Star Collector: North Atlantic Explorer
 
Reykjavik to Montreal
Mon Aug 25, 2025 - Mon Sep 15, 2025,
 21 days
 on Star Pride
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ITINERARY AND SHORE EXCURSIONS

The best on land brought to you by the best at sea. Get to the heart of local cultures with Windstar shore excursions. You don't want to just dip a toe in local culture, you want to dive into the deep end, and that's exactly what Windstar shore excursions are designed to do. All of our excursion are created to provide authentic local experience - the kind travelers like you are looking for. And with more than 2,500 excursions to choose from, you can experience your destination in whatever way is most meaningful to you. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, a history buff, or someone who loves to get to know the faces behind the many places we travel.

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Mon Aug 25
Reykjavik
Arrive:
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
Tue Aug 26
Surtsey Island
Arrive:12:00 AM
Depart:12:00 AM
Watersports Platform: 
Take a boat tour to view Surtsey Island, which only rose from the sea in the 1960s and has been a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site since its birth. The other big attraction here is seabirds. Zodiac tours provide close up views of seabird populated sea cliffs including the largest colony of Atlantic puffins.
Tue Aug 26
Heimaey Island,
Arrive:10:00 AM
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
7 Available
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Witness a world still in transition. Circle Surtsey Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which rose from the sea in the 1960s. Next up, Heimaey, where a volcanic eruption created a modern-day Pompeii in 1973. 
7 Shore Excursions Available
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Concierge Collection: Heimaey Island, ATV Adventure Double Ride *Concierge Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$229
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Concierge Collection: Heimaey Island, ATV Adventure Single Ride *
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$259
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Heimaey Island: Beyond Ordinary: Snowmobile & Helicopter Glacier AdventureOutdoors | Sightseeing
Duration4.25 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$5,669
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Heimaey Island: An Island Tour of Heimaey Wildlife | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$119
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Heimaey Island: Pompeii of the North *Culture | Essentials Collection | Wildlife
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$169
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Heimaey Island: Concierge Collection: Caves & Islands Rib Safari *Boating | Concierge Collection | Sightseeing | Wildlife
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$249
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Heimaey Island: Walking Tour of Town & Lava Field Outdoors | Walking | Essentials Collection
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$89
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Wed Aug 27
Seydisfjordur
Arrive:6:00 PM
Depart:
Watersports Platform: 
7 Available
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Seydisfjord is 11 miles of long, narrow, beautiful waterway surrounded by high mountains that ends at the town of Seydisfjordur, known for its old multi-colored wooden buildings and cascading waterfalls even in the town.  This is home of the Skalanes Nature Reserve with its wide variety of wildlife including more than 45 bird species.  The first high-voltage electricity in Iceland was opened here in 1913 and is still in operation today. A popular hiking path starts at the town center, following the east bank of the Fjardara River that flows through the center of town. 
7 Shore Excursions Available
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Seydisfjordur: A Step Back in Time Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$295
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Seydisfjordur: Hike To Hengifoss Waterfall Hiking | Outdoors | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$259
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Seydisfjordur: Skalanes Nature ReserveEssentials Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing | Wildlife
Duration3.25 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$239
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Seydisfjordur: The Scenic East Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$229
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Seydisfjordur: Concierge Collection; Tinest Town in Iceland Sightseeing | Concierge Collection
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$449
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Seydisfjordur: Seydisfjordur Town Walk Walking | Sightseeing
Duration1.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$89
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Seydisfjordur: Chasing WaterfallsEssentials Collection | Hiking | Outdoors | Sightseeing
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$155
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Thu Aug 28
Seydisfjordur
Arrive:
Depart:1:30 PM
Watersports Platform: 
Seydisfjord is 11 miles of long, narrow, beautiful waterway surrounded by high mountains that ends at the town of Seydisfjordur, known for its old multi-colored wooden buildings and cascading waterfalls even in the town.  This is home of the Skalanes Nature Reserve with its wide variety of wildlife including more than 45 bird species.  The first high-voltage electricity in Iceland was opened here in 1913 and is still in operation today. A popular hiking path starts at the town center, following the east bank of the Fjardara River that flows through the center of town. 
Fri Aug 29
Akureyri
Arrive:9:00 AM
Depart:7:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
6 Available
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Akureyri is an important port and fisheries center especially because of its ice-free harbor so close to the Arctic Circle.  It lies at the end of Iceland’s longest fjord, which is 37 miles long, at sits at the base of snowcapped peaks that offer some of Iceland’s best skiing during the winter.  Must-sees in Akureyri include the Listagil (art canyon) which is home to many arts and crafts galleries and shops, the beautiful church in the center of town, the botanical garden, and Hafnarstraeti, the main shopping street.This is also the perfect place to ride an Icelandic horse or soak in the sky-blue Myvatn Nature Baths.
