Quebec Winter Wonderland

  • Montreal
  • Quebec City
  • 7 nights from
  • £1,979 per person
  • Trip Code: MC-1329

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Holiday Overview

Quebec Winter Wonderland

Explore the best of winter in two of Quebec’s popular cities Montreal and Quebec City. In Montreal visit Mount Royal where you can enjoy a variety of winter activities including snowshoeing and ice skating. Travel onboard the VIA Rail from Montreal to Quebec City, following along the St Lawrence River on this scenic rail journey. Explore Quebec City and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, this picturesque French inspired town is the perfect winter destination. Enjoy a stay at Hotel de Glace, this hotel is completely made from snow and ice, the perfect winter location. Enjoy dinning at ice restaurants and the spa facilities before spending the night in your cosy artic sleeping bags.

Quebec Winter Wonderland includes:

  • Return Flights from UK
  • 6 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • 1 Night in Quebec's Ice Hotel 'Hotel de Glace'
  • VIA Rail journey between Montreal and Quebec City
  • Walking Tour of Old Quebec City
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Day 1 - UK to Montreal

Arrive in Montreal making your own way to your downtown hotel.

Featured accommodation

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

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Day 2 - Explore Montreal

Spend today exploring the sights of Montreal, we have put together a few recommendations of winter fun to enjoy in the city.

Explore Mount Royal a mountain the middle of the city, surrounded by a urban green space with 200 hectares of park to explore. During the winter enjoy a variety of activities including snowshoeing treks, enjoy ice skating on the outdoor ice rink or enjoy cross country skiing over 22km ski trails available across the park. Please note activities at Mount Royal should be booked locally.

In the evening visit Basilique Notre Dame De Montreal where a nighttime light show is projected inside the of the church. Tickets for the light show can be booked locally. 

Featured accommodation

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

Unmissable Experiences

Montreal Experiences

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Day 3 - Montreal to Quebec City onboard the VIA Rail

This morning make your way to the VIA Rail station for your journey to Quebec City. Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs to rural landscapes, forests and rich pastures dotted with tiny villages and maple trees that extend to Quebec City. For the first hour you will notice the rugged Montérégie Hills, including the lush natural oasis of Mont Royal in Montreal. Arrive to Quebec at Gare du Palais and discover how at 400 years old it is the most charming city in Canada, complete with original architecture and buildings have been lovingly preserved.

Arriving at Quebec City in the evening.

Featured accommodation

Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac

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Day 4 - Old Walk Tour of Quebec City

At a leisurely pace, take the time to explore and to learn about the history, the architecture and the charms of Old Quebec, a World Heritage site! Starting in the heart of Quebec's old Upper Town, we will wend our way down to the historic Lower Town. With many opportunities to snap some great photos, your guide will also provide suggestions along the way of further things to see and do during your stay. The tour ends at the funiculaire leaving you with the choice to explore the many shops and attractions in Lower Town or returning to the Upper Town - a short ride or walk away!

Among landmarks discovered: Dufferin Terrace - Chateau Frontenac - St-Lawrence River - Latin Quarter - Old Seminary - Fortifications - Old Port – The Antique & Art district - Place Royale "Birthplace of the City".

Featured accommodation

Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac

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Day 5 - Explore Quebec City

A full day to explore Quebec City, the old town in the winter is the perfect picturesque town to explore.

Featured accommodation

Fairmont le Chateau Frontenac

Unmissable Experiences

Quebec City Experiences

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Day 6 - Hotel de Glace

Today take the coach transfer from Quebec City out to Hotel de Glace, a hotel made completely of ice. Each year the theme of the hotel changes, enjoy exploring the variety of ice structures around the hotel. Guests have access to enjoy the Nordic Area with hot tubs and spas under the stars. Enjoy dinning at the ice restaurants and bars. In the evening you will be provided with a ultra-comfy artic sleeping bags to enjoy a comfortable nights sleep.

Featured accommodation

Hotel de Glace

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Day 7 - Quebec City to Montreal

This morning depart the Hotel de Glace back to Quebec City on your coach transfer. Upon arrival in Quebec City make your way to the VIA Rail station for your journey to Montreal. Departing from Gare du Palais in Quebec City today, travel through the rugged Montérégie Hills towards Montreal. Pass by tiny villages, rich pastures and forests of maple trees, and watch the landscape transform from rural landscapes to city suburbs as you get closer to your final destination. Crossing the St. Lawrence River you'll arrive to Montreal, the largest city in Canada's Quebec province known for its landmarks like the Notre-Dame Bisilica. The train will pull into Central Station, located in the heart of downtown below the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel.

Arriving in Montreal in the evening.

Featured accommodation

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

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Day 8 - Montreal to UK

Check out of your Montreal hotel and make your own way to the airport for your onward flight.

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