If you are planning to celebrate white Christmas, then the most excellent place to visit is Quebec. Last year when I visited Canada to celebrate Christmas in Quebec, it was a memorable white Christmas as I experienced 20 inches of shining snowfall adorned by colorful eye-catching Christmas adornments, the contagious French joie de vivre and extraordinary holiday season.
Quebec display the old world allure and still you will feel at home .With the unique French flair & flavor, Quebec would be an exceptional get away to celebrate you forthcoming Christmas.
French fashioned Christmas market
With the Marche de Noel Christmas market you will find the Christmas season particularly joyful. I visited the Old Port (Vieux Port) and found the entire place getting transformed into a blissful place. The entire place was adorned with numerous stalls providing gift items, wines and foods. I found the maple items such maple butter, maple syrup, maple candy, maple sugar, popular not only among the locals but also with travelers. You can come across items like hand-crafted toys, hand-knitted woolens, paintings, ceramics, liquours and boutique wines which are appealing as well as affordable. While shopping for these items you can also come across a good number of cafes, bakeries which provides yummy buckwheat crepes and an assortment of filing that varies from sweet to savories.
Strolling through the streets deign Christmas
A leisurely and fun filled activity which you can indulge during your Christmas in Quebec is wandering through its streets. You will find the Petit Champlain, old town of Quebec as an extraordinarily well maintained place which exhibts Quebec’s romantic sensation. This area is adjacent to the St. Lawrence River. It is filled with numerous shops and restaurants. I found the impressive Chateau Frontenac hotel as a continuous buddy accompanying me throughout the tapered alleys and lanes.
Salon des Artisans de Quebec
This is a significant attraction of Quebec. It is a fashionable edition of crafts & arts bazaar. It is conducted at the Centre des Foires de Quebec. You will find the event featuring 225 artisan displaying pottery, jewelry, painting, sculptures and lots more.
You Christmas in Quebec will not be fulfilling unless you take a trip to the adjacent island of Olrena (Ile d’Orleans). You will be astounded with the lush green landscapes adorn with maples.
I celebrated my last year Christmas in Quebec, by visiting the nearby Le Massif ski resort. Le Massif attracts a wide range of skiers. You are sure to enjoy the awesome views of the St. Lawrence River from Le Massif. Quebec serves as an exceptional place for Skiing and snowboarding. Some of the other activities which you can indulge at Le Massif are dog sledding, Casino, cheese factory, spas, restaurants, etc.
Places to eat
Your Christmas in Quebec will not get completed unless you visit the chronological Chateau Frontenac hotel. I found this hotel perched on top of the hill. You have miscellaneous options when you visit this hotel .You can choose guided tours or enjoy tasting the delecetable meal. Likewise you can also find a good number of other affordable eateries spread across the main areas of Quebec. All these food joints serve mouth watering and hygienic foods.
Accommodations on Xmas
You can find a several quality rental accommodations near the airport areas and at the city center. These affordable rental accommodations come with world class amenities. I stayed at the historic Chateau Frontenac hotel enjoying the wonderful views of St. Lawrence River and other parts of the city.
How to reach Quebec?
Quebec is well connected by air with Montreal, New York, London and other international cities. It is also well connected by train with other Canadian cities.
Pack your bag to have a great time with your family by celebrating Christmas in Quebec.