15 Best Things to Do in Quebec (Quebec, Canada)

The capital city of Canada’s Quebec province, Quebec City is a beautiful destination that is filled with history, culture and magnificent architecture. The area surrounding the city is also spectacular, overlooking the St. Lawrence River with the Laurentian Mountains in the background to the north.

Quebec City has always been one of Canada’s top tourist destinations, what with its Old Town, Parisian-like charm and great festivals. It is a place for romance, families and solo travellers, with something to offer everyone. It is a fantastic city, with loads to do, however these are the 15 best things to do in Quebec.

1. Go back in time

Château Frontenac

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Château Frontenac

Old Quebec is home to North America’s only remaining fortified city walls. It is also home to the oldest military building in Canada; La Citadelle.

This historic neighbourhood was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. It is split into two areas; Upper Town and Lower Town.

Upper Town is the main tourist area, home to the famous Château Frontenac, Hotel-Dieu de Québec, the Séminaire de Québec and the Ursulines Convent. Lower Town is where you will find Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Place de Paris and Gare du Palais.


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15 Best Things to Do in Quebec (Quebec, Canada):

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré

  • Château Frontenac: flickr
  • The Morrin Centre: flickr
  • the Battlefields Park: flickr
  • Hotel du Parliament, Quebec City: flickr
  • Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré: flickr
  • The Breakneck Stairs: flickr
  • Montmorency Falls: flickr
  • Château Frontenac: flickr
  • Aquarium du Québec: flickr
  • Winter Carnival: flickr
  • Mont Tremblant resort: flickr
  • Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec: flickr
  • The Grande Allée: flickr
  • Saint Lawrence River: flickr
  • Marie-Guyart Building: flickr