13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

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13 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Kinshasa
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Montreal
— 1 night
2
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Campobello Island
— 1 day
+3
Drive + Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h
6
St. John's
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Kinshasa

1
night
Montreal

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, and then explore the world behind art at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Arts). Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Royal Park.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo to Montreal is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western African Time (WAT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kinshasa in November, with highs in Montreal at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

3
nights
Quebec City

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Place Royale and Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quebec and Musee de la civilisation. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, contemplate the long history of Plains of Abraham, and get to know the fascinating history of Lower Town (Basse-Ville).

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Quebec City online route planner .

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in November, expect nights in Quebec City to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Campobello Island.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre ©
Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre

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day
Campobello Island

Campobello Island ©
Campobello Island is an island located at the entrance to Passamaquoddy Bay, adjacent to the entrance to Cobscook Bay, and within the Bay of Fundy. On the 4th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at East Quoddy Lighthouse, admire all the interesting features of Roosevelt Campobello International Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Mulholland Point Lighthouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Campobello Island trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Campobello Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Quebec City to Campobello Island is 1 hour. In December in Campobello Island, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Campobello Island

Historic Sites Parks
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East Quoddy Lighthouse ©
East Quoddy Lighthouse
Mulholland Point Lighthouse ©
Mulholland Point Lighthouse

1
night
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island

Baddeck ©
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, then examine the collection at Margaree Salmon Museum, then view the masterpieces at Doug Fraser Art Gallery and Sculptural Garden, and finally examine the collection at Orangedale Railway Station Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Tuonela and then contemplate the long history of Highland Village.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Baddeck trip planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and bus from Campobello Island to Baddeck in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Campobello Island in December, you will find days in Baddeck are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Louisbourg.

Things to do in Baddeck

Museums Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Orangedale Railway Station Museum, Highland Village, Margaree Salmon Museum, Doug Fraser Art Gallery and Sculptural Garden
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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Highland Village ©
Highland Village
Orangedale Railway Station Museum ©

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night
Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island

Louisbourg ©
Louisbourg is an unincorporated community and former town located in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.HistoryThe French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 and its fortified seaport on the southwest part of the harbour, naming it in honour of Louis XIV. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Louisbourg Lighthouse and then examine the collection at Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Louisbourg itinerary planning app .

Getting from Baddeck to Louisbourg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In December in Louisbourg, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Louisbourg

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
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Louisbourg Lighthouse ©
Louisbourg Lighthouse

1
night
St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Anglican Church, engage your brain at Johnson GEO CENTRE, then explore the world behind art at The Rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Gower Street United Church. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, then take in the exciting artwork at Alexis Templeton Studio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Signal Hill, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

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Getting from Louisbourg to St. John's by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In December, daily temperatures in St. John's can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

St. Paul's Anglican Church
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The Rooms ©
The Rooms
Johnson GEO CENTRE ©
Johnson GEO CENTRE

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