Montreal Day Trips

Ottawa Day Trip
Ottawa Day Trip

It is fun to explore and gain a better understanding of the the region that lies beyond the city you are visiting. To facilitate that, we have itineraries for two full day trips from Montreal - one to Canada's capital city, Ottawa and the other to one of the oldest cities in North America, Quebec City. These tours can both be done using public transportation. For the Quebec City day trip there's also a highly rated guided tour available for a reasonable price.

Self-guided day trips from Montreal

Click the links for complete details on how to go about the following day trips using public transportation.

Parliament Hill in OttawaOttawa Day Trip from Montreal: A day trip from Montreal to Ottawa is an ideal way to see and discover more of Canada. Ottawa is a beautiful city, home to Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal. Read on to find out the various options for going on a Montreal to Ottawa Day trip.

Chateau FrontenacQuebec City Day Trip from Montreal: If you are already in Quebec, it would be an utter shame not to visit one of the most historic and picturesque sites in all of North America. We highly recommend making time for a day trip to Quebec City during your visit to Montreal.

Fully guided day tours from Montreal

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Laurentian Mountains Day Trip From Montreal

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $100.00 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Explore Canada's beautiful Laurentian Mountains on this day trip from Montreal. As you make your way along narrow country lanes that crisscross the scenic alpine landscape, admire views of the mountains — including 2,871-foot (875-meter) Mont Tremblant — and stop in charming towns like St-Sauveur, St-Adolphe d’Howard and Mont-Tremblant. Discover lakeside villages, take a cruise on Lac des Sables, and stop for photo ops of the stunning foliage. When you’re not with your guide, learning about the area’s history, you’ll have free time to eat, shop and walk around.

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Quebec City and Montmorency Falls Day Trip from Montreal

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $115.00 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visit the historic heart of French Canada on this day trip from Montreal to Quebec City. On your sightseeing tour, see famous landmarks including Place Royale, Notre Dame Basilica, the Parliament Building, Montmorency Falls and the Plains of Abraham as you explore quaint narrow streets filled with old-world charm, and learn about the city’s fascinating French-Canadian history from your guide. Enjoy free time to walk through Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and take a scenic cruise on the St Lawrence River during the months of May through October!

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Small-Group Quebec Wine Tour from Montreal with Gourmet Lunch or Cheese Tasting

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $97.73 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Delight your taste buds on this small-group wine-tasting tour from Montreal to Quebec wine country. Choose either the afternoon tour or the full-day tour, and receive royal treatment as you are welcomed by vineyard owners and led on exclusive winery tours at two or three wineries. Start with an educational wine-tasting workshop to learn how to identify flavours and then enjoy a blind-tasting experience. The full-day tour includes a gourmet lunch. The half-day includes a small food pairing session composed of artisanal products. This small-group tour ensures a welcoming and personalized experience with a bilingual English- and French-speaking guide.

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Ice Wine Tour from Montreal with Exclusive Winery Access

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $97.73 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Delight your taste buds with this small-group wine-tasting tour from Montreal to Quebec wine country. This tour is a unique winter experience that reveals the secrets behind one of the region’s world-renowned products: ice wine. You’ll take exclusive tours of two wine estates.

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