We recommend spending a minimum of 3 days in Quebec City to get to know the city, its people and the authentic French-Canadian culture. Our Quebec City itineraries are full of suggestions for things to do in Quebec City, whether you're coming for a weekend getaway or planning to stay longer. I spent 3 days in Quebec City, Ruth, but I would have liked to have more. While you can visit Old Quebec in two days, you'll probably need about 4 if you want to see Ile d'Orleans and Montmorency Falls and maybe visit some of the museums.
When I was at Niagara Falls last week, several people told me that I should go to Quebec City and know why. And so began the linguistic and cultural rivalry between Francophones and Anglophones, two groups that left their mark on Quebec City. If you're in town for 5 days and wondering what to see and do during your stay, here's an itinerary that will give you the full Quebec City experience. This is where you'll find the Observatoire de la Capitale, an interesting observation deck from where you'll have a panoramic view of the entire Quebec City.
I thought that a 2-day trip to Québec City was long enough to understand the city well, but short enough to leave me things to do on a future visit. This maze of narrow streets lined with elegant boutiques, craft stores and bistros, is one of the most picturesque areas of Old Quebec. Throughout its long and turbulent history, Quebec City managed to preserve its status as the largest French-speaking city in North America. Pack your hiking boots in a bag and head out of Montreal on the first bus to Mont-Tremblant National Park for a day outdoors.
I found it wonderful to be in a modern meeting place surrounded by architecture that reflects centuries of history. Ten days is the perfect period to visit Montreal and Quebec City, allowing you to spend enough time experiencing the legendary nightlife of Montreal and the historic center of Quebec City, with a few excursions. Quebec City maintained its French heritage quite well, considering that the English eventually conquered it. Quebec City, the second largest city in the province of Quebec in Canada, is located along the St.
Lawrence River, a few hours northeast of Montreal. No matter the season, Québec City is always a wonderful place to visit and I hope to return one day. Also just a short drive from Quebec City, you can have an Aboriginal experience at Huron-Wendat Nation at Wendake. To start your 2 days in Quebec City, you'll want to visit the charming Old City and maybe take some city tours.