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Questions tagged [quebec]

Large, predominantly French-speaking province in eastern Canada, whose capital is Quebec City and largest city Montreal.

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What are the chances to see the Northern Lights in East Canada in December?

I want to see the Northern Lights in Canada this Christmas break. I will be flying to Toronto and then drive north to find a good non-light polluted spot to see them. I have found this map but it ...
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Where is this ridge in Charlevoix, Québec?

I first saw the picture beneath on Reddit.
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Which days in September are best for seeing fall foliage in Charlevoix?

Flights ought to be bought now for lower prices. But how can I predict the best time? The quotes beneath contradict: the first two recommend mid to late September, but the last one, the first week of ...
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What's unique to Saguenay Fjord that doesn't exist in Cape Breton Highlands and Whistler (Highway 99)? [closed]

Suppose that a tourist already visited visits to Cape Breton Highlands National Park, the Sea-to-Sky Highway 99, and Whistler, BC. Is there anything relevant to them (barring e.g. Québec French), ...
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How do Quebec city bus tickets work?

I'm in Quebec city for a while and want to use the bus for trips that involve a transfer each way, so from point A to B I need to catch 2 buses. Obviously I'll need to catch 2 again to return home. I ...
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Can a 15-passenger van use the bus lane in Montreal?

In Quebec, a 15-passenger van requires a mini-bus licence. https://saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/road-safety/modes-transportation/in-a-fifteen-passenger-van/what-the-law-says/ So I'm wondering if 15-passenger ...
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Any faster travelling method between Mingan National Park and Gaspésie?

Focussed on (free, only for 2017) National Parks, my grandparents wish to travel to Mingan National Park directly from Gaspé. Is there any method more direct and faster than: Air Canada's flight YGP-...
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Are there any hiking challenges around Quebec City? [closed]

I will be visiting Quebec City later this summer and want to spend some time hiking. In NY (where I live) there are various hiking challenges one can complete. For example: hiking the 12 mountains ...
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I'm studying as an exchange student from the US to Quebec (Canada) for 4 months, but want to stay longer [closed]

So, I will be on exchange to Quebec (Montreal) from January to April 2018. That is, the trimester will last January through April. I have verified that I don't need a study permit, as I will not be ...
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Is there enough to do in Montreal for a week-long stay? [closed]

I'm looking to visit MTL during POP Montreal, which is from September 21- 25. All in all I'll be in the city for a week. I understand that POP is a more leisurely festival than other events such as ...
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Road conditions on Eastern USA/Canada roads in Winter

I am thinking of driving between Montreal and Boston this winter. I have no idea what the weather will be like, so I prefer to keep options for this trip. I read these two existing questions on this ...
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GSM coverage in Gaspésie, Canada

I am thinking of going hiking in Gaspésie, QC, Canada. While I do not expect to rely on good/any GSM coverage, I will take my phone in case of emergency and I am trying to figure if some provider is ...
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Road Conditions on drive from Washington, DC to Quebec City over Christmas

** Revised based on comments We are planning a road trip from Washington DC to Quebec City around the 3rd week of December, following the route prescribed by Google Maps (broadly, Interstate 95 to NJ ...
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Is there a list of hiking shelters in Quebec?

I am looking for possible multi-days hikes in Quebec (Canada) (and beyond but that would be too broad). I keep discovering new places to stay overnight, as there does not seem to be a central list of ...
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Is there a bus pass for Eastern Canada?

A couple years ago, Greyhound discontinued the Discovery Pass that offered bus rides for a limited period on their North American network. I also found about some RoutPass, a pass for riding on ...
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Most scenic route between Hartford, CT and Montreal

I'm going to be driving from Hartford to Montreal in June. According to Google Maps there are two possible routes: the 87 via Albany, NY or the 91/89 through Vermont. Both routes take about the same ...
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15 days vacations nature oriented in Quebec [closed]

I am looking to make a 15 days vacations in Canada. I live in Paris so I though that the cheapest option would be to land in Montreal. I am looking to do some hiking and to watch beautiful landscapes. ...
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Quebec, responding to French in English: faux pas? [duplicate]

I'm currently visiting Montreal. In almost every store or restaurant I go to, I'm greeted with "bonjour!" I know just a little French and I could probably get by with a simple transaction, but then I ...
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How useful/important is French in Montreal?

I'm going to be in Montreal for several weeks-months for work this fall. I don't speak a word of French. It's my understanding that Montreal is the primary anglophone enclave for Quebec and that ...
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Reservation cancellation in Quebec

I'm wondering if anyone knows what the statute for cancelling a reservation free of charge is in Québec. Every hotel I've ever been to allows for a free cancellation as long as you cancel more than 48 ...
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How to search for a B&B in Quebec?

Googling "B&B Quebec" sure gives results but what are the good/serious/efficient search engines and more importantly what are the recommended certifications enabling to choose a B&B and being ...
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How to travel from Montreal to Quebec City without a car?

This is related to Hiking around Quebec City As I'll spend a few days in Montreal, then a few days in Quebec, I'd like to avoid renting a car just to go from one town to the other one. What's the ...
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Hiking in the area around Quebec City

I've decided to go spend 2 weeks in Quebec with my wife this summer. Our plan for now is to spend a few days in Montreal (where our plane lands, coming from France) spend a few days in Quebec City ...