22250
Quebec
French Canada at a Slower Pace: Montréal & Québec City
Be immersed in the architecture, Francophone culture and culinary arts of Montréal and Québec City as you discover the joie de vivre that unites the Québecois, all at a leisurely pace.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22250RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,699

At a Glance

In Québec — “la belle province” — immerse yourself in the evocative architecture, Francophone culture and artistic passion of Montréal and Québec City. Enjoy a sensuous taste of Europe right here in North America as you discover the visual, performing and culinary arts inspired by the joie de vivre that unites the Québecois. Explore world-class museums, stroll picturesque neighborhoods and interact with Québec natives, all at a relaxed pace that allows you to fully absorb the artistic expression, historic buildings and European charms of these two cities.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile on varied surfaces. Program features hotels and sites chosen for their ease of access, as well as for their historical and cultural significance.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Get expert perspectives on prestigious museum collections, including the Montréal Fine Arts Museum and the Ursulines Museum, right behind your Québec City hotel.
  • Hear from an expert about what it’s like living in Montréal today, with insights into the city’s cultural, social and economic climate.
  • Enjoy easy-paced walking excursions through Old Montréal and Old Québec, including visits to the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montréal and the Chute Montmorency in Quebec City.

General Notes

You may enjoy a more active version of this program, "French Canada: An Artistic Journey" (#10382).
Featured Expert
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Jennifer Bell
Introducing Jennifer Bell on saxophone. Jennifer was the first female recipient of a bachelor's in jazz studies from McGill University. She has made her home in Montreal since 1981 and is an active member of the thriving jazz scene there. She founded the group Streetnix in 1987 and has appeared at every edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal since. She has been an instructor of jazz combos, saxophone and jazz history at the McGill Conservatory of Music since 1985.

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

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Jennifer Bell
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Andrée Girard
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Lise Lambert
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Julie Bélanger
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Marie Legroulx
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