6 Shore Excursions Available
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Akureyri, Leisurely Akureyri & Godfoss WaterfallEssentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$169
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Akureyri, Concierge Collection: Horseback Riding In Akureyri Outdoors | Horseback | Concierge Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$339
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Akureyri, Jewels of the North Dining | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration8 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$289
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Akureyri, Myvatn Nature Baths & Godafoss Waterfall Watersports | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$269
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Akureyri, Concierge Collection: Whale Rib Safari Outdoors | Wildlife | Boating | Concierge Collection
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$329
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Akureyri, Concierge Collection : Glacier Canyon River Rafting Outdoors | Dining | Sightseeing | Boating | Concierge Collection
Duration7 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$419
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Sat Aug 30
Isafjordur
Arrive:12:00 PM
Depart:8:30 PM
Watersports Platform: 
10 Available
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Small and easily walkable Isafjordur has one of the largest fisheries in Iceland. But the sever decline of the fishing industry has caused Isafjordur to look elsewhere for work. Despite its small size, this town has a school of music and has become a center for alternative music and they host a yearly festival that provides a platform for local musicians, band from around Iceland and the world to perform.
10 Shore Excursions Available
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Isafjordur: Hesteyri Abandoned Village & Osvor Museum Outdoors | Wildlife | Refreshments | Walking | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$349
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Isafjordur: Arctic Foxes & Avalanches Wildlife | Refreshments | Culture | Essentials Collection
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$189
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Isafjordur: Concierge Collection: ATV Tour Outdoors | Sightseeing | Concierge Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$409
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Isafjordur: Bird Paradise Island Wildlife | Refreshments | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$219
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Isafjordur: Calm Fjord Tandem KayakingEssentials Collection | Outdoors | Watersports
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$189
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Isafjordur: History at Hesteyri Refreshments | Culture | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$229
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Isafjordur: The Trolls Throne Outdoors | Culture | Walking | Essentials Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$159
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Isafjordur: Modern Taste of Isafjordour - Walking Tour Sightseeing | Culture | Refreshments | Walking | Essentials Collection
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$179
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Isafjordur: Dynjandi Waterfall & The WestfjordsEssentials Collection | Hiking | Outdoors | Sightseeing
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$249
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Isafjordur: Concierge Collection: RIB Boat Whale Watching Outdoors | Wildlife | Boating | Concierge Collection
Duration2 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$329
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Sun Aug 31
Grundarfjordur
Arrive:9:00 AM
Depart:6:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
4 Available
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Beautiful Grundarfjordur is located between a mountain range and the sea.  The road nearby crosses a lava field that is partially warm so snow does not always stick there. The main attraction of the area is Snæfellsjokull National Park full of regal glaciers, lava fields, waterfalls, caves, calderas, and basalt cliffs. The peninsula there received the EARTHCHECK Sustainable Community Award in 2010, the first area in Iceland to win such an award.
4 Shore Excursions Available
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Grundarfjordur: A Journey to the Center of the Earth Outdoors | Wildlife | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration3.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$429
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Grundarfjordur: Hiking In The Berserk Lava Field Hiking | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$299
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Grundarfjordur: Viking Sushi Adventure Boat Tour Outdoors | Wildlife | Refreshments | Boating | Essentials Collection
Duration4 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$299
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Grundarfjordur: Wonders of the West Wildlife | Culture | Walking | Sightseeing | Essentials Collection
Duration4.5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$299
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Mon Sep 1
Reykjavik
Arrive:7:00 AM
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
1 Available
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The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
1 Shore Excursion Available
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Reykjavik: Panoramic Reykjavik & Viking History with Transfer to AirportEssentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments
Duration5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$219
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Tue Sep 2
AT SEA
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Wed Sep 3
AT SEA
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Thu Sep 4
Prince Christian Sound
Arrive:7:00 AM
Depart:5:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
The beautiful fjord system of Prince Christian Sound is a waterway in southern Greenland that connects the Labrador Sea and the Irminger Sea. Sixty miles long and narrows to only 1,500 feet wide at some points. It separates the mainland from the islands of the Cape Farewell Archipelago and is surrounded by steep granite mountains as high as 3,937 feet.
Fri Sep 5
Qaqortoq
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:10:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
The scenic colonial town of Qaqortoq is easily seen on foot. Walk to the town square with its gorgeous fountain built of Igaliku rocks. Colorful houses encircle the square and Our Saviour’s Church, built in 1832, is nearby. There are many works of art that have been chiseled into the rocks at the sculpture park called “Stone and Man,”  and the local museum full of Nordic artifacts is definitely worth a visit. Another point of interest is the fishing wharf where fresh and dried fish is sold.
Sat Sep 6
Narsaq
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:4:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
With a population of 1,600, Narsaq is the youngest town of Greenland and was founded in 1959. The mountain behind the town is full of coveted minerals and is a major attractions for rock pickers and geologists including the rare mineral, Tugtupit which has only been found in one or two places around the world.
