Day 1 London - Toronto
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Heathrow Airport and your direct, scheduled British Airways flight to Toronto. On arrival, we transfer to the ideally located Sheraton Toronto (4T) in downtown Toronto.
Day 2 Toronto - Niagara Falls
This morning we enjoy an orientation tour of Toronto before an excursion to experience one of the great spectacles of nature - Niagara Falls. Picturesque in their parkland setting and awe-inspiring in their power, the Falls are a true icon of world travel, which you may choose to view up close from a Hornblower boat or perhaps a helicopter flight. We return to Toronto in the evening.
Day 3 Toronto - Montréal
The 1,000 Islands Parkway, following the north shore of the St Lawrence River, and the shoreline of Lake Ontario, comprise scenic sections of our drive this morning as we head northward towards Montréal. On arrival, we check into the well-appointed Delta Montreal (4T) and the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 4 Montréal
Consistently rated as one of the ‘most liveable cities in the world’ and delightfully situated at the confluence of the St Lawrence and Ottawa rivers, Montréal is the perfect introduction to French-speaking Canada. A guided tour this morning takes in many of its historical and architectural highlights and the afternoon is free to make your own explorations.
Day 5 - Montréal
Following a leisurely morning, we transfer to the port to embark MS Veendam (4T) in readiness for a late afternoon sailing and there is time for you to settle into your onboard surroundings before dinner tonight.
Day 6 - Québec City
Located within the St Lawrence River Valley, framed to the north by the majestic Laurentian Mountains and to the south by the Appalachian foothills, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Québec City is the only fortified city in North America. The perfectly-preserved old town is a delight to explore and discover its French colonial history and culture.
Day 7 - Cruising Gulf of St Lawrence
Day 8 - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
This morning, we dock on Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest province, known as million-acre farm. There are so many ways to explore Charlottetown, including by double-decker bus. From here you can visit the famous Prince Edward Island National Park, home of Cavendish and Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk, overlooking the beautiful sandy beaches of the island.
Day 9 - Sydney
A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await in Nova Scotia. There are highland villages to visit, the scenic Cabot Trail to explore, golden inland seas to sail and the Fortress of Louisbourg to inspect - where every barn, barracks and pipe and drum corps appears just as it did when King Louis’ troops occupied the site in 1744.
Day 10 - Halifax
We arrive in Nova Scotia’s capital, Halifax, a city rich in maritime history. Its impressive 18th century Citadel, situated on a hill high above, was a British stronghold built to repel an American attack that never came. The city sits on one of the largest natural harbours in the world and has numerous shops and museums to enjoy. You may prefer to take a whale-watching trip or perhaps sample some of the excellent lobster for which the city is famed.
Day 11 - Bar Harbor
Once the exclusive summer resort of America’s fabulously wealthy, today Bar Harbor is an artists’ enclave and gateway to the rich natural beauty of Acadia National Park, much of which was donated by the Rockefeller family. Watch for white-tail deer and other wildlife and perhaps enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the park. Please note: Whale watching tours are available from late June to late October.
Day 12 Boston - Plymouth
After breakfast, we disembark and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Boston, taking in highlights such as the site of the Boston Tea Party, Back Bay and Beacon Hill, ending at Quincy Market. Then after time to purchase lunch, we take the short transfer to our hotel in Plymouth, the Hotel 1620 (3T) or Hilton Garden Inn (3T). This afternoon is free for you to make your own explorations. Perhaps visit the Pilgrim Museum and Plymouth Rock, or you may choose to join our optional excursion to Plimoth Plantation.
Day 13 Newport
Today, we visit the seaside city of Newport on Rhode Island. Renowned for the Gilded Aged mansions lining Bellevue Avenue, we enjoy a visit to its most famous - The Breakers - the grandest symbol of Newport’s summer ‘cottages’. In 1885, Cornelius Vanderbilt II, President of the New York Central Railroad system, commissioned a 70-room Italian Renaissance-style palazzo, inspired by the 16th century palaces of Genoa and Turin.
Day 14 Plymouth - Cape Cod - Boston - In flight
Today we enjoy a visit to Cape Cod, with its timeless scenery, famous food and waterfront vistas. We spend time in Chatham, Provincetown and Sandwich, one of its oldest and most picturesque towns, with beautiful old homes and museums before making our way to Boston Airport, for our direct, scheduled British Airways flight to London.
Day 15 London
Arrival at London Heathrow where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.