40 days in Quebec Itinerary

40 days in Quebec Itinerary

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40 days in Quebec Itinerary

Start: Algiers
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Sherbrooke
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Gatineau
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Quebec City
— 8 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Tadoussac
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Carleton-sur-Mer
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Gaspe
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Sainte Anne des Monts
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Rimouski
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Montreal
— 7 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Algiers

3
nights
Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke ©
Sherbrooke is a city in southern Quebec, Canada. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sherbrooke: The Stanstead Stone Circle (in Stanstead), Coaticook (Mount Pinacle & Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook) and Magog (Marais de la Riviere aux Cerises & Musee International d'Art Naif). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Magog River Gorge, indulge your taste buds at Vignoble Chemin de la Riviere, steep yourself in history at Lieu historique national Louis-S.-St-Laurent, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Jeannine Blais.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sherbrooke trip planning tool .

Algiers, Algeria to Sherbrooke is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Algiers in October, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Sherbrooke: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gatineau.

Things to do in Sherbrooke

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Magog, Compton, Coaticook, The Stanstead Stone Circle, Galerie Jeannine Blais
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Magog River Gorge ©
Magog River Gorge
La Halte des Pèlerins ©
La Halte des Pèlerins
Mount Pinacle ©
Mount Pinacle

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Gatineau to Montebello to see Omega Park about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Gatineau Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Musée canadien des enfants, see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum of History, and try for a hole-in-one at Dunn-D's Mini Golf.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gatineau tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Sherbrooke to Gatineau in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Gatineau

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Chelsea, Mont Cascades Golf Club, Omega Park
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Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History
Gatineau Park ©
Gatineau Park
Omega Park ©
Omega Park

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre) and Canyon Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Place Royale, admire all the interesting features of Battlefields Park (Parc des Champs-de-Bataille), and take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gatineau to Quebec City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Quebec City sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Tadoussac.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Canyon Sainte-Anne, Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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nights
Tadoussac

Tadoussac ©
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: La Baie (Passe a Saumon Riviere-a-Mars & Touverre) and La Malbaie (Casino de Charlevoix, Les Jardins du Cap a l'Aigle, & more). The adventure continues: trek along Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail, stop by Herbamiel, head outdoors with Observatoire d'Oiseaux de Tadoussac, and play a few rounds at Tadoussac Golf Club.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tadoussac online trip maker .

You can take a bus from Quebec City to Tadoussac in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Carleton-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Tadoussac

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

La Malbaie, La Baie, Herbamiel
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Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail ©
Petite Chapelle de Tadoussac ©
Petite Chapelle de Tadoussac
Champignons Charlevoix ©
Champignons Charlevoix

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Carleton-sur-Mer

Carleton-sur-Mer ©
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Carleton-sur-Mer: Bonaventure (Ferme Bourdages Tradition & Bioparc) and Site Historique du Banc-De-Paspebiac (in Paspebiac). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Miguasha National Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Microbrasserie Le Naufrageur, tee off at Club de Golf de Carleton-sur-Mer, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratoire Notre-Dame-Du-Mont-St-Joseph.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carleton-sur-Mer road trip site .

Getting from Tadoussac to Carleton-sur-Mer by car takes about 6.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tadoussac to Carleton-sur-Mer 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 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gaspe.

Things to do in Carleton-sur-Mer

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bonaventure, Miguasha National Park, Site Historique du Banc-De-Paspebiac
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Miguasha National Park ©
Miguasha National Park
Ferme Bourdages Tradition ©
Ferme Bourdages Tradition
Oratoire Notre-Dame-Du-Mont-St-Joseph ©

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Gaspe

Gaspe ©
Gaspé is a city at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of eastern Quebec, Canada. Change things up with these side-trips from Gaspe: Perce (Perce Rock & Parc national de l'Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce) and Phare-du-Cap-des-Rosiers (in Cap-des-Rosiers). Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Forillon National Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pierced Rock (Rocher-Perce), take in the exciting artwork at Musee de la Gaspesie, enjoy the sand and surf at Haldimand Beach, and take in the waterfront at Promenade Jacques Cartier.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gaspe trip planning site .

Drive from Carleton-sur-Mer to Gaspe in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. November in Gaspe sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sainte Anne des Monts.

Things to do in Gaspe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Perce, Phare-du-Cap-des-Rosiers
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Forillon National Park ©
Forillon National Park
Perce Rock ©
Perce Rock

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Sainte Anne des Monts

Sainte Anne des Monts ©
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is a city in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of the province of Quebec in Canada.Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, a small city between the Chic-Choc Mountains and sea, it is on the south shore of the St-Lawrence river estuary. When in Sainte Anne des Monts, make a side trip to see Musee des Phares in La Martre, approximately 36 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Parc National de la Gaspesie. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Gaspe Peninsula, look for gifts at Nathalie Dumouchel Ceramiste, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Exploramer, and head outdoors with Eskamer Aventure.

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You can drive from Gaspe to Sainte Anne des Monts in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rimouski.

Things to do in Sainte Anne des Monts

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Musee des Phares, Gaspe Peninsula
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Gaspe Peninsula ©
Gaspe Peninsula
Parc National de la Gaspesie ©
Parc National de la Gaspesie
Nathalie Dumouchel Ceramiste ©
Nathalie Dumouchel Ceramiste

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Rimouski

Rimouski ©
Rimouski is a city in Quebec, Canada. Venture out of the city with trips to Parc National du Lac-Temiscouata (in Saint-Michel-du-Squatec) and Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens (in Grand-Metis). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Parc National du Bic. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Vieux Moulin - Vin de miel, see the interesting displays at Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Pere, admire the striking features of The Lamontagne House, and appreciate the history behind Eglise de Sainte-Luce.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rimouski trip planner .

Getting from Sainte Anne des Monts to Rimouski by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Rimouski

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens, Parc National du Lac-Temiscouata, Vieux Moulin - Vin de miel, Eglise de Sainte-Luce
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Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens ©
Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens
Eglise de Sainte-Luce ©
Eglise de Sainte-Luce

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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.
Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at La Ronde Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, hunt for treasures at Jean-Talon Market, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Montreal trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Rimouski to Montreal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

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