50 days in Quebec Itinerary

50 days in Quebec Itinerary

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50 days in Quebec Itinerary

Start: Bonifacio, Corsica
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Lac Etchemin
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Le Bic
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
La Malbaie
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Saint Pierre d'Orleans, Ile d'Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Quebec City
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Trois-Rivieres
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Granby
— 4 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
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Bonifacio, Corsica

4
nights
Lac Etchemin

Lac Etchemin ©
Explore Lac Etchemin's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint-Georges (in Saint Georges), Pont Perrault (in Notre-Dame-des-Pins) and Cassis et Melisse (in Saint-Damien-de-Buckland).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lac Etchemin online vacation planner .

Bonifacio, France to Lac Etchemin is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bonifacio to Lac Etchemin. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bonifacio in December; daily highs in Lac Etchemin reach -4°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Le Bic.

Things to do in Lac Etchemin

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lac-Megantic, Saint-Philemon, Belvedere du Vieux Black Lake, Maison J.-A. Vachon, Pont Perrault
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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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

5
nights
Le Bic

Le Bic ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Bic: Sainte-Flavie (Le Grand Rassemblement, Centre d'Art Marcel Gagnon, & more), Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens (in Grand-Metis) and Reserve Faunique de Rimouski (in Saint-Narcisse).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Le Bic sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Lac Etchemin to Le Bic in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to La Malbaie.

Things to do in Le Bic

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sainte-Flavie, Rimouski, Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens, Parc du Mont Saint-Mathieu, Reserve Faunique de Rimouski
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 29:
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Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens ©
Jardins de Metis / Reford Gardens
Pointe-aux-Anglais ©
Pointe-aux-Anglais
Domaine Acer ©
Domaine Acer

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. Get out of town with these interesting La Malbaie side-trips: Tadoussac (Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail & Mont Adela-Lessard), Mont Edouard (in L'Anse-Saint-Jean) and Baie-St-Paul (Domaine de la Vallee du Bras and Omerto Boutique & Espace museal petites franciscaines de Marie). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur, fly down the slopes at Mont Grand-Fonds, admire the masterpieces at Musee de Charlevoix, and examine the collection at Musee de la Drave.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the La Malbaie trip planner .

Drive from Le Bic to La Malbaie in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around -4°C in December, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Saint Pierre d'Orleans.

Things to do in La Malbaie

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, Tadoussac, Baie-St-Paul, Mont Edouard, Musee de la Drave
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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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
Saint Pierre d'Orleans, Ile d'Orleans

Saint Pierre d'Orleans ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Pierre d'Orleans: Saint Jean Port Joli (Musee de la Memoire Vivante & l'Epopee de la Moto), Mont-Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre) and The Observation Tower (in Saint-Francois-de-l'Ile-d'Orleans).

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saint Pierre d'Orleans travel planning app .

Getting from La Malbaie to Saint Pierre d'Orleans by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Saint Pierre d'Orleans

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sainte-Famille, Saint-Jean-de-l'ile-d'Orleans, Sainte-Petronille, Saint Jean Port Joli, The Observation Tower
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
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Mont-Sainte-Anne ©
Mont-Sainte-Anne
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre ©
Musee de la Memoire Vivante ©
Musee de la Memoire Vivante

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Le Chemin de La Liseuse in Pont-Rouge (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Place Royale, don't miss a visit to Quartier Petit Champlain, and admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Quebec City travel route builder tool .

Quebec City is just a stone's throw from Saint Pierre d'Orleans. In January in Quebec City, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trois-Rivieres.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Le Chemin de La Liseuse
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 13:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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 Eglise Notre-dame-de-la-visitation Church (in Champlain), Pourvoirie Club Hosanna Day Tours (in Trois Rives) and Savonnerie Belle a croquer (in Sainte-Thecle). There's lots more to do: stroll through Parc lineaire des Bois-Francs , ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Montagne Coupee, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-James, and browse the collection at Bibliotheque Gatien-Lapointe.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Trois-Rivieres online visit planner .

Drive from Quebec City to Trois-Rivieres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Trois-Rivieres sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Granby.

Things to do in Trois-Rivieres

Outdoors Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Becancour, Victoriaville, Eglise Notre Dame de la Visitation de Champlain, Ski Montagne Coupee, Domaine & Vins Gelinas
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Club de Golf Victoriaville ©
Club de Golf Victoriaville
Domaine du Clos de l'Isle ©
Domaine du Clos de l'Isle
Les jardins de vos reves ©
Les jardins de vos reves

4
nights
Granby

Granby ©
Granby is a town in southwestern Quebec, located east of Montreal. Change things up with these side-trips from Granby: Mount Pinacle (in Coaticook), Mont SUTTON (in Sutton) and Tour D'Observation La Montagnaise (in Saint-Malo). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Balade a Travers le Temps au Centre-Ville, get your game on at Motion, enjoy some diversion at Centre aquatique Desjardins, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint_Patrice.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Granby trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Trois-Rivieres to Granby by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Granby, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Mont Tremblant.

Things to do in Granby

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tour D'Observation La Montagnaise, Saint_Patrice, Mount Pinacle, Centre aquatique Desjardins, The Round Barn
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 22:
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Mont SUTTON ©
Mont SUTTON
Mount Pinacle ©
Mount Pinacle
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: Ski Vallee Bleue (in Val David), Station Touristique Val Saint-Come (in Saint-Come) and Ski Montcalm (in Rawdon). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tremblant, view the masterpieces at Lolipop, head outdoors with Centre Plein Air Esterel, and make a trip to Carillon Canal National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Mont Tremblant trip builder app .

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

Things to do in Mont Tremblant

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Val David, Carillon Canal National Historic Site, Le Jardin de Francois, Calvaire D'Huberdeau, Ski Montcalm
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Tremblant ©
Tremblant
Station Touristique Val Saint-Come ©
Tremblant Virtual Reality ©
Tremblant Virtual Reality

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.
Explore Gatineau's surroundings by going to Montebello (ChocoMotive & Omega Park), Lusk Cave (in Chelsea) and Patinage en Foret (in Lac-des-Loups). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatineau Park, contemplate the long history of Carbide Willson Ruins, get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of History, and explore the engaging exhibits at Musée canadien des enfants.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatineau trip maker tool .

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

Things to do in Gatineau

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Chelsea, Montebello, Patinage en Foret, Wakefield Covered Bridge, Domaine de l'Ange Gardien
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
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Gatineau Park ©
Gatineau Park
Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History
Patinage en Foret ©
Patinage en Foret

7
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: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and get your game on at Maeva Surf.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Gatineau to Montreal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Montreal are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee d'histoire et du patrimoine de Dorval, Maeva Surf
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 7:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

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