Self Drive Motorhome Touring
MONT TREMBLANT | MANDEVILLE | LA MAURICIE | LAC ST. JEAN | SAGUENAY | HAUT GORGES | JACQUES CARTIER | QUÉBEC CITY | MONTRÉAL
Québec province enjoys some of the most scenic national parks in Eastern Canada with a wide diversity of natural wonders and wildlife. Add the attractions of Montréal and Québec City to your self-driving tour and you have near perfection.
- Mont Tremblant, a year-round playground for sports fanatics
- Lac St Jean for stunning scenery and sandy beaches
- Saguenay Fjord for dramatic rock walks
- Quaint Québec City, with its cobbled lanes and charming old quarter down by the port
- Montréal - charming, vibrant and ever so French
Day 1-2 : Montréal - Mont Tremblant N.P.
Leave Montréal for an easy drive to Mont-Tremblant National Park, an ideal place to start your holiday. With its six great rivers and 400 lakes and streams, Parc national du Mont-Tremblant is an outdoor paradise. It’s a rich amalgam of Québec’s natural and historic heritages, being the largest and oldest park in the network. This wilderness is so vast that it is home to 40 mammal species, including the wolf.
Day 3 : Mont Tremblant - Mandeville
A short and scenic drive through unspoiled countryside brings you to the Lanaudière region. Located almost on Montreal’s doorstep, Lanaudière is a place of a thousand and one faces, a colourful region where you can enjoy every all kinds of interesting and lively activities. The region’s wide-open spaces, virgin forests and wilderness areas, 10,000 lakes and rivers, waterfalls, plains, mountains and numerous beaches all make it a perfect outdoor paradise!
Day 4-5 : Mandeville - La Mauricie N.P.
La Mauricie National Park is an exceptional spot; untamed nature, magnificent landscapes and a tranquil environment. Located half way between Montréal and Québec, the park is a huge playground where everyone can enjoy their favourite activities - and a deep breath of clean, fresh air. Try the excursion to Waber Falls and swim at one of the park’s beautiful waterfalls.
Day 6 : La Mauricie - Lac St. Jean
Take a backcountry route to Lac Saint-Jean; explore its warm waters, sandy beaches and stunning coastline.
Day 7 : Lac St. Jean - Saguenay Fjord
This fjord is characterised by dramatic rock walks. The scenery is awe-inspiring in this magnificent spot, nature used its colossal strength to create a fjord. There are so many things to see and do here in winter and summer alike. You can head to Baie de Tadoussac to admire the extraordinary panorama of the boundless sea, but also to see hundreds of migrating birds.
Day 8 : Saguenay - Haute Gorges N.P.
Into the Charlevoix region for dramatic views in the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie National Park. The park was named after a series of valleys cut deep into a range of high mountains. The Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie are among the highest rock faces east of the Rockies! Steep slopes, beautiful natural surroundings, and the unusual course of Rivière Malbaie make this an exceptional site. Go and take a voyage into the heart of the Land of Menaud, where time stops but the spectacle goes on and on. This national park has the privilege of being one of the core zones of the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve.
Day 9 : Haute Gorges - Jacques Cartier N.P.
Discover the heart of the Charveloix on the Route des Saveurs, a flavour trail highlighting the region’s many gastronomic delights.
Day 10 : Jacques Cartier N.P. - Québec City
No visit would be complete without a stop in Québec City; charming cobbled lanes brimming with cosy bistros, boutiques and historic sites.
Day 11-12 : Québec City - Montréal
Drive along the St Lawrence to cosmopolitan Montréal, full of French flavour and charm.
Day 13 : Montréal Departure
Return your motorhome this morning.