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"Quebec City Its River and Its Landscape Helicopter Tour""Enjoy a truly breathtaking sightseeing experience on a 30-minute “Québec City Its River Its Landscapes” tour. Along with all the City Tour attractions including the Québec bridges the Plains of Abraham
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Quebec City Helicopter Tour
"After meeting at the ticket office in Quebec City at your chosen departure time you’ll be driven to the heliport for your helicopter tour. Aboard a 4- to 6-person state-of-the-art helicopter soar over Quebec City for 12-15 minutes and admire incredible aerial views of Old Quebec and its fortifications. Spot Château Frontenac Cap Diamant the Plains of Abraham Ile d'Orléans and the bridges spanning the mighty St Lawrence River. You’ll fly over all the must-see natural wonders and popular urban areas of this 17th-century capital city. Your expert pilot will provide interesting and informative commentary
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Quebec City Walking Tour
"Conducted year-round rain or shine this walking tour starts in the Upper Town district of Old Quebec and finishes in the Lower Town. You'll discover Quebec City's history from 1608 to present on this enjoyable walking tour. While listening to the entertaining and informative commen you'll gain a sense of the day-to-day lives of the people who have lived in this lovely fortress city over the centuries. You will visit sites such as the Quebec Citadel Chateau Frontenac Quebec fortifications Basilica Notre-Dame
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Ste-Anne-de-Beaupre Basilica Tips (8)

Sainte Anne de Beaupre

Each year, more than a million and a half pilgrims and visitors come to the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré for a time of peace, calm, and prayer.

The shrine is located 35 kilometers from Quebec.

Cardinal Maurice Roy consecrated the present Basilica on July 4, 1976.

The shear size of the structure is what makes it so impressive and the inside of the building is equally as impressive.

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Feb 05, 2005

Basilique Ste-Anne de Beaupre

This world famous basilica is massive, impressive and beautiful. It's worth a visit for anyone going to Quebec City for a few days.

I recommend not taking the highway but drive along the centuries old chemin du Roy where you will see beautifully preserved 16th century houses still inhabited. Sometimes, the 20th generation of the same family own the houses !

You will then see some of the highest waterfalls in North America (Montmorency).

Once passed this, you will see the huge basilica from very far. The original church was built in 1658 and this one is one of the biggest in Canada.

Go see much more tips and pictures on my
Ste-Anne de Beaupre page

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Jan 11, 2004

really beautifull church -Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre

this church is amazing - its huge and the really cool part its in the middle of nowhere - its the only thing u see there - there is just a little town...and thats it

we got there by mistake but it was great :-)

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Apr 29, 2004

ST-Anne Basilica

ST-Anne-de-Beaupré is a big church where a lot of pilgrims come and ask St-Anne's favors. St-Anne is Jesus's Grand'ma! (true, true)
Inside is nice and it's the largest church I've ever been too. You can buy all sorts of religious stuff. I'm not very religious but i still go every time i'm in Quebec city and recommend it to everyone. Just follow the instructions to ST-Anne-De-Beaupré..which will also lead you to the falls and Orleans. But the church is about a 10-15 minutes drive further..

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Aug 26, 2002
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Just kidding. Absolutely...

Just kidding. Absolutely EVERYBODY visits St. Anne de Beaupre. This pilgrimage site contains relics (e.g., a forearm) of the Virgin Mary's mother, Anne.

In the front of the church hanging on the wall are dozens of canes and crutches of those who have been healed as a result of St. Anne's intercessions. Whew.

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Aug 25, 2002

The Cathedral of Sainte Anne...

The Cathedral of Sainte Anne de Beaupre draws Catholics from all over the world. It is a Basilica, which for Catholics means that miracles have taken place there. For anyone, religious or not, it is a stunning building and a very interesting place to visit. There are plenty of good road signs pointing the way, and it's an easy 15-km drive east of the city. There is an unusual statue of Mary and Jesus in the front of the cathedral, with both wearing crowns of maple leaves, the symbol of Canada.

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Aug 26, 2002

Sainte Anne de Beaupre

This magnificent cathedral honors Sainte Anne, a very miracolous saint. The church is located at about 25 minutes from Quebec City. If you are lucky you'll catch a mass, sung by locals.

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Oct 12, 2005

Basilica of St. Anne de Beaupré

The first chapel on this site was built in 1658. The present Basilica is the fifth church to be built here since 1658.

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Grande Allee

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Plains of Abraham (Battlefields Park)

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Musee de l'Amerique Francaise

The Musée de l'Amérique francophonei s the oldest museum in all of Canada. It was founded in 1663 by Monseigneur de Laval. It is the dedicated to the history of French culture in North America. The...
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Terrasse Dufferin

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Rue du Tresor

This is where French colonists used to come to pay their annual tax. The street lost that function with the cession of New France to Britain and the street became a side alley. In the 1960’s when...
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