17 days in Quebec Itinerary

17 days in Quebec Itinerary

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Gatineau
— 1 night
2
Montreal
— 4 nights
3
Trois-Rivieres
— 3 nights
4
Quebec City
— 5 nights
5
La Malbaie
— 3 nights

1
night
Gatineau

Gatineau ©
Facing off across the Ottawa River with the nation's capital, Gatineau represents a slice of French Canadian influence in the National Capital Region.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Gatineau Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of History, experience rural life at Ferme Lavender Ridge, then steep yourself in history at Carbide Willson Ruins, and finally putt your heart out at Dunn-D's Mini Golf.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatineau trip planner.

Toronto to Gatineau is an approximately 4-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°C in Gatineau. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Gatineau

Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Chelsea, Ferme Lavender Ridge
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Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History
Gatineau Park ©
Gatineau Park
Ferme Lavender Ridge ©
Ferme Lavender Ridge

4
nights
Montreal

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Montreal road trip app.

You can drive from Gatineau to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Trois-Rivieres.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

3
nights
Trois-Rivieres

Trois-Rivieres ©
Trois-Rivières is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, located at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour. Explore Trois-Rivieres' surroundings by going to Centre de Peche Caron - Poissons des Chenaux (in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade), Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie (in Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc) and Drummondville (Ferme du Bassin, Le Sainctuaire St-Majorique, &more). The adventure continues: browse the collection at Bibliotheque Gatien-Lapointe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of the Cape Shrine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de la Visitation de Champlain.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trois-Rivieres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Trois-Rivieres takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Trois-Rivieres sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Trois-Rivieres

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Drummondville, Eglise Notre Dame de la Visitation de Champlain, Centre de Peche Caron - Poissons des Chenaux, Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie
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Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie ©
Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie
Ferme du Bassin ©
Ferme du Bassin
Bibliotheque Gatien-Lapointe ©
Bibliotheque Gatien-Lapointe

5
nights
Quebec City

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.
Step out of Quebec City with an excursion to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, wander the streets of Place Royale, visit Terrasse Dufferin, and take in the history at The Battlefields Park.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Quebec City trip maker website.

You can drive from Trois-Rivieres to Quebec City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to La Malbaie.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
The Battlefields Park ©
The Battlefields Park

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La Malbaie

La Malbaie ©
La Malbaie is a municipality in the Charlevoix-Est Regional County Municipality in the province of Quebec, Canada, situated on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River, at the mouth of the Malbaie River. Get out of town with these interesting La Malbaie side-trips: L'Aboiteau (in Saint-Andre-de-Kamouraska), Village Miniature (in Les Eboulements) and Azulee (in Baie-St-Paul). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur, step off the mainland to explore Isle-aux-Coudres, relax in the rural setting at Champignons Charlevoix, and trek along Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read La Malbaie tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to La Malbaie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Quebec City in October: high temperatures in La Malbaie hover around 14°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in La Malbaie

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

L'Aboiteau, Village Miniature, Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail, Isle-aux-Coudres, Azulee
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Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur ©
Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur
Isle-aux-Coudres ©
Isle-aux-Coudres
Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail ©
Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail

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