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$229 for nature and culture in Quebec

Travel Deal for July 3, 2013

vicky vacay deal of the dayAre you a nature lover? Do you desire a little culture when you travel? Then you’re going to be satisfied with either of these packages from Hôtel Ambassadeur Quebec in Quebec City.

The Hôtel Ambassadeur Quebec features 145 rooms and suites as well as a spa and a pool. Located in front of the St. Lawrence River, the Hôtel Ambassadeur is only a five-minute drive from historic Old Quebec. This hotel is offering two culture, nature and discovery packages:

The first opportunity, starting at $229 (two nights minimum) until October 10, 2013, is the Whale Watching Cruise Package. With this deal, you can go see the minke whales and other species in the St. Lawrence River in Baie-Sainte-Catherine or in Tadoussac.

Package includes:

The second opportunity, starting at $289 (double occupancy) until December 30, 2013, is the Nature and Culture Package.

Enjoy the Parc de la chute Montmorency, only a few minutes away from the hotel, the Paris on stage 1889-1914 exhibition at Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

Package includes:

  • Two night’s accommodation including full breakfast
  • Admission for the cable car at Parc de la chute Montmorency
  • Admission to the Musée de la civilisation
  • Admission to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
  • Access to the hotel indoor exotic garden, pool and spa. Recommends Quebec City Restaurants

While checking out the culture and natural beauty of Quebec City, be sure and visit some outstanding restaurants. was able to write about the finest restaurants in the country in our second annual Top 50 Restaurants in Canada. Some of those restaurants earning an honourable mention were in Quebec City, coming in at 63, 66 and 88.

63. Laurie Raphaël, Quebec City, Quebec Website: Managing Editor Adrian Brijbassi says: Gorgeous food in a gorgeous room in one of the most enchanting cities in North America. Laurie Raphael has been serving divine Quebec-focused cuisine for more than a decade. Diners can choose between set menus ($115 for 10 courses or $80 for five courses) and a tempting a-la-carte menu.

66. Le Canard Goulu, Quebec City, Quebec Website:
Quebec Regional Chair Marie Asselin of Food Nouveau says: This intimate restaurant, owned by a Muscovy duck farm located a half-hour out of Québec City, serves gastronomic cuisine created by chef Martin Guillemette, who previously worked both as a chef and a pastry chef at renowned Laurie-Raphaël. This experience explains his modern and colourful presentations and his versatility. While duck is always the common theme of the restaurant’s menu, it’s impossible to get bored — the chef adapts it to every season. In the winter, the dishes are long-stewed and comforting; in the summer, they’re inspired by food trucks.The constant creativity and quality of the food served at Canard Goulu makes it one of Quebec City’s best kept secrets.

88. L’Initiale, Quebec City, Quebec Website:
More Info: A Relais & Chateaux restaurant, L’Initiale features haute cuisine in a luxurious setting in gorgeous Quebec City. A delightful experience that showcases Quebecois cuisine.

To see the full list of Canada’s Top 50 Restaurants, Click here.

To book with Hôtel Ambassadeur Quebec: Click here, or call 1-800-363-4619.

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