Honeymoons in Quebec
Quebec City is found in the province of Quebec, located in the east of Canada. Outside of Spanish America, Quebec was the first European-built city, and was the only city in North America to be completely encircled by a wall. Be prepared to travel into the past if you plan a honeymoon in Quebec. The magical atmosphere of this history-rich city enchants visitors from across the globe. Known as the most charming city in North America, Quebec is characterized by an old European flavour, historic stone buildings and narrow, winding streets along which you’ll find boutiques, shops, and restaurants. Cobblestone streets, sidewalk cafes and artists dance through the minds of those planning their honeymoon in Quebec!
A honeymoon in Quebec teases you with tastes of both Europe and North America, blending the two worlds just perfectly. During the summer months the city takes on a strong ‘festival’ atmosphere, and seems to come to life just in time for the famous Summer Festival. Although the winter should not be overlooked, with the Winter Carnival taking place in February and attracting thousands of visitors from far and near. A honeymoon in Quebec should definitely be planned around this event if you are looking forward to a winter getaway.
For a particularly memorable honeymoon in Quebec, consider looking into the following activities.
- You’ll be treated to views of the city, the St. Lawrence River, and famous landmarks such as the Chateau Frontenac when you take walk along the top of the 4.6 km long old city wall.
- A sunset dinner cruise on the St. Lawrence River is the perfect ending to a perfect day. With a five course meal, live entertainment and views of Old Quebec City, you won’t be disappointed!
- Say good morning from the basket of a hot air balloon! Private sunrise tours are available of the city and outlying areas.
Key Facts for Quebec
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Capital: Quebec City
Flight time: 20 hours from Sydney
When to Honeymoon in Quebec
When to go:
Snow falls eight months out of the year due to the temperate and humid climate experienced in Quebec. Summer weather seekers should book their honeymoon in Quebec for July, August or September to avoid the flurries. Temperatures in the summer are pleasant, ranging from 20 to 25 degrees Celsius during the day, but falling lower in the night. If its winter sports you’re after, plan your honeymoon in Quebec for February, when you’ll also be able to take part in the world famous Winter Carnival. Temperatures in winter fall to 10 degrees below zero or lower, so pack a good winter coat and enough warm clothing!
From Sydney to Quebec, Air Canada offer flights taking around 24 hours – this includes two stops en route.
Australian couples can enter Canada without a visa and remain for up to six months on a valid passport. Quebec City has its own airport, the Jean-Lesage International Airport, but if you choose to fly into Montreal you can also take a shuttle from the Montreal-Trudeau Airport. Don’t worry about renting a car during your honeymoon in Quebec; the city boasts an extensive and reliable public transportation system.
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Getting Married in Quebec
With stunning mountains, lakes, rivers and forests the province of Quebec could provide a sublime backdrop to your wedding. Right in the heart of this province lies Quebec city itself. Predominantly French speaking, it is a walled city with old world charm and a European vibe. Step through these walls and travel back in time. Cobbled streets,17th century buildings and quaint squares sit perfectly alongside modern architecture. This picturesque setting couldn't be better in which to base your big day and with romantic hotels adorning every part of the city, it has the hallmarks of a glorious backdrop. Weddings abroad in Quebec province are becoming more popular and it really isn't hard to see why.
A wedding licence can be obtained from any municipal office clerk located throughout the province. It has to be registered at least 20 days before you plan the big event due to the fact that it has to be publicised at your wedding venue and the local courthouse over this period. Documentation needed is a birth certificate of both parties, and valid photographic ID such as a drivers licence or passport and the fee is $110 Canadian dollars. Please click on the link for further information http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/publications/generale/maria-a.htm
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