56 days in Quebec Itinerary

56 days in Quebec Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Quebec City
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Quebec City
— 7 nights
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Sainte-Famille, Ile d'Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive
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Baie-St-Paul
— 6 nights
Drive
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Saint-Felicien
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tadoussac
— 5 nights
Drive
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Carleton-sur-Mer
— 5 nights
Drive
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Perce
— 5 nights
Fly
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Gatineau
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sherbrooke
— 5 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 9 nights
Fly

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Quebec City — 7 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.
Explore Quebec City's surroundings by going to Canyon Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre), Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre) and Saint-Vallier, circuit patrimonial (in Saint-Vallier). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, explore the galleries of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), explore and take pictures at The Battlefields Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale.

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

Exeter, UK to Quebec City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Exeter to Quebec City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Sainte-Famille.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 12:

Sainte-Famille, Ile d'Orleans — 3 nights

Sainte-Famille is a parish municipality in the L'Île-d'Orléans Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada, part of the administrative region of Capitale-Nationale. Sainte-Famille is known for museums, wineries, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hike along Chemin Royal (Royal Road), explore the landscape on two wheels at La Route du Mitan, examine the collection at Erabliere Boily, and walk around Parc-des-Ancetres.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sainte-Famille travel itinerary planner.

Sainte-Famille is just a stone's throw from Quebec City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Baie-St-Paul.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Baie-St-Paul — 6 nights

Baie-Saint-Paul is a city in the Province of Quebec, Canada, on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Explore Baie-St-Paul's surroundings by going to Eglise de Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive (in Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive), Parc National des Grands Jardins (in Saint Urbain) and La Malbaie (Musee de Charlevoix, Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur, &more). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Isle-aux-Coudres, learn about winemaking at Vignoble Ste-Petronille, admire the majestic nature at Regional Park of Hautes-Gorges of the Malbaie River, and don't miss a visit to Village Miniature.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Baie-St-Paul trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sainte-Famille to Baie-St-Paul takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Saint-Felicien.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 21:

Saint-Felicien — 5 nights

Saint-Félicien is a city in the Canadian province of Quebec. Explore Saint-Felicien's surroundings by going to Pointe-Taillon National Park (in Saint-Henri-de-Taillon), Plage municipale Gratuite - Le Rigolet (in Metabetchouan-Lac-a-la-Croix) and Village historique de Val-Jalbert (in Chambord). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Sauvage of Saint-Felicien, examine the collection at Musee Amerindien de Mashteuiatsh, stroll around Chutes a Michel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Aventuraid.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint-Felicien attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Baie-St-Paul to Saint-Felicien takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tadoussac.
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Tadoussac — 5 nights

Tadoussac is a village in Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence rivers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tadoussac: Sentier pedestre Sault aux Moutons (in Longue-Rive), Centre D’Interpretation Et D’Observation De Pointe-Noire (in Baie Sainte-Catherine) and Saint-Simeon (Parc Municipal de la Baie-des-Rochers & Sentiers de la Baie des Rochers). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail, observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre, explore the striking landscape of Mont Adela-Lessard, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Microbrasserie Tadoussac.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tadoussac vacation site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Felicien to Tadoussac takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Carleton-sur-Mer.
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Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:

Carleton-sur-Mer — 5 nights

Carleton-sur-Mer is the fifth largest town of the Gaspésie's south shore, in southeastern Quebec, Canada, located on Route 132, along the Baie des Chaleurs.The town's territory includes the communities of Biron, Caps-de-Maria, Carleton, Robitaille, and Saint-Omer.HistoryTracadigash/CarletonAround 1756, seven families of exiled Acadians arrived in Tracadigash from Bonaventure and Restigouche, following their deportation from Beaubassin, Nova-Scotia, in 1755. Explore Carleton-sur-Mer's surroundings by going to Bonaventure (Verre et Bulles & Ferme Bourdages Tradition), Parc National de la Gaspesie (in Sainte Anne des Monts) and Espace Rene-Levesque (in New Carlisle). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Miguasha National Park, contemplate the long history of Battle of the Restigouche National Historic Site, snap pictures at Routhierville Covered Bridge, and tee off at Club de Golf de Carleton-sur-Mer.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Carleton-sur-Mer tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tadoussac to Carleton-sur-Mer by car takes about 6.5 hours. Traveling from Tadoussac to Carleton-sur-Mer, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Carleton-sur-Mer are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Perce.
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Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:

Perce — 5 nights

Percé is a small city near the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada. Change things up with these side-trips from Perce: Gaspe (Whale-Watching Cruise in Forillon National Park, Haldimand Beach, &more). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Parc national de l'Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Perce Rock, get engrossed in the history at Magasin General Historique Authentique 1928, stop by Espace Wazo, and don't miss a visit to Galerie Mylene Henry.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Perce vacation site.

Traveling by car from Carleton-sur-Mer to Perce takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Perce can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Gatineau.
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Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:

Gatineau — 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatineau: La Peche Lake (in La Peche), Montebello (Omega Park & ChocoMotive) and Lusk Cave (in Chelsea). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatineau Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Chutes Coulonge Park, see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum of History, and tee off at Larrimac Golf & Tennis Club.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gatineau, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Perce to Gatineau takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Perce in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gatineau, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sherbrooke.
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Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:

Sherbrooke — 5 nights

Sherbrooke is a city in southern Quebec, Canada. Venture out of the city with trips to Au Vignoble d'Orford (in Orford), Abbey of Saint-Benoit-du-Lac (in Saint-Benoit-du-Lac) and le Parc Historique de la Poudriere de Windsor (in Windsor). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at PAUS Spa Experience - Sherbrooke, make a trip to Saint_Patrice, take in the dramatic natural features at Magog River Gorge, and hike along Parc ecologique Jean-Paul Forand.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sherbrooke travel route planner.

You can drive from Gatineau to Sherbrooke in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October in Sherbrooke, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Montreal.
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Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:

Montreal — 9 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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Montreal attractions planner.

You can drive from Sherbrooke to Montreal in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sherbrooke in October, Montreal is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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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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