Enjoy the cosmopolitan delights of Toronto, the thunder of Niagara Falls, and the relaxed urban vibe of Ottawa before embarking on a discovery of French Canada. Visit historic Quebec City and journey to the top of the Gaspé Peninsula, the mighty St. Lawrence River will be your companion for several days.
• International Flights from the UK
• Seat selection included
• 15 nights accommodation
• 13 Day Intermediate Car with Fully Inclusive Insurance
• Day 3, Rockport - 1-hour 1000 Islands Cruise
• A personalised digital Roadbook, containing essential travel information
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Day 1 Toronto
Arrive at Pearson International Airport, Toronto, and transfer independently to your downtown hotel and check-in. Remainder of day is at leisure.
Day 2 Toronto / Niagara Falls Excursion
Explore the Niagara Peninsula today, skirting the shores of Lake Ontario and passing many vineyards and orchards. Then, follow the scenic Niagara Parkway to the spectacle waiting for you in Niagara Falls.
Day 3 Toronto to Kingston
Drive east along Lake Ontario to Rockport and embark on a comfortable river cruise to enjoy the magnificent scenery of the 1000 Islands on a relaxing one-hour cruise. Afterwards, arrive in historic Kingston.
Day 4 Kingston to Ottawa
Follow the path of the St. Lawrence River for a short time through the picturesque county of Gananoque, providing a stunning backdrop to the day’s travels. Turning northwest, arrive in the national capital of Ottawa, home to Canada’s federal government.
Day 5 Ottawa to Trois Rivieres
Ottawa offers Magnificent Neo-Gothic halls sat on acres of manicured grounds, stretching to the inviting parks and walkways along the Rideau Canal.
Day 6 Trois Rivieres to Quebec City
Today’s adventure starts with a memorable drive on the "King's Highway", passing numerous small French-Canadian villages that are often the subject of some of Canada’s finest artists.
Day 7 Quebec City
Quebec City is Canada's oldest city and exhibits a strong French heritage. Outside the city are the spectacular Montmorency Falls and the beautiful Ile d'Orleans.
Day 8 Quebec City to Charlevoix Region
Today you depart Quebec City and journey up the north shore of the St. Lawrence River through small towns and villages until you enter the beautiful Charlevoix region.
Day 9 Charlevoix Region to Rimouski
Heading east towards the river, travel through the small villages that are the spiritual heart of Quebecois culture. Take the ferry to Rivière-du-Loup on the south side of the St. Lawrence River. Continue on to Rimouski and take some time to discover the charms of this small town.
*Please be advised that the ferry is not included within the package price, this will be at an additional cost.
Day 10 Rimouski to Paspebiac / Bonaventure
This morning, leave the St. Lawrence behind and cross the base of the Gaspé Peninsula to the Baie des Chaleurs.
Day 11 Paspebiac / Bonaventure to Percé
The winding coastal road offers a scenic drive past sheltered bays and traditional fishing communities. Admire the sweeping panoramic views of the St. Lawrence before reaching the picturesque village of Percé.
Day 12 Percé
Percé and its treasures beckon today. Visit one of Canada’s most recognisable natural attractions: the Percé Rock (at low tide, you can actually walk to this massive geological phenomenon).
Day 13 Percé to Riviere-Du-Loup
Today, follow the coastal route along rugged northern coastline or cross Gaspésie Park in the remote heart of the Gaspé.
Day 14 Riviere-Du-Loup To Montreal
The drive passes Kamouraska and St. Jean-Port-Joli, the woodcarving capital of Quebec. The numerous islands in the St.‑Lawrence River are frequented by large colonies of seabirds and shorebirds.
Day 15 Montreal
The day is at leisure for exploring Montreal, which boasts a vibrant, cosmopolitan flair and a unique combination of the founding cultures of Canada. Enjoy the joie de vivre in one of Canada’s most exciting cities.
Day 16 Fly Home
The day is at leisure for exploring the sights of Montreal before travelling to Montreal - Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport to check-in for your flight.Want to alter anything?
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