Visit two of Canada's most popular cities, Montreal and Quebec City, on this enchanting vacation by rail.
About the Tour
Your five-day tour begins in Montreal, where you will spend two days exploring this dynamic city. Enjoy the old world influence of its gothic architecture and the modern flair of its exciting nightlife. This cosmopolitan city has chic shopping, exquisite cuisine and a glimpse of the city's rich history around every bend. Your time here includes a guided tour of the city's highlights followed by a free day to explore on your own.
Next, travel along the St. Lawrence River by VIA Rail train to Quebec City. Settle into your hotel and get to know this French-speaking city. Admire the 17th-century architecture and uncover its history as you stroll along cobblestone walkways. Enjoy a guided tour to learn more about the city's heritage, culture, and hotspots. The final day is free to discover your favorite parts of Quebec City on your own.
This vacation is also available from Quebec to Montreal-based on your travel preference.
- VIA Rail transportation between Montreal and Quebec City
- 4 nights hotel accommodations
- Montreal sightseeing
- Quebec City sightseeing
- Taxes and GST on applicable items
Day 1 - Arrive MontrealThe day is yours to explore the city at your leisure. Spend time in Old Montreal to visit the Bonsecours Market, the Old Port, City Hall, and the Montreal Science Centre. You won't want to miss underground Montreal with its fabulous shopping. Overnight Montreal.
Day 2 - Montreal SightseeingEmbark on your Montreal sightseeing tour to more than 200 points of interest throughout the city. Highlights include Notre Dame Basilica, historic Old Montreal, the Olympic Complex, McGill University, and a breathtaking view from the top of Mont Royal. Spend the remainder of the day exploring Montreal's colorful neighborhoods on your own. Overnight Montreal.
Day 3 - Montreal to Quebec CityBid adieu to Montreal and prepare to say bonjour to Quebec City! Board your comfortable VIA Rail train for the three-hour journey along the St. Lawrence River to this charming city steeped in history. Transfer to your centrally located hotel and spend the remainder of the day getting acquainted with the city on your own. Stroll the cobblestone streets, visit the unique shops, and delight in the city's sidewalk cafes and street entertainers. Overnight Quebec City.
Day 4 - Quebec City SightseeingToday embark on a sightseeing tour of Quebec City. You'll see both the historic and modern sides of this enchanting city during visits to the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale, and the Basilica among many other points of interest. Spend the remainder of the day exploring the city at your leisure. Overnight Quebec City.
Day 5 - Quebec City SightseeingMake lasting memories of your time in Quebec City during this full day to explore at your own pace. Visit Parliament Hill with its impressive Parliament Building and the Fontaine de Tourny, Montmorency Falls Park, the Beaupre Coast, or Île d'Orleans. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, collect souvenirs as you walk through the unique shops, and appreciate a fantastic meal.
Hotels include Delta Montreal and Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec. VIA Rail accommodations are in economy class and include a seat with picture window. Light meals, snacks, and beverages are available for purchase .
Hotels include Marriott Chateau Champlain and Hotel Manoir Victoria. VIA Rail accommodations are in business class and include a seat with picture window, access to the in-station Panorama Lounge (where available), priority boarding and complimentary newspapers, and a delicious meal including wine.
Hotels include Fairmont Queen Elizabeth and Fairmont Chateau Frontenac. VIA Rail accommodations are in business class and include a seat with picture window, access to the in-station Panorama Lounge (where available), priority boarding and complimentary newspapers, and a delicious meal including wine.
Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be of similar quality and amenities.
Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.