1. Big on charm
Québec City, located on the picturesque banks of the St. Lawrence River, is the perfect backdrop to enjoy a romantic getaway or explore amazing sights with family and friends. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of Québec City’s rich European heritage.
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2. Big on history
Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a real-life time machine and the gateway to discovering the city’s fascinating past. Lace up those walking shoes and stroll through cobblestone streets and Place Royale as you explore the cradle of French civilization in North America. You'll enjoy finding yourself in the middle of a living history lesson with the city’s quintessential architecture and landscapes.
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3. Big on culture
Named Culture City of the Year in 2016 by the Leading Culture Destination Awards, Québec City is a treasure trove of hidden gems and tourist attractions that pay homage to its distinct French culture tinged with British, Irish and First Nations influences. The locals are warm and friendly. If you are looking for a truly unique experience—all while feeling right at home, Québec City is where it’s at!
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4. Big on lifestyle
Whether you are an art or music lover, adventurous epicurean or curious shopper, Québec City abounds with museums and festivals that welcome world-renowned musicians, such as the Foo Fighters, Neil Young and The Chainsmokers. The city also brims with boutiques and restaurants that give you an unprecedented taste of the city’s creativity. Explore Québec City’s eclectic neighbourhoods, including the Petit-Champlain district, which offers you new discoveries around every corner.
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5. Big on heritage
Québec is the only walled city north of Mexico. Spanning 4.6 km in length, the Fortifications of Québec surround the city's most historic and distinctive cityscapes. Parks Canada hosts daily guided tours that start on the iconic Dufferin Terrace near the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac. Walking along Québec City's former defence system, you'll experience 400 years of history!
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