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Montreal Intergenerational: Cultural Immersion and City Discovery

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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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 Jul 7 — Jul 12, 2013

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Type: Hotel

Description: SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Nestled within the charm of Old Montreal, located in the historical district, just steps away from the waterfront and all major attractions & venues. Enjoy a stroll along our cobble stone roads, ride the St. Lawrence River on a cruise, visit a museum or dine in one of our many quaint restaurants. Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel is one of the oldest restaurants around (circa 1754) and is connected to the hotel! Our 124 suites offer lots of space and separate areas for working, eating, sleeping and relaxing.

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 866-875-4333
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yulsh-springhill-suites-old-montreal/

Room amenities: Free high speed internet, Complimentary buffet breakfast, Micro-wave, Fridge & Coffee Maker Some suites offer a balcony, 25% larger then standard Marriott hotel room.

Facility amenities: The hotel also features a full spa (Gibson Spa) on-property, offering esthetic & therapeutic cares. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the Mezzanine level. At Marriott SpringHill Suites Old Montreal enjoy the personalized service of our staff and the uniqueness of the Old Montreal.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current pricing
Call for availability. You could 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. You could also contact your coordinator Sylvie at snadeau@quebecculture.travel or 1 888 569-4040 to get a registration form for the additional nights. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 07 - Check-In and Orientation/Dinner in Old Montreal
Arrive To: Check-In to hotel after 3:00 PM. Registration from 5:30 to 5:45 PM in the lobby.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at the popular steak house restaurant Le Vieux Port, located on rue St-Paul, the oldest street in Montreal.

Evening: After dinner, presentation of the various program elements and general information on the stay followed by a healthy walk through Old Montreal, for those interested.

Tonight we'll have our first French language workshop, focusing on everyday conversation: forms of greeting; introductions, formulation of simple questions, use of numbers, time, days of the week, months, etc

Lodging: Marriot Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Dinner

Type: Hotel

Description: SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Nestled within the charm of Old Montreal, located in the historical district, just steps away from the waterfront and all major attractions & venues. Enjoy a stroll along our cobble stone roads, ride the St. Lawrence River on a cruise, visit a museum or dine in one of our many quaint restaurants. Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel is one of the oldest restaurants around (circa 1754) and is connected to the hotel! Our 124 suites offer lots of space and separate areas for working, eating, sleeping and relaxing.

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 866-875-4333
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yulsh-springhill-suites-old-montreal/

Room amenities: Free high speed internet, Complimentary buffet breakfast, Micro-wave, Fridge & Coffee Maker Some suites offer a balcony, 25% larger then standard Marriott hotel room.

Facility amenities: The hotel also features a full spa (Gibson Spa) on-property, offering esthetic & therapeutic cares. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the Mezzanine level. At Marriott SpringHill Suites Old Montreal enjoy the personalized service of our staff and the uniqueness of the Old Montreal.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current pricing
Call for availability. You could 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. You could also contact your coordinator Sylvie at snadeau@quebecculture.travel or 1 888 569-4040 to get a registration form for the additional nights. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 08 - Exploring Montreal/Redpath Museum on McGill Unive...
Breakfast: Varied, buffet-style breakfast, including waffles and fruit.

Morning: A guided tour of Montréal will reveal its history, architecture, main neighborhoods, and astounding underground city, with its 20-mile network of pedestrian walkways.

Lunch: Montreal is renowned for its abundance of cafes, which are well-attended by Montrealers at lunch time. We will select one such café for a light, but comforting meal.

Afternoon: Visit the Redpath Museum located on McGill University Campus. Opened in 1882, this Museum is one of Canada's oldest museums with exhibits showcasing a large variety of biological and geological specimens as well as cultural artefacts fro around the world.

Dinner: Dinner in Old Montreal.

Evening: Meet Jennifer Bell saxophonist and jazz specialist. Learn about the history of jazz in Montreal and attend a demonstration of jazz improvisation with Jennifer and her accompanist, friend, musician and guitar player.

Lodging: Marriot Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Nestled within the charm of Old Montreal, located in the historical district, just steps away from the waterfront and all major attractions & venues. Enjoy a stroll along our cobble stone roads, ride the St. Lawrence River on a cruise, visit a museum or dine in one of our many quaint restaurants. Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel is one of the oldest restaurants around (circa 1754) and is connected to the hotel! Our 124 suites offer lots of space and separate areas for working, eating, sleeping and relaxing.

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 866-875-4333
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yulsh-springhill-suites-old-montreal/

Room amenities: Free high speed internet, Complimentary buffet breakfast, Micro-wave, Fridge & Coffee Maker Some suites offer a balcony, 25% larger then standard Marriott hotel room.

Facility amenities: The hotel also features a full spa (Gibson Spa) on-property, offering esthetic & therapeutic cares. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the Mezzanine level. At Marriott SpringHill Suites Old Montreal enjoy the personalized service of our staff and the uniqueness of the Old Montreal.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current pricing
Call for availability. You could 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. You could also contact your coordinator Sylvie at snadeau@quebecculture.travel or 1 888 569-4040 to get a registration form for the additional nights. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 09 - Montreal Nature museums (Botanical Garden, Mosaic...
Montreal Nature museums (Botanical Garden, Mosaicultures & Insectarium)

Breakfast: Varied, buffet-style breakfast, including waffles and fruit.

