Travel to Canada
Upon arrival in Toronto, your local guide will meet the group and assist with transfer to your hotel in Niagara Falls. The remainder of the day will be at leisure.
We start today with a boat ride along the Niagara River to the foot of the falls. Afterwards transfer along the scenic Niagara Parkway to the historic village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Here we discover a small but thriving community, proud to display a carefully preserved nineteenth century atmosphere.
We then complete the last segment of our journey with a transfer to Toronto where, on arrival, we will embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. Featuring such highlights as the financial district, Old and New City Halls, Casa Loma, the St. Lawrence Market, the Flat Iron Building, Chinatown and much more.
Today will be free to spend at your leisure in Toronto. Your guide will be on hand to suggest activities depending on your tastes.
This morning we enjoy a pleasant drive east. Following the north shore of Lake Ontario, we pass endless miles of rolling farm land. Our destination is the beautiful Thousand Islands resort region where we embark upon a relaxing cruise.
After taking in the sights and sounds of this river playground, we board our coach for an overnight stay in Kingston.
Today we continue to Montreal and tour the second-largest French speaking city in the world. On arrival meet with a local guide for some sightseeing. Highlights include the outside views of the Summer Olympic’s complex of 1976, Mount Royal, McGill University and Old Montreal.
You will have today free for relaxation and a spot of independent sightseeing in the area. Your guide will be happy to provide advice and suggestions for the best sights and activities for you to take in today!
Depart for Quebec
Today we drive south and meet up with the mighty St. Lawrence River, which we follow along the scenic Chemin du Roy Highway. We pass numerous historical French-Canadian villages en route to Quebec City, the only walled city in North America.
Upon arrival meet with your local guide and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Quebec City. Highlights include the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale, the Basilica and other points of interest.
Today is at leisure. Why not wander the narrow, cobblestoned streets of the Old City, browse through the shops and boutiques, visit the numerous historical landmarks, and enjoy Quebec’s joie de vivre.
Transfer to Quebec City’s International Airport for your internal flight to Toronto and onward flight to Dublin.
*For October 2016 tours, transfer will be from Quebec City’s International Airport to Montreal airport and onward to Dublin (via London Heathrow).