Honeymoons in Quebec
The city of Quebec is located in the eastern Canadian province of the same name. It is the only North American city to be built completely surrounded by a wall, and was the first European-built city outside of Spanish America. When you celebrate your honeymoon in Quebec you’ll be transported back in time. Visitors flock from all over the world to witness the enchanting atmosphere of this history-filled city. Presumably due to its European feel, old fashioned stone buildings, and narrow winding streets lined with restaurants, shops, and boutiques, Quebec has grown to be known as the most charming city in North America. A honeymoon in Quebec conjures up images of sidewalk cafes, artists, and cobblestone streets.
With its lovely mix of all things European and North American, a honeymoon in Quebec will give you a little taste of both worlds. Particularly during the summer months the city comes alive and takes on a strong ‘festival’ feel, and is known worldwide for its Summer Festival. February is also a very popular month as this is when the Winter Carnival takes place, drawing thousands of people from all around. This is the perfect time to plan a honeymoon in Quebec if you enjoy winter activities.
Planning your honeymoon in Quebec City will guarantee a memorable and breathtaking experience. Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Take a dinner cruise at sunset and enjoy a five course meal, live music, and views of Old Quebec City as you sail down the St. Lawrence River.
- Rent a private hot air balloon! What better way to wake up in the morning than with an exhilarating sunrise tour of the city and surrounding areas?
Take a leisurely stroll along the top of the 4.6 km long old city wall, enjoying views of the St. Lawrence River and the city, with a peek at the famous Chateau Frontenac.
Key facts for Quebec
Currency: Canadian Dollar
Capital: Quebec City
Flight time: 6 hours from London
When to honeymoon in Quebec
When to go:
The climate in Quebec is temperate and humid, with snowfall being experienced eight months of the year. July through October is snow free, so this is the time to visit if you are looking for summer weather during your honeymoon in Quebec. From June to August daytime temperatures usually fall between 20 to 25 degrees Celsius, with nights being cooler. Otherwise, if you are excited about skating or skiing, or taking part in the world famous Winter Carnival, winter is a great time to plan a honeymoon in Quebec. Winter temperatures can get as low as 10 degrees below zero.
Continental Airlines operate from Dublin to Quebec with a total flying time of around 11 hours.
Visitors from Ireland do not require a visa to enter Canada for visits of up to six months, but a passport is required and must be valid for the duration of your trip. Passengers can fly directly into Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City, or take a shuttle from the Montreal-Trudeau Airport. There is an extensive public transportation system in place, and renting a car won’t be necessary while celebrating your honeymoon in Quebec.
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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.
Marriage Requirements for Quebec
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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