Travel to Québec City and meet your tour director
Plains of Abraham visit
Details: Historical Animation of Walled Upper Town
French-speaking patrons enjoying croissants in cafes. Ornate church spires peeking out from within the city walls. Is this really North America? Explore the Old World grace of Quebec City with your Tour Director as you stride along 17th century cobblestone streets. Historical animation of Upper Town conducted by your Tour Director. Stops include the beautifully lit National Assembly, Dufferin Terrace, Chateau Frontenac, famous architecture such as Aux Anciens Canadiens, gates and walls of Vieux Quebec, rue du Tresor (artist’s street) and the most photographed cannon ball in Quebec.
Details: La Terrasse Dufferin
Navigate your way through the street performers, vendors and tourists on this landscaped promenade for one of the best views of the St. Lawrence River, Levis & Lower Town.
Details: Cap Diamant overview
Standing on the highest edge of the Citadelle with the city of Québec below, learn about the history of Québec, the significance of Cap Diamant, and the military fortress, the Citadelle.
Details: Musée du Fort visit
During a sound-and-light diorama at Musee du Fort, students experience the famous sieges that led to the battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759.
Details: Plains of Abraham battlefield re-enactment
Visit the Plains of Abraham where your tour director will discuss the events that took place on September 13, 1759. The students, divided into two teams representing the troops of Generals Wolfe and Montcalm, re-enact the famous battle.
Details: One-hour “musical extravaganza” (only available in May & June)
Get your creative juices flowing during a one-hour musical extravaganza where students, teachers and tour directors get to sing, dance and act.
Details: Dinner and traditional entertainment at a sugar shack
Students enjoy a hearty authentic Québecois meal complete with traditional music and entertainment. After dinner there is a presentation on the production of maple syrup including a taffy pull.