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Canada | Romantic and Enchanting Quebec

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Canada, Quebec

Trip Duration

5 nights / 6 days

Enticing and romantic with a blend of colonial charm and modern sophistication with distinctive French-panache, escape to Quebec for an unforgettable winter fantasy.

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Day 1: USA / Quebec

Less than a two-hour flight from New York City, Quebec awaits your arrival. After landing, pick-up your Hertz full-size car and enjoy the scenic drive to the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, situated along the St. Lawrence River. Located within the walls of Old Quebec, your fairytale begins the moment you arrive at this centuries-old castle where you will be escorted to your newly restored Fairmont Gold guest room. Celebrate five nights with the private concierge floor experience with the utmost in personalized service and access to the exclusive Fairmont Gold lounge featuring a bountiful continental breakfast, daily beverage service and evening appetizers, as well as other distinctive amenities. A vacation home to the world's dignitaries and celebrities alike, this UNESCO world heritage site landmark bestows sophisticated European elegance, breathtaking river and city views, an indoor pool, Spa du Chateau, innovative cuisine, wine and cheese bar and ski shuttles. Tonight, take a culinary journey through Old Quebec with your loved one at Le Champlain restaurant overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Feast on snow crab and scallop appetizers, pistachio crusted Quebec lamb loin and vanilla creme brulee, providing a happily-ever-after evening.

Day 2: Quebec |

Rise and shine for an exhilarating day in the snow. A sports lover's paradise, choose from three surrounding areas for an incredible day of winter activities. From skiing and snowboarding to snowshoeing, ice canyoning, paragliding and ice skating, Mont Sainte-Anne, Le Massif and Stoneham Ski Hill offer a variety of sports with great conditions for all skill levels. For a little respite together on the mountain, try a sweet treat at a traditional sugar shack on Mont Sainte Annes', share a quick meal on the go at Cafe du coin at Le Massif or unwind with your partner at the Arctic Spa Zone in a soothing hot tub at Stoneham's Apres Skis experience. Board your shuttle for the return to the resort. Relax after your adventurous day with a selection of artisanal cheese offerings and the perfect wine pairing at 1608 - Wine & Cheese Bar for a delicious nightcap.

Day 3: Quebec |

Following your morning latte, spend the day exploring the region. Discover the beautiful Montmorency Falls with a cable car ride to the summit for picturesque views. Then, cross the bridge to Ile d'Orleans, an entire island designated as an historical site, filled with quaint villages, rich agricultural producers, bucolic landscapes and centuries-old treasures. Savor a tantalizing lunch in one of the many island eateries, celebrating the warmth and charm of local traditions and welcoming people. This evening, snuggle together under the thick warm blankets of a horse-drawn carriage as you glide through Old Quebec. With its rich past and culture, delight in the twinkling city lights, the soft layers of snow and your loved one right by your side as you witness captivating scenery and memorable architecture.

Day 4: Quebec |

Embark on a day of discovery. Travel to the Shrine of Sainte-Anne de Beaupre, marveling at its captivating neo-Roman basilica, stained glass windows, paintings, mosaics and intricate architecture. See where history was made at the Plains of Abraham, the British-built star-shaped Citadelle and the fine arts museum. Or visit Quebec's famous Old Port with its inviting antique shops, art galleries and sidewalk cafes. Then, depart for an evening of night skiing or snowboarding. As one of only a few regions in the world to offer night skiing, discover dozens of superbly lighted trails, breathtaking panoramas and vibrant mountain nightlife.

Days 5 - 6: Quebec / USA |

After a leisurely breakfast, start your day with a journey of enhanced rejuvenation with a side-by-side couples massage at Spa du Chateau, followed by a relaxing swim. Then, head out for an afternoon of romantic wonder beginning with a visit to one of the many chocolatiers. From hand-dipped hearts and decadent truffles, sample some of the world's best chocolate. Afterward, visit Palace Royale to learn about the early days of New France, and the Petit-Champlain district, with its alluring European ambience, charming shops, boutiques and eateries amid some of the colony's first houses. As the sun sets, join one of the best gourmet scenes in North America. Take your sweetheart to one of countless restaurants, bistros or candlelit inns for a blissful gastronomic experience and toast to your glorious Canadian journey. The following morning, enjoy your short drive to the airport and board your homebound flight.

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