A vast expanse of forests, lakes and farmland. The New World's
French heritage is reflected in Quebec's countryside auberges.
575, chemin Hovey
North Hatley, J0B 2C0, Quebec
T: +1 (819) 842-2421. 41 rooms. US$ 280-
A romantic hotel with exposed beams and fireplaces siting high on a bank overlooking Lake Massawippi.
A favorite summer retreat destination for French Canadians,
the region contains charming auberges, farms, art galleries
and good whale watching opportunities. Charlevoix borders the
St. Lawrence river and is located 1/2 hour northeast of Quebec
Cap-a-Aigle, G0T 1B0, Quebec
T: +1 (418) 665-4431. 27 rooms. US$ 140-$455
Panoramic St. Lawrence river views, four poster beds and a renowned
kitchen. Ask for a room with a river view.
Founded as a fur-trading post in 1608, Quebec city is both one
of North America's oldest cities and the only fortified one.
Its Old Town is a designated world heritage site. Located northeast
8 Saint-Antoine St., Quebec City
T: +1 418 692-221. 95 rooms. US$ 195-
Creatively crafted from a 19th century maritime building with
wide-planked floors, rough brickwork and heavy timber beams.
Located in the heart of old town Quebec.
Built atop 17th century foundations next to an old port setting,
the charming Old Montreal district features meandering streets,
historic buildings and boutique shops.
Hostellerie Pierre du Calvet
405 Rue Bonsecours
T: +1 866 544-1725. 9 room b&b. US$ 140-
1725 stone Breton-style house with timbered ceilings, located
on a narrow cobblestoned street in the Old City. Benjamin
Franklin slept here.
Hotel Place d'Armes
701, Cote de la Place D'Armes
Montreal, QC H2Y 2X6
T: +1 514 842 1887. 48 rooms. US$ 125-
Restored 19th century stone building located in the Old Montreal
Quarter, just steps away from Notre Dame Basilica and Place
Capital Region/Gatineau Park
Capital Region stretches out over both sides of the Ottawa
River to include parts of two Canadian provinces Quebec
(to the north) and Ontario (to the south). The area includes
Ottawa, Canada's capital,
and pristine Gatineau Park,
with its over 30,000 acres of hills, forest, lakes and streams.
60 Mill Road
Wakefield, Quebec, Canada
T: +1 819 459-1838. 40 rooms.
Originally an 1838 stone mill, the heritage-designated
inn straddles Gatineau Park's most picturesque waterfall.
Set next to the Trans Canada Trail with its 250 kms of connecting
skiing, hiking and cycling trails, this romantic hotel
is the only inn within Gatineau Park. Located
25 miles northwest of Ottawa.