Quebec City

Walk Around Quebec City

The bastions, gates, and fortified structures of Old Quebec date back to the city’s founding the in the 17th century. Strolling along quaint shops, restaurants and cafes, some of the city’s famous sites include the Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Québec and Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, the province’s oldest church. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, take a walk along the old stone ramparts, or shop in the continent’s oldest shopping district, the pedestrian-only Quartier Petit Champlain.

Length of Trip : 2-3 days

Cost : Ranges depending your choice of accommodation and dining. As cheap or as expensive as you want to make it.

Best time to go : Summer is particularly pleasant, but winter holds its own chilly charms.

Wheelchair friendly : Yes

Family friendly : Yes

Where to eat : High end
Initiale – Relais & Châteaux
Restaurant Panache
La Fenouillière

Café de la Paix inc.
Côtes-à-Côtes Resto-Grill
Rôtisserie St-Hubert

Budget Chez Ashton
Vieille maison du Spaghetti

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Where to Stay : We recommend staying with our trusted partner, Holiday Inn Express when visiting Quebec City.

Getting There : Regular flights to Quebec City from Canadian hubs.

Note from Robin : Public transport is efficient and bike rentals are available. Yet the walking is world class, with great views of the St Lawrence and fun finds along the way.

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