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Whales, Fjords and French Canada: Saguenay and the St. Lawrence

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Program #12684RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for Sep 8 — Sep 14, 2013

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Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of historic, culturally vibrant, gastronomic and romantic Old Québec, the unique 4-star European-style hotel extends a warm and friendly welcome in an inviting decor and spectacular surroundings that have been delighting visitors for centuries. The popularity of the Hotel Manoir Victoria began in the early 1830’s. Named Hotel Albion at the time, it was located on the East side of Côte du Palais, i.e. across the street from the actual hotel. At the time, the Albion hotel, owned by Thomas Payne, was the best in town and a room was charged $1.50 per night. Later, the hotel name changed for Stadacona. Benjamin Trudel, owner of another hotel in Québec, bought the Stadacona in 1895, refurbished the hotel and named it “Hotel Victoria”.

Contact info:
44, Cote du Palais
Quebec, QC G1R 4H8 Canada
phone: 800-463-6283 xor4186921030
web: www.manoir-victoria.com/index.php/en/

Room amenities: Room amenities include hairdryer, individual digital thermostat, color TV with cable and remote control, complimentary high speed internet access in all rooms, alarm clock, direct access telephone, minibar ($), ), iron and ironing boards.

Facility amenities: The new Spa du Manoir offers expert body and esthetic care, an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness centre, an Internet lounge as well as indoor parking with valet service.

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

Additional nights before: Call for current prices
Call for availability and current prices.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 08 - Check-In/Orientation
Afternoon: HOTEL CHECK-IN/REGISTRATION: Independent arrivals and transfers to the program hotel after 3:00 pm. Registration between 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the hotel lobby.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at the hotel

Evening: INTRODUCTIONS: Following dinner, you will meet for introductions, a review of the program and site orientation. Optional evening walk in Old Quebec.

Lodging: Manoir Victoria

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: In 1865, Hôtel Tadoussac opened its doors, marking the beginning of a century of vacationing. In 1927, a ferryboat transporting cars began regular service between Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine. For more than 150 years, visitors have been enjoying what is now known as the most famous landmark in Tadoussac, Hôtel Tadoussac. With its whitewashed walls, red roof, maritime colours, dormer windows and cupola, Tadoussac Hotel calls to mind an earlier era. Overlooking Tadoussac Bay and the St. Lawrence River the hotel offers sublime comfort in a stunning marine environment far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. As you look out from the hotel terrace, you will see sailboats anchored in the bay overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

Contact info:
165 rue Bord de l'Eau
Tadoussac, QC G0T 2A0 Canada
phone: 418-235-4421
web: www.hoteltadoussac.com

Room amenities: Many of our rooms overlook picturesque Tadoussac Bay, and display floral and nautical touches. All rooms come with iron and ironing board, hair dryer, free coffee in room, flat screen TV and free wireless high-speed Internet access.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool, mini golf, tennis court, game room. There are a variety of dining options to at the hotel; our chef draws his inspiration from the fresh local seafood and savoury Charlevoix food products. Le William Restaurant: Enjoy an intimate atmosphere and stunning view of the St. Lawrence River, perfect for a romantic dinner for two. Le Coverdale Dining Room: The luxurious Le Coverdale truly captures Hôtel Tadoussac’s rich sense of history with its period woodwork and beautiful mural. Enjoy mouth-watering buffets featuring local specialties. Le Beaupré Restaurant: Inspired by Le Coverdale Dining room, Le Beaupré offers a more casual setting, ideal for family meals. Enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner on the outside terrace. Le Coquart Café Lounge Cocktail Bar: Start your day with a delicious coffee in a relaxing atmosphere. Take a healthy lunch or drink one of our cocktail in a breathtaking environment. Le Coquart Café Lounge is a comfortable and inviting spot featuring a full bar service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Monday, September 09 - Montmorency Falls/Art Gallery - Baie St. Paul/Wha...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Montmorency Falls, Basilica Ste. Anne de Beaupre and Cyclorama. Board the coach for Tadoussac via Charlevoix. Along the way we make several stops to points of interest including Montmorency Falls, at 272 feet high, the falls are almost 100 feet higher than Niagara Falls. We visit the Basilica at Ste. Anne de Beaupre, an important pilgrimage site in North America, and the spectacular cyclorama.

