours and flavours to put visiting cruise guests in a celebratory mood. Attentive staff and friendly locals help to ensure that a visit to Québec City is one of the best parts of the cruise. Québec City Located in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence with a varied marine landscape, picturesque coastline and well-preserved natural heritage, the archipelago of Îles de la Madeleine is a preferred port of call on the Canada and New England cruise ship route. While onshore, cruise guests will receive a warm and hospitable welcome from the diverse Madelinot community, which is influenced by English, Acadian and French cultures. They can discover traditions created over centuries, learn about the islanders’ way of life, sample local cuisine and enjoy the mild maritime climate with summer days that continue well into September. Îles de la Madeleine