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Vibrant Quebec & New England

Vibrant Quebec & New England (Insight Vacations Luxury Gold)
 
Summary:

Enjoy a 9-day guided tour throughout New England and Quebec. Explore Old Montreal with a local guide, then see the 19th Century Notre Dame Basilica, famed for its intricate stained-glass windows. After wandering one of North America’s oldest settlements —...

Duration
9 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
15-Jul-2022
Starting at
USD 5,650.00
Price per day
USD 628.00

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Insight Vacations Luxury Gold
 
Tour
Vibrant Quebec & New England

Summary

Enjoy a 9-day guided tour throughout New England and Quebec. Explore Old Montreal with a local guide, then see the 19th Century Notre Dame Basilica, famed for its intricate stained-glass windows. After wandering one of North America’s oldest settlements — the Old Town of Quebec City — stop for a VIP experience on Île d’Orléans: Step inside the sweet-smelling jam shop of a local couple, who will show you their store while regaling you with tales of local life. In Bretton Woods, enjoy a night at a resort where presidents and celebrities often stay, then climb aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway for an unforgettable journey to the mountain's summit. See Boston your way: Visit Harvard University for an exclusive guided tour or see more than 450,000 masterpieces at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Vibrant Quebec & New England (Insight Vacations Luxury Gold)

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Welcome To Montreal.
Day 2.
Highlights Of Montreal. Relaxed Start
Day 3.
Onward To Quebec City.
Day 4.
Quintessential Quebec.
Day 5.
Quebec City To Bretton Woods.
Day 6.
White Mountains Sightseeing. Relaxed Start
Day 7.
From New Hampshire To Colonial Boston.
Day 8.
Boston And Cambridge Sightseeing.
Day 9.
Depart Boston.

Visited Countries (2): Canada, United States of America

Visited cities (9): Boston, Brick, Cambridge, Montreal, Portsmouth, Quebec, Salem, Washington DC

Highlights

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Montreal: Home of the Montreal Canadiens, this tour enables you to view the newly-reonovated Montreal Canadiens dressing room, Alumni Lounge, stand at the podium in the press conference room, and venture 90 ft above the ice and take a seat in a journalist's chair in the state-of-the-art 302 seat press gallery.
  • Montreal: Visit Notre Dame Basilica in Old Montreal, which is considered a masterpiece in Gothic revival architecture and renowned for its dramatic interior. The sanctuary is decorated in beautiful hues of blues, reds, purples, silver and gold. Stunning stained glass windows, hundreds of intricate wood carvings, and a grand pipe organ are also featured within the interior.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Bretton Woods: Enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the spectacular grounds of Omni Mount Washington Resort. This award-winning championship golf course is over 105 years old and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Bretton Woods: Take a trip to Mount Washington, the highest peak and most prominent mountain in the Northeastern United States at 6,288.2 ft (1,916.6 m). Enjoy a scenic ride aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Boston: Tour the University including the Science Center, Memorial Hall, the Faculty Club and Barker Center Courtyard, the Harvard Crimson newspaper and the Harvard Lampoon, and the River House courtyards.
  • Boston: The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most comprehensive art museums in America featuring some 450,000 works of art. 1.2 million visitors a year make the pilgrimage to see the 8,161 paintings in what is the 14th largest art museum in the word.

Well-being

  • : Your Well-Being Director takes a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met. On tours fewer than 15 guests, your Traveling Concierge will act as your Well-Being Director.
  • : Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Exceptional Dining

  • Montreal: Meet your fellow travellers and Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner in the evening.
  • Quebec City: Sit down to a hearty lunch and learn about the cheese and cider produced by the Benedictine monks of Abbaye De St-Benoit-Du-Lac.
  • Boston: Join your fellow travelers and Traveling Concierge for a Celebration Dinner.
  • Dining Summary: 8 Breakfast (B), 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 2 Lunch (L)

