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Discover Québec ... an immense province that occupies the northeastern-most corner of North America, unique for its history, language and culture. A place of freedom and creativity at the crossroads of the Old and the New World, where tradition and innovation combine with a contagious energy and joie de vivre! Discover an exceptional destination, four distinct seasons, an incredible natural heritage, an enriching human experience. Multi-faceted geography, diverse landscapes, vegetation and climate, and a rich history spanning five centuries, from colonial regime to the present-day challenge of maintaining the cultural vitality of this unique culture in North America!

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Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights) $2,045

One of our most popular itineraries, this trip combines the highlights of Ontario and Québec into a comprehensive rail package. Enjoy the diversity of Toronto and the historical landmarks and French culture of Québec as you travel with VIA Rail.

Duration: Tour of Distinction - 13 Days (12 Nights) $4,940

Québecers have a culture that’s unique in North America. Deeply rooted in North America and yet fiercely proud of its French heritage, Québec is a blend of the Old and New Worlds, famous for its unique lifestyle and joie de vivre! The vast majority of Québec’s approximately eight million people live close to the St. Lawrence River. Historic buildings, lighthouses, characterful inns and quaint towns throughout the famed Charlevoix and Gaspé regions of Québec provide the building blocks of our cultural tour.

Duration: 14 Days (13 Nights) $2,715

Each day this journey will offer you new experiences, scenery and sightseeing as you travel through the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick to the coast of Nova Scotia.

Duration: Classic Tour - 14 Days (13 Nights) $4,135

An adventure designed to show you the panoramic beauty and rich cultural diversity that defines Eastern Canada.

Duration: Classic Tour - 18 Days (17 Nights) $4,875

This tour features the highlights of Eastern Canada. Visit Ottawa, the nation’s capital, then travel to Québec to discover the culture. Visit New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia before ending in Niagara Falls.

Duration: 18 Days (17 Nights) $6045

Rail is a relaxing way to view the spectacular changing scenery as you travel across each diverse province. You will experience varied landscapes and culture from the vibrancy of the Pacific Coast to the hospitality and lively music of the Atlantic Maritimes on the East Coast.

Duration: Classic Tour - 33 Days (32 Nights) $7,665

This tour is a “bucket list” adventure. Experience this magnificent country as you travel from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean on a tour specifically designed to show you the panoramic beauty and rich cultural diversity that is “Our Canada”!

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights) $565

Stretching along the north shore of the St Lawrence River east of Quebec City from the Beaupre Coast to the Saguenay Fjord visit the quaint village and unspoiled countryside of Charlevoix. Nestled between the sea and the mountains stay at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, a vision of historical splendor before travelling into the spectacular Saguenay Region.

Duration: 4Days (3 Nights) $579

A stylish and elegant city offering a vibrant mix of old and new you can immerse yourself into the French Heritage. Stroll through narrow cobbled lands with heritage buildings quaint shops, galleries and sidewalk cafes. Explore the unique galleries, boutiques and sidewalk cafes. Join a guided cycle tour on one of the many bicycle trails weaving through the downtown area. Montreal is a city oozing with a thousand different flavours, from award winning restaurants or ethnic food stalls and locally grown products, you will enjoy the cuisine this city has to offer.

Duration: 4Days (3 Nights) $695

Quebec City lies on the St Lawrence River and is the second oldest European Settlement in Canada. Perched atop Cap-Diamant, the old quarter is the only walled city in North America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Experience historic ramparts, narrow lanes, former battlefields, museums, cafes, bars, boutiques, art galleries, street vendors and live performers all within easy meandering distance. From Quebec visit the picturesque country side of the Beaupre Coast, pass through many traditional villages, visit the world famous shrine at Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre and see the spectacular Montmorency Fall, 1 '_ times higher than Niagara Falls.

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights) $729

Located north of Montreal, the Laurentides region is blanketed in mountains and lakes with fresh air, wide open spaces and pretty villages teeming with bistros, bars and boutiques. Whether rafting the rivers or relaxing in a Nordic bath, enjoying a sugar shack meal or apple picking, you will enjoy this stunning region.

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights) $639

Combine these two vibrant cities with VIA Rail. Immerse yourself in Canada's French culture, going from the metropolitan city of Montreal to the historic and elegant city of Quebec

Duration: 6 Days (5 Nights) $1209

From culture to coast, travel from the French influenced province of Quebec, through New Brunswick to the east coast province of Nova Scotia.

Duration: 7Days (6 Nights) $1255

Experience the highlights of central Canada. From the multi-cultural diversity of Toronto, to the historical landmarks and French culture of Quebec.

Duration: Classic Tour - 8 Days (7 Nights) $2,345

Experience the many flavours of Québec – the history, culture and traditions are unique. View the majestic Laurentian Mountains, the mighty St. Lawrence River, Montmorency Falls and the pastoral Charlevoix Valley. Visit Québec City, the oldest walled city in North America and explore the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal and the famed Notre-Dame Basilica.

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights) $1475

Explore magnificent coastline, landscapes and villages. Highlights include the thundering Niagara Falls, the picturesque Thousand Islands, the heritage and parliaments building in Ottawa, the multi-cultural and vibrant city of Montreal and the harming French ambience and deep history of Quebec City.

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights) $1,459

Explore the province of Quebec and discover the charms and adventure of Canada's French-speaking proving. Travel into the stunning Laurentian Mountains, with a vast sweep of coniferous forest dotted with hundreds of tranquil lakes and river. Wander the cobblestoned pathways of Old Quebec and explore the spectacular Saguenay Region.

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights) $1429

Explore the province of Quebec and discover the charms and adventure of Canada's French-speaking proving. Travel into the stunning Laurentian Mountains, with a vast sweep of coniferous forest dotted with hundreds of tranquil lakes and river. Wander the cobblestoned pathways of Old Quebec and explore the spectacular Saguenay Region.

Renowned for its hospitality and landscapes that have enchanted painters, poets, writers, and musicians, Charlevoix is where nature and culture exist in perfect harmony. Shaped by a meteorite impact that occurred 350 million years ago, Charlevoix is truly unique. Close to Quebec City, this region offers everything an epicurean could ever dream of: delightful gastronomy based on local products, heavenly sceneries in every horizon, more outdoor activities than one could count, picturesque towns and hamlets, accommodations that are allmore welcoming than the other and much, much more. In fact, Charlevoix is where the art of living tastes like pure happiness.

Montréal is a slice of old Europe in a pie of contemporary design. A day’s wander might take in the photogenic 18th-century facades of Old Montréal before a cycling tour of the lovely Canal de Lachine, or take in the glittering shops and restaurants of downtown and ending at the inviting terraced cafes of Plateau Mont-Royal. The architectural sweep of the city takes in a wealth of heritage churches such as the breathtaking Basilique Notre-Dame, as well as 20th-century icons like the Stade Olympique and Habitat 67.

Sure of its charms, and with a dash of haughtiness, Quebec City’s gracious yet simple style continues to delight visitors. The city has what it takes to please: and enchanting setting on the St. Lawrence, a priceless architectural legacy and a rich and colorful past. Its region is brimming with exceptional natural parks and pretty heritage villages. Exploring Old Quebec on foot is like travelling back in time! stroll its sloping streets, wander along ramparts or the fortifications themselves and take in the breathtaking views of the river, port and the surrounding hills.

Québec is truly a unique land in North America. Unique for its geography, its history and its culture, which together have forged its bold and exuberant identity. Simply put, Québec is warmth, absolute authenticity and intensity, all within easy reach! Summer, fall, winter and spring: the contrasting seasons bring this vast territory to life, offering you four spectacular opportunities to discover the many faces of Québec! 

Top 10 Things to See and Do:

  1. Visit the Plains of Abraham (Battlefields Park)
  2. Take a suspension bridge across St. Anne’s Canyon
  3. Visit Ile d’Orleans Island, also known as “Garden of Quebec”
  4. Discover the waterfalls of Montmorency, just a short drive from Quebec City
  5. Stroll through centuries-old streets, their many art galleries and museums
  6. Escape in the wilderness on snowmobiles, skis, snowshoes or dogsleds
  7. Visit Citadelle de Quebec and view remarkable sightseeing over the river
  8. Party at the casino and enjoy stunning music and arts festivals
  9. Experience great sensations in one of our three national parks
  10. Relax and indulge in a hotel, inn or B&B’s comfort

Travel Tips:

Two taxes—the federal goods and services tax (GST) and the Québec sales tax (QST)—are added to the selling price of most goods and services. Several tourist regions also charge a specific tax on accommodations. The amount is $2 or $3 a night, or 3% or 3.5% of the price of the room per night, before GST and QST.

In Québec, tipping is de rigueur in restaurants, bars, taxis and hair salons. The amount, which is not included in the bill, generally represents 10% to 15% of the total bill before taxes.

Weather/ Climate: 

Season: Temperature Range (Celsius) Seasonal Comments
Winter  -15°C to -5°C  
Spring -2°C to 16°C  
Summer 16°C to 25°C  
Fall -3°C to 12°C  

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