15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Montreal, Quebec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Quebec City, Quebec
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
3
Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h
4
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
5
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h
End: Paris

2
nights
Montreal, Quebec

Montreal ©
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 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): stroll around Mount Royal Park and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary planning website.

Paris, France to Montreal is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Montreal is minus 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

3
nights
Quebec City, Quebec

Quebec City ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Place Royale and The Battlefields Park. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Quebec City holiday planning tool.

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Do your shopping at St. Lawrence Market and Soma Chocolate Maker. The Distillery District and St. Mark's Anglican Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls & Niagara Falls Canada). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to CN Tower and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Toronto visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Quebec City to Toronto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Toronto are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, St. Mark's Anglican Church
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

4
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Cave and Basin National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Plain of Six Glaciers. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Icefields Parkway, explore the activities along Peyto Lake, and stop by Banff Indian Trading Post.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Toronto to Banff National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 7°C and lows reach -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, visit Granville Island, and then stop by Kaarigar Handicrafts Inc..

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver road trip app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Vancouver takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in October: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 16°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping Nature
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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