European Charm in North America
Experience the charm of Canada's Quebec City and Montreal! Be transported to a medieval time as you discover the only walled city in North America. Join us for this uniquely European experience with a Canadian twist, just a few hours away, right here in North America!
DAY 1 - JOURNEY NORTHWARD (D) - Journeying north, we'll stop to stretch our legs and for lunch on your own in Lake George. Arriving in Montreal, enjoy a welcome dinner a Vieux Port Steakhouse. Located close to the old city, turn in at the Holiday Inn Centre-Ville, your home for three nights.
DAY 2 - MONTREAL AND NOTRE-DAME (B) - Get to know this old world city on a private tour! Discover the contrast of centuries-old homes and majestic new skyscrapers, Sainte-Helene's Island and the panoramic view atop Mt. Royal. The highlight of highlights, visit one of the world's grandest cathedrals - Notre Dame Cathedral! The rest of the day is yours - sip wine with new friends, stroll the cobblestone streets, relax in a quaint bistro before heading back to Notre Dame to experience Aura, a light-filled performance that illuminates the inside of the basilica! Feel the magic of this unique show of light, music and architecture, a spectacular display presented on the church's soaring arches! We had added Aura to the itinerary - at no cost to you - after learning that its run was recently extended due to high demand and rave reviews! See the basilica in a whole new "light!"
DAY 3 - FRENCH CANADIAN COUNTRYSIDE (B) - Escape the city to the exquisite countryside outside Montreal. Traversing the rolling hills and winding back roads of French Canada, visit two different wineries and The Abbey of Saint-Benoit-du-Lac. Run by monks, listen to their Gregorian Chants during Mass! Be charmed by the quaint, waterfront town of Magog, with time to explore for shopping and lunch on your own. The afternoon includes L'Orpailleur Winery for a tasting of their unique white wines. Back in Montreal, enjoy a night at the hotel or an evening on the town on your own.
DAY 4 - BONJOUR QUEBEC (B, D) - In Quebec City, enjoy a guided tour of the only walled city in North America. In the heart of Old Quebec, check into the Delta Quebec Hotel. Savor dinner at the hotel's restaurant, overlooking the city.
DAY 5 - QUEBEC CITY (B, L) - Step back in time at La Citadelle, one of the city's most important landmarks. Wander the fort's bulwarks and bastions, ending on the parade grounds for the awe-inspiring Changing of the Guard Ceremony. This colorful ceremony is a true, can't-miss experience! With your guide, tour the Island of Orleans, dating back to the 1500s. Delight in a magical lunch inside an old flour mill and visit a family-run Cider Mill. Back in the city, the night is yours!
DAY 6 - AU REVOIR (B) - On the way home, stop at the duty free store to stock up on tax-free items. Find the perfect souvenir and head home with fond memories.
Sunday August 25th, 2019
- 8:00AM Totowa
- 8:30AM Paramus
Friday August 30th, 2019
- Per Person:
- Double: $1,299
- Triple: $1,199
- Single: $1,799
- Bus transportation
- 5 nights hotel
- 5 breakfasts
- 2 dinners
- 1 lunch
- Aura Light Show
- all sightseeing & admissions listed, taxes & baggage handling