6 Day Quebec to the Maritimes | 6 days/5 nights from Montreal to Halifax via Quebec – rail only
Day 1: Montreal | Arrive in Montreal and transfer to your hotel under own arrangements with the rest of this day at leisure Overnight in Montreal.
Day 2: Montreal to Quebec City | In the morning discover Montreal, the world’s 2nd largest French speaking city, on today’s 3 hour guided tour taking in Old Montreal, Notre Dame Basilica, the Olympic Park with the world’s tallest inclined tower, Mont Royal Lookout, McGill University, Montreal Harbour, St Joseph’s Oratory, City Hall, Place Ds Artes and the residential and financial districts. Transfer to the VIA Rail train station for their evening business class service to Quebec with dinner included and on arrival to your hotel (hotel/station/hotel transfers to own account). Overnight in Quebec.
Day 3: Quebec City & VIA Rail to Halifax | This morning experience the charm of old Quebec the first French settlement in the New World on a 2 hour city tour taking in the Plains of Abraham, the Ramparts, the Latin Quarter, the National Assembly, the Palace Royale and the Citadelle with the afternoon at leisure. This evening after dinner transfer on own account to the Quebec City train station for a connection to VIA Rail’s “Ocean” service from Charny to Halifax. Overnight on VIA Rail.
Day 4: VIA Rail to Halifax | Continue on the “Ocean” service to Halifax through the southern shore of the St Lawrence River to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia for a late afternoon arrival with transfer to your hotel at own account. Overnight in Halifax.
Day 5: Halifax | Today a 3 hour city tour of this historically important city port founded in 1749 as a British Garrison town with its fortress on Citadel Hill and Bluenose11 a replica of the fastest schooner afloat.
Hear about the war years and the devastating “Halifax” explosion, see the Titanic burial site, the Spring Garden Road area, Province house, Old Town clock, St Paul’s church, City Hall, Grande Parade and more. A Scottish piper will pipe you through the Victorian Halifax Public Gardens and historic park with admission included with the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Halifax.
Day 6: Halifax | Your tour ends at check out from your hotel.
Highlights: Montreal with city tour, Quebec with city tour VIA Rail “Ocean” service to Halifax with sleeper cabin and Halifax city tour.
Departs : June to October
Price per person twin share | Price from
Price includes: 5 nights at the level chosen, meals and sightseeing excursions where indicated and taxes.
Excludes: Meals other than indicated beverages, gratuities, arriving, departing and intermediate transfers as noted and all optional tours and activities.