Disney Cruise Line has a few new stops this fall on sailings to Canada. For the first time, guests can experience 3 new ports of call in Quebec! Take a look at some great adventures you can have with your family in Quebec City, Saguenay and Baie-Comeau.
Quebec City sits in the Saint Lawrence River valley. Guests will feel as though they are in Europe with the city’s endless European charm and famous French-inspired cuisine. This unique location offers some pretty incredible Port Adventures. One is found in Historic Quebec, the Montmorency Falls.
With incredible landmarks and breathtaking photo ops, Montmorency Falls is one to remember. The waterfall itself is taller than Niagara Falls! Guests can venture into the historic Place-Royale square, visit the iconic Château Frontenac hotel and even marvel at the picturesque countryside of Quebec.
The Native American village of Wendake is a must visit while in Quebec City. Full of culture and history, the Huron-Wendake Village and Onhoua Chetek8e excursion immerses guests in the beliefs, customs and lifestyle of the Huron people.
If you’re a foodie, the Quebec City Food Tour is a delicious food crawl across Old Quebec. You can sample dozens of incredible French-Canadian dishes of historical and cultural significance at local restaurants. Just for adults, the Microbrewery Tour offers the chance to try the city’s best local drafts at a handful of microbreweries in trendy Saint-Roch district.
For guests with a port of call in Saguenay, they’ll get to experience the only fjord in North America as well as rich wildlife, plentiful forests and rugged mountains. The historic settlement is full of French heritage, museums and art galleries, cultural delights and mouthwatering cuisine.
The Best of Saguenay Port Adventure features a scenic trip to the Saguenay Fjord. Guests can visit the Fjord Museum to learn about the history of the incredible natural creation. There is also a visit to a historic paper mill, a still thriving family wool business and the home of renowned painter Arthur Villeneuve.
Guests can choose the Zodiac Adventure at Saguenay or Sea Kayaking in Saguenay adventures to be right in the waters of Cape Trinity. Sightings of seals and whales are very common on these excursions!
If you’d rather relax and take in the areas more delicious offerings, the Microbrewery and Vineyard tour is a great option. Local spirits and beers are actually infused with local ingredients such as blueberries and maple.
The young city of Baie-Comeau is in a spectacular location. Surrounded by a deep bay, rushing rivers, dense forest, glacial retreats and the tremendous Manicouagan Crater, Baie-Comeau offers amazing excursions for the whole family.
The Experience Glacier and Shell Valley adventure features a journey from the last ice age to the present. Guests will explore a glacier by way of virtual reality on a stop at Garden of Glaciers. From top to bottom, you’ll learn how the ice movements develop today’s world. You’ll then head over to Seashell Valley and dig up tons of seashells. The incredible part is, you’ll actually be in the middle of a forest!
For guests wanting the most out of the local culture, Baie-Comeau Heritage features a stop at the Saint-Pancrace harbor. This lumberjack town is full of rich history and hard workers. You can watch how wood is cut, hauled, driven and prepared, then savor a traditional, hearty lumberjack meal of baked beans, bear pooh (a local chocolate and coconut dessert) and a local cocktail called Caribou.
The Baie-Comeau Historical Walking Tour is another great option for guests who want to do some sightseeing. With tours of Sainte-Amélie Church and Baie-Comeau’s most famous hotel, this tour really gives guests a look at the quaint town.
You can experience all of this and more during two seven-night Canada cruises on Sept. 20 and Sept. 27.
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