Women in the City: Cuisine & Culture in Québec

Find camaraderie with a group of curious women as you gain an insider’s look at the culture of Québec City. Taste local cuisine, visit historic sites and explore museums with experts.
Program No. 23937RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Together with a supportive group of women, discover the best of Québec City as locals introduce you to the food, arts and history of this fascinating region. Alongside expert historians, wind your way through quiet residential neighborhoods and worn cobblestone streets as you study the architecture of one of North America’s oldest settlements. A visit to Musée National des Beaux Arts reveals paintings and sculptures by Québecois artists and a culinary walk through the food district introduces many flavors that inspire the city’s locavore movement. On this special women’s-only program, lectures come to life with field trips encompassing both landmark sites and less heralded aspects of the city, shining light on the cultural fabric of Québec City that few visitors get to unravel.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
KEEP THE PACE: Walking 2 miles on uneven surfaces, cobblestones; some hills and stairs.
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 ...

  • Discover the city’s rich cultural heritage through its magnificent 17th-century architecture and extensive collection of artwork at Musée National des Beaux Arts.
  • Taste local flavors on an expert-led culinary walk through a European style food district and dinner at the historic Le Château Frontenac.
  • Explore the quaint cobblestone streets of Québec City with a group of Road Scholar women on this special women’s-only program.
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Harry Hunkin
Harry Hunkin began teaching at the age of twenty and completed his career as a professor of education at the University of Toronto. He worked for four years with the Inuit in Northern Québec assisting with the development of their travel program. Harry’s interest in the arts grew from his time managing the Green Room at Toronto’s famed Massey Hall, where he met Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. Harry is also a history buff with a particular fascination with military history.

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

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Chantal Bellon
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