5 days / 4 nights
Day One – Montreal Arrival & AURA at Notre-Dame Basilica
Bonjour! Welcome to the Cosmopolitan city of Montreal! This afternoon, arrive to our Montreal hotel and receive a warm welcome by staff and your local Tour Guide. Take some time to freshen up before enjoying a savory welcome dinner. After dinner, enjoy a luminous experience of AURA at the Notre-Dame Basilica! The experience begins with a path of lights, revealing the Basilica’s wealth of exquisite works along with orchestral music and grandiose architecture combine to create a unique, three-act multimedia spectacle.
Day Two – Montreal Touring & Quebec City
Enjoy breakfast before departing with our Tour Guide for a city of Montreal and learn about this city’s rich history, French heritage, architecture and culture. Experience an overview of Montreal viewing many of Montreal’s top attractions and historical sites — like Notre-Dame Basilica, Chinatown, Place Jacques Cartier, City Hall, Place Ville Marie, Mount Royal Park, Olympic Stadium, Saint Joseph’s Oratory, Saint-Jacques (the former Wall Street of Canada), Old Port and Old Montreal, and much more! Enjoy free time in Vieux Montreal for shopping and lunch on own before we depart for Quebec City for another taste of France. Arrive to our Quebec City hotel for a relaxing two night stay. Take some time to settle before we enjoy a sumptuous dinner at one of Quebec’s wonderful restaurants.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Three – Beaupre Coast & Quebec City
This morning, depart with our guide for a full day of touring beginning with a tour of the Beaupre Coast along the Saint Lawrence River. Enjoy a visit the Albert Gilles Copper Museum. Follow the Gilles family history and be entranced by the “art of repoussé”, masterfully interpreted by the craftsman Albert Gilles whose talent served prestigious people like pope Pius XII and Walt Disney. From here, we’ll visit to the magnificent Saint Anne de Beaupre Basilica. En route back to Quebec City, we’ll visit Montmorency Falls Park with spectacular views of falls which are higher than Niagara Falls. This afternoon, we’ll enjoy touring through Quebec City and Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage treasure and the only fortified city in North America north of Mexico. Experience views of Parliament Hill, the Old Port, Plains of Abraham, the magnificent Chateau Frontenac, Place Royale & Petit Champlain and many other beautiful sites! This evening, enjoy another traditional Quebec dinner in Old Quebec.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Four – Old Quebec & Le Bateaux Mouche Dinner Cruise
After breakfast, enjoy the morning at leisure exploring and strolling the streets of Old Québec and taking in the rich history and flavor of the city. Mid-day, depart for Montreal. Once in Montreal, we’ll check into our hotel and have some time to freshen up before a special dinner cruise aboard Le Bateaux Mouche for a unique immersive experience including music, sound and lighting along the Saint Lawrence River. Truly a magical experience to end our Quebec Vacation!
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Cruise
Day Five – Depart for home
This morning, say “au revoir and salute” as a toast to two marvelous cosmopolitan Canadian cities with an old world flavor and begin the journey home.
- Four night’s accommodations
- Four breakfasts
- Three dinners
- Le Bateau Mouche Dinner Cruise
- Admission/Ticket to AURA at Notre-Dame Basilica
- Guided tour of Montreal
- Admission to Notre Dame Cathedral
- Visit to Albert Giles Copper Arts Museum and Gallery
- Visit Saint Anne de Beaupre Basilica
- Admission to view Montmorency Falls
- Guided tour of Quebec
- Luggage handling (one piece per person)
- Four days Meet & Greet and step on guide service
- Hotel taxes; meal taxes and gratuities