The crown jewel of French Canada
The Port of Montreal is a major hub as the arrival/departure point (Iberville Passenger Terminal in Montreal) for cruises making voyages along the St. Lawrence River and the North American East Coast. The route between New York and Quebec is very popular, and includes stops in locations such as Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Portland, Bar Harbor, Saint John, Halifax, Sydney, Corner Brook, Charlottetown, St-Pierre et Miquelon, St. John's, Magdalen Islands, Saguenay, Quebec City and Quebec. Along the journey you will experience the rugged, forested coastlines of the St. Lawrence River, rustic fishing villages, whales and the granite ciffs of the Saguenay Fjord. September and October are immensely popular for cruises to Quebec as this is the time of year when the leaves change colour along the St. Lawrence River. Cruises abroad also serve Quebec with destinations in Scandinavia. Cruises in Quebec operate May – October.