13 days in Canada & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Canada & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— Few hours
2
Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
3
Shawinigan, Canada
— 1 day
4
Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix, Canada
— 3 nights
5
Tadoussac, Canada
— 1 night
6
Quebec City, Canada
— 2 nights
7
Montreal, Canada
— 1 night
8
Paris, France
— 1 day


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hours
Paris, France

Paris
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip app.

Nantes to Paris is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You'll set off for Montreal on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping

3
nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal
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.
To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreal tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Montreal takes 11 hours. Traveling from Paris to Montreal, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Montreal hover around 12°C and lows are around 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Shawinigan.

Things to do in Montreal

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks

1
day
Shawinigan, Canada

Shawinigan ©
Shawinigan is a city located on the Saint-Maurice River in the Mauricie area in Quebec, Canada. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame-de-la-Presentation, then get in on the family fun at D'Arbre en Arbre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vallee Rocanigan.

Make your Shawinigan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Shawinigan takes 2 hours. Traveling from Montreal to Shawinigan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in April, expect little chillier with lows of -1°C in Shawinigan. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix.

Things to do in Shawinigan

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife
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Vallee Rocanigan ©
Vallee Rocanigan
Eglise Notre-Dame-de-la-Presentation ©
Eglise Notre-Dame-de-la-Presentation

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nights
Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix, Canada

Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at Centre d'Histoire et d'Archeologie de la Metabetchouane and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage municipale Gratuite - Le Rigolet. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Place de la Traversee, then walk around Parc de la Marina, then see the interesting displays at Musee Amerindien de Mashteuiatsh, and finally make a trip to Site Uashassihtsh.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix route maker.

You can drive from Shawinigan to Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Shawinigan to Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Tadoussac.

Things to do in Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mashteuiatsh, Roberval, Centre d'Histoire et d'Archeologie de la Metabetchouane
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Parc de la Marina ©
Parc de la Marina
Place de la Traversee ©
Place de la Traversee
Musee Amerindien de Mashteuiatsh ©
Musee Amerindien de Mashteuiatsh

1
night
Tadoussac, Canada

Tadoussac
Tadoussac is a village in Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence rivers. On the 19th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Adela-Lessard, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Microbrasserie Tadoussac, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Baie Sainte-Marguerite.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tadoussac route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix to Tadoussac takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Quebec City.

Things to do in Tadoussac

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Baie Sainte-Marguerite
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Mont Adela-Lessard
Mont Adela-Lessard
Microbrasserie Tadoussac ©
Microbrasserie Tadoussac
Baie Sainte-Marguerite ©
Baie Sainte-Marguerite

2
nights
Quebec City, Canada

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Morrin Centre and Place Jean Pelletier. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Massif de Charlevoix (in Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois), Stoneham Mountain Resort (in Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury) and Reserve Nationale de Faune du Cap‑Tourmente (in Saint-Joachim). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Le Monastere des Augustines, make a trip to Quebec City Mural, and admire the striking features of Gare du Palais.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Quebec City tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Tadoussac to Quebec City by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. April in Quebec City sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Le Massif de Charlevoix, Stoneham Mountain Resort, Reserve Nationale de Faune du Cap‑Tourmente
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Le Massif de Charlevoix ©
Le Massif de Charlevoix
Morrin Centre ©
Morrin Centre
Le Monastere des Augustines ©
Le Monastere des Augustines

1
night
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
On the 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Jewish Montreal and then see the interesting displays at Grevin Montreal.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal online route planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grevin Montreal ©
Grevin Montreal
Museum of Jewish Montreal ©
Museum of Jewish Montreal

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day
Paris, France

Paris ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, then head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris driving holiday website.

Fly from Montreal to Paris in 11 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Paris. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in April, with highs in Paris at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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