You will be delighted as you explore Quebec City under an open sky on this comfortable paced, four-star tour. Experience the very best the city has to offer your way. From a Double Decker tour bus to riding on a cable car and soaking in the experience of water falls that rise almost 100ft higher than the more famous Niagara Falls. You will leave this historic, eclectic, and vibrant city feeling like you just visited beautiful and historic sites in Europe!
Spring, Summer and Fall
5 Days / 4 Nights
DAY 1 -
Welcome to Quebec City! Located in Eastern Canada and next to the St. Lawrence River, you will be spending the next four nights at a glorious 4-star hotel, chosen for both the luxurious accommodations and its central location. Experience the city’s history, friendly vibe, and myriad attractions making it a stand‑out travel destination throughout the year. After a late afternoon check-in and time to freshen up, enjoy a lavish dinner at your hotel. The night is yours to explore.
DAY 2 -
Following a hearty breakfast at the hotel it will be time to enjoy a narrated ride on a Double Decker to familiarize yourself with Old Québec. Hop on and off at will and enjoy the incredible view from the top deck. It’s the perfect place to take pictures of some of the city’s most famous landmarks, like the Château Frontenac and Dufferin Terrace. An excellent example of the grand hotels developed by railway companies in Canada in the late 1800s. Considered the world's most photographed hotel, it was designated a National Historic Site in 1981.
You may also see the fortifications and city gates, the Citadel, also known as La Citadelle, an active military installation and the secondary official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the governor general of Canada Quebec. The Parliament building, Tourny Fountain and the Plains of Abraham. Admire Québec City from Observatoire de la Capitale's expansive windows, the highest viewpoint in town.
Enjoy lunch on your own today in this old walled city of cobbled streets. From traditional Québec fare to European‑style bistros to boreal cuisine, there’s a restaurant with just the experience you’re looking for.
This afternoon you have many options to consider, imagine walking around bleau lavender fields, inhaling the scents of rows and rows of aromatic lavender. There is nothing more relaxing than the smell of fresh lavender. Or a guided tour of a local Monastery. founded by a missionary group of Ursuline nuns in 1639, it’s the oldest institution of learning for women in North America.
There are so many museum ‘s and churches to consider, from the Musée de la Civilization to the Notre Dame de Quebec, the oldest church in Canada and was the first church to be elevated to the rank of minor basilica, by Pope Pius IX in 1874. You’ll have hard time trying to decide which attractions you want to see first!
Your evening will be enjoyed by a stroll through the Upper Town to catch some of the lively street performers. Dinner is included tonight, located down one of the cobblestone streets, enjoy the city’s European charm and its unique vibe.
DAY 3 -
After your full breakfast at the hotel, you’ll head to Rue du Petit-Champlain -one of the prettiest streets in Canada- to do a little shopping and discover the talented local artisans. This district is also home to Place Royale, the gorgeous square where Québec was founded in 1608. Keep an eye out for the many architectural details that point to Québec City’s French and British past.
This afternoon you’ll have free time for lunch on your own at one of the many quaint locations the city has to offer followed by time for just soaking up the ambient surrounding and vibes of this historic city.
You’ll have time to relax at the hotel and enjoy all the amenities the hotel has to offer before departing for your evening sightseeing, three course dinner cruise. The view of Québec City from the St. Lawrence River is simply stunning.
DAY 4 -
Once you finish breakfast, meet your traveling companions in the lobby and travel by motor coach with you local step on guide the short distance to the Parc de la Chute for a cable car ride to the clifftops and admire the majestic and legendary Water Falls. This spectacular sight that dominates the landscape, cascades over the rock face, and joins the St. Lawrence River downstream. The falls are 272ft tall and almost 100ft taller than the more famous Niagara Falls.
Cross the nearby bridge to Île d’Orléans for another exceptional view of Québec City and take a moment to tour this historic island known for its idyllic landscapes.
You may decide to stay a little longer to soak up the area with an optional, traditional, gourmet French picnic, bread, and cheeses galore. “Oh la, la”!
As you make your return to Québec City, you’ll visit one of the oldest Roman Catholic pilgrimage sites in North America. It has been credited by the Catholic Church with many miracles of curing the sick and disabled.
Tonight, enjoy an included farewell dinner with traditional Québec cuisine which is hearty and filling. Enjoy a pint at one of the local microbreweries or browse the streets one more time before heading to your hotel room to pack.
Bonne nuit. Good night.
DAY 5 -
One more leisurely breakfast will be enjoyed before checking out of your hotel and departing for home. Take with you all the amazing sights of winding cobblestone streets and towering cathedrals; the sound of French pleasantries and tourists' "Oohs;" the smell of fresh-baked bread and pungent cheese; the taste of creamy cafe lattes and buttery croissants. All your senses agree: You're in France. But they're wrong: You were in Québec!
Your package includes:
4 Nights accommodations
Option to add a Gourmet French Picnic
4 Dinners (including three-course, sightseeing, St. Lawrence Dinner Cruise)
Option to upgrade dinner cruise - Red Carpet, priority boarding, cocktail, five course Experience.
Double Decker bus tour of Quebec City
Observatoire de la Capital
Parliament Building, Tourny Fountain, Upper Town, La Citadell
Fortifications & City gates, Plains of Abraham
Rue du Petit Champlain
Parc de la Chure – Cable car ride
Water Falls visit
Local expert Step on Guide – English speaking
Tour Roman Catholic Pilgrimage Site
Option to add Lavender fields visit, Guided tour of Monastery, Church & Museum tours, etc.
Baggage handling for one piece of luggage per traveler
Accommodations, baggage service, admissions, and group meals for the coach driver
Taxes and Gratuities (Note: Gratuities for the local guide and coach driver are not included and are at your discretion based on service.)