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Vibrant Quebec and New England

Operated by: Luxury Gold

9 Days from $5,650 per person
MAY - OCT 2022
Vibrant Quebec & New England Luxury Tour

Countries Visited

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Locations Visited

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  1. Day 1 Welcome to Montreal.

    Welcome to the Great White North. On arrival at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, you will begin your journey with a transfer to your luxury hotel, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth. One of Montreal’s most iconic landmarks, the hotel has been boldly decorated to reflect the golden years of Montreal with new, bright and dynamic interiors. Located in the heart of the city’s thriving shopping and business district, enjoy a leisurely browse around the stores or simply relax at your hotel before you meet your fellow travellers and Travelling Concierge at 18:00 for a Welcome Dinner in the evening.

    hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal.
  2. Day 2 Highlights of Montreal. Relaxed Start

    Your Journey, Your Way Tailor your day of sightseeing with a choice of experiences in the morning and afternoon. This morning, choose to take part in a city tour and stroll through the historic streets of Old Montreal and the Old Port. Alternatively, embark on a mural and art tour to learn how Montreal has become a world leader in the urban art scene. This afternoon, choose to visit the Notre Dame Basilica and view the Gothic revival architecture and dramatic interior. Alternatively, take a behind-the-scenes hockey tour of Bell Centre, home of the Montreal Canadiens. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy as you please.

    hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal.
  3. Day 3 Onward to Quebec City.

    Depart Montreal for one of the oldest European cities in North America, Quebec City. Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and visit the Huron-Wendate Museum, dedicated to the preservation of the history, culture and arts of the Huron-Wendat Indigenous people and other First Nations. The museum also interprets other heritage sites in Wendake, including Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church, Kabir Kouba waterfall and Tsawenhohi house. This afternoon, check into the iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. The evening is yours to do as you please. Soak up the lively and unique French Canadian culture and enjoy the 400-year history you'll find within the city's ramparts.

    hotel Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec City.
  4. Day 4 Quintessential Quebec.

    The day begins with a guided walking tour of Old Quebec. See the Citadel of Quebec, the Latin Quarter, the National Assembly and the Place-Royale, as you explore the city’s Old Town. As one of North America’s oldest settlements, it also happens to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the Canadian cities with the most French influence. Leave this pretty city behind as you make your way to Île d'Orléans. Stop at Confiturerie Tigidou, a local artisan jam workshop, where you will be met by your hosts or “sorcerers”, Catherine and Vincent – natives of the island have historically always called themselves “sorcerers”, due to the great numbers of fireflies that appear at night. Be welcomed into their shop by the sweet smell of cooked berries. The couple close the store exclusively for Luxury Gold guests, allowing you to learn more about the delicious jams, their passion for healthy food and life on the island in a private session. You’ll be provided with a delicious picnic basket filled with flavoursome goodies to indulge on outside, with views of lush rolling hills and the garden of Tigidou. Back in Quebec City, your evening is at leisure. Ask your Travelling Concierge for recommendations on where to head for dinner.

    hotel Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec City.
  5. Day 5 Quebec City to Bretton Woods.

    Start the day with a journey to Quebec’s area known as the Eastern Townships. Pass the beautiful Memphrémagog region and stop at the Abbaye De Saint-Benoit-Du-Lac for a private guided tour of the cloisters and church. Founded in 1912, this quaint building still houses some 30 monks who live by the rule of St. Benedict. Enjoy a hearty lunch and learn about the cheese and cider that is made at the Abbaye by the monks. Later, visit Chateau des Charmes and tour this family-owned winery. Taste exquisite wines including a limited production rosé sparkling wine, and a Vidal ice wine- an exotic and rare wine made only in a few select places in the world. After settling in at your beautiful mountain resort, indulge in a dinner with wine this evening.

    hotel Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods.
  6. Day 6 White Mountains Sightseeing. Relaxed Start

