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11 Days


CG9085 Aug 17 to Aug 27, 2019



Day 1 Kingston, ON
From our local joining points, we meet our fellow travellers and start our adventure. We arrive in Kingston in mid-afternoon and meet a local guide for a tour of Fort Henry! Originally built in 1812, the Forts’ main purpose was to protect the British rights to the important St. Lawrence River! Tonight, we are in Kingston. Dinner is included this evening. (D)

Day 2 Quebec City, PQ
As we continue eastward today we cross into Quebec and take time to tour the Jean Chretien Museum, where the amazing gifts he received from around the world, while his time as Prime Minister of Canada, are on display. We continue into the historic city of Quebec for some free time. (B)

Day 3 Campbellton, NB
Along the south shore of the St. Lawrence we pass through Riviere du Loup on our way to New Brunswick. We stop at Rimouski to tour the Empress of Ireland exhibit, where the largest Canadian Maritime disaster occurred when the Empress of Ireland sank after a collision in May of 1914. Tonight, we are in Campbellton, NB. (B,D)

Day 4 Miramichi, NB
At Acadian Historical Village we discover what life was like in the early days of Canada, for the French Settlers in the New World. The fun & lighthearted Acadians thrived in the New World until the famous expulsion of these people starting in 1755. Tonight, we are in the city of Miramichi, located at the mouth of the famous river bearing the same name. Dinner is included before we get to enjoy an evening of fun and laughter at an authentic Kitchen Party! (B,D)

Day 5 Charlottetown, PE
Anne Murray grew up in Springhill, Nova Scotia before starting her 40-year musical career. Today we visit the Anne Murray Centre to learn about this Canadian Icon’s life! Then on to Caribou where we board the ferry to cross to Canada’s charming Island Province, Prince Edward Island. Before travelling into Charlottetown, we tour the Macphail House at Orwell, the homestead of a great Canadian, Andrew Macphail, who joined the Army at age 50, after the outbreak of World War I and was knighted for his service. A guided tour of his Home will tell his incredible story and there will be time to stroll the beautiful gardens on your own. (B)

Day 6 Charlottetown, PE
A casual morning and time to explore on your own in Charlottetown. After lunch, we tour Deep Roots Distillery where many unique blends are created from their own Apple Orchard and many other fruits before we continue to the Northwest corner of this small Island Province and visit the Stompin’ Tom Centre at Skinners Pond. A man more Canadian than the Maple Leaf, his story is of a true iconic Canadian. Next, we visit Rustico Bay Sweater Company, famous for their typical Atlantic Canada wool sweaters before we stop at Fisherman’s Wharf for a fabulous Lobster Supper! Return to Charlottetown for the night. (B,D)

Day 7 Saint John, NB
This morning we first leave P.E.I. via the Confederation Bridge. Spanning a length of over 12km this bridge is truly an amazing engineering marvel. Then we take time to visit Hopewell Rocks, where you can view the effects of the highest tides in the world. Continuing along the shores of the Bay of Fundy, you will pass dyked farmlands and small communities before entering Fundy National Park. Then we find ourselves in Saint John, New Brunswick, where we stay the next 2 nights. (B)

Day 8 Saint John/St. Andrews by the Sea, NB
After breakfast we head to the mouth of the Saint John River, to view the effects of the Fundy high tides at Reversing Falls, where the water flows backwards up the river, before we travel west of Saint John to St. Andrews by the Sea. First, we enjoy a visit to Kingsbrae Gardens. Kingsbrae Garden is a multi-award winning 27 acre horticultural masterpiece located in beautiful St. Andrews by-the-Sea. After some free time in St. Andrews, we return to Saint John for overnight. Dinner included tonight. (B, D)

Day 9 Edmundston, NB
The relaxing motor coach drive takes us up the Saint John River valley to Fredericton, capital of New Brunswick. In the heart of downtown we visit the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. The Gallery was designed and constructed by Sir Max Aitken (Lord Beaverbrook) who then opened the Gallery on September 16, 1959 and gifted it to the people of New Brunswick. The permanent collection now includes more than 3,000 pieces, based on the original gift of 600 pieces also donated by Lord Beaverbrook. Then we continue on to Edmundston, NB for overnight. (B)

Day 10 Montreal
As we make our way home we stop to visit the beautiful and tranquil, the Daniel A Seguin Gardens at Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec. A short drive then brings us into Montreal for our final night together, with Dinner included. (B,D)

Day 11 Home
Today we bid farewell to our fellow travellers and exchange contact information to stay in touch with our new friends. You also have new stories of Canada to share with family and friends! (B)


