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5 days in Quebec City Area Itinerary
Montreal— 1 night
Quebec City— 3 nights
Fly + foot + train: 7h
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.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Jean-Talon Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.
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Philadelphia, USA to Montreal is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in June; daily highs in Montreal reach 74°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Quebec City.
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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.Step off the beaten path and head to Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site and Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre. Get some historical perspective at Place Royale and Old Quebec. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.
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You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Quebec City, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Quebec City
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