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Crystal land programs link with Québec cruises

Crystal land programs link with Québec cruises
Two new land programs enable Crystal Cruises travelers to extend their vacations in Canada/New England on five sailings that begin or end in Québec City.

Available with Crystal Serenity’s September-October voyages, the two- and three-night, pre- and post-cruise programs feature Toronto and Niagara Falls or Montréal and Québec City, or provide a free transfer between Québec and Montréal for cruisers who plan their own adventures.

The two-night 'Toronto & Niagara Falls' combines the famous falls with a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake, home to 28 wineries and a Heritage District of specialty shops and eateries, plus a winemaker’s lunch. In Toronto are a dinner 1,100 feet above the city at the CN Tower’s rotating 360 restaurant and exploration of the PATH, a 16-mile underground network of shops, museums, theaters and dining.

'Québec City and Montréal by Train,' three nights, includes accommodations at the chic Auberge Saint-Antoine hotel in the heart of Québec City and the Ritz-Carlton Montréal, in walking distance of many attractions. Participants travel by business class train between Montréal and Québec City. The program includes exploration of Québec City’s museés, shops and historical districts, plus Montréal’s Notre Dame Basilica, Latin Quarter and Mount Royal.

The seven- and 10-day cruises depart Sept. 19 (Boston to Québec) and Sept. 29 (Québec City round-trip); October 6, 16 and 26 (all between Québec and New York), and call at Baie-Comeau, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Sept-Ĩles and the Magdalen Islands, in the province of Québec; Saint John, New Brunswick; Halifax and Sydney (maiden call), Nova Scotia; Saint-Pierre & Miquelon, France; Bar Harbor and Portland, Maine; Newport, R.I, and Boston.  

Specially-priced fares for the extended land programs in Toronto and Montréal/Québec City start at $1,365 and $2,850, respectively.