Morning: Discover a popular oasis in the heart of the city, the Montréal Botanical Garden is recognized as one of the world’s largest.Plus not to be missed the International Mosaicultures. Around 50 stunning works created by horticulturist-artists from 25 countries will be displayed at the Botanical Garden. These striking plant sculptures will line a spectacular 1.4 m path through the heart of the Botanical Garden. The mosaiculture sculptures will complement its vast collection of 22,000 plant species and cultivars, some thirty thematic outdoor gardens, First nation cultural gardens, Tree House and 10 exhibition greenhouses.

Lunch: Lunch at the Botanical Garden.

Afternoon: After lunch at the Insectarium located the Botanical garden, discover the wonder of the insect world and learn how insects play an essential part in ensuring the Earth’s ecological balance.

Dinner: Dinner in Old Montreal.

Evening: French language workshop - Exploring the city. This session will look at street signs, modes of transportation - bus, subway, bixi (bike-taxi), taxi, train - asking for information and directions.

Lodging: Marriot Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Nestled within the charm of Old Montreal, located in the historical district, just steps away from the waterfront and all major attractions & venues. Enjoy a stroll along our cobble stone roads, ride the St. Lawrence River on a cruise, visit a museum or dine in one of our many quaint restaurants. Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel is one of the oldest restaurants around (circa 1754) and is connected to the hotel! Our 124 suites offer lots of space and separate areas for working, eating, sleeping and relaxing.

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 866-875-4333
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yulsh-springhill-suites-old-montreal/

Room amenities: Free high speed internet, Complimentary buffet breakfast, Micro-wave, Fridge & Coffee Maker Some suites offer a balcony, 25% larger then standard Marriott hotel room.

Facility amenities: The hotel also features a full spa (Gibson Spa) on-property, offering esthetic & therapeutic cares. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the Mezzanine level. At Marriott SpringHill Suites Old Montreal enjoy the personalized service of our staff and the uniqueness of the Old Montreal.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current pricing
Call for availability. You could 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. You could also contact your coordinator Sylvie at snadeau@quebecculture.travel or 1 888 569-4040 to get a registration form for the additional nights. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 10 - Public Market Jean-Talon
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: We'll start the morning with a language workshop to make sure you know your "pommes" from your "pommes de terre", before we embark on a trip to the famous public market Jean-Talon. Featured topics today will include types of store - boutiques, malls, grocery stores, public markets, etc. -Montreal's underground city and the monetary system. Marché Jean-Talon is a riot of colors and a feast for the senses. A unique off-the-beaten-path excursion to meet real Montrealers and experience their favorite regional products, especially their fine gourmet delicacies.

Lunch: Lunch at the Market.

Afternoon: Explore the underground route "Where Montréal was born" at the Museum of Archaeology in Old Montreal (optional).

Dinner: Dinner on your own. A list of interesting restaurants will be prepared

Lodging: Marriot Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Nestled within the charm of Old Montreal, located in the historical district, just steps away from the waterfront and all major attractions & venues. Enjoy a stroll along our cobble stone roads, ride the St. Lawrence River on a cruise, visit a museum or dine in one of our many quaint restaurants. Auberge Le Saint-Gabriel is one of the oldest restaurants around (circa 1754) and is connected to the hotel! Our 124 suites offer lots of space and separate areas for working, eating, sleeping and relaxing.

Contact info:
445 rue St-Jean Baptiste
Montreal, QC H2Y 2Z7 Canada
phone: 866-875-4333
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/yulsh-springhill-suites-old-montreal/

Room amenities: Free high speed internet, Complimentary buffet breakfast, Micro-wave, Fridge & Coffee Maker Some suites offer a balcony, 25% larger then standard Marriott hotel room.

Facility amenities: The hotel also features a full spa (Gibson Spa) on-property, offering esthetic & therapeutic cares. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the Mezzanine level. At Marriott SpringHill Suites Old Montreal enjoy the personalized service of our staff and the uniqueness of the Old Montreal.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for current pricing
Call for availability. You could 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. You could also contact your coordinator Sylvie at snadeau@quebecculture.travel or 1 888 569-4040 to get a registration form for the additional nights. Thanks.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 11 - Planetarium and Olympic Tower
Breakfast: Varied, buffet-style breakfast, including waffles and fruit.

Morning: This morning visit the new Planetarium and attend a unique experience at Chaos Theatre. A new universe You will never get closer to the stars than this! Follow by a visit at the Olympic Tower. This Montreal Tower is the tallest inclined tower in the world at 165 metres high and its 45 degree angle is dramatic, as the tower of Pisa is only five degrees! This offer an incredible view of Montreal.

Afternoon: Free time to explore Montreal and put new language skills into practice in different situations according to your personal interests and tastes. Your coordinators will present you with several options to choose from.

Dinner: Farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurants in the city.

Lodging: Marriot Springhill Suite Vieux Montreal

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, July 12 - Last workshop in French!
Breakfast: Varied, buffet-style breakfast, including waffles and fruit.

Morning: This morning is our last chance to get together and talk about the week and your favorite experiences and your previous days explorations - in French!

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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