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Quebec City: Montmorency Falls & Ile d'Orleans Half-Day Tour

Quebec City: Montmorency Falls & Ile d'Orleans Half-Day Tour

From $60.75 per person

Discover the charming countryside of the Côte-de-Beaupré region on a half-day tour from Quebec City. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure and visit Montmorency Falls, the Island of Orleans, and the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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English, French


  • Escape to the beautiful countryside of rural Quebec
  • Travel in comfort aboard an air-conditioned bus
  • Visit Montmorency Falls, Ile d'Orleans, and the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré
  • Gain local insight from your experienced bilingual guide
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Visit the Côte-de-Beaupré region and Ile d'Orleans on a half-day tour from Quebec City. Discover the traditional villages of rural Quebec as you leave the driving to your experienced guide. Depart Quebec's Old Town and ride along the 40-kilometers of Chemin du Roy to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré. Make a stop at Abert Gilles' copper art studio along the way then spend 45-minutes exploring the renowned Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica. Your next stop is the stunning Montmorency Falls, standing 1.5-times higher than Niagara Falls.  Be treated to a short visit of the beautiful Island of Orleans (Ile d'Orleans) and its charming 19th Century rural atmosphere. Stop in at the Island chocolate shop for some sweet treats before the return journey. The tour concludes with your return to downtown Quebec.
  • 4.5-hour guided tour
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned bus
  • Bilingual guide
  • Live commentary
  • Entrance fee to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Meeting point

Centre Infotouriste de Quebec, 12 Rue Sainte-Anne, Québec, QC G1R 3X2.

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Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 225 reviews

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Interesting, perky, an excellent driver-guide, but we expected that we would go upstairs on a gondola to Montmorency, but this was not included. Therefore, only the bottom resembled without the thrill of the top. And the bridge over the waterfall was also not hit for this reason. I liked everything else very much. Island, museum, basilica.

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August 27, 2021

It was a joyful experience. The guide was funny, knowledgeable, and kind. He was very clear with how much time we had to explore each location. The Montmorency falls were beautiful and just outside of town. I do recommend buying the trolly up to the top to explore the falls closer and walk across the suspension bridge.

October 18, 2019

This tour was fantastic our guide was knowledgeable and was fun to travel with He gave us plenty of time at all the sites visited and it was a bonus when he stopped at a strawberry outlet on a farm and purchase a basket of the tastiest and juiciest berries i have ever eaten I would recommend this tour highly to anyone who wants an interesting and fun tour

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October 8, 2019

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