• Location: Quebec City, Canada
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Explore historic Old Québec City on this guided, 2-hour walking tour. Visit many of Québec City’s top attractions in the Upper and Lower Town districts — like the Fortifications of Québec, Citadelle of Québec, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church and many more. Discover Québec City's history from 1608 to the present day and get to know this UNESCO World Heritage site, with educational and entertaining commentary from a professional tour conductor.

Highlights

  • 2 hour walking tour throughout Quebec
  • Visit to Upper Town and Lower Town
  • Historic Old Quebec
  • Entertaining and informative commentary
  • Licensed and professional guide

What You Can Expect

Quebec City Walking Tour

Quebec City Walking Tour

Get to know Old Québec City and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining walking tour. The 2-hour adventure begins in the Upper Town district, following a leisurely downhill path from beginning to end. Meet the tour guide and the rest of the group and enjoy an ongoing commentary of interesting facts and stories about this historic Canadian city. Learn about the past and present and get a glimpse into the future of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while walking along from one location to the next.

Explore Old Québec, the historic heart of French Canada and the capital of the province of Québec, with its narrow streets, stone buildings and European feel. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past attractions, like the Fortifications of Québec. See and learn about the important function of the city walls from centuries ago and gain a better understanding of the defense system of North America's only remaining fortified city. Québec City is the only walled city north of Mexico. 

There’s also the Citadelle of Québec, an active military installation and official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada; Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, one of the oldest stone churches in Canada that stands on the very spot where Québec began; Place Royale, often referred to as the birthplace of French America and many more.

The tour ends near the Old Quebec Funicular.

It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know Old Québec City and the many amazing attractions it offers.

Customer Reviews

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

This was one of the best city tours we've ever taken. Brian was the best tour guide ever! He was very knowledgeable about Quebec City's history and architecture. I felt like I knew everything there was to know about Quebec City. The tour was supposed to last two hours, but it actually went about 20 minutes long, and he was in no hurry to finish. The tour operator split a large group into two groups, so our group only had about eight people, which was really nice.

Crystal G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Great and informative. Great way to learn the city and the history. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

huprikar

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Our tour guide, Clarise, was an amazing guide with deep knowledge of Quebec and a wonderful family history to share. We learned a lot and felt like we traveled back in time with her anecdotes and commentary.

Don B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Our guide's name sounded like Hellen ( not quite sure, unfortunately) I took her walking tour on 7/15/2018 on 3:30 PM. In one word, she is a great guide who explains what anyone would want to know in any walking tour about this town, Quebec city. I would love to take another tour for another place if she is our guide again. She is delightfully serious and funny, but never made any jokes to offend anyone ( trust me , there are a lot of guides who spit out sad, and unnecessary joke or comment to make things funny)
Thanks to her, we learned a lot about Old Quebec city in a very meaningful and positive way.
A great guide!

Tat A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

This was one of the most informative and entertaining walking tours that I have ever taken. The guide obviously loves is work because he was so entertaining and brought Quebec history to life in his guided walk. History can be dry but he was able to present it in an entertaining and humorous way and made it lively and interesting. Highly recommend it.

Thomas H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Louise was our tour guide and was amazing you can tell she has a passion for her town and country. She was so knowledgeable and had wonderful stories. Pay attention so she will give you a story treat at the end. Her tour will go long we loved it. Her recommendation for the crepe restaurant at the top of the stairs was spot on. Go on this tour.

Yvonne V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Loved the walking tour with Robert - he was personable, knowledgable and fun! He gave great tips on restaurants.

Lisa S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

This was a terrific tour. Paul Burroughs, our guide, is intelligent, articulate, and fun. He has expert knowledge of his beautiful city and even showed us a few lesser known spots in Upper Town. I highly recommend him!

Richard R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

OK - we are not old, but we are 'older' and had some doubts about a long walking tour in hilly Quebec City so I will start with saying, our guide waited. That may seem like a small thing but it means a lot. It means that he wasn't just pushing us through a script. It means that he cared about our experience along with everyone else's. Our group had ten in it plus the guide.

The tour was well planned and sometimes surprising. Our guide was incredibly well informed. He responded to questions with a depth of knowledge and sometimes a bit of wit that made the time pass. In the end we were sorry to say farewell. We discovered a great deal about New France, the people, the places, even some little bits of background scattered as we paused made for a great way to orient us to the city.

jigger_b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Our first visit to Quebec City and had SO much to see and experience. We walked our buns off and filled our minds with wonderful memories and knowledge. This tour is a must.

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