The Colors and Cathedrals of French Canada

featuring Notre-Dame Basilica, Our Lady of the Cape Shrine and Ermitage Saint-Bouchette

8 DAYS • 16 MEALS The color of French Canada’s Laurentian Mountain range during autumn foliage is the backdrop for the majesty of Quebec’s sacred Shrines and historic Cathedrals.
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  • 16 Meals (6 dinners, 3 lunches and 7 breakfasts)
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Spend 2 nights in vibrant Montreal and enjoy the fun, festivities and food at Le Festin du Gouverneur dinner and show
  • Take a guided tour of Montreal including Old Montreal, St. Joseph’s Oratory and Jacques Cartier Square
  • Visit Montreal’s Notre-Dame Basilica
  • Ride Canada’s VIA Rail Business Class service from Montreal to Quebec
  • Spend 2 nights in Quebec and take a guided tour including Old Quebec, Place Royale and the Citadel
  • Enjoy dinner and entertainment in a real Quebec Sugar Shack
  • Visit the sacred St. Anne de Beaupre Shrine and marvel at the beautiful Montmorency Falls
  • Marvel at the Basilica-Cathedral Notre-Dame de Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Spend 2 nights at historic Ermitage Saint-Bouchette and visit the shrine or stroll the Kapatakan Trail
  • Visit Val-Jalbert, an “authentic 1920s company town” and see Ouiatchouan Falls
  • Take a narrated tram ride through St-Felicien Zoo and learn cheesemaking at the Old Perron Cheese Factory
  • Tour the Borealis Center and learn the history of the pulp and paper industry in Quebec
  • Visit Canada’s National Shrine, Our Lady of the Cape, with its magnificent stained glass windows and 5425 pipe Casvant organ
  • $40 in Mayflower Money
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 4: A more physical touring experience based on the destination with longer walking tours, stair climbing and periods of standing. Expect some of the experiences to occur during the evening.