Road Trip from Montréal to Québec City

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Canada’s countryside awaits to be explored and the best way to see it is by taking an epic road trip.

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While there are several routes to drive from Montréal to Québec City, we decided to drive along the historic Chemin du Roy/Québec Route 138. 

Chemin du Roy History:

In 1706, the Grand Council of New France proposed that a road be built to connect the settlements along the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River.

Road Trip from Montréal to Québec City:

This scenic route took about five to six hours with many stops along the way to photograph the picturesque scenery.

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Québec Scenery:

This charismatic road, provides visitors with beautiful scenery, well-preserved historic villages and churches, charming old houses and barns, and several one-lane bridges that cross the tributaries of the St. Lawrence River.

Québec Road Trip Tips:

In Québec, just like in the U.S. and the rest of Canada, drive on the right-side of the road.

Obey the posted speed limits, as it will vary throughout the route.

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Knowing basic words in French will help as we found a small language barrier in some of the towns along the route.

Plan for extra time to explore the charming small towns along the Chemin du Roy.

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