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Quebec: Salut! Bonjour!

Quebec City

Quebec: Salut! Bonjour!

Quebec City

Tour Snapshot

Destination: Quebec CityType: EducationalSubject: History, Languages, General, Geography, Art

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Brightspark takes your students on a cultural and historic adventure to this fortressed city, rich in flavours of both its French and English past. Participation in exclusive interactive activities as well as an authentic sugar shack evening will give your students a travel experience like no other.

Highlights

  • Plains of Abraham Battle Reenactment
  • Soldier of the Martello Tower
  • Visit Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica
  • Brightspark Gala Evening
  • SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1

Board your motor coach and depart

Participate in The Sparktacular Adventure!

Your specialized Tour Leader will lead the group through The Sparktacular Adventure! Students will have a great time as they work in teams to collect points by participating in challenges and activities at various attractions and locations throughout the tour. Let the adventures begin!
 

Full Dinner

Orientation Walk of Upper Town

 
On your first evening in Quebec City, experience the city as it was in the days of New France. This activity will be conducted by your Tour Leader.

Night Security

Day 2

Full Breakfast

Sound and light presentation at Musee du Fort

The Musee du Fort takes you on an extraordinary journey in time with a sound and light show that recounts the military history of Quebec City. A giant model helps bring the story alive with the help of some spectacular special effects. You will gradually come to understand how the geography of the area around Quebec City shaped the military strategies of the time. Following the show, you will take part in our very popular interactive game and have the chance to win a prize!
 

Guided Walking Tour of Old Quebec With Local Guides

Old Quebec is a living museum where fine old buildings and proud monuments line winding streets, picturesque lanes, and steep winding staircases.  It is a fabulous outdoor classroom for students who enjoy history and mystery at every turn.  Your guided tour will include sights in both Upper and Lower Town.
 

Lunch

Guided Tour at Forts-et-Châteaux-Saint-Louis

Revisit the past in the company of an interpreter-guide and, little by little, the secrets of the four forts and two Château Saint-Louis will be revealed as you discover the lifestyle of French and British governors who inhabited the sites.

Soldier of the Martello Tower

Accompanied by British officers, learn all about the conditions of the soldiers living in the Martello Towers. Soldier of the Tower will introduce you to the 1812 military lifestyle through competitions and games. 
 

French Canadian Dinner at Erabliere du Lac Beauport

Evening Walk, Bonfire and Marshmallows

Enjoy an evening walk and bonfire with marshmallows.
 

Night Security

Day 3

Full Breakfast

Beaupre Coast Driving Tour

Board your motor coach and depart for the Beaupre Coast. En route your Tour Leader conducts a driving tour of the Beaupre Coast. In this rural area of Quebec, you will see the seigneurial system first hand.
 

Educational rally at Canyon Sainte-Anne

In groups of 4-6, participate in a rally to discover the geological, botanical and hydrological aspects of Chutes Sainte-Anne.
 

Self-guided visit of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica

Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists and pilgrims visit this impressive Romanesque cathedral, which has five naves, magnificent mosaics and 240 stained glass panels.  
 

Bread and maple butter at Chez Marie

In a stone dwelling dating back to 1652 treat yourself to delicious fresh bread baked daily in a 150-year-old oven.

Workshop at the Albert Gilles Copper Museum

Experience hands on the technique of "repoussée" on pieces of copper, that students will be able to bring home. You will also have the opportunity to visit the exhibition of 50 hand-wrought silver panels, executed by the internationally renowned artisan. 
 

Lunch

The Flashback Challenge

The ultimate photo challenge! With the help of your classmates and a camera, scour the streets of Old Quebec looking for facts about its founders, its culture and its secrets.
 

Dinner at Brightspark Gala

Brightspark Gala Evening

After enjoying a delicious dinner,  join us for our unique interactive dance party.
 

Night Security

Day 4

Full Breakfast

Board your motor coach and depart for home

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