A Taste of Quebec
Explore the best of French Canada on this luxurious 6-day holiday.
Enjoy a trip brimming with luxury as you explore Montreal, Québec City, and the surrounding areas. This tour includes the finest, Gold-level accommodations at Fairmont hotels and Business Class accommodations onboard VIA Rail. Kick off your experience with a day in Mont Tremblant, nestled among the breathtaking Laurentian Mountains. Experience the area's culture as you enjoy the picturesque scenery and the local flair of the Saint Sauveur village.
Next, travel to Québec City as you enjoy business class train accommodations. Then explore the rural Charlevoix region on the banks of the St. Lawrence River. You'll have a day-long tour which includes whale-watching along the Saguenay Fjord. Then take in the beauty of rural Québec as you embark on a trip to Sainte-Anne-de- Beaupré, where you can visit its famous shrine. Cap off the day watching the cascading waters of Montmorency Falls and visiting the Island of Orleans.
Highlights and Inclusions
- Hotel accommodations for five nights in landmark Fairmont hotels
- VIA Rail Corridor Service from Montreal to Quebec City in Business Class
- Guided sightseeing tour to Mont Tremblant and the Laurentians
- Guided whale-watching excursion in Charlevoix
- Guided sightseeing tour to Saint-Anne-de-Beaupré
- Private airport transfers upon arrival and departure
Day 1 – Welcome to Montreal
Arrive in Montreal at your leisure. You will be met at the airport by a driver and transferred by private car to the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Montreal. Built in 1958 by the Canadian National Railway the Queen Elizabeth is the largest hotel in Montreal and the hotel of choice for visiting dignitaries and celebrities from all over the world. The remainder of the day is free to explore the city on your own. Overnight Montreal.
Day 2 – Mont Tremblant & the Laurentians
After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will set off on a full day excursion to the countryside. Spend a long-to-be-remembered day in the magnificent Laurentian Mountains just north of Montreal. A thousand freshwater lakes and picturesque villages dot the landscape. Cruise for 50 minutes on the lovely Lac des Sables in St. Agathe. Spend one hour in the village of Saint Sauveur where you will be seduced by all the charming shops and attractions. Return to Montreal this evening and stroll the cobblestone streets at your leisure. Overnight Montreal. (B)
Day 3 – VIA Rail to Quebec City
Enjoy a lovely train journey from Montreal to Quebec City riding in the incomparable VIA Rail Business Class service. Once in Quebec City check into your beautiful room at the stunning Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, complete with a private concierge floor experience. This world-class hotel has hosted Queen Elizabeth, U.S. and French presidents, Alfred Hitchcock and many international stars. After checking in to your deluxe accommodations set out to explore Old Quebec on foot. Most of the major historic attractions are within an easy walk from the hotel. Overnight Quebec City. (B)
Day 4 – Whale Watching in Charlevoix
Get ready for an amazing 11-hour experience as you discover the beautiful Whales Kingdom tour in the Charlevoix region. Travel through its enchanting sites and landscapes and witness the rugged regions of the area's first settlers. Upon arrival in Tadoussac, you will board a boat specially designed for whale watching. An experienced naturalist will explain the habits of the Finback, Minke and Beluga whales that frequent this region during the summer. Overnight Quebec City.
Day 5 – Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré & Montmorency Falls
Travel back in time to rural Quebec and enjoy the view! As you ride along the 40 kilometers of Chemin Du Roy to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, you will pass through many traditional villages of rural Quebec. In Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, you will have time to visit the world-famous Shrine. You will also stop at the Montmorency Falls (1 ½ times higher than Niagara Falls). You will then be treated to a short visit on the Island of Orleans, discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1535, where the picturesque village of Sainte-Petronille, with its 19th century rural atmosphere, waits to be rediscovered again. Overnight Quebec City.
Day 6 – Private Transfer to Airport
Today you will bid au revoir to Quebec. Your holiday will conclude with a private transfer from your hotel to the Quebec City airport.
Train and Hotel Accommodations
Hotels include Fairmont Queen Elizabeth and Fairmont Chateau Frontenac. VIA Rail accommodations are in business class and include a seat with picture window, access to the in-station Panorama Lounge (where available), priority boarding and complimentary newspapers, and a delicious meal including wine.
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