• 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

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.

Ronald W USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Jacque was terrific. He told us about all of the history not only of Quebec, but how it affected the United States during the Revolutionary War. We toured the whole old city for 3 and a half hours. It was supposed to be only two hours, but not only were we hungry to learn, he was so interested and proud of his city that he wanted us to take it all in...and we did. Superb!

k.bailey

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was well worth the time and money even on a day with temps well below zero!. Our guide, Clarisse, was so friendly, knowledgeable and informative! She answered all of our questions and shared some fun tidbits about Quebec City.

tcbailey

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Clarisse was very knowledgeable and pleasant. It was a very cold and windy day and she made sure we were able to go in and out of places to warm up, while still sharing her history and love of Quebec City. I came away with a new sense of respect and interest of Quebec City. Job well done! Definitely a must do..

theulrichs

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Reasonably priced walking tour is a good value the local guides are knowledgeable and informative.

Diana B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was amazing!

Aussie Abroad Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Very informative tour, which was just at the right pace. The tour guide also provided a little bit of humour in her narrative.

Hyeram K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

The city tour was very informative and the travel guide was amazing! He shared historical stories with us throughout the trip and it was very useful. Although it was a bit cold because it's winter, it was nice because of a smaller group.

Scott L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Clarisse was our guide and she was great. She lives in the immediate area and clearly is both knowledgeable about the history as well as pleased to share it with visitors. The tour nicely covers the core of the upper and lower sections of Old Quebec finishing at the foot of the funicular not included which is a nice way back to the top. If you get Clarisse, be sure to ask her about her flag collection.

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