Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
Lieu historique national des Fortifications-de-Québec
QC, G1R 5C2
The massive stone walls encircling the Old City, the only such intact fortifications north of Mexico, recalls the history of the French and British regimes.
Admire the city from some of the best vantage points and discover the impressive architecture of the walls that make the Historic District of Old Québec City a world renowned site. Make sure to visit the Dauphine Redoubt, one of the oldest military buildings in North America.
You can take a guided tour to better understand the primary role of these defensive structures in the organization and physical development of the city. A Parks Canada guide will take you on a 90-minute tour through three centuries of Québec City history. Learn little-known facts, discover interesting visual details, enter mysterious sites the general public are denied access to and admire the city from the best vantage points.
As the guardian of the Fortifications of Québec, Parks Canada invites you to discover this jewel of Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The…Read
Guided Walking Tours and Theme Tours
Set off in search of Québec City’s hidden gems! Our guides invite you to explore the history of the fortifications, an integral part of the UNESCO…Read