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The romance of Winter in Quebec

Québec is the perfect romantic winter wonderland for any couple that’s yearning to get away from the stress of the daily grind. The fresh mountain air and the dramatic snow covered landscapes have inspired many a traveller in the past, and the charming French hospitality paired with the numerous activities on offer make this one of our favourite winter destinations. For the adventurous couple The Chaudières-Appalaches region of Québec is an exciting and dramatic destination that is simply stunning in the winter months. The thick blanket of fresh snow lends itself to an array of winter pursuits made for those who want to feel the wind on their cheeks and be a demon on the slopes. In Saint-Nicolas you can try out dog-sledding, snow-shoeing and even para-skiing. Just a short trip away from Québec City, we recommend a stay at the famous Château Frontenac to rest your weary limbs after a day on the slopes. mont tremblant For the culture vultures The walled city of Old Québec is inspiration for any traveller with a passion for history. Gaze over the turreted spires of the French style buildings and down to the St. Lawrence River, where the boats of the colonial fur traders would moor. We really loved learning about Huron-Wendat Nation at Wendake, which is a self-governing territory actually in Québec City. The community is full of artists who are ready to show you their techniques and sell their wares. quebec city For the nature lovers What could be more romantic than spending a few days in a luxury log cabin in the Laurentides, watching the snow fall outside whilst cosied up next to a roaring fire? The Laurentides is host to plenty of properties for rent and there is an array of outdoor activities to ensure you don’t get cabin fever. If it’s wildlife that you’re hoping to see, you can be sure of clear sightings of some of the finest Québecois fauna at the Parc national du Mont-Tremblant. Chateau Frontenac For the foodies It’s difficult not to indulge in the foodie scene in Québec. Of course there is poutine and crêpes galore, but when you’re not feasting on these, why not take a trip to the innovative Toqué in Montréal where Normand Laprise has created an extravagant and intriguing menu. Europea is also not to be overlooked, and the decadent tasting menus featuring local seafood and maple infusions are sure to leave a wonderful taste in your mouth long after you’ve returned home. crepes Tom Marchant is Co-founder of Black Tomato. If you would like to be a guest blogger on A Luxury Travel Blog in order to raise your profile, please contact us.

Tom Marchant

Tom Marchant is a co-founder of the award-winning tour operator Black Tomato, a luxury tailor-made travel company organising bespoke experiences round the world. Part of the Black Tomato Group, Black Tomato is an award-winning luxury travel company that delivers imaginative and cutting-edge travel experiences around the world. We create inspiring itineraries in up and coming and remote destinations, providing clients with the inside track. Whilst our group and prize incentive agency, The Black Tomato Agency , produce creative, award-winning incentives, prizes and events, Studio Black Tomato, was born as the in-house marketing and content creation agency. From initial clients including tourist boards and hotel groups, we now produce internationally acclaimed content and media campaigns for some of the biggest brands in the world.

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  1. I’m heading there in February and wonder if you can recommend a website to book log cabins near Mont Tremblant. Also do you know if it possible to take an helicopter flight from Wuebec to Trembkant?

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