Quebec City Getaway

August 12-15, 2018

Sun / Wed - 4 Days

Romantic European ambiance, fortress walls and sidewalk cafes reminiscent of Paris are closer than you may imagine! Quebec City, the cradle of French civilization in North America, is a living history lesson with a remarkable mix of architecture, heritage and culture. From its historic founding in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain as a trading post on the St. Lawrence River to its European flavor with 18th- and 19th-century buildings, cobblestone streets, fine dining and shopping, Old World charm has never been so close.

Stay near the Vieux Québec, the walled city on top of the hill, where the cultural, historical and gourmet offerings are legendary. The old part of the city still has its fortress walls, built by the French (and later by the British) to defend the city from sieges. These fortifications are the only surviving ones of their kind in North America. Explore the city with a guided tour and then on your own. Consider viewing the changing of the guard ceremony in the morning at The Citidelle, visiting one of the city’s world-class museums or indulge in gourmet cuisine.

Itinerary Hotel

Sun, Aug 12: Fly to Quebec City, Canada. Discover how maple syrup is made and enjoy lunch and entertainment at an authentic Canadian sugar shack from the 1920’s. Take a guided tour of the city, following your guide off the beaten path to be charmed by Old Quebec, the only walled city in North America. The characters of local yore will let you relive 400 years of action-packed history! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is impressive with fine old buildings and proud monuments lining winding streets and picturesque places. Check in to the Hotel Manoir Victoria in the heart of Old Quebec (Vieux Quebec) for three nights. At your leisure, explore and have dinner at one of the many delectable restaurants from which to choose. Be sure to try regional favorites such as poutine (fries, gravy and cheese curds) or meat pie for a simpler meal. This evening, you may choose to join the group to visit the Citadelle de Quebec at night for an included, but optional tour. Experience the Old City's fortress by lantern light as notable figures from the Citadelle's past come back to life. Join them as they recount true yet little-known tales of their times and transport you back to a long-ago era. (Meal: Lunch)

Mon, Aug 13: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel, then spend the day exploring the city as you like. (B)

Tue, Aug 14: Meet your local guide and see one of Quebec City’s most beautiful natural wonders. Montmorency Falls (Parc-de-la-Chute-Montmorency) are the most spectacular falls in the province, one and a half times higher than Niagara Falls! Take in the outstanding view from the suspended bridge overlooking the St. Lawrence River or from the nearby viewing platform. Continue the day at the Ile d’Orleans, situated in the St. Lawrence River. Americans inhabited the Ile d’Orleans long before Jacques Cartier set foot on it in 1535, and its rich natural elements and outstanding architectural treasures offer a diverse collection of charming and breathtaking landscapes. Enjoy lunch at a historic mill that dates back to the French Regime. This evening, a delicious four-course dinner will be at the historic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, whose castle-like turrets dominate the city landscape. (B,L,D)

Wed, Aug 15: The morning is free to squeeze in one last activity or some shopping before departing for the airport for your flight home in the afternoon. (B)

Hotel Manoir Victoria, Quebec City
Located in the heart of Old Quebec, this historic four-star hotel is known for its unique European style. Highlights: comfortable guestrooms • in-room coffee/tea maker • complimentary high-speed Internet access • two restaurants • room service • indoor pool • sauna • fitness center • spa.

Quebec City Getaway Pricing

Per Person*

Package with Air

Land Only

Double P/P



Triple P/P






Child (Under 18)



Ambassadair Trip #7446

Highlights Include

  • Guided tour of Quebec City
  • Lunch at an authentic Canadian sugar shack
  • See Montmorency Falls
  • Visit Ile d’Orleans
  • Dinner at the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
  • Tour the Citadelle de Quebec by lantern light
  • Ample free time to explore Old Town Quebec City

Package Includes

  • R/T commercial air from Indianapolis to Quebec City, Canada
  • 3 nights accommodations
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Sightseeing and admissions per itinerary
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
  • Hotel baggage handling
  • Escorted from Indianapolis


This itinerary includes activities where moderate walking, possibly on uneven terrain, is required. Some of the most unique sightseeing can be restrictive to motorcoaches, especially in historic areas.

PASSPORT REQUIREMENT! A passport is required to travel to this destination and must be valid for at least six months after your return.

CANADA TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS Any person may be denied entry to Canada for reasons including, but not limited to, security risks, health issues, financial condition, and involvement in criminal activity (regardless of degree or length of time since such crimes occurred) such as DUI, DWI, reckless driving, negligent driving, misdemeanor drug possession, all felonies, domestic violence, shoplifting, theft, and other crimes. It is recommended that a person who has ever been charged with, or convicted of, a crime obtain the necessary approval documents before attempting to enter Canada. To learn more about applying for and receiving these approvals and corresponding documentation, we strongly recommend that you visit the following website for details regarding the requirements and process: This is only a guide. A Canadian immigration officer will decide if you can enter Canada when you arrive at a port of entry.

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