In each of the cruise port destinations listed here, assuming you can walk up-to 2 miles, you could walk to the gay village for lunch. That should be almost far enough to burn off the ship’s breakfast buffet!
Snap Update, June 21, 2012: I was just in Montreal, and checked out the eye-popping overhaul of the historic Ritz Carlton there–originally designed by Cesar Ritz himself. If you’re looking for a luxe stay, this nicely situated property will deliver. It’s worth walking in just to see the Palm Court portion of the lobby–it’s a national historic landmark. Enjoy this info on Montreal gay cruise hotels. Below originally published July, 2009: Montreal may be the most gay-friendly city in North America, and is an increasingly popular start/end point for cruises, with Boston or New York on the other end. “Fall colors” sailings have become especially popular, and seeing the leaves from the St. Lawrence Seaway is spectacular. Montrealers pride themselves on their cosmopolitan style and [&hellip
Hello cruisers. I just completed a cruise. It was not a luxury cruise, nor was it a cheap cruise. For the same price, about $1,200/person for an inside cabin, there are much nicer ships…especially in the current economy. But the cruise I took, aboard the MV CTMA Vacancier, is unusual, and I’m curious if any of you have taken a similar “regional speciality” cruise. The 12,000-ton, 500-passenger Vacancier (French for “holiday maker) sails entirely within Quebec, Canada, traveling a weekly route from Montreal (a glorious destination), up the St. Lawrence River, to its home port of Les Iles de le Madeleine. After a 2-night stop on the islands, the ship returns to Montreal, with day stops on the Gaspe Peninsula and in Quebec City. Most [&hellip