Quebec

Travel Guide
Parks Canada\'s Dufferin Terrace which includes landscape views, a castle and a city

Explore the charming capital city of the Canadian province of Québec, and its surrounding nature, to discover a little piece of France in North America.

Québec’s motto is “je me souviens” (I remember). To the more than half a million residents of Quebec City, this means more than just honoring the lessons learned from the past; it also expresses the delight in preserving monuments and traditions while enjoying freedom and showing “joie de vivre” (lust for life). To experience the charm of this historic port city, join the easy-going locals in historic squares, splendid museums, fresh-produce restaurants and cliff-top parks.

Québec City was one of the earliest European colonies on the continent. The settlement on the St. Lawrence River was a fur-trading post, established in 1608 by the Frenchman Samuel de Champlain. Most residents today cherish the French language and Gallic traditions, even though more recent immigrant groups also add their culture to the mix.

Set out to explore Old Québec (Vieux Québec) on foot or by bike. All major historic and family attractions are within easy reach from the Old Port Québec.

Browse the shops and enjoy fresh local produce in the old stone buildings of Petit-Champlain, North America’s oldest commercial district. Admire the ornate Church Notre-Dame-des-Victoires in Place-Royale in Quebec’s Lower Town.

Rue de Petit-Champlain is where you can get access to the cable railway that will transport you to the Upper Town. Enjoy the magnificent views of the river from Dufferin Terrace, a promenade atop the cliffs, or get active in Battlefields Park.

You could spend days in Old Québec, but don’t miss other exciting parts of the city. Saint-Roch, for example, is known for its artists, trendy bars and galleries. It’s also worth making the short trip to Montmorency Falls, which freezes over in winter.

If you are into history, art, gourmet food, shopping and wintersports, you won’t regret a visit to Québec City. Aéroport International Jean-Lesage is just a short drive away from the city and gives access to Canada’s stunning wilderness.

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Where to stay in Quebec

Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
3 out of 5
1225 Cours du General de Montcalm, Quebec, QC
The price is ¥11,793 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Centre-Ville, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Quebec City Convention Center and Citadelle of Quebec. Quebec City Town Hall and Quebec Cruise ...
3.9/5 Good! (4,269 reviews)
"Very nice hotel. It's in an excellent location and it's safe and quiet. It would have been nice if it had a breakfast or cafe type restaurant. I was given an upgraded room because they had space and the view of the Chateau de Frontenac was wonderful. Very spacious room. I would stay here again."

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
4.5 out of 5
1 rue des Carrieres, Quebec, QC
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥25,098 per night from Feb 18 to Feb 19
Located in the city center, this ski-in/ski-out hotel in Old Quebec is within a 10-minute walk of Quebec City Town Hall and Quebec Cruise Terminal and close ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,760 reviews)
"Very nice hotel."

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Entourage sur-le-Lac
Entourage sur-le-Lac
4 out of 5
99 Chemin du Tour-du-Lac, Lac Beauport, QC
The price is ¥13,904 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Lac Beauport, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Pourvoirie du Lac Beauport, and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Le Relais. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (965 reviews)
"What a beautiful location, even in winter. Noemi at the front desk was really amazing in welcoming me and making my stay enjoyable. She really knows guest service! I will be back for sure. The lake is and surrounding hills are absolutely gorgeous. What a nice surprise."

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Entourage sur-le-Lac
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Les Lofts Charest - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts Charest - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
4 out of 5
363 Boulevard Charest E, Quebec, QC
The price is ¥7,862 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
Located in Saint-Roch, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique and Quebec City Convention Center. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (177 reviews)
"I love the design, the furniture and shower. Even the hallways are stunning. We often stay here and are always happy with the cleanliness, location and service. Merci!"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Les Lofts Charest - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Joseph - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Joseph - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
4 out of 5
764 Rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec, QC
The price is ¥10,056 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Saint-Roch, this condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Le Lieu and Quebec City Convention Center. Old Port Quebec City and Quebec City Town ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (654 reviews)
"We really enjoyed the kitchen facilities."

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Les Lofts St-Joseph - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Pierre - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Pierre - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
4 out of 5
116 rue St-Pierre, Quebec, QC
The price is ¥14,169 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
Located in Old Quebec, this apartment building is steps from Museum of Civilization, Old Port Quebec City, and Quebec Cruise Terminal. Place Royale and Quartier ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (335 reviews)
"Property was very clean and central , would stay again"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2021

Les Lofts St-Pierre - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
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