Sun Sep 7
Nanortalik
Arrive:7:00 AM
Depart:2:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
The southernmost town in Greenland located at the mouth of the Tasermuit Fjord, Nanortalik shares space with polar bears who live and hunt on the sea outside of town. Vertical cliffs and steep peaks characterize the area around Nanortalik and Ketil Mountain at 6,562 feet has one of the highest climbing walls with Greenland’s only natural forest just 25 miles away. The locals are charming and friendly and known for their choir singing, which you may end up hearing.
Sun Sep 7
Tasermiut Fjord Scenic Cruising
Arrive:3:00 PM
Depart:7:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
This 43-mile (70km) long fjord opens into the Labrador Sea and separates two long mountainous peninsulas. Nanortalik Island is located at the mouth of the fjord. It is a popular spot for climbers and kayakers and is the starting point for many challenging treks.
Mon Sep 8
AT SEA
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Tue Sep 9
AT SEA
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Wed Sep 10
St. Anthony
Arrive:7:00 AM
Depart:1:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
3 Available
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St. Anthony is a popular whale-watching destination. Located at the northern tip of Newfoundland, icebergs appear along Newfoundland Iceberg Alley and the rugged coastline, there is a vast wilderness of valleys and lake-dotted mountains, and the local fresh seafood is among the best.
3 Shore Excursions Available
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St. Anthony, Doctor to the North *Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$135
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St. Anthony, Explore The North CoastBoating | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$139
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St. Anthony, Viking ExperienceCulture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | UNESCO
Duration4.75 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$89
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Thu Sep 11
Bonne Bay / Woody Point
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:4:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
2 Available
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Bonne Bay and Woody Point are part of the Gros Morne National Park, whose ancient landscape is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bonne Bay has two sections – Inner Bonne Bay and Outer Bonne Bay. Inner Bonne Bay has two arms with wooded coves and beaches. Outer Bonne Bay is the entrance to the Bonne Bay fjord. This bay was carved out approximately 10,000 years ago and is an area full of wildlife – moose and caribou, Arctic hare and ptarmigan.
2 Shore Excursions Available
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Bonne Bay, The North Coast of Gros MorneEssentials Collection | Sightseeing | UNESCO | Walking
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$89
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Bonne Bay, Journey To The Center Of The EarthEssentials Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing | UNESCO | Walking
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$139
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Fri Sep 12
Havre St. Pierre
Arrive:12:00 PM
Depart:8:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
2 Available
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Situated at the northern end of the St. Lawrence River, Havre St. Pierre is home to the eerie limestone structures of the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve. Tourism contributes hugely to the economy of this small town noted for the unique variety of flora and fauna found here such as the rare Mingan Thistle and puffins. Excellent fishing is also found here,made up of snow crab, scallops, lobster and salmon.
2 Shore Excursions Available
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Havre St.Pierre, One Island, A Thousand DiscoveriesEssentials Collection | Outdoors | Sightseeing | Walking | Wildlife
Duration3.75 Hours
Activity LevelModerate-Strenuous
$179
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Havre St.Pierre, Walking TourEssentials Collection | Sightseeing | Refreshments | Walking
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelModerate
$59
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Sat Sep 13
AT SEA
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Sun Sep 14
Quebec City
Arrive:8:00 AM
Depart:4:00 PM
Watersports Platform: 
4 Available
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A focal point of French culture and one of North America’s oldest and most beautiful cities, Quebec City sits above the St. Lawrence River on a rocky spur with 328-foot cliffs. This French-speaking city was established in 1608 with the only fortified city walls remaining in America north of Mexico, and declared a UNESCO World Heritage City. The Old Town is packed with museums, cobblestone streets and mansard-roofed houses begging to be explored. Other historic attractions include the Fairmont Chateau Frontenac, Notre Dame Basilica, Battlefields Park and Terrasse Dufferin.
4 Shore Excursions Available
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Quebec City, Historic Quebec with Montmorency FallsEssentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$85
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Quebec City, Discover Quebec City Through PhotographyEssentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration2.75 Hours
Activity LevelStrenuous
$69
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Quebec City, Walking Tour & Tea At Chateau FrontenacEssentials Collection | Sightseeing | UNESCO | Walking
Duration3.75 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$89
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Quebec City, Rendez-vous with Wendat First NationCulture | Essentials Collection | Sightseeing | Walking
Duration3.5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy-Moderate
$115
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Mon Sep 15
Montreal
Arrive:8:00 AM
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Watersports Platform: 
2 Available
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Montreal is full of interesting architecture and is considered by many to be the creative capital of Canada. Named a UNESCO City of Design, Montreal attractions include Basilique Notre-Dame, Stade Olympique, Canal de Lachine, Old Montreal, and Habitat 67. Enjoy a meal at one of the terraced cafes of Plateau Mont-Royal and make sure you try Kamouraska lamb, Arctic char and poutine.
2 Shore Excursions Available
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Montreal, Highlights with Basilica with Transfer to AirportEssentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration3 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$119
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Montreal, Highlights with Basilica with Transfer to Windstar HotelEssentials Collection | Sightseeing
Duration2.5 Hours
Activity LevelEasy
$119
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