Crème de la Crème

May 9, 2018 - May 20, 2018
12 days / 21 meals

Featuring the Great Dames of Eastern Canada: Quebec, Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. Crème de la crème “the best of the best” is the perfect description for this tour. Highlights include 6 nights in 3 luxurious and historic Fairmont hotels of eastern Canada and enjoy distinctive experiences and elegance!

Day 1: Michigan
Travel to mid-Michigan for our overnight stay. D

Day 2: Toronto, Ontario
Head northeast to trendy Toronto for a 2-night stay in the heart of Toronto. Tonight, attend a production of Annie featuring Lesley Nicol from Downton Abbey, in The Toronto Theatre District, the largest in Canada.

Day 3: Toronto, Ontario
Explore the bustling city of Toronto with a local expert. After lunch, rise 1,136 ft in 58 seconds to the observation deck of the CN Tower for an eagle’s eye view of the city. Afternoon free to explore. B, L

Day 4: Ottawa, Ontario
Journey to Canada’s beautiful city of Ottawa for a 2-night stay at the Fairmont Château Laurier, a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French Château. Visit Canada’s largest and most popular cultural institution, The Canadian Museum of History. B, D

Day 5: Canadian Tulip Festival
With a local guide, discover the sites of Ottawa and the Tulip Festival, featuring more than three million tulips. Visit Commissioner’s Park, Parliament Hill, Sussex Drive, view the official residences of the Prime Minister and Governor General and many other sights. Tour the capital of Canada, Parlement du Canada, and enjoy a guided tour of Centre Block, home to the Senate and House of Commons (pending availability). The evening is free for you to explore. B

Day 6: Quebec City, Quebec
Travel to Quebec and check into our hotel for the next three nights. Standing high on a bluff overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is not merely a hotel located in the heart of Old Québec – it is the heart of Old Québec. B, D

Day 7: Quebec City, Quebec
Join our local guide for an informative tour of the most European of North American cities, Quebec City. See the massive stone architecture, the heavily fortified walls and the charm of Old Quebec City. This afternoon enjoy some free time before dinner featuring a traditional sugar shack meal, live entertainment and poured “taffy on snow” for dessert. B, D

Day 8: Quebec City, Quebec
Travel along the St. Lawrence River to St. Anne de Beaupre, with time to experience the basilica and this little town that attracts more than a million pilgrims and visitors each year! Visit Montmorency Falls and take a memorable cable car ride to the top for lunch and time to enjoy the views of the Isle de Orleans and the Saint Lawrence River. B, L

Day 9: Montreal, Quebec
Enjoy breakfast before we travel to Montreal for a stay at the newly renovated Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. This afternoon, our local tour guide will acquaint us with Montreal’s cultural heritage and cosmopolitan blend of the old and new as we see all the “must see sights” including Montreal’s crown jewel, the Notre- Dame Basilica. B, D

Day 10: Niagara USA
Cross the US border into Niagara Falls, NY for an overnight stay at the Double Tree by Hilton hotel located along the upper Niagara River. B, D

Day 11: Niagara Falls State Park
Experience the majestic beauty of Niagara Falls. Did you know 3,160 tons of water flow over the falls every second? Board the world-famous Maid of the Mist for a thrilling boat ride under the falls! This afternoon, travel west to Ohio for dinner and an overnight stay. B, D

Day 12: Au Revoir
Merci for a trip filled with extraordinary memories! B

Per person rates
double $3199
triple/quad $2815
single $4182