1. Quebec: Grosse Île & Irish Immigrant Memorial Cruise & Tour
Embark on an unforgettable journey through time with Croisières Lachance's Cruise and Visit of Grosse-Île, presented in collaboration with Croisières AML. Immerse yourself in the captivating history of Grosse-Île, a pivotal immigration point from 1832 to 1937. This remarkable excursion seamlessly combines a scenic cruise along the St. Lawrence River with an immersive guided tour of the island's rich heritage. Picturesque St. Lawrence River Cruise Relax and take in the beauty of the St. Lawrence River as you make your way to Grosse-Île. Marvel at the natural splendor and gain a sense of the waterways that once welcomed countless immigrants. Lachance Captains bring history to life Cruising the St. Lawrence River, Lachance Captains' speeches immerse you in history. Learn about Grosse-Île's significance, immigrants' stories, and regional heritage. With passion and knowledge, these Captains offer a unique perspective, connecting you deeply to the rich history around you. Guided Exploration by Expert Guides Upon reaching Grosse-Île, Parks Canada guides lead insightful site exploration. Traverse preserved buildings, landscapes, interact with vivid exhibits recreating immigrant experiences. Guides share poignant stories, offering deep understanding of challenges, hopes, and dreams of transformative journeys. Encounter Costumed Characters Step into history at Grosse-Île, engaging with the past through costumed characters. Embark on a captivating time journey guided by these characters, unveiling the island's hidden stories. Their immersive portrayals provide a unique, vivid perspective on past lives, adding a dynamic layer to your exploration and personal connection with history. Be Amazed by Breathtaking Sights Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of Grosse-Île's enchanting landscapes. Prepare to be captivated by the picturesque vistas and natural wonders that unfold before you as you explore this remarkable island.