The culturally rich and historic city of Montreal is the focal point of the lively Southwestern Quebec
; a popular region in Quebec. When you plan on visiting this astonishing region, you will find lodging and accommodation near these oldest and most historically significant destinations.
second largest city and is home to some of Canada's finest works of art, architecture, and urban design. It's also the birthplace of Cirque du Soleil, home to the fabled Montreal Canadians, and boasts the largest church in Canada
which is named Saint Joseph's Oratory; with the second largest copper dome in the world. For your information the only bigger dome is on Saint Peter's Basillica in Rome. It is not surprising that people call Quebec "La Belle Province." It is not surprising either that vacation rentals, condo rentals, chalet rentals, and apartment rentals in Quebec are so diverse.
North of the city and the St. Lawrence River is the Laurentian Mountains
, a popular recreation area, especially for skiing. As a result, staying in a vacation rental in Quebec
is like getting all in one: You will enjoy a unique combination of Canadian hospitality among the province towns (Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Oka, Mont Tremblant, Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs) and old-world European charm in a vacation rental. Go experience Quebec City
, the province's Capital; which is the last remaining fortified city in North America. Check out our Montreal ski resort comparison
and ski vacation
for more details on skiing.
in Southwestern, Quebec will enable you to enjoy incredible infinite activities. To mention a few there are: the incredible walled fortress of Quebec City, Montreal's cultural mosaic, small towns, big rivers, tall ships, fall colors, winter carnivals, summer jazz, fine arts, Formula One, fireworks, film festivals, high fashion, smoked meat and there's simply no other place where you can get French pastries, middle eastern kebobs, Quebecois poutine, and Italian gelato in the same place.
South of the city and the St. Lawrence River are many small towns, farms, lakes and hills. Nature's masterpieces preserved, an abundance of lakes and rivers, historical sites--these are but a sampling of the outstanding natural heritage that continue to generate spontaneous exclamations of admiration from visitors. Loyalists from the American Revolution settled in parts of this area; giving the area a bit of a New England feel. Visit activities in Mont Tremblant
for more ideas.
Vacationers and business travelers alike can find accommodations, vacation rentals, cabins, homes, and apartments that range from luxury slope-side chalet rentals at Mont Tremblant
, Mont Sainte Anne
, and St. Sauveur, to condo rentals in the heart of Montreal
and Quebec City, to quaint cabins and cottages well off the beaten path.
Many visitors to Southwestern Quebec choose to rent their lodging directly from owners of vacation homes at OwnerDirect.com.