10 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

10 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

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Montreal
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Quebec City
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Montreal

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Fitz & Follwell Co. has been added to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Douglass Beach and Old Port of Montreal. Appreciate the collections at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal and Biodome de Montreal. There's much more to do: make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rue Ste.-Catherine.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Montreal is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: high temperatures in Montreal hover around 78°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Quebec City

With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quebec and La Citadelle de Quebec. Place Royale and Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, steep yourself in history at Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, and take a stroll through Lower Town (Basse-Ville).

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Quebec City travel planner.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks