Carnaval de Quebec - 3 Days

Quebec Winter Carnival

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Walking tour of Old City and Carnival exhibits
  • Ice-toboggan at the Chateau Frontenac
  • Normandin Soap Box Derby
  • Visit to St. Anne de Beaupre Cathedral
  • Visit to Chute Montmorency Waterfalls

Daily Itinerary

Day 1
Upon arrival, you will meet your local guide and go to your hotel to check in to your rooms (if available). They are not usually available until 3:00pm. If they are not ready, you will check your bags. You will then take a walking tour of the Old City and Carnival exhibits. If you are able to check into our rooms, this tour will begin at 12:00 noon. If not, it will begin immediately after our bags are checked. The tour will include: Money Exchange, The Ice Castle, Chateau Frontenac, Lower Town & The Old Port, The Citadelle walk along the St. Lawrence, The Ice Sculptures, Old City Wall, Tubing, Sledding & Ice Tobagganing.
After the tour is finished, you will return to the hotel. It will be COLD!! Be sure to wear warm clothes and boots for the walk. It usually lasts a few hours. You will then have dinner at Le Petit Chateau. You'll have a complete dinner at this well known restaurant inside the Old City. After dinner, you'll walk over to the ice-toboggan track behind the Chateau Frontenac and take a few rides. After you finish the rides, you'll return to the hotel for the evening.

Day 2
You will have breakfast at the hotel and begin your day. You will start your day by getting to see the Normandin Soap Box Derby just outside the hotel. You'll meet in the hotel lobby and walk to the bus meeting point outside the old city. Then, you'll take a ride to St. Anne de Beaupre Cathedral. This magnificent cathedral is the destination of religious pilgrims and is well known for it's miraculous power to cure the sick. Next, you'll visit Chute Montmorency Waterfalls where you will catch a close up view of one of North America's tallest waterfalls. You can also take a sleigh ride (minus the sleigh) down the ice bubble which forms at the base of the falls. You will then return back to the hotel to freshen up and relax before dinner. That evening, you will dinner at Restaurant Le Bonaparte. You'll have a complete dinner at this restaurant located just outside the Old City on the Grand Allee just a short walk from our hotel. Following dinner, you will return back to the hotel for the evening.

Day 3
You will have breakfast and check out of the hotel. You will load your bags on the bus and depart for home. You'll stop at the duty free shop at the border on your way home. Here you can exchange any remaining Canadian money back to U.S. and make purchases of duty free items.


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