Signature City Québec
Join a local author and historian for an insider’s perspective on Quebec City. You’ll hear fascinating lectures, taste regional cuisine, visit must-see icons and go off the beaten path.
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If you always wanted to visit Quebec this is the way to go. Just hope there is no heat spell.


The instructors made it easy to get out of our comfort zone and join in to a new way of looking at the wider world...


If you wish to be toured by charming, informed and amusing guides in this wonderful city, look no further!


If you love history, good food, and amazing tours and tour guides, sign up for Signature City Quebec. You will not be disappointed!


Great program. Lovely city and the tour guide Chantal was amazing - very warm and friendly and approachable.


This was a fascinating, thoroughly enjoyable introduction to Quebec City. The hotel was excellent and provided a relaxing refuge after our days’ activities. My favorite Road Scholar trip thus far.


This is a location you should not miss with history, beauty and excellent food everywhere you turn.


Quebec City was my first adventure with Road Scholar and I will definitely be returning to this organization for travel. The tours and lectures give a great description of the key areas of the city, the planned meals are offered at superb restaurants with generous choices, the personnel involved were terrific, knowledgeable and very approachable, and oh! The hotel on this trip...gorgeous, historic, a 10+ on service. Make your reservation today!


Quebec is a beautiful city with a rich history and cultural heritage. Our tour guide, besides being highly organized and fun to be with, was extremely knowledgeable, as were the additional guides for specific outings and educational sessions. The Chateau Frontenac was lovely and the meals there and elsewhere were done well. A well-planned and interesting time made even more enjoyable by the interesting people we met on the tour and around the city.


Quebec City is a fascinating city with a unique history described in detail through both educational lectures and visits to key city landmarks. Accommodations are excellent and the tour itself is well organized and run smoothly. A lovely 5 days for both fun and education.


It was obvious that during our visit the people of Quebec were intent on showing us why Quebec is so great to visit and live in. So much history, many sights and activities in proximity. I could not have had as great a Quebec experience on my own. Well done, Sally, Stephen, Harry and Road Scholar!


Great Trip! Our leader, Sally Kelner, was very organized. She was able to keep everyone on track and moving in a very friendly and personable way. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with information about places to see on one's own during the free time. Harry Hunkin provided excellent presentations on Quebec history. Daily schedule was well thought out and allowed us to see the maximum amount in 5 days. Dividing group of 24 into two groups of 12 was very helpful. Manoir Victoria Hotel was perfect location for both starting tour days as well as exploring on one's own. All the meals were delicious. One suggestion: ask the restaurants to provide one lighter alternative at lunch. I would highly recommend this trip!!


I had a wonderful time. The participants were welcoming to me, a solo traveler. The location, Quebec City, was one I had wanted to see for years and to learn more about its history.


I thoroughly enjoyed this program. The hotel was very comfortable and in a great location and the restaurants chosen were very good. Sally Kelner was a wonderful leader. Quebec is a beautiful city with so much interesting history. I highly recommend this program.


Signature City--Quebec City was a wonderful program. We learned a lot of the history of Canada and Quebec, as well as learning about the current situations and culture. The city is hilly but appropriate for active participants. We visited many interesting sites.


If you enjoy French food and like the feel of visiting small European cities, this is the destination for you without the hassle of overseas travel and significant time zone changes!


This was my first Road Scholar program and I loved it. I had a depth of experience that exceeded my expectations. I enjoyed the coordination of a well thought out and well planned trip that I didn't have to plan myself.


Signature Quebec was a delightful experience in a city unique in North America. We had long wnted to see Quebec City and this program satisfied each and every item on our wish list. Well worth the time.


So worth every plane delay and Customs hassle! The hotel is in a perfect spot for easy walking everywhere. The food was incredibly delicious, with just the right combination of buffet and plated dishes. Great idea to have a full afternoon on Thursday, once we had a good sense of where and what we wanted to do on our own. Tour guides were all very interesting, especially Harry and Simon. Sally did a great job making everyone feel at home in her hometown, adding her special knowledge of the area, and making sure we were all comfortable and enjoying ourselves. Beautiful city and very friendly people. I would go again!


Dear Road Scholar readers. My experience of the 5 day Quebec City tour was absolutely WONDERFUL! As I had dreamed of seeing the Frontenac (LIVE) since I was about 9 years old (when my parents visited and took and brought home photos in the early 1950's), I have yearned to visit there myself. This trip gave me the history and current updates that made the visit even more meaningful than I could have imagined. Especially Excellent Guides. Thank YOU!


Certainly one of the best R.S. trips that I've been on. The quality and location of the accommodations could not have been better. The local tour guides were all very good, and everyone in Quebec made us feel welcome to be there. And I can't really say enough about how good the food was, from the breakfast buffet at the hotel to the set meals at local restaurants. The only caveat that I have is that the entire town consists of a lot of ups and downs, with some steep streets and stairs. The routes taken as part of the itinerary were not too stressful, but if you want to do a lot of walking on your own -- as we did -- your legs will definitely feel it!


There is another "exceptional" place in North America...called Quebec!


Old Quebec is both quaint and historic. With so much in French it is almost like being in France without crossing an ocean.


Our trip to Quebec was an amazing way to learn about the history of the area and enjoy the present day city through the hearts and minds of guides that call it home! Marilyn and Brian


This trip was educational and allowed me to experience a part of North America that is similar to Europe. The people in Quebec were extremely friendly, and either switched from French to English when they realized I did not speak French or got someone else to take over with communications.

Terrie Lee

Quebec City was our first (but not last) Road Scholar experience! From the time we scheduled our reservations to our return home to PA, Road Scholar met our every hope and expectation for a safe, interesting, fun and worry-free adventure!


Going to Quebec City for me was like going to France without the long plane ride. The architecture, food, and language was a delightful change for me.


We just returned from Quebec City. It felt like visiting a European City, but was easier to get to and felt very safe. Had a great time.

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