Walking up 2 miles.
At the hotel, choose what you like from the breakfast buffet featuring a variety of choices such as breakfast meats, eggs, pancakes, coffee, tea, water.
At the hotel, a local expert will give us a presentation highlighting the city's foundation and exceptional geographical location as well as its present-day social and economic facets. We’ll gain an understanding of how Québec City's history contributed to the creation and development of Canada and why it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. We’ll then head out on a walking field trip with our expert to explore Québec City with its eclectic architecture, streets, and monuments that serve as eloquent, perfectly conserved testaments to its evolution. Enjoy the city's uniquely European atmosphere, enchanting setting, and friendly inhabitants. We’ll conclude at the renowned Château Frontenac, one of the city’s landmarks and the most photographed hotel in the world. It boasts a fascinating history, owing its name to Louis de Buade de Frontenac, the powerful Governor-General who guided the destiny of New France in the late 1600s.
At the Château Frontenac, enjoy a plated, 3-course meal featuring tasty regional cuisine and a choice of entrée, plus coffee, tea, water; other beverages available for purchase.
Free time to explore the Quartier Le Petit Champlain, home to some of the city’s oldest homes and trading outposts along the Saint Lawrence River. The site of Quebec’s first port, the quaint neighborhood has a European atmosphere with narrow cobblestone streets, cafés, and shops. Explore the unique Exhibition This Is Our Story: First Nations and Inuit in the 21st Century at the Musée de la Civilisation. Discover what it means to be aboriginal in the 21st century. This permanent exhibition takes an in-depth look at today’s aboriginal cultures, from their diversity, worldviews, beliefs, and ways of identifying with their pasts, to contemporary expressions of aboriginality around the world (museum voucher will be provided).
This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions.
Private concert featuring the Quatuor Arthur-Leblanc, one of Canada’s finest string ensemble. Carter Hall, Holy Trinity Cathedral. Prepare for check-out and transfer in the morning.