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Half-Day Trip to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré from Quebec

Escape to the beautiful countryside around Québec City on this half-day adventure to Montmorency Falls and the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour experience, then explore the spectacular landscape just outside Québec City. Along the way, visit popular Beaupre Coast tourist attractions like the Chocolaterie de l'Ile d'Orléans and the Cuivres D'Art Albert Gilles (copper art museum).
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.60 USD
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Quebec City Walking Tour

Explore historic Old Québec City on this guided, 2-hour walking tour. Visit many of Québec City’s top attractions in the Upper and Lower Town districts — like the Fortifications of Québec, Citadelle of Québec, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church and many more. Discover Québec City's history from 1608 to the present day and get to know this UNESCO World Heritage site, with educational and entertaining commentary from a professional tour conductor.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.04 USD
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Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise

Enjoy the view of Québec City and the surrounding countryside from the water on this 90-minute sightseeing cruise along the Saint-Lawrence River. Set sail from the Cap Diamant to Montmorency Falls, the perfect combination of nature and culture. Take in the stunning view from three distinctive exterior terraces, with commentary from a costumed guide dressed as the French-Canadian explorer Louis Jolliet. See the Québec City skyline and cruise beneath the famous Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel. A variety of beverages and snacks are available for purchase on board the boat.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.77 USD
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Montreal Historic Discoverers Cruise

Set sail for fun with a 1- to 1.5-hour guided cruise near Montreal on the scenic St. Lawrence River, enjoying skyline views and learning about city history as you ride. Step on board your ship, the AML Cavalier Maxim, complete with sunny terraces and a glass-enclosed dining area, passing area landmarks including the Jacques-Cartier Bridge, the islands of Boucherville and the scenic shoreline. During your Montreal cruise you’ll hear tales about the city’s founding and role of a legendary French explorer in its settlement.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.31 USD
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Ottawa River Historic Sightseeing Cruise

See Ottawa from the water on this 75-minute sightseeing cruise. Climb aboard the Empress of Ottawa and see Parliament Hill, the official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada (24 Sussex), the Canadian Museum of History, the US ambassador's official residence and much more. Enjoy a narrated account of the sites in English and French from an open-air sundeck or from one of two enclosed decks.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.72 USD
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Entrance Ticket to Stewart Museum in Montreal

The Stewart Museum in Montreal is the place to go to learn about the history and culture of this region of Canada. With this handy entrance ticket you can go straight into the History and Memory exhibit without having to line up. That means you can spend more time exploring the nearly 500 objects on display over the two floors of the exhibit.
  • Duration: 30 to 80 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 to 80 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.25 USD
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Beyond the Bagel: Montreal Jewish Food Walking Tour

Get a taste of Montreal's Jewish heritage on this guided, 3.5-hour, small-group, culinary walking tour. Montreal is the birthplace of many Jewish foods and is known around the world for its unique take on Jewish cuisine. Explore the city’s Mile End and Plateau neighborhoods and taste a wide range of exclusive local foods, including smoked meat and bagels, at popular food spots old and new. Along the way, learn more about Montreal’s Jewish community and discover the backyards and alleyways of the city’s hidden Jewish food history.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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$65.93 USD
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Quebec City Shore Excursion: Private Walking Tour

While docked at the Port of Québec, explore historic Québec City on this private, guided, 2.5-hour walking tour. Enjoy personalized attention and discover Québec City's history from 1608 to the present day. Get to know this UNESCO World Heritage site, with educational and entertaining commentary from a professional tour conductor. Visit many of Québec City’s top attractions — like the Fortifications of Québec, Citadelle of Québec, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, the Plains of Abraham, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac and many more.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.19 USD
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Guided Tour of Cathedral of Holy Trinity

When visiting Québec City, be sure to visit the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity for a guided, 30-minute, small-group tour. The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is the first Anglican cathedral built outside the British Isles. Located in the heart of Old Québec, it is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Québec City. It is primarily a place of worship, but it is also an important historic, cultural and social site. See some of the best Georgian silver ever made, plus beautiful stained-glass windows, a collection of altar frontals and more.
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$4.65 USD
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Historical walking tour in Old Quebec : Mesdames & Mesdemoiselles

History enthusiasts will love this themed walking tour of Old Quebec, which focuses on the history of women in the city. Your local guide will tell you stories about the women who made a difference in Quebec, from businesswomen to nuns, artists to spies. You’ll definitely learn something new, as these women have been neglected by mainstream history.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.39 USD
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Immersion Quebec: Virtual Reality Experience of Quebec City's History

