At 272-feet (83 meters), Montmorency Falls is over 100-feet higher than the famous Niagara Falls. Located about 15 minutes outside downtown Quebec City — about three hours from Montreal — the falls reside at the mouth of the Montmorency River, spilling into a 60-foot deep basin in the Saint Lawrence River.
Category: Tours & Activities
February 25, 2013
For travelers who want to spend their vacation outdoors, Montreal has plenty to offer. With almost 30 parks and myriad outside spaces to explore, the city features everything from hiking to amusement parks to urban beaches.
February 11, 2013
For couples looking for a romantic getaway, Montreal has much to offer. While the cobblestone streets and 17th-century architecture of Old Montreal present an enchanting atmosphere, the many parks and gardens in the city provide ambient picnicking and hiking grounds.
April 9, 2012
Walk a self-guided tour: First things first – download or print a map for Vieux-Montréal beforehand so you can be sure to hit all the important stops. The best way to ‘see’ this part of the city is just to explore and wander through it at your own pace. See the Notre-Dame Basilica: Complete with [...]
January 23, 2012
If you think the Niagara Falls are impressive, the Montmorency Falls, which are only a few miles away from Quebec City and about 150 miles or so from Montreal, are even higher (just shy of a hundred feet higher, actually). Spectacular views abound – especially if you venture onto the suspension bridge or cable car. But what else is special about this spot?
December 28, 2011
If you’re traveling through Quebec and want a personalized look at Montreal, try private guide John McLaren! Through 14 years of being a tour guide, he has worked in Brazil, Argentina, the United States, and now he has adopted Canada as his home.