Montreal & Quebec City - Day Trips from Montreal (PDF Chapter)
This is the Day Trips from Montréal chapter from Lonely Planet’s Montréal & Qué-bec guidebook.
Want to escape the city? This chapter includes the very best excursions from Montréal & Québec and they can each be completed in a day. Must-sees include Trois-Rivières and the Laurentians.
- The historic town of Trois-Rivières makes a pleasant stopover, with its attractive riverfront backed by a small cluster of museums and historic buildings.
- Montréal’s backyard mountain playground, the Laurentians offer countless recreational op-portunities, including hiking, downhill and cross-country skiing, and cycling on a 230km converted railway bed.
- Québec meets New England in this pretty landscape of rolling hills, sparkling lakes, pictur-esque villages and farms specializing in cider, wine, cheese and maple syrup.
Coverage includes: Trois-Rivières, The Laurentians and the Eastern Townships.