Saturday 18 July | Departure
Meet at the airport at 08.30 am for Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul departing at 10.35 am. Upon arrival at around 1.55 pm we transit on to our connecting flight departing to New York at 6.35 pm. We are expected to get to the destination at 10.30 pm. Transfer to hotel – The Dylan Hotel or similar
Sunday 19 July | New York City, Boston
We depart New York for historic New England and the historic Boston with a walking tour along the Freedom Trail which begins at the Boston Common and winds beside the State House, King’s Chapel, the Old South Meeting House, the Boston Massacre site and the fronts of many taverns and pubs where America’s ‘Founding Fathers’ toasted freedom. We will also walk the cobblestone streets of Beacon Hill, steeped in history and one of the city’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. Check-in at the Courtyard by Marriott Boston Brookline or similar.
Monday 20 July | Boston, New England, Québec
Departure from Boston and travel through the rural New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont on the way to Canada. We pass through small picturesque villages and the White Mountains. We cross the international border to enter the Canadian province of Québec. Perhaps visit an authentic maple farm and this evening, take the opportunity to sample some of the celebrated French-Canadian cuisine (optional). Check-in at Hotel Universel or similar.
Tuesday 21 July | Québec City, Montréal
We begin the day with a tour of Québec City, the French capital of the province and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include the Québec Provincial Parliament Building and the Citadelle. Then enjoy a walking tour of the walled city, where we will see the Chateau de Frontenac, as well as unparalleled views of the Saint Lawrence River. Time permitting, we suggest you enjoy a delicious pastry, baguette or candy treat (optional) or visit Rue du Tresor (optional), before departing to Montréal. Upon arrival, tour Old Montréal, the area known as the “Vieux Port”, with stops at Place Jacques Cartier & Notre Dame Basilica. Check-in at Gouverneur Hotel Place Dupuis or similar.
Wednesday 22 July | Montréal, Ottawa & Toronto
Depart Montréal for the capital of Canada, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon, continue along the 1,000 Islands Parkway to the largest English-speaking city in Canada, Toronto, located on the shore of Lake Ontario. You may also join an optional excursion on the St.Lawrence River which explores the magnificent scenery during a relaxing cruise. Check-in at Bond Place Hotel or similar.
Thursday 23 July | Toronto, Niagara Falls
Begin the day with a drive through Toronto’s impressive collection of modern skyscrapers, most notably, the CN Tower, one of the world’s tallest free-standing structures. Continue along Lake Ontario, crossing the Welland Canal, before arriving at Niagara Falls, an amazing natural wonder. Stroll along Table Rock, see the unique Floral Clock and view the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls. Perhaps take an optional tour on the renowned Hornblower Cruises at the base of the Falls. Check-in at Hotel Best Western Cairn Croft Inn or similar.
Friday 24 July | Niagara Falls, Gettysburg, Amish Country
Today ride through the rolling farmland of upstate New York, known as the Finger Lakes Region, and enter the Keystone State of Pennsylvania. This afternoon, visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. Travel along the Susquehanna River to South Pennsylvania for overnight. Check-in at Hotel Wyndham Garden York or similar.
Saturday 25 July | Amish Country, Washington D.C.
Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year old tradition of simple living (admission included). The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the mid-1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, nor modern equipment. In the afternoon continue to the nation’s capital, Washington D.C and check-in at the Washington Hilton or similar.
Sunday 26 July | Washington D.C.
Enjoy a tour of the National’s Capitol with such highlights as the Washington Museum, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply walk the banks of the Potomac River.
Monday 27 July | Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York City
Complete the tour today with a drive to New York City via Philadelphia, known as the “City of Brotherly Love”, with a stop to visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Check-in at Dylan Hotel or similar.
Tuesday 28 July | New York City
Free time in New York fo shopping and/or personal sightseeing. Late afternoon transfer to the airport for our Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul departing at 7.00 pm.
Wednesday 29 July | Istanbul
Expected to arrive in Istanbul at around 11.55 am. The flight from Istanbul to Malta will leave at 5.00 pm.
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Thanks to FCM Travel & Maria at Valletta, we had a wonderfull experience on the NCL EPIC it was a dream come true for us & my son Andrew. Hope to see you next year
An 8 day Easter tour with Stellina Holidays by FCM Travel to Germany & Austria will never be forgotten. Everything was just awesome! Planning the days of the tour to visit fantastic places around Germany & Austria, the accommodation & superb food at the hotel & the professional not just one but two tour leaders. I do highly recommend to travel with FCM Travel for a fantastic holiday of your dreams. 5 star in every aspect! Thank you guys! I got used to all of you as a family, goodbyes were hard t…
Well organised, lovely people and wonderful sites! Thanks to all!
Thanks to FCm Travel Solutions Malta for a fabulous cruise experience on the Nvl Epic . Me and my 2 kids had a blast. One of the best weeks of my life. And a great big thanks to Agnes Mizzi @ Gozo branch for her massive help.
Jean Pierre Camilleri
What an incredible trip we had, In Athens the Arethusa Hotel was budget friendly, clean, spacious rooms and the staff were all smiles, the breakfast was abundant,a 2 minute walk from the Airport bus and Syntagma Square, centrally located near everything. The Greek Islands were amazing, The Celestyal Olympia Cruise ship was really good, friendly staff,very clean and food was delicious, Highly recommend all of the above.Special thanks FCM Travel Gozo
Had a great week on The Harmony of the seas! Loved the cruise liner, service,food and activities! Was a last minute cruise but still had a great cabin with a boardwalk view. Thanks to Jonathan Vella as I had constant support from him when had some minor problems that were solved while I enjoyed my holiday. Thumbs up to him as I found his help even after office hours! Highly satisfied!
I am 78 years old and my hobby is traveling. I vote FCm as the best by far the tour operators I have ever come across in my 60 years of traveling. Roll on next vacation. I can’t wait.
Great tour leaders, very well organized tour around Germany and Austria…defiantly FCM is the best. Thank you from me and my family .
We enjoyed an amazing trip in Turin to watch Juve vs Napoli and Juve vs Lyon. Thumbs up for a very well organised tour. Our tour leader Peter Paul Gauci had even to deal with a massive six hour delay by Airmalta !! Will travel again with you surely.