Québec City Travel Guide

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Plan Your Québec City Vacation

Québec City's alluring setting atop Cape Diamond (Cap Diamant) evokes a past of high adventure, military history, and exploration. This French-speaking capital city is the only walled city north of Mexico. Visitors come for the delicious and inventive cuisine, the remarkable historical continuity, and to share in the seasonal exuberance of the largest Francophone population outside France.

Hotels

Québec City Hotels

More than 35 hotels are located in Old Québec, and there’s also an abundance of family-run bed-and-breakfasts. Landmark hotels are as prominent as the city's...read more

Restaurants

Québec City Restaurants

Bistros, sidewalk cafés, and chic, cutting-edge restaurants make up the dining scene in Québec City. "Grab and go" is more the exception than the rule—be...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Québec City

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Québec City Experiences

  • A Walk Through Québec City's History

    Exploring Québec City’s history can be an all-consuming pastime, and a rewarding one. The walk outlined here takes you through much of it, but... Read more

  • Top Reasons to Go to Québec City

    See the Château Frontenac: Even if you're not staying at Québec City's most famous landmark, make sure to pop into one of the world's legendary... Read more

  • Québec City With Kids

    Ice-cream stands, street performers, and (in winter) a thrilling toboggan run make Terrasse Dufferin as entertaining for children as for adults... Read more

  • The History of Québec City

    Québec City was founded by French explorer Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and is the oldest municipality in the province. In the 17th century the... Read more

  • Québec Summer Festival

    Festival d'Été International de Québec. An annual highlight in the first half of July is this exuberant Summer Festival, eleven days of rock... Read more

  • A Québec City Cheese Primer

    It used to be that all good cheese in Québec City was imported from France—but not anymore. During the last several decades there's been a cheese... Read more

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