9 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

9 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quebec route planner

Make it your trip
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Montreal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Notre-Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get some historical perspective at Old Port of Montreal and Avenue McGill College. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and witness the site of a historic battle at Place Jacques-Cartier.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Montreal day trip planning website.

Vancouver to Montreal is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.
Old Quebec and Place Royale will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at La Citadelle de Quebec and Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, get to know the fascinating history of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, and browse the collection at Morrin Centre.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Quebec City attractions planner.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Quebec City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

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