Lunch: Lunch in Baie St. Paul.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Baie St. Paul, Art Galleries and Pointe Noire. After lunch we will walk through the town of Baie St. Paul, prized by painters from everywhere in the country. Along the narrow streets of Baie-Saint-Paul, you can admire numerous ancestral houses that clearly remind of the wealthy businessmen who settled in this region. The streets of the city are lined with boutiques and art galleries that show works by artists who come to the area for inspiration to paint or sculpt their beautiful works of art. We resume our travel along the St. Lawrence - drive through a 350 million year old meteorite crater then to Pointe Noire lighthouse. Perched at the edge of the Saguenay Fjord with a view of Tadoussac and the St. Lawrence River, beluga whales are often spotted from here.

Dinner: Dinner at Le Bateau - French Canadian buffet.

Evening: PRESENTATION: The Mighty River. Evening presentation is a screening of the video "The Mighty River", narrated by Donald Sutherland.

Lodging: Hotel Tadoussac

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: In 1865, Hôtel Tadoussac opened its doors, marking the beginning of a century of vacationing. In 1927, a ferryboat transporting cars began regular service between Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine. For more than 150 years, visitors have been enjoying what is now known as the most famous landmark in Tadoussac, Hôtel Tadoussac. With its whitewashed walls, red roof, maritime colours, dormer windows and cupola, Tadoussac Hotel calls to mind an earlier era. Overlooking Tadoussac Bay and the St. Lawrence River the hotel offers sublime comfort in a stunning marine environment far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. As you look out from the hotel terrace, you will see sailboats anchored in the bay overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

Contact info:
165 rue Bord de l'Eau
Tadoussac, QC G0T 2A0 Canada
phone: 418-235-4421
web: www.hoteltadoussac.com

Room amenities: Many of our rooms overlook picturesque Tadoussac Bay, and display floral and nautical touches. All rooms come with iron and ironing board, hair dryer, free coffee in room, flat screen TV and free wireless high-speed Internet access.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool, mini golf, tennis court, game room. There are a variety of dining options to at the hotel; our chef draws his inspiration from the fresh local seafood and savoury Charlevoix food products. Le William Restaurant: Enjoy an intimate atmosphere and stunning view of the St. Lawrence River, perfect for a romantic dinner for two. Le Coverdale Dining Room: The luxurious Le Coverdale truly captures Hôtel Tadoussac’s rich sense of history with its period woodwork and beautiful mural. Enjoy mouth-watering buffets featuring local specialties. Le Beaupré Restaurant: Inspired by Le Coverdale Dining room, Le Beaupré offers a more casual setting, ideal for family meals. Enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner on the outside terrace. Le Coquart Café Lounge Cocktail Bar: Start your day with a delicious coffee in a relaxing atmosphere. Take a healthy lunch or drink one of our cocktail in a breathtaking environment. Le Coquart Café Lounge is a comfortable and inviting spot featuring a full bar service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Tuesday, September 10 - Whale Safari/Research Station/Saguenay Rocks
Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel Tadoussac

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Whale Watching Safari. We embark on a morning whale watching safari with an experienced naturalist to see Fin, Minke and Beluga whales perhaps Humpback and Blue whales. The Gulf and Estuary of the St. Lawrence form a kingdom for whales. They are like an open air laboratory for biologists fascinated by these giants. Since the beginning of the 1980's, the St. Lawrence has also become an incomparable destination for those wishing to attempt an encounter with whales. For it is here where the upwelling phenomena supplies vast clouds of krill and small fish that attract so many whales.

Lunch: Lunch at the marina.

Afternoon: PRESENTATION: Whale Research Station & Museum. At the CIMM Museum (Le Centre d'Interprétation des Mammifères Marins or the Sea Mammals Interpretation Centre) you'll discover the fascinating and mysterious world of the St-Lawrence whales with our Museum specialists. Where can one see them? How to recognize them? The Museum’s exhibitions, skeleton collection and reconstitutions of sea-mammals, films and slide-shows are not to be missed. Listen to the underwater sounds of the Saguenay River; see spectacular images and reproductions of whales, and more. EXCURSION: Saguenay Fjord Walk. Take a guided walk to the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord and possibly see Minke whales close to shore.

Dinner: Dinner at Restaurant du Lac, Hotel Beluga.

Evening: EXCURSION: The Man Who Planted Trees. A video screening of "The Man Who Planted Trees", narrated by Christopher Plummer. It tells the story of a solitary shepherd who patiently plants and nurtures a forest of thousands of trees, single-handedly transforming his arid surroundings into a thriving oasis. A film of great beauty and hope, this story is a remarkable parable for all ages and an inspiring testament to the power of one person.

