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Flavour of Quebec

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As the name suggests, this vacations will allow you to experience the true flavors of Québec. Québec City, born on the sheer cliffs above the St. Lawrence River in 1608 continues to offer Old World flavour - here in North America. Cobbled streets, charming stone houses, historic monuments and street-side cafes are part of your experience in this fortified city. Then it's off on a short rail journey to Montreal city.

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • VIA Rail's 'VIA 1' first class service (1 meal onboard)
  • Montreal City Tour, Le Bateau Mouche River cruise (seasonal*)
  • Quebec City Tour
  • Montreal Museum Pass
  • Gratuities on included meals
  • Hotel luggage handling
Day 1 Arriving in Montreal
Upon arrival in Montreal, transfer on your own to your selected downtown hotel.
Overnight Montreal.

Day 2 Exploring Montreal
A morning tour of Montreal acquaints you with the world's second-largest French speaking city. Explore the entire day at your choice of museums with your Montreal Museum pass or shop at exquisite boutiques. Wander old Montreal, famous for wines and cuisine.
Overnight Montreal.

Day 3 Sightseeing in Montreal
A day excursion on Le Bateau-Mouche (seasonal*), based at the Jacques Cartier Pier in the Old Port of Montreal. Following a fully-guided tour of the Old Port, passing by the birthplace of Montreal and the historic locks of the Lachine Canal, the boat heads upstream against rapids that stopped the first European explorers over 400 years ago.
Overnight Montreal

Day 4 Montreal to Quebec City Sightseeing
An early morning motorcoach tour from Montreal follows the St. Lawrence River to the "Ancient Capital", Quebec City. The only walled city in North America, Quebec City boasts "old world" charm. Enjoy a city tour before arriving at your hotel for a two night stay.
Overnight Quebec City.

Day 5 Exploring Quebec City
Today is yours to enjoy the charm of Quebec, the cradle of French culture in North America. Walk the Plains of Abraham where the fate of North America was decided in 1759. Enjoy sidewalk cafes and outdoor displays by Quebec artists, all set among 400 years of history.
Overnight Quebec City.

Day 6 VIA Rail's 'VIA 1' from Quebec City to Montreal
Board "VIA Rail" to Montreal to conclude your Flavour of Quebec vacation.

*When day tours or attractions are not operational in the off-season, the price will be adjusted or there will an alternative excursion/attraction made available.
Moderate Accommodations


Hotel Gouveneur Montreal Hotel Gouveneur Place Dupuis
352 rooms, downtown location, dining, pool, spa.
Hotel Manoir Victoria Hotel Manoir Victoria Quebec City
148 rooms. Located within the walls of Old Québec. 2 restaurants, 1 lounge, indoor pool, steam room, sauna, spa facilities, fitness centre, beauty salon and gift shop. Non-smoking rooms available.
Deluxe Accommodations


Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
1047 rooms and suites. Close to shopping, city attractions, nightlife and exquisite dining. Located at the VIA Rail Station.
The Fairmont Chateau Frontenac The Fairmont Chateau Frontenac Quebec City
618 rooms. Located within the walls of Old Québec. 4 restaurants, 1 lounge, indoor pool, children’s wading pool, steam room, sauna, whirlpool, massage services and fitness centre. Assorted shops and business centre. Non-smoking floors available.

Daily departures between May 01 - Oct 27, 2009.

May 1 - May 13 Twin Single Child
Moderate $936 $1,395 $346
Deluxe $1,122 $1,776 $346
May 14 – Jun 27 Twin Single Child
Moderate $936 $1,395 $346
Deluxe $1,227 $1,984 $346
Jun 28 – Oct 15 Twin Single Child
Moderate $994 $1,497 $346
Deluxe $1,487 $2,505 $346
Oct 16 – Oct 27 Twin Single Child
Moderate $855 $1,233 $346
Deluxe $1,184 $1,899 $346

Deluxe: An outstanding property offering high standards of accommodations and facilities. It is important to note though, that Deluxe accommodation refers only to the Hotel Class and not to the room category included in the package price. Some Deluxe hotels are heritage properties that possess historical elegance, but may not reflect current North American deluxe hotel standards. Room upgrades may be available at an additional cost.

Moderate: A property that offers limited hotel facilities and North American standard room features such as a television, telephone, one or two beds, private washroom with shower and/or bathtub (unless otherwise noted). Rooms may be smaller than Deluxe hotel rooms and the public areas may be also be smaller and simpler. Usually suitable for the cost-conscious traveller.
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