Christmas Markets in Old Quebec

  • Dec 2nd – Dec 5th, 2021

Join this Target Tours bus tour from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island to Quebec City to start your shopping for the holidays!

Enjoy a taste of Europe in one of North America’s oldest walled cities with a guided city tour, free time, and three nights’ accommodation at the 4.5 star Hotel Manoir Victoria located in Old Quebec. We start your visit by enjoying a tour of the city with a local guide and taking in the scenery while visiting the famous Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

You will then have free time to explore Le Grand Marché this afternoon. That evening we visit the outdoor German Markets only a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Set in the romantic and beautiful surroundings of the Hotel de Ville, the wooden kiosks and scintillating lights mimic a spectacular German wonderland.

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$ 1169 per person with 4 per room

$ 1249 per person with 3 per room

$ 1309 per person with 2 per room

$ 1639 per person with 1 per room

Prices include all taxes.  Save $50 per person if booked before March 31st, 2021.

Maximum 26 passengers for physical distancing on the motorcoach.

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Thursday, December 2nd

Maritimes – Quebec City

Meet your Driver and Tour Director for your Christmas Markets in Old Quebec Tour. We begin in Halifax this morning with pick ups in Dartmouth, Truro, Aulac, Salisbury, Lincoln, and Woodstock along the way. Transfers are available from Charlottetown and Borden-Carleton. We will stop for lunch (not included) at the Acorn Restaurant in Lake George, NB. Your Tour Director will help pass the time with games and entertainment on the coach.

We arrive and check in to our host hotel, the Hotel Manoir Victoria, a unique property in the heart of Old Quebec, for our three-night stay. This evening enjoy an included welcome dinner with the group at the hotel.

Overnight: Hotel Manoir Victoria
Friday, December 3rd

Quebec City

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. Start exploring this historic city with a guided tour. Learn the history of the only North American fortified city north of Mexico whose walls still exist. Quebec City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985, as the “Historic District of Old Quebec”. Founded in the early 17th century by French explorer Samuel de Champlain, the city celebrated its 400th anniversary in 2008. We will board our motor coach and stop to visit the Basilica of Saint-Anne-de-Beaupre, a church credited with many miracles of curing the sick and disabled. We will also make a stop at Montmorency Falls before returning to Old Quebec.

This afternoon we will visit Le Grand Marché. As Quebec City’s newest gourmet food destination, Grand Marché gives visitors a unique opportunity to interact directly with over a hundred producers and processors from the region. Inspired by the world’s most iconic markets, Grand Marché de Quebec has something for everyone thanks to its wide variety of exceptional products and diverse activities available to the public. The market is located in the heart of the city and is a must-see destination for those looking to try the local cuisine. After dinner (not included), you can take the 10 minute walk from your hotel to the Hotel de Ville where you will find the two locations of the outdoor German Christmas Markets located across the street from one another. The market is the place to be during the holidays. Set in the romantic and beautiful Old Quebec the sights, sounds, and smells of this market will transport you to Europe. The wooden kiosks and scintillating lights takes you to a spectacular German wonderland. The kiosks feature many different types of foods such as hot pretzels, gingerbread, mulled wine, German Christmas cakes, and of course, strudels.  There are also incredible gift kiosks with wares straight from Europe as well as locally made treasures. You can also choose to explore other locations in Old Quebec. The market finishes at 8:00.

Please note that this is an outdoor market and that you should be prepared to dress accordingly for winter weather in Quebec City. Times are subject to change.

Overnight: Hotel Manoir Victoria
Saturday, December 5th

Quebec City

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet your Tour Director. This morning we will offer an optional transfer to Les Galleries de la Capitale should you wish to continue shopping. This shopping mall is indoors and hosts several mainstream shopping stores. Return transfer to the hotel will be available. After lunch (not included) we will offer optional transportation to the Aquarium du Quebec (entrance fee not included) a popular and recommend stop by past passengers.

Later this afternoon we will depart for Old Quebec. The Markets will once again be available until 8:00 pm today. You may also choose to check out the unique shops and cafés established in the city and take in the European atmosphere of this city with its cobblestone streets. Visit Musée du Fort, Musée de la civilisation, or the popular Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec if you wish (not included).

Overnight: Hotel Manoir Victoria
Sunday, December 6th

Quebec City – Maritimes

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast. Meet in the lobby to check out of the hotel and depart for home. We will stop for rest breaks along the way and your Tour Director will pass the time with games and entertainment.

Later this evening we will arrive in home after dropping passengers off along the way. Say goodbye to your Driver, Tour Director, and new friends with many fond memories of your Christmas Markets in Old Quebec Tour.

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
  • 3 nights at the Hotel Manoir Victoria in Old Quebec
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner at Hotel Manoir Victoria
  • Guided tour of Quebec City
  • Visit to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-du-Beaupré and Montmorency Falls
  • Shopping at the German Christmas Markets in Old Québec
  • Shopping at Le Grand Marché
  • Shopping at Les Galeries de la Capitale
  • Optional transfer to Aquarium du Quebec
  • Free time in Quebec City
  • All taxes
  • Services of a professional Tour Director

This tour is available from the following locations:

Departures from PEI

You can meet this tour in:

  • Charlottetown (FREE transfers to Aulac provided*)
  • Borden-Carleton (FREE transfers to Aulac provided*)

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departures from Nova Scotia

You can meet this tour in:

  • Truro
  • Dartmouth
  • Halifax
Departures from New Brunswick

You can meet this tour in:

  • Aulac
  • Salisbury (near Moncton)
  • Lincoln (near Fredericton)
  • Woodstock

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departure from other Canadian Provinces
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