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MONTREAL, QUEBEC

The Montreal International Jazz Festival

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Program #13960RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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If you’re looking for a more flexible schedule with ample independent time and several meals on your own, then our FLEX learning adventures are made for you.

Itinerary for Jun 26 — Jun 30, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: This all-suites hotel is situated in the heart of historic Old Montréal. It is within walking distance of Notre Dame Basilica, museums, and some of the finest restaurants in the city. The rejuvenated Old Port of Montréal is just a few steps away. The underground Metro is close by to whisk you through the city, as is the lively area of Chinatown. .

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 514-875-4333
web: www.springhillsuites.com

Room amenities: The hotel provides complimentary in-room coffee, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, microwave fridge and self-laundry facilities. complimentary wireless highspeed internet access.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call or book online - Code SNU
Call the Marriott SpringHill Old Montreal Office: Local number (514) 875-4333 or 1-866-875-4333 or E-Mail: shsreservations@marriott.com . Use code SNU for your individual reservation to get SN Tourisme/Road Scholar's rate. You could also book on line at www.springhillmontreal.com/en, 1. Click on Marriott.com. 2. Put your date request 3.Click on special rates. 4.Click on senior discount box or use the special SNU in the corporate/promotional code box and confirm your reservation. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Thursday, June 26 - Orientation and Welcome Dinner
Afternoon: 5:30 to 5:45 pm Registration (Mezzanine level) follow by Orientation Meeting including Introductions to the program. Meeting with the Festival de Jazz de Montréal's representative who will give you the highlights on the 35th festival edition and your Privilege Pass to the Festival.

Dinner: 6:30 pm Welcome dinner at French restaurant Chez Queux in Old Montréal.

Lodging: Marriott Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-suites hotel is situated in the heart of historic Old Montréal. It is within walking distance of Notre Dame Basilica, museums, and some of the finest restaurants in the city. The rejuvenated Old Port of Montréal is just a few steps away. The underground Metro is close by to whisk you through the city, as is the lively area of Chinatown. .

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 514-875-4333
web: www.springhillsuites.com

Room amenities: The hotel provides complimentary in-room coffee, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, microwave fridge and self-laundry facilities. complimentary wireless highspeed internet access.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call or book online - Code SNU
Call the Marriott SpringHill Old Montreal Office: Local number (514) 875-4333 or 1-866-875-4333 or E-Mail: shsreservations@marriott.com . Use code SNU for your individual reservation to get SN Tourisme/Road Scholar's rate. You could also book on line at www.springhillmontreal.com/en, 1. Click on Marriott.com. 2. Put your date request 3.Click on special rates. 4.Click on senior discount box or use the special SNU in the corporate/promotional code box and confirm your reservation. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, June 27 - Meeting with Jennifer Bell and Discover Old Montr...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Lecture with musicologist and musician, Jennifer Bell your jazz specialist. Learn about the history of jazz in Montreal. Overview of the programming and introduction to the three indoor concerts we will attend. One concert been added it to the program.

Lunch: Lunch in Old Montreal, in the French brewery Les Trois Brasseurs.

Afternoon: Walking guided tour of Old Montreal, focusing on its history, architecture and street art. Discover the Notre-Dame Basilica.

Dinner: Dinner on your own - participants can choose from a wide variety of restaurants to sample the local cuisine. Restaurants and food kiosques on the Festival outside site.

Evening: First indoor concert (assigned seat) at 8:00 pm. Grand concert featuring Dianne Reeves, jazz singer recipient of 4 Grammys, at Place des Arts - Théâtre Maisonneuve. After this first indoor concert, experience the Festival and its numerous free concerts all night long. At 11:00 pm you could attend the Jam Session with your privilege pass.

Lodging: Marriott Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-suites hotel is situated in the heart of historic Old Montréal. It is within walking distance of Notre Dame Basilica, museums, and some of the finest restaurants in the city. The rejuvenated Old Port of Montréal is just a few steps away. The underground Metro is close by to whisk you through the city, as is the lively area of Chinatown. .

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 514-875-4333
web: www.springhillsuites.com

Room amenities: The hotel provides complimentary in-room coffee, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, microwave fridge and self-laundry facilities. complimentary wireless highspeed internet access.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call or book online - Code SNU
Call the Marriott SpringHill Old Montreal Office: Local number (514) 875-4333 or 1-866-875-4333 or E-Mail: shsreservations@marriott.com . Use code SNU for your individual reservation to get SN Tourisme/Road Scholar's rate. You could also book on line at www.springhillmontreal.com/en, 1. Click on Marriott.com. 2. Put your date request 3.Click on special rates. 4.Click on senior discount box or use the special SNU in the corporate/promotional code box and confirm your reservation. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, June 28 - Exclusive Behind the scene.
Breakfast: Buffet-style breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Presentation and demonstration of jazz improvisation with our two specialized musicians, Jennifer Bell (saxophone) and Cordell Henebury (guitar).

Lunch: Lunch in the Theater district.

Afternoon: Inside look of the festival: the impressive security system and the animated press room. An exclusive behind the scenes with a Festival representative.

Dinner: Dinner on your own.

Evening: Indoor concert featuring The Jacques Kuba Seguin, polish-canadian trumpeter & composer. Concert at 6:00 pm at L'Astral in La Maison du Festival. After the 2nd indoor concert with the group, enjoy a selection of outdoor free concerts on the site and Jam session at 11:00 -11:30 pm. Also Fireworks International Competition Opening at 10:00 pm - Old Port. A bloc from the hotel.

Lodging: Marriott Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-suites hotel is situated in the heart of historic Old Montréal. It is within walking distance of Notre Dame Basilica, museums, and some of the finest restaurants in the city. The rejuvenated Old Port of Montréal is just a few steps away. The underground Metro is close by to whisk you through the city, as is the lively area of Chinatown. .

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 514-875-4333
web: www.springhillsuites.com

Room amenities: The hotel provides complimentary in-room coffee, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, microwave fridge and self-laundry facilities. complimentary wireless highspeed internet access.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call or book online - Code SNU
Call the Marriott SpringHill Old Montreal Office: Local number (514) 875-4333 or 1-866-875-4333 or E-Mail: shsreservations@marriott.com . Use code SNU for your individual reservation to get SN Tourisme/Road Scholar's rate. You could also book on line at www.springhillmontreal.com/en, 1. Click on Marriott.com. 2. Put your date request 3.Click on special rates. 4.Click on senior discount box or use the special SNU in the corporate/promotional code box and confirm your reservation. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Sunday, June 29 - Montreal Public Market - 3rd Indoor concert
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Experience a subway-ride and visit at the Jean Talon market, appreciated by Montrealers. You will be invited to sample mouth-watering products, specific to Québec.

Brunch: Farewell Brunch in Old Montreal.

Afternoon: Free time to explore Montréal (our exclusive list of suggestions will be handed to you) or to attend free concerts on the Festival's site.

Dinner: Farewell concert. We added ticket for a third indoor concert. Concert featuring Montreal pianist Vic Vogel & Jazz Big Band at 6:00 pm at Maison du Festival.

Lodging: Marriott Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Brunch
Day Five: Monday, June 30 - Final discussion on your Montreal Jazz experience...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Final discussion on your Montreal Jazz experience with Jennifer Bell.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Infotouriste CentreInfotouriste Centre. The best source for Quebec tourist information. Free tourist information on Montreal as well as the rest of the Province of Quebec. 1 877-266-5687.
For additional information, visit: www.bonjourquebec.com

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4 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 2 lunches, 1 dinner,
4 Expert-led lectures
3 Field trips
4 Performances

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