Don't buy the maple products, like sirup and cookies, at the tourist stores, it's too expensive. In the tourist area just buy the maple sugar candies because they don't have at the grocery stores. You... more
If you buy a city pass, you have to pick it up at an International Currency Exchange location. Do
not convert your US currency for Canadian currency here. Although it sounds very official, the day I... more
As much as we would like it, the Famous Chateau Frontenac, symbol of the city was not, contraryly to hat some guides have told been built by Samuel De Champlain, founder of the city 400 years ago. Not... more
We were told by our hotel reception about Funiculaire (it's a tram that takes you from the lower to upper old town). I was told that that there is a stair option but there are a lot of steps. I've... more
montmorcey falls - u pay alot for parking and stuff and its not that great - i was there 5 minuts or so not that impressing and there r alot of other falls in Canada that r much more beautifull than... more
Valcartier Village Vacances. OK, I admit it, I had fun being trapped there. If you go with kids you will be trapped there a long time. It was a fairly warm 17F when we went - we were there 7 hours.... more
Don't fall for this 3D show. It sucks bigtime.
This place is located right off Rue Du Tresor, the famous 'artists' street. Anyway the show's presented in both French and English throughout the day.... 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...