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Daytrips from Quebec City

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Daytrips from Quebec City
Take in national parks, ride a train, tour a hotel made completely of ice. From just 30 minutes away, Quebec City day trips are as diverse as its history.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Wendake
Wendake

A visit to Wendake is an authentic First Nations experience less than 15 minutes from the heart of Quebec City. Walk through historic Old Wendake, home of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Church, a designated National Historic Site. Stop at the Onhoüa Cheteke Traditional Huron Site, an authentic reconstruction of a Huron Village, and the Tsawenhohi House for a glimpse of the history and traditions... More

A visit to Wendake is an authentic First Nations experience less than 15 minutes from the heart of Quebec City. Walk through historic Old Wendake, home of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Church, a designated National Historic Site. Stop at the Onhoüa Cheteke Traditional Huron Site, an authentic reconstruction of a Huron Village, and the Tsawenhohi House for a glimpse of the history and traditions of the Huron-Wendat Nation. Local galleries, arts and crafts shops feature creations from the thriving community of artists and artisans. Less

Le Train du Massif de Charlevoix
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Le Train du Massif de Charlevoix

Travelling between mountains and seashore, along 140 km of breathtaking riverside scenery between Québec City and La Malbaie, the Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix conveys passengers on a singular rail cruise experience focused on Charlevoix gastronomy, and the region’s countless hidden treasures.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Cote-de-Beaupre
Cote-de-Beaupre

Beyond the gates of Old Québec lies Côte-de-Beaupré. Take one of North America’s oldest roads for a scenic drive bordered by the St. Lawrence River, stretching from from Montmorency Falls to Mont-Sainte-Anne and Cap Tourmente. Include a stop at the 350-year-old holy shrine, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

Baie-St-Paul
Baie-St-Paul

Founded over 350 years ago, the town of Baie-Saint-Paul is nestled in a valley located on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Known as the birthplace of Cirque du Soleil, Baie-Saint Paul is one of Quebec’s oldest municipalities featuring narrow streets lined with charming boutiques and art galleries. Popular attractions include the Carrefour culturel Paul-Médéric and Musée... More

Founded over 350 years ago, the town of Baie-Saint-Paul is nestled in a valley located on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Known as the birthplace of Cirque du Soleil, Baie-Saint Paul is one of Quebec’s oldest municipalities featuring narrow streets lined with charming boutiques and art galleries. Popular attractions include the Carrefour culturel Paul-Médéric and Musée d'art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul; Maison René-Richard and Le Massif de Petite-Rivière-Saint-François. The latter is a popular scenic 6-kilometer drive down the mountain to the St. Lawrence River. Less

Ile d'Orleans
Ile d'Orleans

Just 15 minutes from downtown Québec City, opposite Montmorency Falls, drive across the bridge to L'Île d'Orléans, an island where farming and all forms of agriculture thrive year-round.

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