Discover a region of Canada where few travelers have journeyed. Wondrous seascapes, historic islands and beautiful bays highlight our tour of Quebec's magnificent coast. Explore the Gaspe Peninsula and the villages of Perce, Tadoussac and St. Jean-Port-Joli - true hidden gems of the province. Enjoy cruising on the St. Lawrence and Saguenay Rivers - and witness one of the largest fjords in the world! Cap off your trip with a stay in Quebec City on this memorable journey through French Canada.
Discover a region of Canada where few travelers have journeyed. Wondrous seascapes, historic islands and beautiful bays highlight our tour of Quebec's magnificent coast. Explore the Gaspe Peninsula and the villages of Perce, Tadoussac and St. Jean-Port-Joli true hidden gems of the province. Enjoy cruising on the St. Lawrence and Saguenay Rivers - and witness one of the largest fjords in the world! Cap off your trip with a stay in Quebec City on this memorable journey through French Canada.
*Child Rate applies based on 2 adults in the room.
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Our journey today takes us to the "Vacationland" of Maine and on to Woodstock, NB. This evening enjoy accomodations at the Best Western.D
Today drive along Chaleur Bay, ascending toward the Gaspe Peninsula. We'll spend the next two nights at the Riotel Hotel in the seaside town of Perce. Featuring a striking coastline dotted with hills, coves, caves and walking trails, Perce is home to diverse wildlife and a rich history. It was here that Jacques Cartier landed in 1534, and many today are still drawn to this quaint destination. (B,D)
This morning, visit one of the best-preserved general stores in Canada. Here, counters and shelves are stocked with regional specialties from by-gone eras and shopkeepers in period costumes tend to customers. Later, depart on a cruise around the famous Perce Rock and discover Bonaventure Island, home to the largest colony of gannets in the world. Overall the island serves as the summer nesting home to over 250,000 birds from 11 different species. This evening is yours to enjoy on your own. (B)B
Today we’ll enter Forillon National Park and view majestic seaside cliffs and mountains carved out by the ocean. Striking landscapes abound along the Gaspe Peninsula as we continue to the fishing city of Rimouski where the Hotel Rimouski hosts our overnight stay. (B,D)B, D
We’ll begin today with a scenic ferry ride from Riviere-Du-Loup to Saint Simeon. Then, we’ll travel to the beautiful town of Tadoussac where a memorable one night stay is included at the Hotel Tadoussac. This historic landmark resort is over 150 years old and located on one of the world's most impressive bays. Make yourself comfortable in one of the hotel’s Adirondack chairs and marvel at the scenic beauty of the Tadoussac Bay and Saint Lawrence Rivers. Tonight, enjoy dinner at your hotel and spend the evening enjoying the relaxed ambiance of the setting. (B,D)B, D
After breakfast, depart for an unforgettable cruise along the Saguenay River to witness the fourth largest fjord in the world! A guide leads our tour from the water featuring the breathtaking beauty of the landscape with its rugged mountains, sheer cliffs and spectacular waterfalls. Disembark at St. Jean-Port-Joli to enjoy free time for lunch and continue on the Beaupre Coast. Later arrive in Quebec City, one of the world's most romantic cities. Accommodations for the next two nights are provided at the Hotel Palace Royal. (B)
Our day starts with a guided tour of New and Old Quebec. Enjoy such sights as the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel and the impressive Chateau Frontenac. The remainder of your day is free to explore the city on your own. This evening, a special dinner is included at a local restaurant in the heart of Old Quebec. (B,D)B, D
Depart for home. (B)B
Views of stunning Perce Rock and Bonaventure Island come free of charge during your two-night stay at the Riotel Perce. Located directly on the beach, this charming 90-room hotel provides guests with a front-row seat to one of the most beautiful sights in the region. Unwind at the end of the day with a meal at La Bonaventure sur Mer or take a seat in the outdoor spa overlooking the amazing view. Enjoy a relaxing ambiance in guest rooms equipped with all of the necessary comforts including a telephone, refridgerator, coffee maker, television, hairdryer and iron/ironing board. Stay in the heart of the quaint town of Perce - an enchanting seaside destination quite unlike any other.
Welcoming visitors for over 150 years, the Hotel Tadoussac is an incredible treasure. The design of the building with its striking red roof atop the brilliant white façade conjures up visions of travel ages ago. With a unique setting right on Tadoussac Bay, guests will delight in the abundance of wildlife, history and stunning vistas afforded during a one-night stay. Well-appointed rooms are designed to celebrate the nautical and natural heritage of the area and include such amenities as flat screen televisions, hairdryers, coffee-makers, iron/ironing boards and free WiFi. On-site restaurants, an outdoor pool, tennis court, miniature golf course, health club & spa are also available to help guests unwind and recharge after a day full of exciting activities.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Cumberland|| Cumberland Village Plaza at 3751-3781 Mendon Rd. |
Park at Conway Tours departure sign
|East Providence|| Park & Ride on Rt. 44 |
Across from Kentucky Fried Chicken
|Ludlow|| Park & Ride, Route 21 at I-90, exit 7 |
Behind McDonald's at 420 Center St., Ludlow, MA
|Milford|| Park & Ride, Old Gate Lane, Exit 40 off I-95 |
|New Bedford|| Park & Ride @ Exit 4 off Rt. 140 |
|Newington|| Park & Ride |
Route 15 (Berlin Turnpike) at DOT Headquarters
|Newton|| Riverside MBTA Station |
|North Haven|| State Commuter Parking Lot |
Hartford Turnpike and Divine St.
|Somerset|| Commuter Park & Ride, 1760 Wilbur Avenue |
Exit 4 off of I-195 E, Exit 4A off of I-195 W
|Warwick|| Warwick Mall, near Pole 15 (past Firestone Tire) |
400 Bald Hill Road
|Woburn|| Anderson Regional Transportation Center |
100 Atlantic Ave.
|Woonsocket|| Chelo's Restaurant, 490 Clinton St. |
Park in first row facing Social St.