Lodging: Hotel Tadoussac

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: In 1865, Hôtel Tadoussac opened its doors, marking the beginning of a century of vacationing. In 1927, a ferryboat transporting cars began regular service between Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine. For more than 150 years, visitors have been enjoying what is now known as the most famous landmark in Tadoussac, Hôtel Tadoussac. With its whitewashed walls, red roof, maritime colours, dormer windows and cupola, Tadoussac Hotel calls to mind an earlier era. Overlooking Tadoussac Bay and the St. Lawrence River the hotel offers sublime comfort in a stunning marine environment far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. As you look out from the hotel terrace, you will see sailboats anchored in the bay overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

Contact info:
165 rue Bord de l'Eau
Tadoussac, QC G0T 2A0 Canada
phone: 418-235-4421
web: www.hoteltadoussac.com

Room amenities: Many of our rooms overlook picturesque Tadoussac Bay, and display floral and nautical touches. All rooms come with iron and ironing board, hair dryer, free coffee in room, flat screen TV and free wireless high-speed Internet access.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool, mini golf, tennis court, game room. There are a variety of dining options to at the hotel; our chef draws his inspiration from the fresh local seafood and savoury Charlevoix food products. Le William Restaurant: Enjoy an intimate atmosphere and stunning view of the St. Lawrence River, perfect for a romantic dinner for two. Le Coverdale Dining Room: The luxurious Le Coverdale truly captures Hôtel Tadoussac’s rich sense of history with its period woodwork and beautiful mural. Enjoy mouth-watering buffets featuring local specialties. Le Beaupré Restaurant: Inspired by Le Coverdale Dining room, Le Beaupré offers a more casual setting, ideal for family meals. Enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner on the outside terrace. Le Coquart Café Lounge Cocktail Bar: Start your day with a delicious coffee in a relaxing atmosphere. Take a healthy lunch or drink one of our cocktail in a breathtaking environment. Le Coquart Café Lounge is a comfortable and inviting spot featuring a full bar service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Wednesday, September 11 - Whale Research Station/Saguenay St. Lawrence Mari...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel Tadoussac

Morning: PRESENTATION: Whale Research Station & Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. Hear about the role and activity of the Whale research station at the CIMM Museum. A presentation on the Saguenay–-St. Lawrence Marine Park will provide a snapshot of this unique natural environment: the majestic waters of the world’s largest estuary mingling here with those of the longest fjord in Eastern Canada. It is Canada's first and largest marine park, where water depths vary from 15 to over 1,000 feet. This encounter between the St. Lawrence Estuary and the Saguenay Fjord produces exceptional oceanographic phenomena, such as cold waters welling up to the surface, that foster biological diversity. As well as a rich natural heritage, learn about the significant cultural background and fascinating history of the marine park area. Physical traces of human life, as much as 8,000 years old, bear witness to their presence here.

Lunch: Lunch at Hotel Tadoussac.

Afternoon: EXCURSION: Sand Dunes Walk. We go to the Beluga Interpretation Centre, then visit the Sand Duness and marvel at the 200 foot high dunes descending to the beach below.

Dinner: Dinner Cafe du Fjord

Evening: PRESENTATION: Benny's Whale Quiz.

Lodging: Hotel Tadoussac

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: In 1865, Hôtel Tadoussac opened its doors, marking the beginning of a century of vacationing. In 1927, a ferryboat transporting cars began regular service between Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine. For more than 150 years, visitors have been enjoying what is now known as the most famous landmark in Tadoussac, Hôtel Tadoussac. With its whitewashed walls, red roof, maritime colours, dormer windows and cupola, Tadoussac Hotel calls to mind an earlier era. Overlooking Tadoussac Bay and the St. Lawrence River the hotel offers sublime comfort in a stunning marine environment far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. As you look out from the hotel terrace, you will see sailboats anchored in the bay overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

Contact info:
165 rue Bord de l'Eau
Tadoussac, QC G0T 2A0 Canada
phone: 418-235-4421
web: www.hoteltadoussac.com

Room amenities: Many of our rooms overlook picturesque Tadoussac Bay, and display floral and nautical touches. All rooms come with iron and ironing board, hair dryer, free coffee in room, flat screen TV and free wireless high-speed Internet access.

