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Ontario, Quebec & the Maritimes Winter Retreat

  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Montreal
  • Quebec City
  • Halifax
  • 8 nights from
  • £1,799 per person
  • Trip Code: 973

Holiday Overview

Looking for a Canada getaway this winter?

Our Ontario, Quebec & Maritimes Winter Retreat will see you visiting 4 stunning cities in Eastern and Atlantic Canada. No trip to this area is complete without a visit to the famous Niagara Falls, where you will take a journey behind the falls, enjoy lunch in a fallsview restaurant, visit a winery with tasting and enjoy some free time at picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake. You will start this winter getaway with a stay in Toronto, followed by Business Class seats on VIA Rail to Montreal, where we have included a tour of this historic city, as well as a city tour of Quebec - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From Montreal you will relax in the comfort of a private bedroom onboard VIA Rail from Montreal to coastal Halifax, a maritime gem.

Ontario, Quebec & the Maritimes Winter Retreat includes:

  • 7 Nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 Overnight on board VIA Rail Montreal to Halifax
  • 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner on board VIA Rail
  • Business Class rail travel Toronto to Montreal
  • Niagara Falls Day Tour, includes: Journey behind the Falls, Meal overlooking Niagara Falls, winery tour and wine tasting & free time in Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Montreal City Tour
  • Quebec City Day Tour
  • Admission to Halifax Museum of Natural History
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Day 1 - Arrive Toronto

Upon arrival at Toronto's International Airport transfer independently by limousine, taxi or UP Express train to your downtown hotel (transfer not included).

Featured accommodation

Hilton Toronto

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Chelsea Hotel

Fairmont Royal York

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Day 2 - Niagara Falls Day Tour

Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour through the scenic Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls. Highlights of the tour include a lunch buffet overlooking the falls, and the "Journey Behind the Falls" attraction. Continue on along River Road and the Niagara Gorge to the historic community of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto. (Lunch is included today)

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Hilton Toronto

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Chelsea Hotel

Fairmont Royal York

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Day 3 - Toronto to Montreal (Rail)

Mid morning transfer independently to Toronto's Union Street to board your train to Montreal. VIA Rail's Corridor Service is the quickest way to Montreal and allows you to see some of the countryside and other cites in this area of Canada as you spend 4 hours relaxing in the comfort of Renaissance Class cars. Arrive at Montreal's Central Station mid afternoon, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the second largest French speaking city in the world. (Lunch is included today)

Featured accommodation

Le Westin Montreal

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Delta Montreal

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

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Day 4 - Montreal City Tour

Today enjoy a complete tour of the city, taking in over 200 points of interest, including a photo stop at the Notre Dame Basilica, St.Joseph's Oratory, residential and financial districts, Old Montreal, French Quarter, outside view of Olympic Site, McGill University and a panoramic view from an observation point on top of Mt.Royal.

Featured accommodation

Le Westin Montreal

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Delta Montreal

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

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Day 5 - Quebec City Day Tour

Board the coach for a tour of Quebec City, the heart of French Canada. Nowhere else in North America is the appearance and atmosphere of an old-world city so present. Quebec City looks and feels very European, and the old section was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Qualified guides will help you discover the enchanting sights which are part of Quebec City's history. During the tour several stops are suggested. Should you wish to visit different sites, you may want to get off and board at your convenience. This tour option offers you great flexibility.

Featured accommodation

Le Westin Montreal

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Delta Montreal

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth

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Day 6 - Montreal to Halifax (VIA Rail)

Spend the day at leisure sightseeing in Montreal boarding VIA Rail to Halifax in the early evening. Overnight on VIA Rail. (Dinner is included today)

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Day 7 - On-board VIA Rail, Arrive Halifax late afternoon

Continue your rail journey through the beautiful snowy landscapes of Eastern Canada. Following a late afternoon arrival in Halifax, transfer independently to your downtown hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Featured accommodation

Lord Nelson Hotel

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Day 8 - Halifax

Your day is free to enjoy the sights of Halifax. This East Coast gem of a city is full of character, and colourful personalities. Stroll along the ocean front walking paths, check out the unique maritime architecture and the downtown shops.Continue your exploration with a stop at the Halifax Museum of Natural Hostory. Discover the natural wonders of Nova Scotia all under one roof in the heart of Halifax.

Featured accommodation

Lord Nelson Hotel

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Day 9 - Fly Halifax to the UK

Conclude your East Coast adventure with the morning check-out from your Halifax hotel. Make your own way to Halifax Airport.

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