11 days in Quebec Itinerary

11 days in Quebec Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quebec planner

Make it your trip
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gatineau
— 2 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto

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Quebec City

— 4 nights
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.
Attractions like Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Terrasse Dufferin make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Quebec City side-trips: Canyon Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre) and Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, admire the landmark architecture of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), and brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City trip planner.

Toronto to Quebec City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Montreal

— 4 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Montreal Botanical Garden and Mount Royal Park will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and shop like a local with Jean-Talon Market.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Montreal tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gatineau.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Gatineau

— 2 nights
Facing off across the Ottawa River with the nation's capital, Gatineau represents a slice of French Canadian influence in the National Capital Region.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tee off at Larrimac Golf & Tennis Club, tee off at Mont Cascades Golf Club, and then stroll through Gatineau Park. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Musée canadien des enfants, take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of History, and then surround yourself with nature on Bayou-Outaouais.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gatineau trip planner.

Drive from Montreal to Gatineau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in August, Gatineau is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatineau

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

Quebec travel guide

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Churches · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
Canada's only predominately French-speaking province, Quebec boasts a French heritage that not only sets it apart from other parts of this sprawling country, but also from the rest of the continent. A trip to Quebec allows tourists to discover a land with a European look and feel, which you can best appreciate by immersing yourself in the region's bistro culture. Like the rest of Canada, this province features impressive natural attractions, which many choose to discover on a network of nearly 3,500 km (2,100 mi) of bicycle paths. For an urban experience, add Montreal to your Quebec sightseeing itinerary and discover a busy metropolis with a perfect blend of history-steeped neighborhoods and trendy districts offering modern distractions for every traveler's taste.