On board MS EUROPA 2 from Hamburg to Montreal

Fire and ice

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Iceland, Greenland and Canada – breathtaking natural spectacles and cultural highlights await you on both sides of the Atlantic as part of an exclusive exploration cruise.

from Hamburg to Montreal

Cruise dates:from 28.08.2016 to 18.09.2016 (21 days)
Your ship: MS EUROPA 2
Cruise number: EUX1628

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This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]


Sun, 28.08.2016

Individual travel arrangements to cruise departure point<
Hamburg/Germany, departure 18.00 hrs

Your cruise will begin in this Hanseatic city.

Mon, 29.08.2016

Relaxation at sea

Tue, 30.08.2016

Bergen/Norway, 7.00 – 14.00 hrs

Colourful merchants’ houses and a vibrant fish market: stroll through the old Hanseatic district of Bryggen or enjoy panoramic views of the city and harbour on a hike* down from the local mountain Floeyen.

Wed, 31.08.2016

Relaxation at sea

Thu, 01.09.2016

Heimaey/Westman Islands/Iceland , 12.00 – 18.00 hrs

The largest of the Westman Islands was devastated by a volcanic eruption in 1973 – visit the museum Eldheimar* on your own to see impressive exhibits centred around this event.

Fri, 02.09.2016

Reykjavik/Iceland, 7.00 – 19.00 hrs

From the northernmost capital in the world, you travel to the Golden Circle*: visit the mighty Gulfoss waterfall and the hissing geysers. Snorkelling between two continents*, the aerial tour through fire and ice* and riding on Icelandic horses* also promise to be fascinating experiences.

Sat, 03.09.2016

Relaxation at sea

Sun, 04.09.2016

Cruising in Prins Christian Sund/Greenland , in the morning

Prins Christian Sund
Marvel at the natural spectacles drifting by as you sail through this 100 km strait: steep mountains, narrow fjords and powerful glaciers that stretch all the way down to the water.

Mon, 05.09.2016

Nuuk/Greenland , 13.00 – 18.00 hrs

Greenland (Nuuk, Disko Bay, Sisimiut)
Deep fjords, mountainous coastlines and ice everywhere: the largest island in the world promises a wide variety of experiences. The Greenland National Museum* in the capital city of Nuuk offers exciting insights into Inuit culture. Riding in our Zodiacs through the legendary Disko Bay, marvel at the gargantuan blocks of ice drifting through the water in the sunlight. Enjoy a lifestyle somewhere between tradition and modernity in Sisimiut, the second largest city in Greenland.

Tue, 06.09.2016

Cruising in Disko Bay/Eisfjord/Greenland , 16.00 – 19.00 hrs

Wed, 07.09.2016

Sisimiut/Greenland , 8.00 – 13.00 hrs

Thu, 08.09.2016
- Fri, 09.09.2016

Relaxation at sea

Sat, 10.09.2016

St. John’s/Newfoundland/Canada, 13.00 – 21.00 hrs

St. John’s
Embark on a tour of discovery in one of the oldest cities in North America. The landmark: Cabot Tower on Signal Hill. Travel to Cape Spear*, the most eastern point of the continent. Connoisseurs can try Newfoundland’s excellent drinks*: beer, port wine and Cabot Tower Rum.

Sun, 11.09.2016

Relaxation at sea

Mon, 12.09.2016

Gaspe/Quebec/Canada , 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

This coastal city is situated on the vast peninsula known as Gaspesie, which you can explore on a scenic journey*. Hike* or set off on a kayak tour* through Forillon National Park to densely wooded mountains and enormous cliffs.

Tue, 13.09.2016

Relaxation at sea

Wed, 14.09.2016

Cruising on the Saguenay River in the early morning
Saguenay (La Baie)/Canada, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

Saguenay (La Baie)
With a little luck, you will spot beluga whales as you cruise on the Saguenay River early in the morning. “La Fabuleuse” is an exclusive show: the inhabitants re-enact the history of the city from 1603 to the present.

Thu, 15.09.2016

Quebec/Canada, arrival 8.00 hrs

With French origins and North American roots, Quebec welcomes you with savoir-vivre and genuine hospitality – not to mention an excellently preserved old town. The area surrounding this cultural metropolis is also worth taking a detour to explore, with sights such as the Montmorency Falls and the Ile d’Orleans* or the Canyon Sainte-Anne*. The rafting adventure* or horseback riding* in the Laurentians are great experiences for athletic types.

Fri, 16.09.2016

Quebec, departure 6.30 hrs
Cruising on the St Lawrence River, in the morning
Trois-Rivieres/St Lawrence River/Canada, 14.00 – 23.00 hrs

Canada’s oldest industrial centre is now a place brimming with culture, museums and poetry: you will find plaques containing verses and poems all over the city.

Sat, 17.09.2016

Montreal/Canada, arrival 7.00 hrs
City tour and transfer to a scheduled flight to Germany

You can extend your unforgettable cruise with our post-cruise programmes*.

Sun, 18.09.2016

Arrival in Germany

* The post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

= at anchor / = cruising with the Zodiac

Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

Following programmes we offer in German: