Quebec City! Designated a World Heritage treasure by UNESCO, Old Quebec is the only walled city north of Mexico. As the cradle of French civilization in North America, it’s a living history lesson with a remarkable mix of architecture, heritage, art, and culture.
Designated a World Heritage treasure by UNESCO, Old Quebec is the only walled city north of Mexico. As the cradle of French civilization in North America, it’s a living history lesson with a remarkable mix of architecture, heritage, art, and culture.
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
|8:00 am||Depart from Kingston Shrine Club, (3260 Princess St. at Collins Bay Rd.) to begin our Quebec Experience! Mid morning comfort break on our way.|
|12:00 pm||Lunch stop at St. Hubert’s (like swiss chalet) in Sainte Julie (on own).|
|3:30 pm||Arrival in Quebec City and check into the Hotel Clarendon.|
|5:30 pm||We will have an included welcome dinner together this evening close to the hotel.|
|7:00 pm||Return to the hotel or stroll the quaint streets of Old Quebec at your leisure.|
|7:00 am||Enjoy breakfast at your leisure at the hotel.|
|9:00 am||Board the coach and with our local guide we leave for a guided tour of Quebec City. Including the Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, Joan of Arc Gardens, Grade Allee, Quebec City Parliment, Place D’Armes, Place Royale, Avenue Petite Champlain and more. Our morning of touring will finish back at our hotel at approximately noon and you are free for lunch on your own.|
|2:00 pm||OPTIONAL: Meet in the lobby of the hotel and walk to Musee du Fort for an original and unique sound and light show of the 6 sieges of Quebec City, including the famous battle of the Plains of Abraham.|
|5:00 pm||We’ll board our coach and travel to a Quebec maple sugar shack for a traditional Quebec dinner and festive traditional folklore entertainment! After an enjoyable evening we will transfer back to our hotel.|
|7:00 am||Enjoy breakfast once again at the hotel.|
|9:00 am||With our local guide, we depart from the Hotel Clarendon by coach and travel to the Beaupre Coast and explore the Quebec Countryside including St. Anne’s Basilica, Montmorency Falls, and the Island of Orleans. We will stop at the Albert Gilles Copper Museum and Marie’s Bread Oven, where outside there is a traditional Bread Oven over 150 years old that bakes bread daily. We’ll have lunch together at the Manoir Montmorency (former home of the Duke of Kent) at the top of Montmorency Falls, which are higher than Niagara Falls. After lunch we will return to our hotel.|
|2:00 pm||Join us for a guided tour of the residence of the Governor General. Located within the Citadelle of Quebec, the residence of the Governor General is a remarkable heritage attraction. Steeped in history, this place has been the second official residence of Canada’s Governor General since 1872. Our guide will help us discover this unique residence that offers spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River and and an exceptional collection of Canadian art, objects and furnishings.|
|3:00 pm||Join our guides for a tour of the Citadelle of Quebec and the Musee Royal 22E Regiment before returning to the Hotel Clarendon. Enjoy the remainder of the day on your own. Wander the cobblestone streets, lsiten to the buskers, shop the quaint boutiques and choose any of the delightful restaurants for an unforgettable dinner!|
|7:00 am||Breakfast at your leisure at the hotel.|
|8:15 am||We will check our of our hotel and head to the Plains of Abraham.|
|9:00 am||The Observatory of the Capital is the perfect stop on our last day in Quebec City so you can have a 360 degree view of the City from 221 meters up! From the 31st floor, the expansive windows offer spectacular views of the Old City, the majestic St. Lawrence and the Laurentians.|
|10:00 am||Enjoy a friendly clash between Generals Wolfe and Montcalm. This 90 minute presentation involves a gun loading competition and military quizzes.|
|11:30 am||Free time for lunch on your own on the Grande Allee.|
|2:00 pm||Approximate departure from Quebec City. A stop for dinner (on own) will be made on the way home.|
|8:00 pm||Approximate return back to Kingston.|
**EARLY BOOKING BONUS! $25 OFF PER PERSON, IF PAID IN FULL BY FEB 23, 2019**
PRICE PER PERSON
• A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking
• The balance is due 60 days prior to departure
• Refunds are not available within 30 days of travel
• For the comfort of fellow travelers, kindly refrain from using scented products
• Must have valid passport to travel across the border
• Tipping for driver and tour director is voluntary
• Please note that cancellation and travel insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
• Two bags are required per person, 1 small bag for on route stays 1 large bag for final destination
|6:30 am||Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)|
|7:00 am||Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot|
|8:00 am||Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)|
|8:15 am||Depart Gananoque Carpool Lot Hwy 2|
|7:45 am||Depart Ottawa Robbies Italian Restaurant 1531 St. Laurent Blvd (parking)|
|8:10 am||Depart Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd. (parking)|
|8:40 am||Depart Kemptville Stinsons Gas Bar Hwy 43|
|8:45 am||Depart Brockville Food Basics|
Our accommodations pay tribute to the past with antique furniture, elegant décor and classic drapery. You’ll also enjoy contemporary touches such as free high-speed wireless Internet access, premium cable HD TV and Keurig coffee maker. Many rooms provide fantastic views of Old Québec while other face a small courtyard for assured tranquility. For added comfort and space, select one of our superior rooms with a convenient den.
Guided Motor Coach Tour of Quebec City
Quebec Sugar Shack Dinner
Guided Motor Coach Tour of the Beaupre Coast
Guided tour of St. Anne’s Basilica
See list of inclusions for details.
BEFORE YOU GO
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
- Portage of 1 large suite case per person, you may also bring 1 carry-on per person
- Please keep all medication with your person not in luggage
- Cancellation and Medical insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
- Insurance is available through Maple Leaf, please call to inquire today!
- There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
- Tipping for tour director and driver is voluntary depending on quality of service
- For the comfort of fellow travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products.