Cost Includes

  • Relaxing Motor Coach transportation
  • Ten nights of First Class accommodations
  • Luggage Handling at Hotels
  • Breakfast daily, combination Full & Deluxe Continental
  • Six Dinners
  • Guided tour of Fort Henry
  • Admission to the Jean Chretien Museum
  • Admission to the Empress of Ireland Exhibit
  • Admission & Tour of Acadian Historical Village
  • Miramichi Kitchen Party Evening
  • Admission to the Anne Murray Centre
  • Guided tour of Macphail House & Gardens
  • Deep Roots Distillery Visit
  • Admission to Stompin Tom Centre
  • Visit to Rustico Bay Sweater Company
  • Admission to Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park
  • Admission to Kingsbrae Gardens
  • Admission and tour of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery
  • Admission to the Daniel A Seguin Gardens
  • HST
  • Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director

Cost per person
Twin $2869.00 (349.60 HST incl.)
Triple $2559.00 (310.41 HST incl.)
Single $3899.00 (478.15 HST incl.)

3 Days
Including full day to Pelee Island

ON 9065 JUN 2, 2019 to JUN 4, 2019

Day 1 Windsor, ON
From our local joining points, we travel west, making our first stop at Parks Blueberries. Here you will find an exclusive signature line of preserves featuring jams, chipotles, salsas, dressings, pie fills, tea and more including a specially developed no-sugar line. Lunch will be on your own here before we continue to the quaint Victorian town of Kingsville, and Cindy’s Home & Garden, comprising 6500 sq. ft., it is the area’s premier garden centre and gift shop. We continue to Caesars Windsor for a two-night stay.
Dinner is included this evening prior to taking our reserved seating for a performance by Daniel O’Donnell. (D)


Day 2 Pelee Island
Breakfast is included before we make our way to Leamington and board the MV Jiimaan to Pelee Island, the largest island in Lake Erie and the southernmost populated point in Canada. Upon arrival a local guide steps on board our coach to point out the historical and natural aspects of Pelee Island. Enjoy a buffet lunch complete with a glass of local wine. There’s also time for extra wine tasting and shopping. Mid- afternoon we return to the dock for our cruise back to the mainland. Dining facilities on the ship allow you the option to have dinner during the crossing or on return to Windsor hotel. (B,L)

Day 3 Home
A mid-morning start to our day as we board Windsor River Cruises for a two-hour historical brunch cruise. This fully narrated cruise highlights Windsor’s deep connection to prohibition, Al Capone, and the infamous Purple Gang. After the cruise we return to our starting points. (Brunch)


Cost Includes

  • Relaxing Motor Coach Transportation
  • Two nights’ accommodation
  • All taxes
  • Luggage handling – one per person
  • Visit Parks Blueberries
  • Visit Cindy’s Home and Garden complex
  • 1 Dinner
  • Reserved tickets for Daniel O’Donnell
  • Return ferry to Pelee Island
  • Guided tour of Pelee Island
  • Buffet lunch at Pelee Island Winery
  • 1 breakfast
  • Windsor River Brunch Cruise
  • HST
  • Services of a Hanover Holidays Tour Director


Cost per person (CDN)
Twin $845.00 (97.22 HST incl.)
Triple $799.00 (91.93 HST incl.)
Quad $779.00 (89.62 HST incl.)
Single $989.00 (113.78 HST incl.)

Caesars Lobby

Caesars Windsor   dusk

Collosseum2

Daniel O'Donnell

Grapes  Kenwood Kunde Winery  visit California

Pelee Island Lighthouse

Windsor River Boat   Macassa Bay

Including Quebec City and Whale Watching in Tadoussac
Aug 15 to Aug 23, 2019

560 CFOSCountry 93

Fred Wallace
Day 1 Cornwall , ON
We begin our adventure on the fjords of Québec by travelling east along the 401 to Cornwall for our first overnight stay. A welcome dinner tonight. (D)


Day 2 Québec City, QC
This morning, a short drive takes us to Morrisburg and Upper Canada Village. Start your adventure into Canada’s pre-Confederation past by visiting the Discovery Centre, a state-of-the-art interactive exhibit that tells fascinating stories about life in the 1860s. See an audio-visual show about the national importance of the Battle of Crysler's Farm and the War of 1812 before setting out on your self-guided tour of the village. Using your site map, stroll through the streets of yesterday. Visit over 40 heritage buildings and come face-to-face with a variety of costumed historical interpreters, all eager to chat or demonstrate their roles in 19th century society. Horse-drawn wagon and boat rides are also available at no extra charge. We continue to Québec City for the next 2 night stay. (B)


