47 days in Quebec Itinerary

47 days in Quebec Itinerary

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47 days in Quebec Itinerary

Start: Marseille
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Quebec City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lac Etchemin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
La Malbaie
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Le Bic
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Gaspe
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 15​min
6
Trois-Rivieres
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Granby
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Mont Tremblant
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Gatineau
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Montreal
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Marseille

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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Place Royale, stop by Quartier Petit Champlain, and examine the collection at La Citadelle de Quebec.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Quebec City travel route planner .

Marseille, France to Quebec City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Marseille to Quebec City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Lac Etchemin.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 28:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

4
nights
Lac Etchemin

Lac Etchemin ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Lac Etchemin: Pont Perrault (in Notre-Dame-des-Pins), Saint-Philemon (Massif du Sud Regional Park & Station Touristique Massif du Sud) and Saint Georges (Eglise Saint-Georges & Les Peres Nature).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lac Etchemin vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Quebec City to Lac Etchemin in 1.5 hours. In December in Lac Etchemin, expect temperatures between -4°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to La Malbaie.

Things to do in Lac Etchemin

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lac-Megantic, Saint-Philemon, Saint Georges, Pont Perrault, Maison J.-A. Vachon
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
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Massif du Sud Regional Park ©
Massif du Sud Regional Park
Centre Sportif Lac-Megantic ©
Centre Sportif Lac-Megantic
Maison J.-A. Vachon ©
Maison J.-A. Vachon

4
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from La Malbaie: Village Miniature (in Les Eboulements), Tadoussac (Mont Adela-Lessard & Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail) and Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois (Le Massif de Charlevoix & Luge). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mont Grand-Fonds, try to win big at Casino de Charlevoix, examine the collection at Herbamiel, and play a few rounds at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Golf Club.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the La Malbaie trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Lac Etchemin to La Malbaie in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in La Malbaie are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Le Bic.

Things to do in La Malbaie

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, Tadoussac, Herbamiel, Village Miniature
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Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur ©
Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur
Mont Grand-Fonds ©
Mont Grand-Fonds
Musee de Charlevoix ©
Musee de Charlevoix

5
nights
Le Bic

Le Bic ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Le Bic: Sainte-Flavie (Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon & Vieux Moulin - Vin de miel), Riviere du Loup (Ancien Wagon de Queue du Grand Tronc & Parc de la Pointe) and Trois-Pistoles (Musee Saint Laurent & Eglise Notre-Dame-Des-Neiges).

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Le Bic trip planner .

Drive from La Malbaie to Le Bic in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gaspe.

Things to do in Le Bic

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rimouski, Sainte-Flavie, Trois-Pistoles, Riviere du Loup, Vignoble le Domaine du Lac
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Parc Beausejour ©
Parc Beausejour
Pointe-aux-Anglais ©
Pointe-aux-Anglais
Domaine Acer ©
Domaine Acer

4
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Perce (Galerie d'Art Mourad Fouad, Church of Saint-Michel de Perce, & more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gaspe Peninsula, admire the landmark architecture of Christ Roi Cathedral, take in the history at Fort Peninsula, and don't miss a visit to Perce Rock.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gaspe road trip planner.

Drive from Le Bic to Gaspe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in January, and nighttime lows around -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Trois-Rivieres.

Things to do in Gaspe

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Perce, Gaspe Peninsula
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 14:
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Forillon National Park ©
Forillon National Park
Perce Rock ©
Perce Rock

5
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 Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie (in Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc), Le Village Quebecois d'Antan (in Drummondville) and Eglise Notre Dame de la Visitation de Champlain (in Chateau Richer). There's lots more to do: glide through natural beauty at Pourvoirie Club Hosanna Day Tours, get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Gatien-Lapointe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of the Cape Shrine, and don't miss a visit to Basilica di Notre-Dame-du-Cap.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Trois-Rivieres trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Gaspe to Trois-Rivieres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Trois-Rivieres are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Granby.

Things to do in Trois-Rivieres

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Village Quebecois d'Antan, Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie, Eglise Notre Dame de la Visitation de Champlain, Parc lineaire des Bois-Francs , Pourvoirie Club Hosanna Day Tours
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:
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Parc national du Canada de la Mauricie ©
Domaine du Clos de l'Isle ©
Domaine du Clos de l'Isle
Our Lady of the Cape Shrine
Our Lady of the Cape Shrine

3
nights
Granby

Granby ©
Granby is a town in southwestern Quebec, located east of Montreal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granby: Marais de la Riviere aux Cerises (in Magog), Mont SUTTON (in Sutton) and Mont Orford (in Orford). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Motion, look for gifts at Savonnerie des Diligences, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at The Round Barn.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Granby road trip tool .

You can drive from Trois-Rivieres to Granby in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January in Granby, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Mont Tremblant.

Things to do in Granby

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Magog, Spas, Savonnerie des Diligences, Mont SUTTON, The Round Barn
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
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Zoo de Granby ©
Zoo de Granby
Mont SUTTON ©
Mont SUTTON
Musee canadien de l’Arme et du Bronze ©

5
nights
Mont Tremblant

Mont Tremblant ©
Best known for its ski resort, Mont Tremblant appeals to tourists regardless of season with its lush natural setting and priceless mountain views.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mont Tremblant: Val David (Ski Vallee Bleue & Boutique Galerie Kinya Ishikawa) and Mont Saint-Sauveur (in Saint Sauveur des Monts). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tremblant, look for gifts at T Bar, identify plant and animal life at Domaine Saint-Bernard, and take in the exciting artwork at Lolipop.

Plan a trip to Mont Tremblant easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Granby to Mont Tremblant in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Granby in January; daily highs in Mont Tremblant reach -7°C and lows reach -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gatineau.

Things to do in Mont Tremblant

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Val David, Mont Saint-Sauveur
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:
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Tremblant ©
Tremblant
Tremblant Virtual Reality ©
Tremblant Virtual Reality
Ski de Fond Mont-Tremblant ©
Ski de Fond Mont-Tremblant

4
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gatineau: Montebello (Omega Park & Fromagerie Montebello), Arnprior City Hall (in Arnprior) and Wakefield Covered Bridge (in Wakefield). There's much more to do: trek along Gatineau Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Musée canadien des enfants, walk around Jacques Cartier Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lusk Cave.

To plan Gatineau vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Mont Tremblant to Gatineau in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mont Tremblant in January since evenings lows in Gatineau dip to -16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Gatineau

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chelsea, Montebello, Arnprior City Hall, Wakefield Covered Bridge
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
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Gatineau Park ©
Gatineau Park
Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History
Omega Park ©
Omega Park

6
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, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, get your game on at Maeva Surf, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gatineau to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maeva Surf, Musee d'histoire et du patrimoine de Dorval
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 6:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

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