VIA Rail Train Journey & Toronto Skyline, Eastern Canada
VIA Rail Train Journey & Toronto Skyline, Eastern Canada
Scenery and Sights in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Scenery and Sights in Halifax, Nova Scotia
VIA Rail Train
VIA Rail Train
Quebec City
Quebec City
Montreal City, Quebec
Montreal City, Quebec
Toronto Cityscapes, Ontario
Toronto Cityscapes, Ontario

Eastern Rail Experience

7 Nights Standard from €1,859 Including Flights

Overview

Experience the unique "Ocean" rail route on VIA Rail on this captivating itinerary taking in the best of the Canadian Maritimes and Quebec. Starting Halifax, with a couple of days to enjoy this fascinating maritime city and the beautiful surrounding coastline. Then board the "Ocean" train for a two day journey through Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, enjoying dinner and a night on the train in a private cabin. Spend time in historic Quebec City, then board VIA rail to follow the St Lawrence river to Montreal. Here you will enjoy a three-hour city tour to see all of the highlights. Then take the final leg of your journey on "The Corridor", leaving the province of Quebec and journeying through Ontario until you reach the vibrant, cosmopolitan city of Toronto.

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Day 1

Fly to Halifax

Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your hotel

Standard Hotel: Atlantica Hotel Halifax or Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax

Deluxe Hotel: Westin Nova Scotion or Prince George Hotel

Day 2

Halifax

A full day is yours to independently explore Halifax's proud maritime heritage.  The city is a centre for East Coast arts and culture, boasting galleries and local artists that capture the essence of Canadian Maritimes life. Visit the restored Historic Properties, the Citadel that has guarded the city since the 18th century, the Public Gardens or perhaps arrange a day cruise around the harbour for an ocean-side perspective of the city.

Overnight in Halifax

Standard Hotel: Atlantica Hotel Halifax or Hampton Inn by Hilton Halifax

Deluxe Hotel: Westin Nova Scotion or Prince George Hotel

Day 3

Halifax to Quebec City - VIA Rail

Make your way independently to Halifax rail station, board VIA rail's The Ocean and depart early afternoon on your rail passage to Quebec City. Wind across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick before passing by the rolling hills of the Baie des Chaleurs. The evening offers long shadows over the landscape to accompany your delicious on-board dinner, and the rock and sway of the train ensures a restful sleep on your overnight journey.

Overnight on board VIA Rail in a private cabin

Day 4

Quebec City - VIA Rail

The sun rises as you follow the shores of the might St, Lawrence River into Quebec City where you debark to begin the next chapter of your holiday. make your way independently to your hotel to check in. The rest of the day is yours to discover why this historic city draws thousands of visitors each year. We suggest visiting some of the most popular designations and attractions such as the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale or the Basilica.

Overnight in Quebec City.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Le Concorde Quebec or Delta Quebec

Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont Le Chateau or Hotel Manoir Victoria

Day 5

Quebec City to Montreal - VIA Rail

Depart on VA Rail's Corridor service to Montreal, follow the shoreline of Canada's busiest waterway along the St. Lawrence River to arrive in the bustling metropolis of Montreal. As the second-largest French-speaking urban centre after Paris, the city is renowned for its love of music, arts and hospitality. Walk down lively St. Catherine Street with its numerous shops and cafes, or once the sun sets, sample the fine cuisine at one of the hundreds of restaurants and perhaps take in a session of a lively jazz club.

Overnight in Montreal.

Standard Hotel: Hotel Faubourg Montreal or Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa

Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth or le Saint Sulpice Hotel Montreal

Day 6

Montreal

Today you will be going on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of Montreal. You will see numerous highlights, such as the Notre Dame Basilica, the financial and residential districts, historic Old Montreal, the charming Latin Quarter and much more. You will visit the Olympic Complex, travel through the campus of McGill University and savour the panoramic views from an observation point on top of Mont Royal.

Overnight in Montreal.  

Standard Hotel: Hotel Faubourg Montreal or Le Nouvel Hotel & Spa

Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth or le Saint Sulpice Hotel Montreal

Day 7

Montreal to Toronto - VIA Rail

Depart on the last rail journey of your tour, travelling through the small townships and communities of Quebec and Ontario en route to Canada's largest city, Toronto. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and take the rest of the evening to either enjoy the amenities of your hotel, or search out one of the city's hundreds of restaurants and nightspots.

Overnight in Toronto.

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown or Courtyard by Marriott

Deluxe Hotel: Fairmont Royal York Hotel or Sheraton Centre Toronto

Day 8

Toronto

Depart Toronto, and either fly home or extend your stay with further explorations of Eastern Canada

  • Return International flights
  • Hotel accommodation for six nights as described above (or similar)
  • 3 hour Montreal Sightseeing City Tour
  • Halifax to Quebec City (overnight in private cabin), Quebec City to Montreal and Montreal to Toronto rail on board VIA Rail (in economy class, or upgrade to business)
  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner on board the VIA rail

What's Not Included

  • Transfers
  • Meals unless stated above
  • Gratuities to sightseeing motor coach drivers, rail personnel and taxi drivers

 

Departures May 30-Jun 3 & Jun 6-10 2020 are not available due to Grand Prix blackout in
Montreal
Departures Jul 26-29 2020 are not available due to Osheaga blackout in Montreal.

Jackie Sheehan
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