An immersive experience in 3 phases! Embark on a 60-minute adventure and discover Quebec City. Play history, live history! As if you were there, go back in time and dive into the heart of these historic moments that made Quebec city the world famous city it is today.XP Phase Create your avatar and be challenged! Browse the interactive installations that, combining history and new technologies, will make you discover some of the city's curiosities and attractions!GO Phase It's time for competition! Test your knowledge and skills with interactive games on a giant screen.VR Phase The grand finale with virtual reality; dive into the heart of the events that made Quebec City's history ... an unforgettable experience.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.95 USD
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VIP Private Walking Tour Lower & Upper Town (the see most of the sites tour)

Most tours give you the first guide availlable. This Tour offers you the services of Brian and headphones that make it a truely private tour. Brian logged 5000 hours as a helicopter pilot, then 5000 hours sitting in the back of airliners, travelling the world as a lobbyist. Add on to that experience, a BCom, a Masters in Public Administration, a Diploma in Sociology and you have a guide who's background allows him to discount the typical streaming of historical facts and profile surprising socio-economic and geo-political links between, people, places, events and deliver them in a manner that is as much fun, as it is interestingOn this 2+ hr walking tour of Québec's principle sites, you will explore how Champlain created a vast fur trading network up the St-Laurence and down to New Orleans; how he set the stage for colinisation. We will also connect the dots between Québec City and the French Indian War as well as the American War of Independance.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$25.99 USD
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VIP Private Walking Tour Old Town & Fortifications (the see all the sites tour)

Most tours give you the first guide availlable. This Tour offers you Brian and headphones that make it a truely private tour. Brian logged 5000 hours as a helicopter pilot, then 5000 hours sitting in airliners, travelling the world as a lobbyist. Add to that experience, a BCom, a Masters of Public Administration, a Diploma in Sociology and you have a background that allows him to discount the typical streaming of historical facts and profile socio-economic and geo-political links between, people, places, events.On this 3+ hr walking tour, including the Western Fortification, Parliament House, Tournay Fountain and the Plains of Abraham, you will explore how Champlain created a vast fur trading network up the St-Laurence and down to New Orleans; how he set the stage for colinisation. We will also connect the dots between Québec City and the French Indian War as well as the American War of Independance.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$32.99 USD
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Village Quebec Tour; 1800's Reproduction (food, activities and fun included)

We are the only one of Quebec's cultural experiences on the outskirts of Montreal.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 6 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.03 USD
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Haunted Griffintown

Griffintown is one of Montreal’s most historic neighborhoods – and one of its most haunted. The area has witnessed everything from dying Irish refugees during the Famine of 1847 to the Industrial Revolution to Montreal’s worst air disaster. Today, condominium towers are sprouting up in the Griff, but new residents are quickly learning that the district was once a rowdy shantytown – and it’s also ghost-ridden!The Haunted Griffintown Ghost Walk visits mysterious ruins, a polluted canal, former burial grounds and creepy old buildings that are said to be haunted.Led by a professional actor and storyteller, this ghost tour is sure to please ghost hunters, history buffs and Hallowe’en lovers with its creepy tales of the spirits and paranormal activity infesting and haunting Griffintown.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.62 USD
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VIP Mobility Challenged Private Car Tour (for people with limited mobility)

On this 3hr car tour of Québec's principle sites, including Parlement House, the Fountain of Tournay and the Western Fortification you can look and listen at your ease and if you like, stop to take a look inside: Holy Trinity Cathedral, Notre Dame de Québec Cathedral and the Ursuline Monastery and the House of Literature. We will explore Place Royale and overlook Dufferin terrace. The guide will explain how Champlain created a vast fur trading network up the St-Laurence and eventually extending down to New Orleans. He will also connect the dots between Québec City and the French Indian War, as well as the American War of Independance.On a ride through the Plains of Abraham Park you will see the spot where Lieutenant General, Louis- Joseph Marquis de Montcalm, commander of French forces defending Quebec was mortally wounded. Electronic communication equipment will provide everyone, in the vehicle and out, with a truly "private" tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$59.00 USD
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VIP Walk the City, Private Car to Island of Orleans

