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Quebec City, Quebec

Built atop rocky cliffs at the confluence of the Saint Charles and Saint Lawrence rivers, Quebec City is vibrant city whose walled old town enchants with colonial heritage, preserved architecture and European charm.

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Quebec City, Quebec

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Walk within the fortification of Quebec. Declared a historical monument, this commanding wall forms an impressive 3-mile defensive belt around the old city. Discover the French heritage and culture featured within its walls, with art galleries, restaurants, cobblestone alleyways and the 'Rue du tresor' artist alley. It is an ideal place to 'step back in time' and take a leisurely stroll.

Other Fun Things to Do

See the beautiful granite Basilica of Ste. Anne-de-Beaupré before visiting the breathtaking Montmorency Falls, where the Montmorency River cascades over a 83-metre cliff before emptying into the Saint Lawrence.
Travel along the scenic old Beaupré Coast and through the picturesque villages of French Canada.
Experience the charm of the old quarter of Quebec City with a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride one evening.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Quebec offers gourmet restaurants for every taste and interest. Québécois cuisine is served in 18th-century residences; French gourmet specialities are found in elegant dining rooms; and European bistros are located throughout the cobblestone streets of the Old City. The local cuisine is often determined by the season. Springtime produces a number of maple products. Each season brings local delicacies of exceptional quality.

Local Currency

In Canada, the Canadian dollar (CAD) is the official currency. Credit cards are widely accepted and often offer a good exchange rate. In all of Canada, a 5% Goods & Services Tax (GST) must be paid on all transport, accommodation, restaurant meals and just about anything else you purchase, right down to a pack of chewing gum.

Weather in Quebec City, Quebec


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 18.1° -7.72°
Average Low 0.9° -17.28°
Mean Temperature 10° -12.22°
Record High N/A N/A
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Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 3.5 in 8.89 cm