    Wake to storybook views at your hotel before heading out for more breathtaking scenery. Your Journey, Your Way This morning, choose to board the Mount Washington Cog Railway and journey to the summit of Mount Washington, where you’ll find 360° views of the surrounding areas including up to five states, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean. Once there, take in the summit and head to the Sherman Visitor Center. Alternatively, you can enjoy a leisurely morning round of golf at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. Tee off with amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Later, take time for lunch on your own in North Conway before exploring North Conway Village. This quintessential New England suburb is home to a number of quaint shops, cafes, a beautiful park, historic train station, museums and dining options. Journey along the famous Kancamagus Highway. This 34.5-mile scenic drive in Northern New Hampshire is known as one of the best viewing areas to experience the magnificent orange hues of America’s fall in all its glory. Now a designated American Scenic Byway, take in its beauty from the comfort of your luxury coach, as you cut through the White Mountain National Forest, with its breathtaking views of the White Mountains, the Swift River, Sabbaday Falls, Lower Falls and Rocky Gorge.

    hotel Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods.
  7. Day 7 From New Hampshire to Colonial Boston.

    Depart the vibrant forests of New Hampshire and stop in Portsmouth, a picturesque historic seaport on the Piscataqua River. Next, make your way to Massachusetts and the town of Salem, known for the witch trials of 1692. Visit the Punto Urban Outdoor Art Museum, an open air museum with 75 large scale murals featuring 40 global and 25 New England-based artists. Enjoy leisure time in Salem before travelling on to Boston to discover its revolutionary spirit.

    hotel The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston.
  8. Day 8 Boston and Cambridge Sightseeing.

    Explore Boston with your Travelling Concierge this morning and discover this city's incredible past and present. See the red-brick Freedom Trail and famous landmarks that shaped the nation. Visit Cambridge this afternoon, also known as "the most innovative square mile on the planet."Your Journey, Your Way. Choose to take a Harvard Student Tour, where you'll walk the campus of the oldest university in America while learning about the school's rigorous curriculum and high-impact research. Alternatively, you can make a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, which encompasses nearly 450,000 works of art. After a full day of exploration, join your new friends and Traveling Concierge for a delightful Celebration Dinner.

    hotel The Liberty, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Boston.
  9. Day 9 Depart Boston.

    Your scenic trip ends this morning and a departure transfer to Boston Logan International Airport is provided.

Price Includes

Additional Included Highlights

  • You will be escorted by one of our fine Travelling Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • Complimentary, airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Montreal: Home of the Montreal Canadiens, this tour enables you to view the newly-reonovated Montreal Canadiens dressing room, Alumni Lounge, stand at the podium in the press conference room, and venture 90 ft above the ice and take a seat in a journalist's chair in the state-of-the-art 302 seat press gallery.
  • Montreal: Visit Notre Dame Basilica in Old Montreal, which is considered a masterpiece in Gothic revival architecture and renowned for its dramatic interior. The sanctuary is decorated in beautiful hues of blues, reds, purples, silver and gold. Stunning stained glass windows, hundreds of intricate wood carvings, and a grand pipe organ are also featured within the interior.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Bretton Woods: Enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the spectacular grounds of Omni Mount Washington Resort. This award-winning championship golf course is over 105 years old and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Bretton Woods: Take a trip to Mount Washington, the highest peak and most prominent mountain in the Northeastern United States at 6,288.2 ft (1,916.6 m). Enjoy a scenic ride aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Boston: Tour the University including the Science Center, Memorial Hall, the Faculty Club and Barker Center Courtyard, the Harvard Crimson newspaper and the Harvard Lampoon, and the River House courtyards.
  • Boston: The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most comprehensive art museums in America featuring some 450,000 works of art. 1.2 million visitors a year make the pilgrimage to see the 8,161 paintings in what is the 14th largest art museum in the word.

Well-being

  • : Your Well-Being Director takes a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met. On tours fewer than 15 guests, your Traveling Concierge will act as your Well-Being Director.
  • : Our customized luxury coaches are sanitized before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customized luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Exceptional Dining

  • Montreal: Meet your fellow travellers and Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner in the evening.
  • Quebec City: Enjoy a tasty picnic lunch with cheese, bread, fruits and wine - all produced right on the island. As you eat, take in the views of rolling hills and red-roofed farm houses.
  • Quebec City: Sit down to a hearty lunch and learn about the cheese and cider produced by the Benedictine monks of Abbaye De St-Benoit-Du-Lac.
  • Boston: Join your fellow travelers and Traveling Concierge for a Celebration Dinner.
  • Dining Summary: 8 Breakfast (B), 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), and 2 Lunch (L)

