Unique Winter Experiences
Spend a day at Québec City’s Ice hotel - an architectural wonder made entirely of ice and snow. Or join locals on their way to work, as they skate along the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.
Each year from November to March, eastern Canadians embrace winter with festivities and outdoor adventure. Join in the fun, as you explore three historic cities blanketed in snow and ice.
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Québec City is one of the oldest cities in Canada – once fought over by the French and the English in the early days of Canadian history. Admire the mountains on the horizon, peruse lovely local shops and galleries and discover Québec City’s charms.
A private vehicle and driver will meet you at the Québec City Airport and take you in comfort to your downtown hotel.
This evening, dine in the historic Maison Jacquet built in 1675. Feel the history of the historic home, as you dine on traditional Québécois cuisine!
Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.
Spend the day discovering the beauty of Québec City in winter, with all its French-Canadian culture. Marvel at the beautiful architecture of the fortified city, visit historic sites and discover the many warm and cozy local shops and galleries.
Relax in the comfort and convenience of a vehicle with your local private tour guide. Witness history firsthand and hit all the top spots including the Château Frontenac, the Latin Quarter, Ramparts, and the Plains of Abraham.
Explore picturesque Québec City with your knowledgeable guide. This private historic walk and pub stop, features an introduction into the history, economy and culture of Québec City, ending with some local beer tasting.
Explore the cobblestone streets of fortified Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your guide will take you through 400 years of history and give suggestions on what to do next in Québec City.
Québec City is truly a winter wonderland. With Christmas markets decorated with enchanting snow-covered lights in the holiday season, to the world’s biggest winter carnival, Québec City is a world class destination throughout the entire winter season.
Travel by bus from downtown Québec City to the amazing Ice Hotel. Explore the famous Hôtel de Glace and take in the beautiful carvings. Taste some local maple taffy at the Maple Shack and then head to the Ice Bar for your handmade cocktail served in a glass made out of ice!
This private walking tour covers the sights and history of the Old Town. Enjoy free time to explore the German Christmas Market, have some homemade mulled wine or a famous German pretzel. Afterwards, navigate the city and learn why Québec is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
On this true winter experience learn how to handle a dog sled and mush on your own. Spend time meeting the dog pack before discovering the winter paradise trails of the Jacques-Cartier Valley. Stay warm and cozy with round-trip transportation right from your hotel.
Enjoy the morning at leisure exploring more of the beautiful landmarks and sights the city has to offer or relax at one of the cozy cafés in Old Québec. Later today, you make your way across beautiful landscapes on the Corridor train.
A driver will pick yo up and take you to the Gare du Palais train station.
Travel by rail from historic Québec City to vibrant Montréal, and enjoy the scenery along the way.
A private driver will pick you up at the train station and take you to your Montréal hotel.
Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.
In Montréal, the winter chill adds to the atmosphere as frost blurs bistro windows and snowflakes sparkle against glittering skyscrapers. This fairytale French Canadian hub comes to life like an idyllic Christmas village each winter.
Discover Montréal on a private tour tailored to your interests. By vehicle, choose to visit historic Vieux-Montréal, beautiful Mont Royal, the bohemian Plateau neighbourhood, the city centre, and more.
Discover the cultural and culinary charms of historic Old Montréal, guided by a passionate local foodie. Sample Montréal staples such as smoked meat, pâtés, and much more.
Explore the winding cobblestone streets of Old Montréal on a privately guided walking tour. Travel back in time to Fort Ville-Marie in 1642, to today’s modern city and find out more about all the eras that shaped Montréal.
Spend you morning at leisure before you make your way to our nation's capital Ottawa! Home to seven national museums that recount the tales of Canada’s colourful past, a thriving restaurant scene, and plenty of stunning historic buildings to explore. Spend the afternoon at your leisure.
A private driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the train station.
Travel by train from the bilingual city of Montréal to Canada’s capital city, Ottawa. Sit back and relax and take in the scenery as you travel past the mighty St. Lawrence River and through open farmland.
You will be met by your own private driver and vehicle to make your way in comfort from the Ottawa train station to your downtown hotel.
Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Fairmont Château Laurier. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.
With a local Ottawan as your guide, enjoy an immersive tour full of anecdotes only a local would know! This tour visits the top sights around Ottawa, and is fully customizable to your interests - from photography to food, your guide will show you the best in Ottawa.
There’s nothing quite like exploring a city on a culinary adventure! Explore little known spots in the city’s most historic district and meet the chefs, producers and food artisans while experiencing the Market the way the locals do. Of course, you get to sample tasty offerings along the way so bring an appetite.
Stretch your legs on this privately guided walking tour where you visit the historical highlights of Ottawa located in the downtown core. Hot spots include; Parliament Hill, the National War Memorial, Sparks Street, the Fairmont Château Laurier and the ByWard Market.
Sadly, your vacation is at an end but not without fond memories made to savour for a lifetime. A private driver will take you from your hotel directly to the airport.
A private vehicle and driver will meet you at your Ottawa hotel today and take you in comfort to the Ottawa Airport.
Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options.
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