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Quebec & the Maritimes Winter Retreat

7 Days / 6 Nights
Montreal to Halifax or Halifax to Montreal
From USD$1,232 per person
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Highlights: VIA Rail | Montreal | Quebec City | Halifax Museum of Natural History Take a winter trip to the heart of French Canada, then continue by rail to the Maritimes. This enchanting retreat covers complete tours of Montreal and Quebec City, where the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Board VIA Rail back in Montreal for an overnight to Halifax, then explore the character and colourful personalities of Canada's stunning East Coast.

  • VIA Rail Train
  • Montreal City Tour
  • Quebec City Day Tour
  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History

    Early Booking Bonus
    Book by December 20, 2019, receive up to $250 per couple in added value which can be used for additional hotel nights, city sightseeing tours, activities or private transfers.
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Departing Montreal

Day 1 Montreal
Arrive at Montreal International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel.

Day 2 Montreal City Tour
Today, enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

Day 3 Quebec City Day Tour
Board the coach for a tour to Quebec City, the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so present. Quebec City looks and feels very European, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Day 4 Montreal to Halifax (Rail)
Spend the day at leisure sightseeing in Montreal before boarding VIA Rail to Halifax in the early evening. Overnight on VIA Rail. (Dinner is included today)

Day 5 On-board VIA Rail, Arrive Halifax late afternoon
Continue your rail journey through the beautiful snowy landscapes of Eastern Canada. Following a late afternoon arrival in Halifax, transfer independently to your downtown hotel. (Breakfast & lunch included today)

Day 6 Halifax
Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops. Continue your exploration with a stop at the Halifax Museum of Natural History. Discover the natural wonders of Nova Scotia all under one roof in the heart of Halifax.

Day 7 Halifax
Conclude your East Coast adventure with the morning check-out from your Halifax hotel.

Departing Halifax

Day 1 Arrive Halifax
On arrival into Halifax transfer independently to your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring on your own.

Day 2 Halifax
Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character, and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops. Continue your exploration with a stop at the Halifax Museum of Natural History. Discover the natural wonders of Nova Scotia all under one roof in the heart of Halifax.

Day 3 Halifax to Montreal (VIA Rail)
This morning depart onboard VIA Rail bound for Montreal. Enjoy the landscapes of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as you travel overnight to Montreal, Quebec. Overnight on VIA Rail. (Lunch and dinner are included today)

Day 4 Morning arrival into Montreal
After a morning arrival into Montreal the rest of the day is at leisure to explore. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 5 Montreal City Tour
Today, enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St. Joseph’s Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt. Royal.

Day 6 Quebec City Sightseeing Tour
Quebec City is the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so complete. Quebec City looks and feels very European, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City’s history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Day 7 Montreal
A check-out from your hotel concludes this memorable rail journey.

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night sleeping accommodation onboard VIA Rail
  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner onboard VIA Rail
  • Montreal City Tour
  • Quebec City Day Tour
  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History

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Departure dates

(Tour Code: TR133) Departing from Montreal: Thursdays Nov 21, 28 Dec 5, 12, 19, 26 Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 Apr 2, 9, 16, 23

(Tour Code: TR134) Departing from Halifax: Mondays & select Fridays Nov 22, 25 Dec 2, 9, 16, 20, 27, 30 Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 Mar 2, 9, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 Apr 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade

21 Nov - 27 Dec, 2019 30 Dec, 2019 - 23 Apr, 2020

$1,232
$1,281

$1,840
$1,915

$1,151
$1,194

$728
$757

Superior Grade

21 Nov - 27 Dec, 2019 30 Dec, 2019 - 23 Apr, 2020

$1,249
$1,297

$1,874
$1,948

$1,156
$1,198

$728
$757

Deluxe Grade

21 Nov - 27 Dec, 2019 30 Dec, 2019 - 23 Apr, 2020

$1,247
$1,296

$1,870
$1,945

$1,175
$1,218

$728
$757

Prices are per person and include all taxes.

Child age 10 yrs & under

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