17 Romantic Spots In Quebec That Make For Perfect Couple's Getaways
Who knew La Belle Province was so full of romance?
- If you've been wondering about , look no further.
- MTL Blog managed to seek out all the best places to couple's to escape to throughout the province, and we're here to share them with you.
- Find out where your next romantic adventure should take place below!
There is something truly special about our province. The abundance of natural beauty in combination with the four different seasons makes Quebec one of the most attractive places in the country - at least to me. With all that charm and beauty come a great number of breathtaking places to experience with your favourite person, so we've gathered them together and made a list of.
Our picturesque province has inspired countless poets, artists, musicians and everyday people throughout the years and there is no surprise why.
Romance is in abundance in La Belle Province. So, if you're looking for a romantic destination without needing to cross any borders this list is for you.
From phenomenal waterfalls that exude beauty throughout every season to bat caves that are sure to spark all your senses, Quebec is filled with incredible places to explore.
Some of these locations are luckily right here in Montreal while other spots will take a bit more time to get to, which means a road trip! And, some destinations may even require a plane, but believe me when I say they're worth it.
Regardless of the season, each of these locations is magical to the eye. So, live within a painting for a day or two by exploring one of these remarkable and unmatched locations right here in Quebec.
Bois-de-Ile-Bizard Nature Park
Bois-de-L'Île-Bizard has one of the most beautiful nature parks in Quebec, and it's found right here in Montreal.
While here, you will be surrounded by gorgeous views, while also being able to do some bird watching, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing.
There is also a great walking path for those looking to take a romantic stroll.
Hôtel de Glace
As the old saying goes "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em." So, instead of hiding in your heated apartment during the cold of winter, why not explore what living in an icicle is truly like?
Quebec is home to the only ice hotel in North America and it has continuously impressed both locals and tourists alike.
The impressive ice sculptures will leave guests with a lasting impression as it will evoke that magic we all so desperately need.
This is an incredible experience to share with someone special and as a bonus, it gives you an extra reason to keep each other warm.
The Magdalen Islands
The Magdalen Islands are a small archipelago in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and it's safe to say that pictures do not do it justice.
As one of the furthest locations on the list, visiting The Magdalen Islands from Montreal is less of a road trip and more of a plane trip, but 100% worth it!
Carbide Wilson Ruins
One of the lesser-known but most beautiful destinations in our province is the Carbide Willson Ruins.
This collection of abandoned buildings in Chelsea, Quebec is bound to both ignite your curiosity and inspire your imagination.
Les Jardins De Quatre Vents
The gardens of Quatre-Vents were created by Mr. Francis H. Cabot. If you ask me, they're one of the most breathtaking gardens in the entire province. With over 1000 different plant species to discover, you will be in awe with every corner you turn.
Allow yourself to be enchanted by this majestic garden that's only four and a half hours from Montreal.
Trou De La Fee
Trou De La Fee is an experience like no other. This unique cavern is also a protected bat cave, and it's easily one of the coolest places to visit in Quebec.
From the incredible footbridges, awesome hiking trails, Chinese garden, and abundance of wildlife all of which will leave you amazed.
This is a perfect romantic excursion for those young and wild Montreal couples.
Just a little over four hours from Montreal lives a one of a kind town that is sure to bring out all sorts of emotions.
This underrated Quebec attraction has an eery romance that is sure to make every couple feel a little closer together.
This well preserved ghost town was at one point a pulp mill and has an abundance of beauty that makes for the perfect backdrop for a romantic escape.
Château Fleur de Lys
As someone who adores boutique hotels, I can assure you that Château Fleur de Lys in Vieux Quebec is in a league of its own.
The impeccable decor combined with the undeniable allure and style gives guests the impression of being in Paris. And, the in-house croissants undoubtedly add to that.
Everything about this hotel is romantic - from the rooms to the hallway, and even the location. All of the details create a perfect setting for an intimate stay.
Parc des Chutes de Montauban
Parc des Chutes de Montauban earned itself the nickname "Les Chutes Du $5" from appearing on Canadian currency.
This location has an undeniable serenity that can be best described as a lover's paradise.
And, best of all, it is only two hours and forty-five minutes away from Montreal, making it an ideal road trip destination.
Cap-Sainte-Jaques Nature Park
This breathtaking park is located less than an hour from Montreal. Situated right across from Oka Beach on Lac Deux-Montagnes Cap-Sainte-Jacques Nature Park is Montreal's largest park since it resides within city boundaries.
Spanning over 330 hectares, this is an ideal spot to connect with both nature and the one you love.
There is a certain charm that is found throughout the Pointe-Claire village, right here in Montreal, that simply screams romance.
From charming restaurants to quaint streets gives off a small-town feel that you can't help fall in love with or fall in love in!
This is an ideal spot for hot chocolate in the winter or ice cream in the summer, with that special someone, of course.
Forillon National Park
Forillon National Park is one of the most serene spots in our province. Created in 1970, Forillion was the first national park in Quebec.
Located on the outer tip of the Gaspe Peninsula will take you approximately 9 hours by car to get to.
However, once you step foot in this phenomenal park, you will forget about the long and strenuous drive there.
Vignoble de la Bauge
Just an hour from Montreal lives a vineyard that will ignite romance within you and the person you love most.
This is a romantic escape for those couples who simply adore wine. And, as a bonus, the surrounding views play into the beauty of the entire experience.
Four hours out of Montreal lives a luxurious and romantic escape ideal for any nature-loving couple looking for a getaway.
From sweet boutiques and bakeries to sprawling golf courses with fabulous views, this peaceful town screams romance.
There is also a really cute bridge that would be great for a hand-locked walk - how romantic!
Just two hours away from Montreal lives a superb grotto. Situated in Mulgrave-et-Derry this fairytale destination will spark the romance within any couple.
Visitors all agree that this destination gives you the illusion of being somewhere far away from Quebec, when in fact that is exactly where you will be.
Gatineau Park is located only ten minutes away from downtown Ottawa and it is truly a sight to see.
The unique lake is meromictic, meaning the top and the bottom will never mix.
The sparkling turquoise water isn't the only thing about this location that will leave you in amazement but the wooden boardwalk is straight out of a romance novel, perfect for any romantic escape.
This destination may not be the most underrated but it is absolutely deserving of a spot on this list.
The Montmorency Falls is one of the most visited and photographed sites in all of Quebec. The magnetic waterfall resides within the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, which is just outside of Quebec City.
This is hands down one of the most stunning locations in Quebec.
And, it is one of the tallest in all of Canada — 32 meters higher than Niagara Falls.
Happy exploring, Montreal lovers!