After your Great Lakes and St. Lawrence voyage, enjoy another eight days of fascinating sea moments: Cross the Atlantic on board the HANSEATIC inspiration - at attractive conditions in your already booked cabin.
Scheduled flight from Germany to Chicago
Journey to Milwaukee
Overnight stay on board
Milwaukee/Lake Michigan/USA, departure 12.30 hrs
Mackinac Island/Lake Huron, from 8.30 to 18.00 hrs
Sault Sainte Marie/Saint Marys River/Canada, from 7.00 to 15.30 hrs
Parry Sound, from 9.00 to 17.00 hrs
Whether you explore by kayak, canoe or ship, Parry Sound is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts, as a boat trip of the Thirty Thousand Islands* proves.
Killarney/Lake Huron, from 7.00 to 13.00 hrs
The beautiful composition of blue water, autumnal forests and white granite rock envelops you in a masterpiece of nature in Killbear Provincial Park*. Killarney is reminiscent of Ireland. Stop and pause as you walk on the “emerald isle” of George Island to fully appreciate the nature and tranquillity.
Windsor/Detroit River, from 8.00 to 19.00 hrs
Cruising on Lake Erie
Inspired by this gorgeous landscape, you’ll reach Windsor on the Detroit River with a brilliant view of the impressive Detroit skyline. This is followed by a cruise on Lake Erie and truly great experiences ...
Adventure along the locks: daytime passage through eight locks on the Welland Canal
The next stage of your cruise is all about nautical masterpieces: follow the challenging passage during a lock adventure on the Welland Canal on the deck tour at the bow or the ship’s many open deck areas. Through eight locks, your small ship overcomes almost 100 m (328 ft) of height, corresponding to a lock lift the height of Niagara Falls. This is only possible thanks to the ship’s retractable bridge wings.
Toronto/Lake Ontario, from 6.00 to 18.00 hrs
Adventures along the locks: daytime passage through the seven locks of the St Lawrence River
On the daytime passage through the seven locks on the St Lawrence River you’ll be enthralled by this river of life between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic as you experience the thrilling manoeuvres on board.
Montreal, from 7.00 to 18.00 hrs
Quebec/St Lawrence River, from 8.00 to 18.00 hrs
French savoir vivre and Canadian zest for life invite you to explore the historic quarter in Quebec. A city walk with tea at Chateau Frontenac* will bring around 400 years of history to life. Passing some of Canada’s oldest French settlements, a trip to Montmorency Falls and Ile d’Orleans* illustrates this region’s unique qualities.
Saguenay, from 8.00 to 14.00 hrs
Tadoussac, arrival 20.00 hrs
There is also dramatic nature to be seen on the trip on the Saguenay River, framed by mighty mountain landscapes. A hike in Saguenay Fjord National Park* or a seaplane flight over the fjord* will treat you to vast panoramas. At the mouth of the fjord, Canada’s oldest settlement, Tadoussac, tells the tales of the French settlers, whose traditions also shape Gaspe.
Tadoussac, departure 13.00 hrs
Gaspe/Quebec, from 13.00 to 19.00 hrs
Iles de la Madeleine/Quebec, from 13.30 to 19.00 hrs
Prince Edward Island, from 10.00 to 19.00 hrs
Finally, Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island welcomes you to an urban idyll where the sound of horse-drawn carriages echoes through the streets. As your cruise slowly draws to a close, your own American-Canadian dream comes to an end in beautiful natural surroundings.
Relaxation at sea
Halifax/Nova Scotia/Canada, arrival 7.00 hrs
Scheduled flight from Halifax to Germany
Arrival in Germany
* The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.
The itinerary depends on official approval. Please note that the use of Zodiacs is currently not permitted on the Great Lakes.
The following programmes can be booked.
Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
The following programmes are offered in German:
Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.