Québec City: Four Day Winter Tour

Québec City: Four Day Winter Tour
See a snow-covered Château Frontenac dominate the Québec city skyline, stop to warm up in a little café as you explore Vieux Québec, travel to Montmorency Falls for a photo op, then enjoy the age-old tradition of tobogganing down to Chateau Frontenac.
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Day 1 Bonjour Québec
Travel to Québec City and meet your tour director
Historical Animation of Walled Upper Town
La Terrasse DufferinChâteau Frontenac photo stopCap Diamant overviewRue du TrésorNational AssemblyPlace des Armes
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: Dinner
Enjoy a delicious meal inspired by the local cuisine.
Day 2 Play in the Snow
Spirit of Lower Town
l’Escalier casse-cou (breakneck steps)Notre-Dame-des-VictoiresQuartier du Petit ChamplainFresque des Québecois
Museum of Civilization visit
Details: Spirit of Lower Town
Explore the Old World grace of Québec City with your tour director as you walk along 17th-century cobblestone streets and past famous sights such as Place Royale, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, Batterie Royale and the Quartier Petit Champlain.
Details: Village Valcartier inner tubing and snow slides
No matter the season, Valcartier Vacation Village is a must-visit for anyone looking for a taste of adventure and a hint of wonder. Renowned as the largest winter playground in North America, the resort features over 40 snow-tubing slides, illuminated skating paths, and a bevy of play areas.
Details: Interactive Bilingual Improv games
Students enjoy an evening of improv games. No scripts, no lines, no scenes, just all the spontaneity and surprises you can expect from an improv evening, with an interactive twist to keep the audience on their toes. Improv games are in English and in French.
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.
Day 3 Experience the Magic of Winter
Free time to explore Vieux Quebec
Details: Promenade des Gouverneurs walk
Anchored on a sheer cliff, the Promenade des Gouverneurs extends for nearly a kilometer and provides magnificent views over the St. Lawrence River and an enjoyable passage between Vieux-Québec and the Plains of Abraham.
Details: Dog sledding adventure
Arrive at the dog sledding site where students will be divided into teams to meet and harness their huskies. Then they are off! ... along the scenic, winding trails. Each group of students will be accompanied by an experienced Musher (husky leader). A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
Details: Dinner
Enjoy a delicious meal inspired by the local cuisine.
Day 4 Au revoir Québec
Travel home
Details: Village-des-Hurons Wendake guided visit
Discover the world and culture of Québec's indigenous peoples as you explore this authentic recreation of a traditional Huron site.

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    Day 4 Rural Quebec Experience
    Côte de Beaupré Excursion
    Chemin RoyaleBasilica of Ste-Anne de BeaupréBoulevard Ste AnneSt. Lawrence RiverSeigneurial Farming System
    Details: Côte de Beaupré Excursion
    Explore the parks, wildlife reserves, religious heritage buildings, ancient ancestral houses and famous sugar shacks of Cote-de-Beaupre. This charming little village is the ultimate escape from the big city and provides visitors with a picturesque landscape to explore, breathtaking architecture to see and a rich history to discover.
    Details: Picture stop at Montmorency Falls
    Located just minutes from Québec City, the water at Montmorency Falls plummets 84m and makes for a spectacular sight.
    Details: Glissades de la Terrasse Dufferin
    Enjoy an age-old tradition! Take a seat on a toboggan and slide all the way down to the foot of the Château Frontenac – an unforgettable experience. Warm up with a steamy cup of hot chocolate.
    Details: Dinner
    Enjoy a delicious meal inspired by the local cuisine.
    Day 5 Au Revoir Quebec
    Travel home
    Map of Quebec
    Tour Includes:
    • Round-trip transportation
    • 3 overnight stays (4 with extension) in hotels with private bathrooms
    • Hot Breakfast daily (note: Continental breakfast will be provided at Budget or Residence style hotels)
    • Dinner daily (except departure day)
    • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
    • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
    • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
    • Overnight security chaperone
    • Tour Diary™
    • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.

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