8 days in Quebec Itinerary

8 days in Quebec Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Quebec trip planner
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
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Montreal
— 3 nights
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Quebec and Place Royale. La Citadelle de Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, get to know the fascinating history of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City trip itinerary maker app.

Edmonton to Quebec City is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. In July, Quebec City is somewhat warmer than Edmonton - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreal.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Montreal — 3 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Notre-Dame Basilica and Old Port of Montreal. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, race across the water with a speed boat tour, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Montreal online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Quebec City in July, you will find days in Montreal are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Quebec travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Churches · 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.
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