Day 3 Québec City, QC
After breakfast, a sightseeing tour of Quebec City, one of the oldest European settlements in North America and the only walled city north of Mexico. See the Château Frontenac, a hotel which dominates the skyline, the Citadelle of Quebec, an intact fortress that forms the centrepiece of the ramparts surrounding the old city, the Plains of Abraham and more. The tour ends with a guided walk through Place Royale after which you are free to explore at leisure for the balance of the day. Ride the funicular that takes you to the shops and sights around the Chateau including Artists Alley, or enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk for an amazing view of the St. Lawrence below. This evening enjoy dinner on your own at the hotel or at one of the many restaurants and cafes of Old Quebec. (B)

Day 4 Tadoussac, QC
A scenic drive takes us along the Beaupre Coast, past Montmorency Falls to the historic community of Tadoussac, set at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and Saguenay Rivers. This afternoon, we venture out into the St. Lawrence on a Whale Watch Cruise to get a glimpse of these graceful giants. This evening an extraordinary buffet dinner in the dining room of this historic hotel. (B,D)

Day 5 Chicoutimi, QC
This morning we travel into the fjord district to Chicoutimi. The name comes from the Montagnais “Shkoutimeou” which means “the end of the deep waters”. On arrival in Chicoutimi we visit La Pulperie de Chicoutimi, a facility that highlights the significant part this company played in the development of the city and the region at the beginning of the last century. After lunch we travel a short distance to La Baie and the Musée du Fjord. Winner of numerous awards for excellence, the Museum opens the door to the marine world of the Saguenay Fjord. It is also a laboratory, and a place of learning and wonder where the rich history and science of the area is explored. Quebec is also well known for its unique variety of cheeses. See this on a visit to the Fromagerie Boivin. We return to Chicoutimi for a two-night stay. (B)

Day 6 Chicoutimi, QC
Today we explore the amazing sights of the Saguenay fjords! The scenery is so awe-inspiring! In this beautiful region, nature used its colossal strength to create a magnificent fjord. We travel to Ste.-Rose-du-Nord, renowned as the Pearl of the Fjord where you have time to explore this picturesque village and enjoy a box lunch prior to boarding the vessel. See the Statue Notre-Dame du Saguenay and hear the legend that gave birth to the concept. Navigating the fjord to Bay Éternité is where you will see the steepest caps of the Fjord and you will definitely want to keep an eye open for plenty of marine live as we return to Ste.-Rose-du-Nord. A set of binoculars would be an asset to your adventure! (B,L)

Day 7 St. Félicien, QC
Today we travel further into the heart of the Saguenay/Lac Saint-Jean region to Val Jalbert Historical Village for a journey into the heart of the 1920s! Experience life as it was in a genuine company town complete with forty original period buildings. The convent school, general store and pulp mill abound in secrets that will be revealed by many colourful characters. You will also see the 236ft Ouiatchouan waterfall before we continue along the shores of Lac Saint Jean to the community of St. Félicien. Here we visit the St. Felicien Planetarium. Dinner is included at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 8 Montréal, QC
A leisurely drive takes us through the communities of Lac Bouchette, La Tuque and on to the city of Shawinigan, home town of former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. Here we visit a unique museum dedicated not to a Prime Minister but to the gifts given to Jean Chrétien during his 10 years as Prime Minister.
This incredible collection highlights Canada's place in the world. As well, the items offer a portal into the arcane world of diplomatic gift-swapping. The $2.6 million facility includes over 700 pieces from dignitaries and heads of state, including a clock from the Queen and a wall hanging from Nelson Mandela, along with offerings from Canadians. We continue to Montréal for the night. A farewell dinner is included this evening. (B,D)

Day 9 Home
After an exciting adventure into Quebec’s Saguenay Fjord region, we set out for a relaxing drive back to our starting points. (B)


Cost includes

  • Relaxing motor coach transportation
  • Eight nights accommodation
  • Luggage handling – one per person
  • All taxes
  • Special Host—Fred Wallace
  • Upper Canada Village
  • Guided tour Quebec City
  • Whale Watch Cruise in Tadoussac
  • La Pulperie de Chicoutimi
  • Musée du Fjord
  • Fromagerie Boivin
  • Cruise on Saguenay Fjord
  • Box lunch in Ste. Rose du Nord
  • Val Jalbert Historical Village
  • Visit St. Felicien Planetarium
  • Museum of Prime Minister Jean Chrétien
  • Breakfast daily – combination of full and deluxe continental
  • Welcome dinner in Cornwall
  • Dinner in Tadoussac
  • Dinner in Saint Félicien
  • Farewell dinner in Montréal
  • HST
  • Services of Hanover Holidays Tour Director

 Cost (CDN) Per Person

Twin $3089.00 ($247.78 HST incl.)
Triple $2839.00 ($233.13 HST incl.)
Single $3989.00 ($298.39 HST incl.)
HST is included. Please read all terms and conditions of travel carefully.

Saguenay Fjords

Saguenay Fjords

Saguenay Fjords

Saguenay Fjords

Hotel Tadoussac

 

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