Quebec Holidays

Holidays in Quebec allow you to experience both the classic Canadian wilderness and vibrant urban living. This is the world’s largest French-speaking province, and the unique Quebecois culture provides a European feel you won’t find elsewhere in North America.

Montreal is one of Canada’s most creative and interesting cities, boasting a bustling bar and restaurant scene, including the legendary Joe Beef - famed for its muscular interpretation of traditional French cuisine. At the centre of the city looms Mont Royal, the mountain for which the city is named. You can ascend to the observation point for a breath-taking view, before taking a leisurely stroll around the buzzing and artistic neighbourhood of Le Plateau-Mont-Royal.

Quebec City is Quebec’s capital and boasts stately French colonial architecture amid its fascinating heritage. Quebeu is worth visiting for the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Quebec alone. If you prefer wildlife over history, you can opt for a responsible whale watching adventure just three hours north of the city in pretty Tadoussac, which is situated at the confluence of the Saguenay River and the Saint Lawrence Estuary.

Quebec holidays: the best of both worlds

For your dose of pristine wilderness head to the Saguenay Fjord National Park and Lac Saint-Jean, the summer home to one of the world’s largest populations of beluga whales. You can venture on one of the many cycling trails that track the edges, or cruise the waterways by riverboat. In the winter, Quebec holidays offer world class skiing at Mont Tremblant, and you can reach this attractive mountain resort in under two hours from Montreal. Spend your slumber in one of the quality hotels that provide solitude on their nature trails, and an excellent social après ski scene. If you’re a golf lover then you’ll be pleased to know that Mont Tremblant has some of Canada’s finest golf courses. The shopping village provides an opportunity to indulge in some retail therapy too.

At the edge of the Province of Quebec you can explore the Eastern Townships, home to rolling farmland, maple sugar plantations and apple orchards. Why not venture to one of the local vineyards that produce superb wines? The lakes and mountains of the Eastern Townships offer hiking in the summer and excellent skiing in the winter.

With transport links across the rest of the country, Quebec is the ideal place to commence your multicentre tour of Canada and the USA.

Destination Highlights
  • Visit two of North America’s most distinctive and intriguing cities - diverse Montreal and spectacular Quebec City
  • Coast along pristine mountain trails at one of the region’s celebrated ski resorts
  • Lose yourself in breath-taking forests, or take to the high seas so that you can observe majestic whales and marine life
  • Taste your way through one of Canada’s richest food cultures: from prestigious vineyards and rustic farmer’s markets to Michelin-starred restaurants

Time Zone

GMT-5 hours

Flight Time

Approx 9 hours; Indirect flights are available to Quebec via Toronto or Montreal with Air Canada daily from London Heathrow.

Currency

CAD - Canadian Dollar

Visa Information

Please ensure you have a valid electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to your departure to Canada. Please check on the Canadian Embassy for all Visa FAQ’s.

Language

French, English

Health Information

No vaccinations required

Our Quebec destinations

Quebec

Montreal

Montreal
Old Québec at sunset

Quebec

Quebec City

Quebec City

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