This holiday is the perfect combination of a city breaks and a relaxing cruise holiday. Start in Boston, one of America’s oldest cities, steeped in history yet lively and youthful thanks to a vibrant student population. Boston is a compact city, an eclectic mix of historic monuments and modern skyscrapers interspersed with bohemian neighbourhoods. Boston is the perfect city to explore on foot with most of the major attractions within easy walking distance of one another.
Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, MS Veendam offers an on board experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Choose from an array of on board activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. The fully equipped Fitness Centre includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more.
Montreal’s juxtaposition of French and British influences gives rise to an exuberant creativity, reflected in the festive fizz of endless cultural goings-on. Place Jacques-Cartier, next to City Hall, and Place d’Armes, which faces the Notre-Dame Basilica—a place of worship renowned for its breathtaking interiors—are absolute must-see spots in Old Montréal. The Botanical Garden, second-largest in the world, provides a lush green setting for the Insectarium. Mid-river, Parc Jean-Drapeau, home to the popular amusement park La Ronde and the Casino, attracts visitors looking for good times.
Boston- Laze around Boston Common: Grab a blanket and your sweetie for a lazy afternoon enjoying the countrys oldest public park.
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Montreal-Take a guided bike tour through Montreal for a great alternative way to see the city. You will be led by a tour guide who will give you a great overview of Montreal, its history and all it has to offer. The tour starts at the Old Port, continues to the Latin Quarter and you end at Mont Royal Park. After the tour you are allowed to keep your bicycle for the rest of the day to explore on your own.