Romantic Couple's Vacation in Quebec

by Geoff Hineman Google
Quebec City was founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain.

Quebec City was founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain.

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Settled in the 16th century, the French-speaking city of Quebec City is rich in history and culture. Situated along the St. Lawrence River, Quebec City offers romantic riverside views and a host of restaurants from which you can enjoy those views. Walking the streets of Old Quebec is as close as you can get to experiencing Europe without leaving North America. In short, if you are looking for a romantic vacation, Quebec is calling.

Hot Air Balloon

View Quebec City from the sky during a romantic hot air balloon ride. Quebec Hot Air Balloon Flights depart from Quebec City and offer two romantic departure times: sunrise and sunset. You’ll see breathtaking views of the city, the St. Lawrence River, ile d’Orleans and the Laurentian Mountains. These romantic adventures last approximately 60 minutes and offer a toast at the flight's completion. Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off is included in your package.

Le Chateau Frontenac

A stay at the Chateau Frontenac, with its castle-like architecture and soaring towers, is sure to be filled with romance and beauty. The Chateau Frontenac overlooks the St. Lawrence River in the heart of Old Quebec. Centrally located, the Chateau Frontenac is within walking distance of many of the experiences Quebec offers. If you prefer to stay close to the chateau, enjoy romantic dinners of French cuisine at Le Champlain located within the Chateau Frontenac.

Cruise the St. Lawrence River

Book a romantic cruise aboard an AML cruise ship. During the cruise, you explore coastal villages, towns, historical sites and culture. With a variety of stopovers available, you enjoy firsthand experiences of the beauty and charm of the St. Lawrence River and Quebec. While in Quebec, take a trip back in time at the Place Royale and the Petit Champlain quarter with history dating back to the 1600s. During summer cruises, enjoy a toast at the Loto-Quebec International Fireworks Competition, which is visible from the cruise ship.

Ala Carte

Quebec has so much to offer that you may want to stay in a local bed-and-breakfast or hotel and head out to see the sights together. You can partake in a horse-drawn carriage ride through the stone alleyways of Old Quebec. Take a stroll and enjoy the 18th century walls and narrow stairways or picnic at the wrought iron rail of the Terrasse that overlooks the Lower Town and the St. Lawrence River. Find some romantic treats at Erico’s Chocolate Museum or indulge in shopping along the oldest street in Quebec featuring antiques, cityscapes and wine.

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