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 Biodome de Montreal. Get some historical perspective at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Old Port of Montreal. 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 The Battlefields Park. 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 gain a rich perspective with 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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