3 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

3 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

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3 days in Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
ferry + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
1
Montreal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Quebec City
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  4​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Barbie Expo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Clock Tower Beach, then contemplate the long history of Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Jewish Montreal, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Montreal online trip itinerary maker .

Toronto to Montreal is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry, flight, and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Barbie Expo ©
Barbie Expo
Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde ©
Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou), appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, and finally get engrossed in the history at Musee des Ursulines de Quebec.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Quebec City tour planning tool .

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Quebec City sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou) ©
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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