FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 7th Port – Montréal, Canada – Day 2

October 10, 2017 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 7th Port – Montréal, Canada – Day 2 

  • And New Montréal…

…with the Museum of Modern Art…

…& its multitude of sculptures…

…that dot the downtown…

…makes for…

…an eye-popping experience.

FUN-fact: Québec is only 169 miles from Montréal.

 

FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 7th Port – Montréal, Canada

October 10, 2017 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 7th Port – Montréal, Canada 

  • Situated on an island…

…in the St. Lawrence Seaway…

…Montréal is a blend of old & new…

Notre-Dame Basilica

…dating from the 14th century…

…& considered the cultural capital of Canada.

  • Strolling St-Paul Street…

…in Old Montréal…

…with its cobble stoned streets…

…quaint cafes…

…upscale art galleries…

…trendy boutiques…

…makes for a delightful day.

Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal

 

FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 6th Port – Québec, Canada – Day 2

October 9, 2017 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 6th Port – Québec, Canada – Day 2 

…only 15 minutes…

…from downtown Québec City…

…cable car up cliff to…

…panoramic walking tour…

…footpath along top of cliff…

…to suspended bridge.

  • Keep walking…

…& you get to…

…487-step staircase…

…down the side of the cliff…

…that brings you to…

…the foot of the falls.

FUN-fact: The waterfalls are 272′ tall, a full 99′ higher than Niagara Falls.

FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 6th Port – Québec, Canada

October 9, 2017 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 6th Port – Québec, Canada 

  • One of the oldest…

…cities in North America…

…absolutely adorable…

…UNESCO walled city…

…with narrow cobblestone streets.

  • Totally French speaking…

…with 17th & 18th century houses…

…soaring church spires…

…classic bistros & outdoor cafes…

…make it feel like being in Old Europe.

FUN-fact: Québec is the only fortified city north of Mexico.

FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 5th Port – La Baie, Saguenay, Canada

October 4, 2017 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Boston to Montreal Cruise – 5th Port – La Baie, Saguenay, Canada 

  • Today’s Tour…

…Saguenay Fjord…

…ranked among the 16…

…must-see world attractions…

…by National Geographic.

  • 5 hour drive…

…takes us to 5 stops…

…for breathtaking views…

…and 2 of the…

…“most beautiful villages” in Québec…

…L’Anse-Saint-Jean…

…with its covered bridge…

…& Sainte-Rose-du-Nord…

…with its welcoming waterfront.

FUN-fact: The fjord was formed during the last ice age and is the most southerly one in the northern hemisphere.

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