Quebec City

Quebec City may be the only fortified city north of Mexico, but it welcomes visitors with open arms. Explore the Citadel, where you might catch Canadian troops staging a military ceremony. As for food, you could splurge on afternoon tea at the Chateau Frontenac, or do as the locals do and snack on poutine—french fries with gravy and cheese curds.

Observatoire de la Capitale

Located on the 31st (and top) floor of the Marie-Guyart Building, the Observatory is the highest point in Québec City, offering a spectacular 360 degree view. It offers a new multimedia interpretation display that takes visitors on a fantastic journey through time. State-of-the-art technology in the form of interactive touch screen terminals, soundscapes, and 3D images takes travelers back...

La Citadelle de Quebec

Nous sommes heureux d'annoncer la réouverture de la Citadelle à compter du 22 juin, dès 9h00. Nous avons adapté la visite en fonction des recommandations de la Direction de la santé publique, comprenant notamment les normes de distanciation sociale et les mesures sanitaires applicables. Nous proposons un nouveau parcours de visite, à l'extérieur et de façon autonome. À l’aide d’un...

Plains of Abraham

Site of major battles, the Battlefields Park includes the Plains of Abraham and Des Braves Park. Apart from its historical past, the Park is to Québec what Central Park and Hyde Park are to New York and London: a city park of outstanding value, the lungs of the city. The Plains of Abraham Museum is the gateway to the Park, offering exhibitions, activities, services and all information for your...

Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site

The only walled city in Canada, Quebec City still is home to a variety of old forts and military structures. Meet with history in the only fortified city of North America! The suggested route, showcasing photos, texts, and videos, offers detailed information concerning the many sites and vestiges that you will encounter in the context of this must-see tour of the history of Quebec....

Quebec City Ferry

One of Québec’s best-kept secrets and one of the most spectacular view of the Old Town. Located at the heart of Old Québec City, the ride (one-way) takes about 12 minutes. During summertime, discover the marked bike paths located on both sides of the shore: Corridor du Littoral (Quebec City) and Parcours des Anses (Lévis). In winter, the mouvement of the ice on the St. Lawrence River is...

Parliament Building (Hotel du Parlement)

Designed by Eugène-Étienne Taché, the Parliament Building is a monument to the glory of the women and men who marked the history of Québec and French America. Built between 1877 and 1886 in the architectural style of the Second Empire and inspired by the expansion of the Louvre in Paris, this unique structure was recognized as a Québec national historic monument in 1985. Its architecture and...