What we love about this trip
• Onboard VIA Rail's Corridor Train
• Montreal's joie de vivre
• Award winning restaurants
• Historic & modern Quebec City
• Fantastic hotels
• French-Canadian experience
(Please note, like most of our Canada rail packages & tours, this eastern Canadian railroad vacation can be customized to your needs - just ask our local experts when you call).
Day 1 – Arrival in Montreal – Your Canada Train Vacation Begins
Your Quebec vacation begins with your arrival in Montreal where you will be picked up and transferred to your Montreal hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring this dynamic city. Walk down lively St. Catherine Street, lined with shops and sidewalk cafés, and then sample the fine cuisine and exuberant French Canadian nightlife. Overnight in a Montreal hotel.
Day 2 – Montreal
Step onto a 3-hour sightseeing tour and see the major highlights of Montreal including Olympic Park, Mont Royal, Jacques Cartier Square, and St. Joseph's Oratory. In the historic heart of the city visit the Notre Dame Basilica, one of the great religious architectural achievements in North America. Afterwards, venture through Montreal on your own and enjoy the lively ‘joie de vivre’ atmosphere. Overnight in a Montreal hotel.
Day 3 – VIA Rail Canada - Montreal to Quebec City by train
Board Via Rail Canada’s The Corridor train bound for Quebec City and travel along the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River, passing Cap-de-la-Madeleine and historic Trois-Rivières. Travelling aboard one of the Canadian trains carries you at an ideal speed to take in the views. Designated as a UNESCO world heritage site for its unique city walls and gates, Quebec City is full of the architectural wonders of Canada. Overnight in a Quebec City hotel.
Day 4 – Quebec City
Your Quebec train vacation continues with wonderful excursions exploring one of Canada’s most historic settlements - Quebec City. Enjoy a cruise on the St. Lawrence River, and take in the spectacular views of the Chateau Frontenac, Cap Diamant, Ile d’Orléans and Montmorency Falls. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Quebec City hotel.
*Ask your travel advisor about upgrading to a new luxury touring train day trip to the Charlevoix region.
Day 5 – VIA Rail Canada - Quebec City to Montreal by rail
Depart from Quebec City by train and ride Via Rail Canada’s The Corridor train back to Montreal. Upon arrival, your Canada train trip finishes as you are transferred to the Montreal Trudeau International Airport to check in for your flight home.
Interested? Contact us to start customizing this trip today!
Here are just a few of the things to look forward to on this trip...
Daytime tour on Via Rail 'Corridor' train
Montreal sightseeing tour
St Lawrence River cruise
Customize this trip a little... or a lot
Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Work with us to personalize this trip by adding some amazing side trips & activities, like...
Extra nights in your destinations
Driving up the Saguenay Fjord
Visiting Mont Tremblant resort town