2746
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. 2746XPD
Length
6 days
Starts at
895
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
Moderate
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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John Keyes
Dr. Keyes is a specialist in Canadian and Québec history who has taught general economic and social history as well as Russian and Chinese history. A former academic dean and general director at two Quebec colleges, John has taught, in both English and French, on the history of Québec, the St. Lawrence River and the 19th-century timber trade.
John Keyes
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