Quebec City
Quebec: Cobblestones, Waterfalls and Woodcarvers
Stroll America’s oldest street, visit Basilica of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre, see a woodcarving demonstration and savor delicious regional cuisine as you explore Quebec with local experts.
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Program No. 2746RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
13 meals
5B 3L 5D
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At a Glance

Auberge du Mont invites you to take learning on the road! Four all-day field trips allow you to experience Quebec first-hand. Begin by exploring the walled city of Old Quebec by bus and then meander along these 17th century streets on your own. Visit the world-class Museum of Civilization and trace the story of Quebec from New France to today. At St-Jean-Port-Joli, the Wood Carving Capital, meet a wood carver, visit carving exhibits and visit a maple sugar shack. Along the Beaupre Coast, the Cradle of New France, witness the inspiring architecture of the Basilica of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre, experience the rural heritage of the Isle of Orleans and see geology in the making at Montmorency Falls.
Activity Level
Walks from a few blocks up to one mile over cobblestone.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the cobblestone streets of Old Quebec with experts as you take in the Colonial-era buildings.
  • Visit the Museum of Civilization and then wander down Rue du Petit Champlain, North America’s oldest street.
  • Experience a real Québécois tradition and maple syrup at a cabine-à-sucre and a woodcarving demonstration at St.-Jean-Port-Joli.
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Jean Pierre Deschenes
Jean-Pierre Deschenes is from the wood carving village of Saint-Port-Joli, located along the south shore of the St-Lawrence River. The highlight of his week is to take you to visit his home village for a true insider’s perspective! Holding an M.S.E.D from Northern Illinois University, he worked as the educational program director at Auberge du Mont, providing outdoor education to groups from all across North America. With over 20 years' experience, Jean-Pierre is a master Group Lleader and looks forward to welcoming you to Quebec!
Jean Pierre Deschenes
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