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7 Day Trip Itinerary to the Province of Quebec

If you’re planning a trip to Quebec, this 7-day itinerary the Province of Quebec is the perfect way to see all that the province has to offer. You’ll visit major cities, explore historic sites, and experience the great outdoors.

The province of Quebec is a beautiful and diverse region of Canada, with something to offer everyone. From the vibrant city of Montreal to the historic charm of Quebec City, to the stunning natural beauty of the Saguenay Fjord, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Quebec.

Day 1: Montreal

Arrival in Montreal Check in to your hotel in Montreal and spend the day exploring the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, such as Plateau Mont-Royal or Mile End. For breakfast, try a Montreal-style bagel at St-Viateur Bagel or Fairmount Bagel. In the afternoon, visit the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts or take a stroll through Mount Royal Park. For dinner, try one of Montreal’s famous restaurants serving French cuisine, such as L’Express or Le Bremner.

Hotel suggestion: Le Saint-Sulpice Hotel Montreal – check availability here or click image.

A clock tower hotel in Quebec.

Day 2: Eastern Townships, Wine Route

Eastern Townships Take a day trip to the Eastern Townships, a scenic region of Quebec known for its beautiful landscapes, wineries, and outdoor activities. Start your day with breakfast at Les Enfants Terribles Brasserie in Magog, a restaurant serving delicious French-inspired dishes with a beautiful view of Lake Memphremagog. After breakfast, visit the Abbaye de Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, a beautiful monastery with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. In the afternoon, visit one of the local wineries, such as Domaine Pinnacle or Vignoble de l’Orpailleur. Return to Montreal for dinner.

Route Des Vins Logo

Hotel suggestion: Same as Day 1

Day 3: Montreal Exploration

Montreal Spend the day exploring more of Montreal’s attractions, such as the Old Port, Notre-Dame Basilica, or the Botanical Garden. For breakfast, try a classic Montreal breakfast dish, such as poutine or smoked meat, at one of the city’s many diners, such as Beauty’s Luncheonette or Schwartz’s Deli. In the afternoon, visit the Montreal Science Centre or take a bike ride along the Lachine Canal. For dinner, try one of Montreal’s many international restaurants, such as Kazu or Damas.

Hotel suggestion: Same as Day 1

Day 4: Drive to Quebec City

Quebec City Check out of your hotel in Montreal and depart for Quebec City, a historic city with a European feel. After checking into your hotel, spend the day exploring Quebec City’s historic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as the Château Frontenac, the Plains of Abraham, and the Quartier Petit-Champlain. For breakfast, try one of the city’s famous bakeries, such as Paillard or Erico. In the afternoon, visit the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec or take a stroll through the beautiful Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. For dinner, try one of Quebec City’s many restaurants serving traditional Quebecois cuisine, such as Le Lapin Sauté or Aux Anciens Canadiens.

Hotel suggestion: Hotel Clarendon – click here or image for availability

Hotel Clarendon facade

Day 5: Ile d’Orleans

Day trip to Île d’Orléans Today, take a day trip to Île d’Orléans, a picturesque island in the St. Lawrence River known for its scenic views and local agriculture. Start your day with breakfast at Les Ancêtres Restaurant in Sainte-Pétronille, a restaurant serving delicious local cuisine made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. After breakfast, visit some of the island’s many attractions, such as the Mauvide-Genest Manor or the Saint-François-de-Sales church. Stop for lunch at one of the

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Day 5 (Continued): Day trip to Île d’Orléans For lunch on Île d’Orléans, try the traditional meat pie (tourtière) or the island’s famous strawberries at one of the local cafes or restaurants, such as Cassis Monna & Filles or La Boulange. In the afternoon, explore more of the island’s attractions, such as the Château-Richer Heritage Site or the Montmorency Falls Park. Return to Quebec City for dinner.

Hotel suggestion: Same as Day 4

Day 6: Charlevoix

Charlevoix Region Today, take a day trip to the Charlevoix region, a beautiful area known for its picturesque villages, mountains, and outdoor activities. Start your day with breakfast at the cozy Cafe Chez-Nous in Baie-Saint-Paul, a restaurant serving delicious homemade pastries and coffee. After breakfast, visit the beautiful Parc national des Grands-Jardins or take a scenic drive along the Saint Lawrence River. For lunch, stop at one of the local restaurants, such as Le Saint-Pub or Le Mouton Noir. In the afternoon, visit the beautiful village of Saint-Irénée or the Musée d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul. Return to Quebec City for dinner.

Hotel suggestion: Same as Day 4

Day 7: Au Revoir

Departure Check out of your hotel in Quebec City and depart for your next destination. Before leaving, enjoy one last Quebecois breakfast at one of the city’s many cafes, such as Le Hobbit or La Maison Smith.

Overall, this driving tour of Quebec offers a mix of urban and rural experiences. From the vibrant streets of Montreal and Quebec City to the beautiful countryside of the Eastern Townships and Charlevoix region. Each day offers a variety of activities and attractions to explore. With plenty of opportunities to sample Quebec’s famous cuisine.

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