Historic Cities of Eastern Canada (CC)

9 Day Tour from Toronto to Montreal

2021 Tour Details

While starry-eyed lovers profess their devotion by attaching engraved padlocks to the Niagara Falls Lock Bridge and throwing away the key, this lovely tour of Eastern Canada unlocks the brightest sights from the thundering falls to quaint Québec City. Cinch your poncho hood tightly for a thrilling boat cruise to the magnificent Horseshoe Falls before immersing yourself in the varied cityscapes of Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, and Québec City. With guided sightseeing in each, this encompassing tour of Eastern Canada makes it easy to compare and contrast the diverse flavors of the region – especially with an included lofty lunch at Toronto’s soaring CN Tower, a wine tasting at picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake, a scenic lunch cruise around the rugged Thousand Islands, a classic French dinner in Old Town Québec, and breakfast in a traditional sugar shack. A must-have beavertail pastry in the capital city of Ottawa is just as sweet.

We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!
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Historic Cities of Eastern Canada map

 Photo Highlights

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Historic District of Old Quebec
  • Rideau Canal

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 3 dinners


Notes:

Headsets are provided throughout the tour.

 Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVE IN TORONTO

Welcome to Toronto! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome drink.

Day 2 TORONTO

TORONTO Guided sightseeing includes the Legislature Building, the ethnic neighborhoods, the University of Toronto, and Eaton Centre. Lunch atop the CN Tower.

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Day 3 TORONTO–NIAGARA FALLS

TORONTO Scenic drive along Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls.
NIAGARA FALLS Scenic cruise below the falls followed by a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite wine tasting at a Niagara-on-the-Lake winery. Free time this evening.

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Niagara Falls with a visit to see the falls illuminated at night. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

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Day 4 NIAGARA FALLS–GANANOQUE–THOUSAND ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK–OTTAWA

GANANOQUE Lunch and scenic cruise through Thousand Islands National Park.
OTTAWA Dinner at a local restaurant this evening.

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Day 5 OTTAWA

OTTAWA Guided sightseeing includes the Canadian Mint, the Governor General and Prime Minister residences, and Parliament Hill. Enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Canadian Beavertail pastry. Free time this afternoon and evening.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 OTTAWA–CAP-DE-LA-MADELEINE–QUÉBEC CITY

CAP-DE-LA-MADELEINE Visit the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary.
QUÉBEC CITY Free time this afternoon followed by a regional French dinner in Old Town Québec this evening.

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Day 7 QUÉBEC CITY

QUÉBEC CITY See Quebec City (a UNSECO Heritage Site) with a Local Guide. Sightseeing includes the Place d’Armes, Laval Seminary, Place Royale, Lower town, St. Lawrence River, and Plains of Abraham. Free time this afternoon and evening.

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Day 8 QUÉBEC CITY–MONTRÉAL

QUÉBEC CITY Visit a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Sugar Shack featuring the art of making maple syrup includes a traditional Sugar Shack breakfast.
MONTRÉAL Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice, and a drive to the top of Mount Royal. Farewell dinner in Old Montréal this evening.

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Day 9 MONTRÉAL

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With GLOBUS, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of a Tour Director. We’d like you to meet one of our Tour Directors, who average over a decade of experience and are representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

JAMES SAUNDERS

Escorting tours for more than 10 years

Originally from London, I worked at a hotel in Germany and as a Local Guide in northern Italy before becoming a Tour Director. I have conducted tours all over Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Russia, South America, and all 10 provinces of Canada. Today, I call Toronto home. I love to cook, process the pictures I take on tour, and read. Every day, I wake up and have a wonderful, learning experience awaiting me.

Tour Director - JAMES SAUNDERS

 Accommodations

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Niagara Falls
Ottawa
Quebec City

Niagara Falls

Niagara Helicopter Sightseeing

Niagara Helicopter Sightseeing

Take a thrilling ride over the most famous falls in North America. As the helicopter gently lifts off the awe-inspiring views of the Niagara Region begin to appear below.

Price Range: $$$

Ottawa

Bicycle Tour

Bicycle Tour

Ottawa has a wonderful network of amazing safe bicycle paths that provide a perfect venue from which to explore the sites of this city. Enjoy the fresh air as you discover the natural beauty of the country's Capital city.

Price Range: $

Quebec City

Dining in the Quebec Countryside and Montmorency Falls

Dining in the Quebec Countryside and Montmorency Falls

Enjoy an evening outside of the city with a visit to Montmorency Falls followed by visit to the Western tip of Ile d'Orleans for a dinner at Le Moulin Saint Laurent, originally a water mill dating back to 1675 and featuring local cuisine.

Price Range: $$



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