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Would you like to tour the charming countryside in Eastern Canada but don’t want to miss the chance of seeing Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City? In this tour of Eastern Canada you can have the best of both worlds.
The tour features three rail trips including an overnight journey from Quebec City to Halifax. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views as you travel on some of Canada’s most outstanding train services. The VIA Rail Service is one of the most comfortable and relaxing ways to see Eastern Canada’s gorgeous countryside. Quietly gliding through picturesque scenery, these rail trips are experiences in themselves, breathtaking panoramas promising to inspire you from the comfort of your seat. As you travel across the spectacular landscape of Eastern Canada, be prepared because whatever the season, you’re in for a treat.
Flying from Vancouver to Toronto, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the sights of this bustling and multi-cultural city. Whilst in Toronto, take a day tour to the charming village community of St Jacobs, home to over 4,000 Mennonites who farm the surrounding land. After a tour of this quaint town, you’ll head to the famous yearlong Farmer’s Market as well as a trip to the Antiques and Craft Market. You will also visit one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Niagara Falls. As three mighty rivers converge, Niagara will amaze you with its sheer beauty and grandeur. Standing safely on board the famous “Maid on the Mist” boat ride, you’ll be assured a great view.
Situated on the beautiful Saint Lawrence River, Montreal is the largest French-speaking city outside of Paris. A city of art and culture, Montreal is brimming with European flair, with artists gathering in squares, eager to paint your portrait. French colonial architecture lines tree-lined streets, where locals overflow from fashion boutiques, markets and cafés.
Your next stop is the magical and diverse wonderland of Quebec City. Largely characterised by its stunning European architecture, Quebec City is delightful and enchanting. With a day to explore at your leisure, venture through the charming streets of the Latin Quarter, stroll across the Plains of Abraham, wander the narrow streets of Palace Royale and visit the world famous Château Frontenac, standing majestically over the city. After a few days in these captivating French colonial cities, their undeniable beauty and elegance will mesmerize you, leaving you with a real taste of Europe.
Venturing off into the breathtaking countryside, you’ll travel to Nova Scotia to explore the elegant eighteenth and nineteenth century architecture of Halifax. The picturesque, brightly painted, waterfront town of Lunenberg will surely impress, and here you’ll have a tour of the area learning about the town’s fascinating history.
On the last leg of your trip you will discover Prince Edward Island. This lush, green floating land is home to Charlottetown, the stunning coastal city and inspiration for the beautiful story of Anne of Green Gables. Here you will take a tour of the island’s charming north shore, where spectacular countryside meets glorious coastline, and quaint villages welcome you like a long lost friend.
All year round, Eastern Canada promises to put on a magnificent show of beauty, diversity and enchantment. As you witness her different faces and experience her unforgettable and treasured landscape, you will surely make plans to return one day.
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