Facility amenities: Outdoor swimming pool, mini golf, tennis court, game room. There are a variety of dining options to at the hotel; our chef draws his inspiration from the fresh local seafood and savoury Charlevoix food products. Le William Restaurant: Enjoy an intimate atmosphere and stunning view of the St. Lawrence River, perfect for a romantic dinner for two. Le Coverdale Dining Room: The luxurious Le Coverdale truly captures Hôtel Tadoussac’s rich sense of history with its period woodwork and beautiful mural. Enjoy mouth-watering buffets featuring local specialties. Le Beaupré Restaurant: Inspired by Le Coverdale Dining room, Le Beaupré offers a more casual setting, ideal for family meals. Enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner on the outside terrace. Le Coquart Café Lounge Cocktail Bar: Start your day with a delicious coffee in a relaxing atmosphere. Take a healthy lunch or drink one of our cocktail in a breathtaking environment. Le Coquart Café Lounge is a comfortable and inviting spot featuring a full bar service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Thursday, September 12 - Cape de Bon Desir Lighthouse/Marine Discovery Cen...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel Tadoussac

Morning: FIELD TRIP:Cap-de-Bon-Désir Lighthouse & Montagnais Essipit Reserve. We board the coach for Les Escoumins. At Cap-de-Bon-Désir listen to the lighthouse tell about its past and the lives of its keepers. It is also an excellent place from which to admire the St. Lawrence Estuary and the seek out the many species of marine mammals there, including minke, common and blue whales, belugas and many species of seals and seabirds. ` Learn about the native settlement of this area and how the community owed its survival—and lifestyle—to the use of natural resources. Essipit, established where traditional shipping routes intersected, took advantage of its enviable location to do business with travelers. The advent of the logging industry in the 19th century completely transformed life in the area, and at this time the federal government created reserves, including Essipit, founded in 1892. Visit the Montagnais Essipit reserve and learn how residents developed new economies based on trade and crafts.

Lunch: Lunch at Le Bouleau.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Marine Discovery Centre. At the Marine Discovery Centre; learn how ships’ captains conquered the St. Lawrence over the years, in an exhibition on navigation on the river. View a diver's film showing sea life 45 feet below the surface, sea stars, sea cucumbers, anemones and sponges. See where and how local peat moss is collected and harvested. At Archo-Topo at Bergeronnes you will learn about the archeology and natural history of the area. Examine artifacts documenting 8,000 years of human presence here at the Archeo-Topo Museum.

Dinner: Dinner is at La Galouine.

Evening: Optional slide show presentation and activity or enjoy some free time this evening.

Lodging: Hotel Tadoussac

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the heart of historic, culturally vibrant, gastronomic and romantic Old Québec, the unique 4-star European-style hotel extends a warm and friendly welcome in an inviting decor and spectacular surroundings that have been delighting visitors for centuries. The popularity of the Hotel Manoir Victoria began in the early 1830’s. Named Hotel Albion at the time, it was located on the East side of Côte du Palais, i.e. across the street from the actual hotel. At the time, the Albion hotel, owned by Thomas Payne, was the best in town and a room was charged $1.50 per night. Later, the hotel name changed for Stadacona. Benjamin Trudel, owner of another hotel in Québec, bought the Stadacona in 1895, refurbished the hotel and named it “Hotel Victoria”.

Contact info:
44, Cote du Palais
Quebec, QC G1R 4H8 Canada
phone: 800-463-6283 xor4186921030
web: www.manoir-victoria.com/index.php/en/

Room amenities: Room amenities include hairdryer, individual digital thermostat, color TV with cable and remote control, complimentary high speed internet access in all rooms, alarm clock, direct access telephone, minibar ($), ), iron and ironing boards.

Facility amenities: The new Spa du Manoir offers expert body and esthetic care, an indoor pool, a sauna, a fitness centre, an Internet lounge as well as indoor parking with valet service.

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

Additional nights before: Call for current prices
Call for availability and current prices.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, September 13 - Heritage Mill/Les Eboulements/Maritime Museum/Far...
Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel Tadoussac

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Les Eboulements/Vintage Mill. We depart by coach for Quebec City En route you will visit an 18th century water-run flour mill in les Eboulements, still in operation today. Entirely restored, its original mechanism powered by a waterwheel still drives the millstones. Together, the mill and the seigneurial manor are one of the last four remaining seigneurial sites. The adjacent structure is still the miller's house. Les Eboulements owes its name to a geological incident that changed the shape of this territory in 1663. A gigantic landslide occurred as a result of an earthquake, causing part of the coast to be swept away into the St. Lawrence River. The tormented landscape of this region, steep and mountainous, offers nonetheless, sites of sensational beauty. The village owes its fame to its country heritage and to the beautiful architecture and character of its houses.

