Colorful houses in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Post Programme St. John`s

Discover St John's, the New World's first city, on a panoramic drive. You’ll drive by historic churches and the colorful Victorian wooden houses that are so typical of St John's.

  • Extend your holiday in St. John`s with Hurtigruten
  • Admire the New World`s first city
  • Visit historic Signal Hill
  • Travel to Cape Spear the easternmost point of North America
  • Destinations

    North America

  • Season

    Autumn

  • Duration

    2 days

  • Min. passengers

    10

  • Booking code

    YYTPOST22

  • From

    359 €

Itinerary for your Post-Programme

Day 1:

After disembarking the vessel taking the route to visit historic Signal Hill where the Italian inventor, Marconi, received the first trans-Atlantic wireless signal in 1901. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic view out over the city and rugged coastline while viewing the continent's easternmost point in the distance. Learn about the area's 18th-century battles and 20th-century aviation wonders.  Then, travel to Cape Spear -- an escarpment jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean and the easternmost point in North America.

Those who wish to do so can explore the Cape Spear Lighthouse -- the oldest surviving lighthouse in the province. It has been restored to its 1839 appearance and shows how a lighthouse keeper and his family might have lived in the mid-19th century.  Next, visit Newman's Wine Vault, which has a rich history that dates back to the 1600's; when it was used to mature barrels of Port Wine.  Enjoy a 1 once sample of Newman's Port Wine and a guided tour of this unique establishment, that now operates as a provincial Historic Site.

Your tour will end at your hotel, in the downtown area, where you will enjoy a one night stay.   

Day 2: St. John`s / Departure

 

Breakfast at your hotel and end of your post programme.

Please note that the order of visited sites may vary.

Practical information 

Included: 

The price includes one hotel night in St. John`s with breakfast, transfer from the pier to the hotel, an approx.- 3,5 hour guided city tour with an inside visit to the Newman’s Wine Vaults and tasting, bilingual speaking guide.

Not included: Gratuities, lunch and dinner

Remarks/requirements: 

  • The tour starts on the day of disembarkation.
  • Includes some walking on uneven pavement and cobblestone streets. This excursion is not suitable for wheelchair-users.
  • Minimum participants: 10 If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the land adventure up to six weeks before departure.