8 days in Canada Itinerary

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Quebec City
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
— 3 nights


Quebec City — 2 nights

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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Old Quebec, explore the world behind art at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), see the interesting displays at Musee de la civilisation, and admire all the interesting features of Quartier Petit Champlain.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Quebec City route tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Quebec City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Quebec City. In January, Quebec City is slightly colder than Stockholm - with highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Montreal.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Montreal — 2 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): stop by Dubarry Furs, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes, then don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, then take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal road trip planner.

Getting from Quebec City to Montreal by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Quebec City in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -13°C in Montreal. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Toronto.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Toronto — 3 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then make a trip to Nathan Phillips Square.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toronto online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in January; daily highs in Toronto reach -1°C and lows reach -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
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Canada travel guide

Parks · Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.