Honeymoons in Quebec
Quebec has so much to offer the honeymoon couple, from the romantic and indeed charming French speaking walled city itself, to the forests, mountains, lakes and rivers that adorn the province Quebec city makes for a great place to base your honeymoon and you won't be disappointed. Cobbled streets and old world charm make this a magical place, step outside the city and stunning scenery awaits, whether it's skiing in the winter or hiking and mountain biking in the summer, the province of Quebec has it all.
The only problem you are going to have when you take your honeymoon in Quebec is deciding what you are going to do. Lufthansa fly from Johannesburg to Quebec Via Frankfurt, so you can be enjoying the magical charm of this province in less than 24 hours. Whilst in the city visit the old neighbourhoods of the 'Place Royal' the 'Old Port' and the spellbinding quaintness of 'Le Petit Champlain' North America's oldest shopping district. The latter is adorned with small boutiques, cobbled streets and 17th century buildings. During the winter, it is bedecked with fairy lights and it looks like something you would see on a Christmas card. The Sant Roche district is where you will find some of the best restaurants in the city and the Boulevard Larrier is a shopper’s paradise. Summer festivals and winter carnivals only add to the spectacle. Around one hour's drive from the city you have the Stoneham mountain ski resort where you can ski through some gorgeous snow-scapes. A little closer to the city you have the stunning Montmorency falls which at 30 metres higher than Niagara are an awesome sight. Whatever you decide to do, Quebec has all the ingredients to make a honeymoon to remember.
The province of Quebec is a vast area of stunning lakes, forests and mountains all of which point towards the charming Quebec city. This walled city has a real old world feel and is steeped in history. 90% of the population here are French speaking, so it comes as no surprise that the city also has a European vibe to it. Whatever you decide to see and do, Quebec has it all.
The fabulous walled city of Quebec city is like stepping back in time. Enter through the city walls and you will see cobbled streets, old buildings, quaint shops, cafes and charming plazas. For this reason the city is a great place to base your honeymoon in Quebec. Areas like 'le petit champlain' is a magical part of the town with old 17th century buildings, boutique shops and cobbled streets. In the winter it is decked out with fairly lights and looks like something out of a Charles Dickens novel. The 'Place Royal', and the 'Old Port' are other areas of the city that really give you a feel for what the city is all about. For a trip to remember how about taking a horse drawn carriage ride through the heart of the city. The province itself isn't simply about old world charm, stunning surroundings are just on the doorstep. The Montmorency falls at 30 metres taller than Niagara is a sight to behold, if you are feeling daring, take a cable car ride across its span. In the winter, Stoneham Mountain ski resort comes into its own and is the largest ski resort east of the Rockies. With summer festivals, winter carnivals, museums, shops and top class food, there's never a bad time to visit this magical province.
Key Facts for Quebec
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Capital: Quebec City
Flight time: 1 hours from Toronto
When to Honeymoon in Quebec
When to go:
Quebec’s climate is temperate and humid, and snow falls on average eight months out of the year. The best time to book your honeymoon in Quebec if you’re hoping for summery weather is sometime between July and October. The average daily temperature from June through August is from 20 to 25 degrees Celsius, but nights are often cooler. If skiing or skating, or walks in the snow are your thing, plan a visit for February and you can experience the famous Winter Carnival at the same time. Pack warm clothing, as winter temperatures often fall to 10 degrees below zero, or lower.
Air Canada offer flights from London Heathrow to Quebec taking around 12 hours with just one stop en route.
Visitors from the UK can enter Canada without a visa for stays of up to six months, as long as they are in possession of a valid passport. Fly directly into Quebec City’s own Jean-Lesage International Airport, or take one of the shuttles offered from Montreal-Trudeau Airport. A rental car is not necessary for those staying within Quebec, as an extensive public transportation system is in place.
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Getting Married in Quebec
A truly unique place and the perfect destination for your wedding abroad – Quebec is the only province in Canada that is officially French speaking. The stunning capital – Quebec City is filled with amazing architecture that will look beautiful in your wedding photographs, it is no wonder that this beautiful city is classed at a World Heritage site. A wedding abroad in Quebec is ideal if you are looking to hold your wedding in a place full of history and culture, it also has amazing mountain scenery – offering the perfect romantic backdrop to your big day. A wedding abroad in Quebec is ideal if you are looking to have a wedding abroad that is a little different to the norm.
Before conducting the marriage ceremony, the officiant must announce the couple’s intention to marry by means of a notice posted for 20 days before the date of the marriage at the place where the ceremony is to be held and at the nearest courthouse. The notice must include the name, domiciliary address and date and place of birth of each of the intended spouses; the accuracy of the information must be confirmed by a witness of full age. Québec does not have any residency requirements to apply for a marriage license. For further information visit http://www.justice.gouv.qc.ca/english/publications/generale/maria-a.htm#notice
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