Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Luxury Cruises

Just off the coast of Nova Scotia lies the port city of Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island. This part of eastern Canadian coast makes for a beautifully peaceful cruise destination – surrounded by natural beauty, beaches of red sand and stone, and charming cultural attractions.

Sightseeing in Charlottetown

Visitors to Charlottetown will find that the sightseeing is dominated by Green Gables farm, the setting and inspiration for the novel Anne of Green Gables. Thanks to this tourist draw there's also some beautiful national parkland to enjoy, as well as small local fishing communities to visit during your time in this scenic, serene part of the world.

Green Gables National Historic Site

Visitors to Prince Edward Island have the chance to tour the Green Gables farmhouse, the setting for Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel Anne of Green Gables. In the story, a middle-aged couple intend to adopt an orphan boy to help them on their farm, but are mistakenly sent a girl instead. Nevertheless, Anne ingratiates herself with her foster parents and makes a home for herself in the fictional town of Bolingbroke, based on New London. Visitors to Green Gables will be able to see the house and barn, and walk around the farmland that inspired this much-loved classic.

Prince Edward Island National Park

A direct result of the tourism boom enjoyed by Green Gables farm, this national park runs along a stretch of the island's northern shore and is home to rare avian species like the piping plover. The parkland includes Green Gables Farm within its borders, and was made protected land in the 1930s in order to curb the impact of tourism on the untouched red-sand beaches and their native wildlife.

North Rustico

Sharing the same striking red beaches and cliff faces is the picturesque harbour of North Rustico, home to a population in the mere hundreds – which explodes into the thousands during the small town's renowned Canada Day parades on the first of July. Here you'll have the chance to see the Farmers' Bank of Rustico, Canada's first community-based bank and now a National Historic Site. Alternatively, wander around the town's busy harbour for a look at the fishing trade in the region – or simply relax with a stroll along the beach.

Shopping in Charlottetown

The historic streets of Charlottetown are a tourist attraction in their own right, and make for a thoroughly enjoyable setting for a shopping trip. The city has a proud tradition for arts and crafts, and among the seemingly ubiquitous Anne of Green Gables themed-stores you'll also find a wealth of studios, galleries and boutiques selling pottery, blown glass, paintings and designer jewellery.

Eating Out in Charlottetown

There are plenty of options for fine dining during your time in Charlottetown, and with rich sea life in its waters and vast acres of farmland in the surrounding countryside, the chefs of Charlottetown have plenty of high-quality ingredients to use in their dishes. Be sure to try the locally caught lobster and shellfish, or opt for steak or a good local cheese – or relax with a drink in a local pub.

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1 Canadian Maritimes and New England
30 August 2019 - 11 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay | Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, CA | Charlottetown | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Provincetown, MA, USA | Boston more

Fly Cruise£4549pp
Cruise Only£3869pp
2 Maritimes Discovery
10 September 2019 - 10 nights

New York | Martha’s Vineyard | Boston | Lunenburg | Sable Island | Louisbourg (Cape Breton Island) | Sydney, Canada | Bird Island | Charlottetown | Port Hawkesbury | Halifax, Nova Scotia more

Fly Cruise£7639pp
3 New England & Canadian Maritimes
10 September 2019 - 11 nights

Boston | Provincetown, MA, USA | Bar Harbor | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Charlottetown | Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, CA | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£5099pp
Cruise Only£4359pp
4 Maritimes Discovery - Halifax to New York City
20 September 2019 - 9 nights

Halifax, Nova Scotia | Louisbourg (Cape Breton Island) | Rose Blanche, Canada | Charlottetown | Lunenburg | St. Andrews, Canada | Portland (Oregon), USA | Martha’s Vineyard | New York more

Fly Cruise£7159pp
5 Quebec city to Fort Lauderdale
25 September 2019 - 16 nights

Quebec City, Quebec | Bonaventure Island | Perce | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Portland,Maine | Newport | New York | New York | Norfolk Island, Australia | Charleston | Ft. Lauderdale more

Fly Cruise£7199pp
Cruise Only£8129pp
6 Colors, Coasts & Coves - New York to Montreal
27 September 2019 - 11 nights

New York | Newport | Boston | Boston | Bar Harbor | Saint John | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Sydney, Canada | Charlottetown | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£4949pp
Cruise Only£4359pp
7 Canada & New England - New York to Montreal
28 September 2019 - 10 nights

New York | Boston | Boston | Bar Harbor | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Sydney, Canada | Charlottetown | Saguenay River | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£5399pp
Cruise Only£6269pp
8 Canadian Maritimes and New England
03 October 2019 - 11 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay | Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, CA | Charlottetown | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Provincetown, MA, USA | Boston more

Fly Cruise£4499pp
Cruise Only£3879pp
9 Fall Foliage - Montreal to New York
08 October 2019 - 11 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Saint John | Portland,Maine | Bar Harbor | Boston | Newport | New York more

Fly Cruise£4849pp
Cruise Only£4289pp
10 New York to Montreal
11 October 2019 - 11 nights

New York | Newport | Boston | Saint John | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Sydney, Canada | Charlottetown | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£5299pp
Cruise Only£5779pp
11 New England & Canadian Maritimes
14 October 2019 - 11 nights

Boston | Provincetown, MA, USA | Bar Harbor | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Charlottetown | Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec, CA | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£4499pp
Cruise Only£3879pp
12 Colors, Coasts & Coves - New York to Montreal
19 October 2019 - 11 nights

New York | Newport | Boston | Boston | Bar Harbor | Saint John | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Sydney, Canada | Charlottetown | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£4299pp
Cruise Only£3849pp
13 Montreal to New York
22 October 2019 - 10 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay River | Saguenay | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | Newport | New York more

Fly Cruise£4849pp
Cruise Only£5289pp
14 Canada & New England - Montreal to Charleston
29 October 2019 - 12 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | New York | New York | Charleston | Charleston more

Fly Cruise£5299pp
Cruise Only£5779pp
15 Montreal to New York
29 October 2019 - 9 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | Cape Cod | New York | New York more

Fly Cruise£3599pp
Cruise Only£3329pp
16 Scenic Seaboard - Montreal to Miami
30 October 2019 - 16 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Saguenay | Gulf Of St. Lawrence | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Bar Harbor | Boston | Boston | Newport | New York | New York | Miami more

Fly Cruise£4199pp
Cruise Only£3519pp
17 Montreal to New York
05 June 2020 - 10 nights

Montreal | Quebec City, Quebec | Charlottetown | Sydney, Canada | Halifax, Nova Scotia | St Georges, Bermuda | St Georges, Bermuda | New York more

Fly Cruise£4169pp
Cruise Only£3229pp
18 New York to Montreal
24 September 2020 - 11 nights

New York | Newport | Boston | Bar Harbor | Halifax, Nova Scotia | Sydney, Canada | Charlottetown | Saguenay River | Saguenay | Quebec City, Quebec | Quebec City, Quebec | Montreal more

Fly Cruise£5399pp
Cruise OnlyCall
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