Quebec City & Charlevoix: “Castles of the North:
Le Chateau Frontenac & Le Manoir Richelieu!”
With whale watching on the Saguenay! September 2 – 6, 2013 (5 days)
|Double $1,299 +hst||Triple $1,199 +hst||Quad $1,099 +hst||Single $1,699 +hst|
Day 1 (Monday, Sept 2)
8:00 am Depart from the McCoy Tours Office to begin our Quebec Experience!
Mid morning comfort break on our way.
12:00 pm Lunch stop at St. Hubert’s (like Swiss Chalet) on you own.
We’ll have a comfort stop on our way this afternoon.
5:30 pm Arrive in Baie Ste. Catherine in the Charlevoix region at the majestic Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu in time to unpack and enjoy dinner together.
Day 2 (Tuesday, Sept 3)
8:00 am Start your day with a wonderful breakfast at the Manoir.
9:00 am We begin our day as our local guide joins us for a guided tour of the area
12:00 pm Arrive in Baie Ste. Catherine and have lunch
1:45 pm Depart for the whale-watching cruise from the dock in Baie Ste. Catherine.
Be prepared for the beauty of the St. Lawrence and the whales that surround you
4:00 pm We will return to the Manoir in time for you to enjoy the rest of the evening on your own. Try your luck at the Casino next door or simply meander the halls of this beautiful “Castle” along the banks of the St. Lawrence River.
Day 3 (Wednesday, Sept 4)
7:00 am Again, breakfast is included at the Manoir Richelieu and enjoy a leisurely morning before we depart for Quebec City.
10:00 am We depart from the Hotel by motor coach with our local guide and will travel to the Beaupre Coast and explore the Quebec Countryside including St. Anne’s Basilica & Montmorency Falls. We will have lunch together at the Manoir Montmorency (the former home of the Duke of Kent) at Montmorency Falls, which are higher than Niagara Falls.
2:00 pm After lunch we will travel to the The Fairmont Chateau Frontenac where we will check in and relax before we head to dinner together.
5:30 pm Oh la la… a dinner experience you won’t forget in Old Quebec! After a wonderful dinner you can return to the hotel or stroll the quaint streets of old Quebec at your leisure.
Day 4 (Thursday, Sept 5)
7:00 am Breakfast is on your own at your leisure. Your escort will let you know of all the quaint places to have breakfast; from bagels, to crepes, to full American breakfasts.
9:00 am Board the coach and with our local guide we leave for a guided tour of Quebec City.
Including the Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, Joan of Arc Gardens, Grande Allee,
Quebec City Parliament, Place D’Armes, Place Royale, Avenue Petite Champlain and
more. Our morning of touring will finish back at our hotel at approximately noon and you are free for lunch on your own.
2:00 pm We will meet in the lobby of the hotel and walk to Musée du Fort for an original and unique sound and light show of the 6 sieges of Quebec City, including the famous battle of the Plains of Abraham. When we are finished you are free to spend the afternoon as you like.
5:00 pm Meet in the lobby and we will travel to a Quebec maple Sugar Shack for a traditional Quebec dinner and festive traditional folklore entertainment! After an enjoyable evening we will transfer back to our hotel.
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Day 5 (Thursday, Sept 6)
7:00 am Breakfast is on your own at your leisure. Your escort will let you know of all the quaint places to have breakfast; from bagels, to crepes, to full American breakfasts. The morning is yours to explore old Quebec, browse the shops or just enjoy the magnificent Chateau Frontenac!
12:00 pm We will enjoy a wonderful lunch with a spectacular view at the L’Astral Restaurant
(The only revolving above Quebec City with amazing views in all directions.)
2:00 pm After lunch we will departure from Quebec City as we begin our journey home. A brief stop for dinner (on own) will be made on the way home.
8:00 pm Approximate arrival back at the McCoy Office.
Included in the McCoy Tours holiday package to Quebec City & Charlevoix:
♦ Deluxe McCoy Motor coach transportation
♦ Two nights accommodation at The Fairmont Manoir Richelieu (418)6658238
♦ Two nights accommodation at The Fairmont Chateau Frontenac inside the Fortification walls (418)692-3861
♦ Breakfast daily and at the Manoir Richelieu
♦ Welcome dinner at the Manoir Richelieu
♦ Lunch in Baie Ste. Catherine
♦ Whale watching excursion
♦ Guided tour of the Charlevoix area with a local guide
♦ Lunch at the Manoir Montmorency
♦ Dinner inside the fortification walls near our hotel
♦ Dinner consisting of traditional Quebec food and folklore entertainment
♦ Guided motor coach tour of Quebec City, including the Plains of Abraham, Cape Diamond, Joan of Arc Gardens, Grande Allee, Quebec City Parliament, Place D’Armes and more.
♦ Guided motor coach tour of the Beaupre Coast
♦ Guided tour of Sainte Anne’s Basilica
♦ Visit to Musée du Fort
♦ Lunch at L’Astral, the only revolving restaurant in Quebec City
♦ Luggage handling for 1 piece of luggage.
♦ Services of a McCoy Tours Escort
♦ All service charges and gratuities except for Coach Driver and Tour Director
- Refunds are not available within 30 days of travel.
- There is no smoking permitted on the coach.
- For the comfort of fellow travelers, kindly refrain from using scented products
- Tipping for your driver and escort is voluntary depending on quality of service
All itineraries are subject to change. Every attempt will be made to include all sites mentioned within this itinerary. At times, circumstances beyond our control such as lines, traffic, closures, weather and late arrivals can severely restrict timing and cause items to be excluded. All timing, except scheduled appointments, is approximate. McCoy Tours assumes no liability for itinerary exclusions, or guarantees that all sites be visited within the itinerary.
Please note that cancellation and travel insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel. RBC Travel Insurance is available through McCoy Tours at any time. Clients who do not purchase Cancellation or Medical insurance are required to sign and return a Liability Release Form.
(Tico Reg. # 50007364)