It seems the famous “Plains of Abraham” were named after a farmer of that name who had farmed them some years before the British arrived. That happened on the morning of 13 September 1759 and their... more
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YOU SHOULD LEARN THE HISTORY OF THIS HISTORICAL SITE VISIT THE CITY AND OLD QUEBEC. A Picture of the CHATEAU FRONTENAC HOTEL IN QUEBEC CITY (ONE OF THE MANY IN THE CANADIAN PACIFIC CHAIN OF HOTELS).... more
The streets and buildings of Old Quebec must be experienced because of their quaint European nature and the variety of cafes, shops and boutiques. This part of the city is divided into the Upper and... more
VISIT The Citadel De Quebec. The entrance to the fort where you can tour the inside and see how they defended from attack agaist the British and the Indians.( That is my niece from Missouri in red... more
I felt like in a fairy tale while walking down this street. You can see this kind of buildings and houses in Quebec's downtown, and they give the town a unique look and environment. The original... more
People throughout Canada love their game of Hockey and in Quebec they are probably a little more passionate.
The Montreal Canadians or Habs are loved in Montreal and in Quebec they miss the old... more
Old Quebec is one of the oldest cities in Canada. It was founded in the early 1700s, and even though it is a major tourist attraction now, it still has most of the old buildings and roads. It is the... more
Visit the Old Church on THE PLACE ROYAL IN OLD QUEBEC We were there for a Summer Festival where most of the people were dressed in period costumes of the early 1800's.There was also a group who came... more
During our guided tour of old Quebec city we walked the streets down by the river and eventually came to some buildings that had murals painted on the wall showing a scene from 300 years ago. From the... more
Quebec City is the only remaining fortified city in North America. The wall stretches around the old city for 4.6 km. The walls were built through out the 17th and early 19th century and were laid... more
How can you not want to suck down a beer that is both called THE END OF THE WORLD and produced by a company named UNIBRAU. A UNI-BROW in the states is when there is no seperation between someones... more
This kilometer-long boardwalk connects the Château Frontenac with the belvedere at the top of the Citadelle (Plains of Abraham), and provides commanding views of the St.-Laurent River. The trip to the... more
"Le PONT DU QUEBEC at sunrise" THE 20TH OF OCT. 2001 . A historical fact about this bridge " When they first tried to put up the center section a disaster occurred killing several people. The bridge... more
Carnaval de Quebec is a winter carnival in the heart of the old Quebec. It takes place annually from late January to early February and continues for 17 days. 1992
Went to Carnaval de Quebec on a... more
See the Montmorency Falls at 12Km from Vieux Quebec.
It is 83 meters high such as 30 meters more the Niagara Falls. In Winter, the water is frozen and, at the bottom of the fall, a sugar loaf is... more
See the canyon sainte Anne - CP 104, 206 route 138 Est , Beaupré (Qc) GOA 1EO - (418) 827.4057 - Fax : (418) 827.2492. Price : 7$CND For French people : the Canyon Ste Anne looks like 'les Gorges du... more
While at the bottom, catch the ferry across the St. Lawrence for great views back toward Quebec City. The round trip takes approximately thirty minutes and gives the opportunity to rest weary feet.... more
When you're done exploring the little warren of streets around the Place Royale, just hop on this little funicular tramway that transports you directly to -- where else? -- the Château Frontenac. Fare... more
In most towns, i would not recommend it, but the horse rides in Quebec city are worth it. The drivers are very knowledgeable and will make you learn a lot about the city. Having a nice night in front... more
Not the biggest one I've seen in Quebec province, but maybe one of the oldest, this building has many interesting details, not usually found on its kind. For an instance, look at the roof paintings... more
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Canada is the only foreign country I’ve visited where you not only can claim a tax refund on goods purchased over a... more
My love affair with Quebec City dates back to 1995, when I moved there to study English literature at Laval University. I immediately fell in love with this charming historic city, and have lived here...
On the occasion of a visit from England by my wife's sister, we decided to take her to Quebec City for a little exploration (late-May, 2005). For once, we did not have the best weather one could hope...
Quebec City is the only fortified city remaining north of Mexico. The old town was designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. The city was built on the cliff beside the St. Lawrence River...