Fête de Noël: Christmas in Québec City

From Christmas fairs and choir performances to holiday lights and a Reveillon feast, discover a blend of Old World traditions and modern culture as you celebrate the holidays in Québec.
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Program No. 12831RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Could anything be more enchanting than celebrating the holidays in magical Old Town Québec? Elegant Québec City, capital of French Canada, celebrates the holidays with an extravaganza of Christmas lights and festivities from art and music to traditional foods and choir performances. Immerse yourself in Québec’s rich history and culture through expert-led walks and intriguing presentations. Revel in the holiday spirit with a traditional Reveillon feast and special Christmas day celebration at the magnificent Chateau Frontenac.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day; cobblestone streets, uneven, hilly terrain and stairs. Potentially icy, snowy winter conditions.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the rich history of Québec City and learn about the role of missionaries and religious communities in the development of Québec.
  • Indulge in local Québécois specialties on an exclusive visit to the Christmas Market.
  • Celebrate Christmas with a grand evening of dinner, dancing, and live music in the Chateau Frontenac’s ballroom.
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Stephen Marchessault
Stephen Marchessault was raised in a bilingual family and has spent most of his life in Québec City. He majored in history at Glendon College at York University in Toronto, and over the years, has developed an interest in the history of Québec City. Stephen enjoys sharing his interest and knowledge of this World Heritage City with lifelong learners.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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