Experience the European charm of Canada’s Quebec City! Be transported to a medieval time as you discover the only walled city in North America. Marvel at ancient stone houses, venerable churches, river views
and more! Join us for this uniquely European experience with a Canadian twist, just a few hours away, right here in North America!
Day 1 - Journey Northward (D)
Upon arrival in Quebec City, be welcomed with a refreshing reception, at the Delta Quebec Hotel, your home for three nights. With recently renovated rooms and a prime location in downtown, the hotel is just a
short stroll to the heart of Old Quebec and all the city has to offer. Enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, featuring regionally-inspired cuisine served overlooking the city.
Day 2 - Quebec City (B)
Step back in time at La Citadelle, one of the city’s most important landmarks. An active military garrison dating back to the mid-1700s, experience soldier life as you wander the fort’s bulwarks and bastions. Finish on the Citadel’s parade grounds for the awe-inspiring Changing of the Guard Ceremony. This colorful ceremony is a rare sight and a true, can’t-miss experience! Follow your local guide off the beaten path to Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Relive 400 years of action-packed history during stops at the Château Frontenac, Notre-Dame-de-Québec Basilica, Place d’Armes, the Place Royale and more! Tonight, stroll
among the charming open air cafes and shops for dinner on your own in the Old City.
Day 3 - Quebec City or St. Lawrence River Cruise (B)
Today, the choice is yours! Relax at the hotel, explore the city, make it your day. Or, choose an optional day cruising the majestic St. Lawrence River!
Enhance Your Trip - Optional Day 3 Excursion
Grosse Ile St. Lawrence Cruise with Lunch Onboard - $115 per person
Take to the water on a cruise on the St. Lawrence River to Grosse Île. With your Parks Canada Guide, experience village life, enjoy a trolley ride and more. Enjoy a boxed lunch on board.
Day 4 - Island of Orleans, then bonjour Montreal (B, L, D)
With your local guide, tour the Island of Orleans, dating back to the 1500s. Delight in a magical lunch inside an old flour mill and visit a family-run Cider Mill. Wait until you taste their handcrafted items! Arriving in Montreal, check into the Holiday Inn Centre-Ville, a prime location close to Old Montreal. Savor dinner at Vieux Port Steakhouse!
Day 5 - Montreal and Notre-Dame (B)
Get to know this old world city on a private tour! Discover the contrast of centuries-old homes and majestic new skyscrapers, Olympic Stadium, Sainte-Helene’s Island and the panoramic view atop Mt. Royal. And the highlight of highlights, step into one of the world’s grandest cathedrals - Montreal's famed Notre Dame Basilica! Tonight, explore Montreal – sip a glass of wine with new friends, stroll the cobblestone streets of Montreal, relax in a quaint bistro before heading back to Notre Dame to experience Aura, a light-filled performance that illuminates the inside of the basilica! Feel the magic of this unique show of light, music and architechture, a spectacular display presented on the church's soaring arches! We have added Aura to the itinerary - at no cost to you - after learning that its run was recently extended due to high demand and rave reviews! See the Basilica in a whole new light!
Day 6 - Au Revoir (B)
On the way home, stop at the duty free store to stock up on tax-free items. Find the perfect souvenir and head home with fond memories.