On this 6. 5 hr car tour of the area, including, Monmorency Falls Park, the Island of Orlean youwill stop at some charming, intimate, family businesses, to taste local delicacies/wines, and have a leisurely lunch, before returning by way of Plains of Abraham Park for a 2 hr walking tour of the Old Town.Electronic communication equipment will provide travellers in the back of the minivan with the same quality play by play as people in the front seats.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$69.00 USD
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VIP Ice Hotel, Basilica, Copper Museum, City and Plains by Private Car

On this 7 hr tour, you will get a view of Montmorency Falls on your way to a tour of Ste-Anne de Beaupré Basilica and the Copper Museum (copper art). You will tour the Wendake Indian Museum before sitting down to lunch at the La Traite dining room. Then its on to a tour of the Ice Hotel, up front and behind the scenes, before returning to the City for a vist of the Plains and the Old Town by car.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$119.00 USD
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Winter tour of the island of Orleans

I will get in your car for this great tour. The island is one of the oldest settlement in North America. Hundreds of ancestral homes and barns. The view on the river and mountains is great.We will take the time to go around no rush!During the tour you will be at different stops. Near the end we will stop at the chocolate store.This is a great picture tour!
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.30 USD
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VIP 3 Day Whale Watching, Ocean Kayaking, Basilica, Is Orleans, Private Car Tour

On this 3 day, 2 night, scenic, armchair adventure tour, you will follow the St-Lawrence River down to the Saguenay Fiord. Along the way you will do some arts/crafts/curios shopping, seafood eating, guided ocean kayaking (a bit of gentle paddling) and zodiac whale watching. On the way back you will tour Ste-Anne de Beaupré Basilica, go to the Island of Orleans for lunch, on the shores of the St-Lawrence River, facing Québec City. You will drop into a couple charming, intimate, family businesses, to taste local delicacies/wine, before returning to Québec City to tour of the Plains of Abbraham and Old Town Québec by car.
  • Duration: 1 minute
  • Duration: 1 minute
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$369.00 USD
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$369.00 USD
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Old Montreal Delights with a local!

Explore a must-see for Montreal! I share my personal favorite in this historic district full of charm. While observing beautiful buildings, I will show you some amazing details and tell you stories that you would have never known. Travel back in time and learn more about the founding of the city, some great characters in Montreal's history, and the French-English rivalry.It includes: Main public squares (including Place d'Armes, Place Royale and Place Jacques-Cartier) and beautiful historical buildings from the outside (Old Seminary of the Sulpicians, Chateau Ramezay, Notre-Dame Basilica, the City Hall, Notre-Dame- Bon-Secours Chapel, Bonsecours Market), wandering among famous cobblestones' streets of Old-Montreal and Old-Port.Enthusiastic and passionate, I like to offer insightful, factual and fun tours. I will also make sure to give you some ideas to explore the city during your own time.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.52 USD
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Quebec, cradle of New France

In the footsteps of Samuel de Champlain, founder of Quebec City, relive the history of the oldest city in North America through its impressive archaeological sites, historic buildings, picturesque houses, spectacular cathedrals, towering fortifications and narrow streets.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$174.52 USD
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VIP Basilica & Area Private Car Tour (The Ste-Anne & Area, Riverside Lunch Tour)

On this 6.5 hr car tour of the area, including, Monmorency Falls Park, Ste-Anne de Beauport Basilica, Island of Orleans, you will stop for a leisurely lunch on the shores of the St-Lawrence River, visit some charming, intimate, family businesses, to taste local delicacies/wines and return by way of Plains of Abraham Park.Electronic communication equipment will provide travellers with a truly private tour of the Basilica while back seat passengers will enjoy the same quality narative as the people in the front.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$99.00 USD
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Haunted Montreal Pub Crawl

Montreal has a lot of haunted drinking establishments to enjoy a few drinks while soaking in the paranormal, from fancy nightclubs, venerable burlesque halls and dive bars to ancient inns, brew-pubs, taverns, emporiums and other drinkeries!Montreal is clearly the best metropolis to mix booze with creepy ghost stories, an ideal place to pour back some libations while pondering the city’s brutal and sordid past and the ghosts that resulted from the worst of crimes and circumstances. While Dublin City, Ireland has around 15 haunted pubs and Savannah, Georgia, “America’s most haunted city”, has around 25 paranormal bars, Montreal has over 40 of these haunted drinking haunts.Led by a professional ghost storyteller, the Haunted Montreal Pub Crawl visits four haunted pubs. Guests will not only learn about many of the haunted drinking establishments in the city, but will also hear Montreal’s most infamous ghost stories.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.62 USD
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