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Quebec City For Winter Getaways Valentine's Day or Carnival

Updated on November 6, 2017

Valentine's Day

Book a trip for a romantic Valentine's Day weekend in one of the worlds most enchanting cities. The Hotel Chateau Laurier Quebec will set the stage for love to blossom. This four star luxurious hotel offers everything your heart desires. Have a message and relax before an intimate dinner. Tour the streets of Old Quebec City with the love of your life in a romantic horse-drawn carriage.

Dine in elegance in the heart of Old Quebec at The Patriarch Restaurant, a stone house that was built in the 1800’s with an atmosphere of intimacy. Let chef Steven Roth tantalize your taste buds with his delectable cuisine.

Château Frontenac
Château Frontenac | Source

Château Frontenac

Anyone visiting Quebec City must see The Chateau Frontenac, which is a national historic site. Building started in the 17th century, and in 1893 became a hotel. There are eighteen floors to this magnificent hotel with 580 rooms and 38 suites.

Bonhomme | Source
Ice Castle
Ice Castle | Source

Quebec Winter Carnival

Family getaways in January, may just be what you are looking for. One of the most memorable events in Quebec City at this time of year is the world’s largest winter carnival, called the Quebec Winter Carnival, which runs from January 28th to February 12th. This carnival has7 much to offer which includes Snow Sculptures, dog sled races, a Children’s village, entertainment for the entire family, skating games and shows for children of all ages. Watch the ice canoe races on the river with competitions for both men and women. Slide down the slopes in a snow raft. Visit the Arctic Spas village and be sure to bring your swimsuit and towel. Watch for the famous Bonhomme the king of the festival, a living replica of a snowman that has been famous delighting children and Quebecers for years.

Ski Mount Sainte Anne

Mount Sainte Anne one of the best places in the province and in Eastern North America for skiing and snowboarding. Stay either at the mountain at one of its beautiful resorts or if you are visiting Quebec City it is a short thirty-minute drive away. There are many activities here that include down hill, cross-country, paragliding, dog sledding and hiking. With 66 trails on 465 acres and has a 2,050 foot vertical drop. Night skiers will love the 17-lighted trails.

To Drive To Quebec City

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Flying into Quebec City. Jean Lesage International Airport is ten miles from downtown Quebec City. 

Via Rail goes directly into the city if the train is your choice of travel.

Greyhound bus offers excellent service to Quebec City.

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