Enjoy the historic city and its fortress, Island Of Orleans, Montmorency Falls and Basilica of Ste-Anne.
During this tour, you will visit the oldest city in North America and fall under the charms of its narrow streets, buildings, cathedrals and, of course, the iconic Château Frontenac which overlooks the St. Lawrence River on Dufferin Terrace.
At the Citadel, in the heart of the Fortifications of Quebec City, you will attend the traditional ceremony of Changing of the Guard featuring soldiers decked out in their scarlet red regimental dress and bearskin cap, and visit the somptuous Official Residence of the Governor General of Canada.
Afterwards, this tour will allow you to sites and breathtaking sceneries of its countryside, including the picturesque Island of Orleans and "Côte de Beaupré", the spectacular Montmorency Fall, much higher than Niagara Falls, and the reknown and gorgeous Shrine Basilica of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré.
Take a look at the itinerary ; you will not want to miss this !
WALKING TOUR (This tour can be done exclusively by car upon traveler's request)
Parliament Building and "Fontaine de Tourny"
Citadel (Changing of the Guard Ceremony)
Residence of the Governor General of Canada
Monestery of the Ursulines
Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
Our Lady of Quebec Basilica-Cathedral
Seminary of Quebec
Du Trésor St (artistic lane)
Fresco of the Quebecers
Place Royale Square
Our Lady of Victories Church
Du Petit Champlain St (most beautiful pedestrian street in Canada)
TOUR BY CAR
Plains of Abraham
Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré Pilgrimage Basilica
Island of Orleans with visit to a vineyard and a chocolate factory
Back to point of departure or hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Suggested by Guide: In front of the Parliament, on Honoré-Mercier st.
End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port
Duration: 7 hours
To allow us to attend the Changing of the Guard ceremony which takes place every morning at 10AM, the departure is at 9:00. Please note that the ceremony takes place every day at 10AM, except in case of rain, from June 24th to Labor Day.
The duration of the tour may be longer, depending on traffic or other imponderable factors.
The first part of this tour could be a walking tour or a tour by car, according to the customer choice. The second part is totally by vehicle, a KIA SEDONA LX 2019 with AC. Very comfortable for 5 passengers, this vehicle can accommodate up to 7 people with 3 people sitting on each of the two back seats.
For more than 7 people, a larger vehicle will be required. an extra charge will apply.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
35 CAD - A customer should expect to spend from 20$ to 60$ for lunch, snacks and drinks and for optional activities at Montmorency Fall
My car, a KIA SEDONA LX 2019, 8 passengers, can accommodate very comfortably 5 guests, and up to 7 with 2 people seated in the middle seats.
For 8 people and more, an extra charge will apply for van rental.
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I rarely comment on anything, but Claude's tour was incredible! This was a first "private" tour for all four of us. We've seen many group tours, and now realize how impersonal they can be. Claude far exceeded our expectations with his lifelong knowledge and sincere desire to share with others. He had Historical information, but also keeps up with current events. And, he is very well known and appreciated throughout the Province, providing a VIP experience at each of the venues. Easily a 5 star booking!