Quebec Things to Do

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  • 1. Montmorency Falls

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    About 8 miles out of Quebec is this fantastic falls. They are higher than Niagara but not as wide. There is no public transport out here so you can either rent a car, book a bus tour, or as I did rent...

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  • 2. Place Royale & Le Petit Champlain

    Now this is something special: A fresco of Québec City that displays the city's most important sights and people. In 1999, 12 French and Quebecois artists painted a wall of 420 m² to show QC changing...

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  • 3. Walking around Vieux Quebec

    I'm from the province of Quebec and went to the Old Quebec several times in my life. But this year, we went to the La Grolla Swiss Fondue...and OMG! I can't stop talking about this place. Well, I'm a...

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  • 4. Chateau Frontenac

    The Chateau Frontenac built in 1893 by American architect Bruce Price for the Canadian Pacific Railway company. Though not as old as the surrounding old town and built specifically to attract tourist,...

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  • 5. Plains of Abraham (Battlefields Park)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Known in French as the "Parc des Champs de Bataille" this the famous battle site where France lost first Quebec city and then later all of Canada to the English in 1759. Today it's a large city park...

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  • 6. Citadelle de Quebec

    The military strongholds of Quebec are not only an historic reference and one more similarity with Europe, but also a remarkable sightseeing point over the river. Well kept and maintained, concrete...

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  • 7. Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The early 20th century basilica replaced an older one that burned down. It's located about 20 miles east of Quebec city and is a place of pilgrimage. Saint Anne is known for healing and there are many...

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  • 8. Notre-Dame Basilica Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec is the oldest parish North of Mexico. The church has a rather sad if proud history for it has been victim of bombardments and many fires. The fire of 1922...

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  • 9. Canyon Ste-Anne

    We picked the nastiest day with a chance of rain. Wearing hooded wind breakers we headed into the vertiginous canyon to explore the imposing 74m high Sainte-Anne waterfall rumbling into its 1.2...

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  • 10. Terrasse Dufferin

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This walkway stretches along the cliff walls of the old city with great views of the lower old town and the Saint Lawrence river below. It's also the main tourist area of Quebec with street performers...

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  • 11. Vieux Quebec architecture & monuments

    First completed on the site of Champlain's habitacion in 1723, it received its name following the Battle of Quebec that forced the English to retreat. The church was destroyed by bombardment before...

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  • 12. Parlement de Quebec

    Located on Parliament Hill, this is the workplace of Quebec Province's 125 elected representatives. This grand Second Empire style building was erected in 1886. On the facade are 21 statues of...

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  • 13. Guided tours

    Although Quebec City is a beautiful and historic city, it also has a dark side. If you want to know more about that dark side, this is the tour for you. The tour is an hour and a half walking tour...

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  • 14. Ile d'Orleans

    Ile d’Orleans is an island just stone throw away from Parc de la Chute – Montmorency via the bridge. Known as the “Garden of Quebec”, the island has provided Quebec City with fresh produce for many...

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  • 15. Funiculaire du Vieux Quebec

    When you have been touring the river side streets of the Old Town do not consider walking the steep staircase up the cliff face to Chateau Frontenac for that refreshing beer or coffee. It is a very...

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  • 16. Quebec-Levis Ferry

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    For the best view on the breathtaking panorama of Québec City you should take the ferry to Lévis. It leaves from the lower old town every 30 minutes. A 10-minute ride takes you across St. Lawrence...

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  • 17. Parc Aquarium du Quebec

    4 out of 5 stars

    So I was hyped for this, because I have a habit of going to the aquariums in every city I visit. This one had a beautiful layout but not very exciting. The aquariums themselves had local fish which...

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  • 18. M/V Louis Joliet

    Nothing quite compares to seeing Chateau Frontenac sitting on top of Cap Diamant as you make your way up the beautiful St. Lawrence River. During summer, the AML group offers different types of...

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  • 19. Quebec Museum of Fine Arts

    Probably the most important museum to visit outside of the old city of Quebec is the outstanding Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec. This museum houses an exceptional collection of Quebec art. It...

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  • 20. Other museums

    This residence of Jean Baptiste Chevalier was built in 1752 in the lower old town. Today's its a museum, the ground floor has a multimedia presentation on Old Quebec and the upstairs has rooms...

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  • 21. Musee de la Civilisation

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The musee de la civilisation, located right off the Place Royale, is an outstanding museum. Architecturally, though modern, it blended in nicely into its surroundings. You will want to dedicate a...

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  • 22. Quebec City parks

    This beautiful domain, once known as Spencer Wood, served as the residence of the Governor General of Canada from 1870 until 1966, when the house was destroyed in a deadly fire. It was then decided...

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  • 23. Rue Saint-Jean

    A very pretty and trendy street that extends south from place D'youville. This bricked street is home to some very unique shops and cafe's that tend to attract more of the locals then tourists. It was...

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  • 24. Street performers & artists

    For us, one of the highlights of Quebec was… life. The streets were full of people, with painters, musicians, and all kind of sellers, giving to town a color and a warm charm like no one else we've...

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  • 25. Carnaval de Quebec

    In Quebec City, from the end of January to mid Febuary, we have a huge Carnival. There are Ice Palaces througout the city, there are games, concerts, songs, skating, drinking, and a whole lot of fun...

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