Journey Highlights

  • Montreal: Home of the Montreal Canadiens, this tour enables you to view the newly-reonovated Montreal Canadiens dressing room, Alumni Lounge, stand at the podium in the press conference room, and venture 90 ft above the ice and take a seat in a journalist's chair in the state-of-the-art 302 seat press gallery.
  • Montreal: Visit Notre Dame Basilica in Old Montreal, which is considered a masterpiece in Gothic revival architecture and renowned for its dramatic interior. The sanctuary is decorated in beautiful hues of blues, reds, purples, silver and gold. Stunning stained glass windows, hundreds of intricate wood carvings, and a grand pipe organ are also featured within the interior.
  • Montreal: Explore the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal with a Local Expert. See how this city grew from a trading post to the vibrant, cosmopolitan city you know today. Walk past the Notre-Dame Cathedral, City Hall, the Chateau Ramezay, the historic Bonsecours Market and the Seaman's Chapel. Alternatively, join a vibrant mural and street art walking tour. Explore Saint-Laurent boulevard and see how it has become the country's premier street art corridor, and how this city has become a world leader in the urban art scene.
  • Quebec City: Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as you visit the Huron-Wendat Museum, dedicated to the preservation of the history, culture and arts of the Huron-Wendat Indigenous people and other First Nations. This museum also interprets other significant heritage sites in Wendake, including Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church, Kabir Kouba waterfall and Tsawenhohi house.
  • Quebec City: Dive into Quebec City's history as you embark on a walking tour of historic Old Quebec. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, you'll see the Citadel of Quebec, the Latin Quarter, National Assembly and Place-Royale as you hear about the city's French-Canadian influence.
  • North Conway: Take time for lunch in North Conway and explore this quinessential New England suburb that is home to a number of quaint shops, cafes, a historic train station, museums and dining options.
  • Bretton Woods: Take a trip to Mount Washington, the highest peak and most prominent mountain in the Northeastern United States at 6,288.2 ft (1,916.6 m). Enjoy a scenic ride aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway.
  • Salem (MA): Take a solo tour of this this open air museum that contains 75 large scale murals from 40 global and 25 New England-based artists. The art aims to create neighborhood pride while also increasing economic opportunity for local businesses.
  • Boston: Learn about Boston's revolutionary past, its exceptional contributions to American history and culture, and its transformation into the modern yet charming and historical place it is today. Explore the Charlestown Navy Yard and learn about Boston's maritime history as the Navy Yard is home to the USS Constitution — “Old Ironsides” — the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat.
  • Boston: Tour the University including the Science Center, Memorial Hall, the Faculty Club and Barker Center Courtyard, the Harvard Crimson newspaper and the Harvard Lampoon, and the River House courtyards.
  • Boston: The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most comprehensive art museums in America featuring some 450,000 works of art. 1.2 million visitors a year make the pilgrimage to see the 8,161 paintings in what is the 14th largest art museum in the word.

VIP Experiences

  • Quebec City: Step off the beaten path and visit a secret gem on Ile d'Orleans- Confiturerie Tigidou, where jam confectioner experts, and shop owners, Catherine and Vincent will share their passion and innovative ways they've turned the fruits of their island into decadent jams. You'll have the opportunity to sample their most popular varieties, and afterwards, they will provide you with a picnic basket filled with locally sourced produce to have lunch outdoors with views of the rolling hills and Tigidou's garden.
  • Quebec City: Indulge in the world of champagne in the Eastern Townships and learn about the historic controversy of differentiating champagne from sparkling wine. Witness the final steps of the traditional method of making sparkling wine, including a live disgorging by the owner, just before corking. You'll also learn how to sabre a bottle of sparkling wine and one lucky traveler will have the honor to give it a try before you sample the Brut Nature, an exclusive experience for Luxury Gold guests.The experience concludes with the tasting of some of the products that are crafted at Le Vignoble Le Cep d'Argent, including l'Archer, a type of Port wine with maple syrup.

Your Way

  • Bretton Woods: Enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the spectacular grounds of Omni Mount Washington Resort. This award-winning championship golf course is over 105 years old and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Included in Price

Additional Included Highlights

  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • Complimentary, airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

Travel Package

 
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Montreal
Boston
 

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