Quebec / United States
|3||Montreal → Ottawa||200 km|
|4||Ottawa → Toronto||451 km|
|6||Toronto → Niagara Falls||129 km|
|7||Niagara Falls → Lancaster||564 km|
|8||Lancaster → Washington||134 km|
|10||Washington → New York City||359 km|
|11||New York City|
|12||New York City|
|13||New York City → Boston||354 km|
|15||Boston → White Mountains||220 km|
|16||White Mountains → Eastern Townships||239 km|
|17||Eastern Townships → Quebec City||259 km|
|19||Quebec City → Tadoussac||231 km|
|20||Tadoussac → Charlevoix||139 km|
|21||Charlevoix → Montreal|
- 20 nights' accommodation as described in the program (or similar)
- Breakfasts where applicable
- Bedding and kitchen equipment if cottage stays
- Assistance from your Canadian travel specialist (before, during and after the trip)
- All applicable taxes
- Protection for foreign travellers through the Compensation fund for customers of travel agents
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DAY 1 - Montreal
Welcome to Montreal, the second-largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris.
We wish you a great vacation in the land of lakes and rivers!
DAY 2 - Montreal
A leisurely breakfast and a day off to explore Quebec's metropolis.
Like any great city, Montreal has 1001 attractions to offer visitors. Take the opportunity to experience the rhythm of its 5 main neighbourhoods: the Plateau Mont Royal, Old Montreal, Downtown, the Latin Quarter and Mont Royal Park.
The adventure continues in our National Capital, Ottawa.
Nestled at the junction of three scenic rivers, Ottawa is considered to be one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. It is a North American city with a bit of a European feel.
Canadian history and First Nations culture buffs won't want to miss the Canadian Museum of History, Canada's largest and most popular cultural institution.
Next you head for Toronto, the Canadian metropolis also known as the "Queen City".
Along the way, stop off in the beautiful Thousand islands region, at the eastern end of Lake Ontario. This famous region, known to the First Nations people as "The Garden of the Great Spirit", offers scenery of a singular beauty.
The best way to explore these 1000 treasures is with a boat tour on the St. Lawrence River.
You reach Toronto at the end of the day.
DAY 5 - Toronto
The bustling metropolis of Toronto: cosmopolitan, exciting and international!
Don't miss the city's main attractions, such as Bay Street, Yonge Street, the Ontario parliament, Chinatown and shopping at Eaton Centre.
Defining the Toronto skyline, the CN Tower is one of the Wonders of the modern world and one of Toronto's main attractions. Its observation deck is one of the highest in the world, at a dizzying 447 metres. Will you dare to walk across its glass floor?
Today the adventure leads to the magnificent Niagara Falls, considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
Your visit to the falls is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip; you will never forget their awe-inspiring power and beauty.
Don't miss the famous Hornblower boat tour, which will take you right to the base of the falls.
This morning you head for Amish country in Pennsylvania.
The Amish live in small communities apart from modern society, like the indomitable Gauls in "Asterix". They refuse to use many modern conveniences such as electricity and automobiles.
Visiting this community is like travelling back in time!
Experience Amish culture and get to know this fascinating people, who will teach you all about their traditional way of life.
You awake to the sound of a crowing rooster. Before leaving Amish country, you have the time to take a ride in an authentic Amish buggy.
This afternoon, the adventure continues in the direction of Washington, D.C., federal capital of the U.S.A.
DAY 9 - Washington
Washington, DC is a focus for American national pride and is home to many of its iconic symbols: the White House, the United States Capitol, the FBI, the Pentagon and the Washington Monument.
We highly recommend a visit to the clock tower of the Old Post Office, which offers panoramic views of the city. There are no skyscrapers to block your view: a 1899 law states that no building can be taller than the dome of the Capitol.
Welcome to the Big Apple!
Use your first day here to take the pulse of the vibrant capital. Be sure to look both ways before crossing the street: New York's iconic yellow taxi cabs tend to drive at high speed!
DAY 11 - New York City
The electrifying city of New York has so much to offer!
Move to the beat of its different neighbourhoods and attractions: Times Square, Central Park, Fifth Avenue (shopping), the Statue of Liberty, Broadway, the Empire State Building, Ground Zero, Wall Street, Chinatown, Greenwich Village, Harlem, and more.
We're willing to bet that you will find yourself humming Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" as you take in the city's sights...
DAY 12 - New York City
You have the whole day to walk the streets of New York and discover the many neighbourhoods that make up this vibrant modern metropolis.
From the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, there is something to suit all tastes; everyone is sure to have an exciting and memorable experience.
This evening, live like a real New Yorker and enjoy some nightlife in the city that never sleeps.
Your next destination is Boston, the cradle of American independence and the historic capital of Massachusetts.
Along the way, you might like to stop off at Plymouth, "America's Hometown", a pleasant town and the site of one of the earliest British colonies in North America.
DAY 14 - Boston
Boston is a relatively small city with a compact downtown area that is best explored on foot.
The sights to see include Beacon Hill neighbourhoods of Mt Vernon Street and Louisburg Square (one of the wealthiest streets in the US), Quincy Market, Back Bay, Newbury Street (high-end shopping), and Harvard University.
Follow the Freedom Trail for a self-guided walking tour of Boston and discover the rich history, culture and architecture of this economic capital.
After a good breakfast, you head for the White Mountains. As you leave the coast, the romantic scenery is transformed into majestic mountain vistas.
The White Mountains are the highest and most rugged mountains in the Northeastern United States, making them a real paradise for hikers and outdoors enthusiasts.
Today you return to Canada and the lovely Eastern Townships.
This beautiful region of Quebec is known for its country pleasures, its picturesque villages, its fine dining and its Route des Vins: the ideal place for discovering Québec's gourmet delights.
Today you head for the beautiful and historic Quebec City, the cradle of French culture in the Americas.
Perched on the cliffs of Cap Diamant and overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Quebec is proud to be a living museum and the only fortified city in North America.
Once you reach Quebec City, take the time to explore the city and its many historic sites. The entire old town is a UNESCO world heritage site.
DAY 18 - Quebec City
Take the time to explore the old capital and its many historic sites. From Place Royale and Petit Champlain to Dufferin Terrace and Château Frontenac, follow the winding alleys that will lead you to hidden places where you will have the impression that you are the first to discover them.
In July, the city's streets and parks are filled with music as Quebec's capital moves to the rhythm of the Festival d'Été.
Today you follow one of the most scenic routes in Quebec to reach the region of Tadoussac.
Tadoussac, the oldest village in Canada, is listed as one of the 50 most beautiful bays in the world.
Take the time to sample some typical local cuisine at Le Bateau restaurant, conveniently located in the heart of this historic village.
Today you head for Charlevoix, one of the most picturesque regions in Quebec.
In the very the heart of the Canadian Shield, the oldest rock formation on earth, Charlevoix abounds in one-of-a-kind attractions. Mountain waters cascade down the majestic Laurentians into the salty depths of the St. Lawrence River.