Journey Highlights

  • Montreal: Home of the Montreal Canadiens, this tour enables you to view the newly-reonovated Montreal Canadiens dressing room, Alumni Lounge, stand at the podium in the press conference room, and venture 90 ft above the ice and take a seat in a journalist's chair in the state-of-the-art 302 seat press gallery.
  • Montreal: Visit Notre Dame Basilica in Old Montreal, which is considered a masterpiece in Gothic revival architecture and renowned for its dramatic interior. The sanctuary is decorated in beautiful hues of blues, reds, purples, silver and gold. Stunning stained glass windows, hundreds of intricate wood carvings, and a grand pipe organ are also featured within the interior.
  • Montreal: Explore the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal with a Local Expert. See how this city grew from a trading post to the vibrant, cosmopolitan city you know today. Walk past the Notre-Dame Cathedral, City Hall, the Chateau Ramezay, the historic Bonsecours Market and the Seaman's Chapel. Alternatively, join a vibrant mural and street art walking tour. Explore Saint-Laurent boulevard and see how it has become the country's premier street art corridor, and how this city has become a world leader in the urban art scene.
  • Quebec City: Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as you visit the Huron-Wendat Museum, dedicated to the preservation of the history, culture and arts of the Huron-Wendat Indigenous people and other First Nations. This museum also interprets other significant heritage sites in Wendake, including Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church, Kabir Kouba waterfall and Tsawenhohi house.
  • North Conway: Take time for lunch in North Conway and explore this quinessential New England suburb that is home to a number of quaint shops, cafes, a historic train station, museums and dining options.
  • Bretton Woods: Take a trip to Mount Washington, the highest peak and most prominent mountain in the Northeastern United States at 6,288.2 ft (1,916.6 m). Enjoy a scenic ride aboard the Mount Washington Cog Railway.
  • Salem (MA): Take a solo tour of this this open air museum that contains 75 large scale murals from 40 global and 25 New England-based artists. The art aims to create neighborhood pride while also increasing economic opportunity for local businesses.
  • Boston: Learn about Boston's revolutionary past, its exceptional contributions to American history and culture, and its transformation into the modern yet charming and historical place it is today. Explore the Charlestown Navy Yard and learn about Boston's maritime history as the Navy Yard is home to the USS Constitution — “Old Ironsides” — the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat.
  • Boston: Tour the University including the Science Center, Memorial Hall, the Faculty Club and Barker Center Courtyard, the Harvard Crimson newspaper and the Harvard Lampoon, and the River House courtyards.
  • Boston: The Museum of Fine Arts is one of the most comprehensive art museums in America featuring some 450,000 works of art. 1.2 million visitors a year make the pilgrimage to see the 8,161 paintings in what is the 14th largest art museum in the word.

VIP Experiences

  • Quebec City: Step off the beaten path and visit a secret gem on Ile d'Orleans- Confiturerie Tigidou, where jam confectioner experts, and shop owners, Catherine and Vincent will share their passion and innovative ways they've turned the fruits of their island into decadent jams. You'll have the opportunity to sample their most popular varieties, and afterwards, they will provide you with a picnic basket filled with locally sourced produce to have lunch outdoors with views of the rolling hills and Tigidou's garden.
  • Quebec City: Indulge in the world of champagne in the Eastern Townships and learn about the historic controversy of differentiating champagne from sparkling wine. Witness the final steps of the traditional method of making sparkling wine, including a live disgorging by the owner, just before corking. You'll also learn how to sabre a bottle of sparkling wine and one lucky traveler will have the honor to give it a try before you sample the Brut Nature, an exclusive experience for Luxury Gold guests.The experience concludes with the tasting of some of the products that are crafted at Le Vignoble Le Cep d'Argent, including l'Archer, a type of Port wine with maple syrup.

Your Way

  • Bretton Woods: Enjoy a leisurely round of golf at the spectacular grounds of Omni Mount Washington Resort. This award-winning championship golf course is over 105 years old and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

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