Lunch: Lunch at Hotel Beausejour in St. Joseph de la Rive.

Afternoon: FIELD TRIP: Maritime Museum. Discover Charlevoix’s maritime tradition at the Maritime Museum located at the former Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive shipyard. The shipyard was dedicated to the building, repair and winter dry-docking of schooners until it closed in 1972. The Maritime Museum preserves and recounts the Charlevoix’s maritime history through tales of the schooners that once sailed the St. Lawrence and the building techniques unique to these magnificent ships. Enjoy a magical moment on the shores of the mighty St Lawrence, where centuries of history unfolded and learn about the history of navigation and better understand the role of the navigation in the economic development of Quebec.

Afternoon: EXCURSION: Paper Making Workshop. At the Papeterie Saint-Gilles, you can observe artists making paper using ancient techniques. Their fine cotton paper is embroidered with leaves or flowers representing regional trees and flowers. In the workshop, you can see the craftsmen at work, while in the museum you can see some beautiful works of art made with paper. This one-of-a-kind workshop in Canada has preserved its strictly craftsmanship-oriented nature.

Dinner: Farewell dinner in Quebec City.

Lodging: Manoir Victoria

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Seven: Saturday, September 14 - Old Quebec Guided Walk/Independent Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast at Hotel Tadoussac

Morning: FIELD TRIP: Old Quebec Guided Walk. A presentation on Quebec City followed by a guided walk in Old Quebec by a local historian will give you an excellent overview of Québec City from its founding to the present day. Learn about the principal historical events that occurred here and explore charming and historic Old Québec City. Start at the Lower Town and Place Royale, known as the cradle of French civilization in North America with its fine stone merchant houses and Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church. At Place d'Armes, you will see the monument of Samuel de Champlain, Father of New France and founder of Québec City. Dufferin Terrace is an enchanting area offering magnificent views of the mountains, St. Lawrence River, Lower Town and the Citadel known as the Gibraltar of North America which was built by the British between 1820 and 1832.

Morning: INDEPENDENT DEPARTURES: Program ends after the morning activity; check-out time is 12:00 noon.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Tadoussac, Quebec
Mer & Monde Écotours (Sea Kayaking)Guided sea-kayaking tours in the Saguenay Fjord and out onto the St. Lawrence Estuary with Mer & Monde Écotours. Half-day or two- to four-day packages are available. For all packages we provide: kayak (tandem or solo), isothermal clothing, an experienced guide, camping material and meals, as well as training before departure. The three-hour tour departs daily at 9:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.Mer & Monde Écotours (right on Tadoussac beach) Telephone: 1-418-235-1056 Toll-free: 1-866-637-6663
Quebec City, QC
Musée National des Beaux-Arts du QuebecThis is the city's major art museum. It occupies a former prison, a soaring glass-roofed Grand Hall, a stylish cafe, and a shop. The best reason to visit is to see the Inuit art collected over the years by Québécois Raymond Brousseau. In 2005, the museum acquired his major collection, assembled over many years.
For additional information, visit: www.mnba.qc.ca/Home.aspx
Musée de la CivilisationThis museum is one of the most engrossing in all of Canada. Open since 1988, it's an innovative presence on the waterfront of historic Basse-Ville. A dramatic atrium-lobby sets the tone with a representation of the St. Lawrence River with an ancient ship beached on the shore. Definitely take in "People of Québec . . . Then and Now," a permanent exhibit that is a sprawling examination of Québec history, moving from the province's roots as a fur-trading colony to the present, providing visitors with a rich sense of Québec's daily life over the generations.
For additional information, visit: www.mcq.org/index_en.html
Ursulines Convent and MuseumLearn about the educational mission of the Ursuline nuns and their way of life. The Ursulines landed in New France in 1639 and concerned themselves with the education of girls, both French and Native. The Convent is the oldest institution of its kind in North America and is housed in buildings erected at various times during the monastery's three and a half centuries of existence. The Chapel dates from the early 20th century and preserves the interior decor of the original 1730s chapel. The Ursulines museum contains one of the richest ethnographic and artistic collections passed down from the early days of New France, including exquisite embroidery worked by the nuns.
For additional information, visit: www.quebeccityjourney.com/chapelle-musee-de-ursulines.htm

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