La Belle Province by Rail

This package makes it easy to combine a visit to Québec’s two major cities: the sophisticated and lively Montréal, and historic Québec City, the only walled city in North America. Travel easily between the two cities by train and discover both Old cities over private guided walking tours that take in all the highlights.

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The Itinerary

Day 1

Upon your arrival at the airport in Montréal, you will be met and transported to your hotel downtown. Spend your evening strolling on nearby Sainte-Catherine Street, which boasts a number of boutiques and restaurants. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in a Fairmont Gold Room.

Day 2

A private transfer will deliver you to Old Montréal, where you will meet your walking tour guide. Learn about more than 360 years of history as you wander the cobblestone streets to Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Secours Chapel, City Hall, Notre Dame Basilica, the commercial Saint-Paul Street, the Old Port and more. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in a Fairmont Gold Room.

Day 3

Travel from Montréal to historic Québec City aboard Via Rail’s first class train. Enjoy a private guided tour of Old Québec City, a place of mellowed stone buildings, horse-drawn carriages and narrow winding streets. Discover Place d’Armes, the Latin Quarter, Basilica, City Hall, Quartier Petit Champlain and Place Royale, and consider dinner at the famous Anciens Canadiens. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in a Fairmont Gold Riverview Room.

Day 4

Continue exploring Québec City on your own today. Check out its shops and boutiques, visit the Citadel, dine in one of the fine restaurants or improvise a picnic on the Plains of Abraham. You might also wish to take a half-day excursion to Côte de Beaupré or even a full day tour to Charlevoix and Tadoussac. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Château Frontenac in a Fairmont Gold Riverview Room.

Day 5

A private transfer will deliver you from your hotel to the Québec airport in time for your outgoing flight. Safe travels!

 

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The Route

 

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