Privilege Card

Carte privilège pour journalistes et multiplicateurs

The Privilege Card is offered by Destination Québec cité to qualified journalists, influencers, medias and travel specialists. It gives free access to tourist attractions and services in Québec city area (one per person) . To use the card, visitors will need a mobile device and an internet connection during their stay in Québec City.

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    Here is an overview of the attractions and services offered.

    Onhwa' Lumina
    Onhwa' Lumina - Moment Factory

    Onhwa' lumina

    It is with great pleasure that Tourisme Wendake offers you two passes for ONHWA’ LUMINA, an enchanted night journey to meet the Wendat people.

    Booking required

    Mosaĩcultures

    Mosaïcultures

    From June 24 to October 10, discover a story told by 6 million plants in the Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge. Once upon a time… the Earth, the botanical art exhibition pays tribute to life on earth. Among the 200 spectacular sculptures: The Pergola of the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec, the Great Waters River, Mother Earth, the Animals of Africa, the man who planted trees, and many others.
    Visitors walk the stairs at Chute-Montmorency Park in summer.
    Montmorency Waterfalls Park, Jeff Frenette Photography

    Montmorency Waterfalls Park

    Located a mere 15 minutes from Old Québec, Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a spectacular historic site. Its 83-metre-high waterfall dominates the landscape. The cable cars, panoramic stairs up the side of the cliff and suspended bridge over the falls afford a stunning view.

    Famille au Sommet du Mont-Sainte-Anne en randonnée
    Mont-Sainte-Anne, Étienne Dionne

    Mont-Sainte-Anne

    With an altitude of 803 m (2634.5'), this mountain in the Laurentians is only 40 km (24.9 miles) from downtown Québec City and offers a variety of outdoor activities.

    You will get free access to hiking, gondola or Mountain biking.

    Booking required

    Facade of the Lassonde pavilion of the National Museum of Fine Arts
    Bruce Damonte

    Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

    The MNBAQ is proud of its reference collection of Québec art, which covers a broad spectrum of the history of Québec art from the 17th century to the present, drawn from its extensive collection of more than 42 000 works. Discover the museum complex and its distinctive pavilions that highlight the collections of historic and pre-1960 contemporary Québec art, including Inuit art and the decorative arts.

    The immersion room at the Aquarium
    Simon Clark

    Aquarium du Québec

    For an out-of-the-ordinary family outing, the Aquarium du Québec is a must. Meet our 300 species: polar bears, seals, octopus, jellyfish and fish. At the Deep Sea Pavilion, you can even touch the stingrays. And don't forget to try our newest feature, the IMMERSION projection.

    Observatoire Capitale
    CCNQ Geneviève Clavet

    Observatoire de la Capitale

    For the highest and best view of Québec City. Admire the winding streets of the city and the mighty St. Lawrence River. After taking in the incredible sights, explore Horizons, a unique discovery experience where you'll learn more about the history of the provincial capital and what shaped the spirit of its residents. The first stop on your tour of Québec City!

    View of an exhibition hall at the Musée de la civilisation.
    Jeff Frenette Photography

    Musée de la civilisation

    Musée de la civilisation offers cultural, educational and interactive experiences that arouses emotions and wonder! Discover various human-oriented exhibitions and participate in activities for the whole family on current, historical and sometimes unusual subjects.

    Booking required 

    Lieu historique national des Fortifications-de-Québec
    Parcs Canada

    Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

    Explore what lies beneath the Dufferin Terrace in Old Québec! This authentic archaeological crypt reveals the official residence and seat of power of the French and British governors between 1620 and 1834. Let us tell you more about the life at the château where decisions affecting all North America were made. Choose between a self-guided tour and a guided tour by a Parks Canada team member for a complete experience.

    Exhibition room at the Huron-Wendat Museum in Wendake.
    Studio du Ruisseau

    Huron-Wendat Museum

    The Huron-Wendat Museum is a national institution created to conserve and promote the heritage of the Huron-Wendat Nation. It’s a marvellous introduction to the history, culture and arts of the Hurons-Wendat. The guided tours will take you to the permanent exhibit Territories, Memories and Knowledge, the temporary exhibit at the moment and the Longhouse.

    Booking required 

    Fortifications
    Parcs Canada

    Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

    The fortifications of Québec surrounding the old town are close to 4.6 km (2.8 mi) in length. Accompanied by a Parks Canada guide, explore the city’s most beautiful vantage points while learning about the history and the conservation of its defensive system. For a fun family activity, put on your cape and solve the mystery of the Legend of the Talking Walls.

    A guard dressed in the traditional uniform in front of the entrance door to the Citadelle of Québec.
    Jeff Frenette Photography

    Citadelle de Québec

    The Citadel is the largest British military fortification in North America. Located in Old Québec, it was built between 1820 and 1850 on the site of 17th century French fortifications. The Citadel, still an active military garrison, is home to the Royal 22e Régiment. Guided tours and acces to the Musée Royal 22e Régiment all year round.

    Booking required 

    Battles exhibition at the Plains of Abraham Museum
    CCBN

    Plains of Abraham Museum

    The exhibition Battles 1759-1760 immerses you in the history of the Battles of the Plains of Abraham and Sainte-Foy with an immersive projection and interactive stations. The exhibition Identities then presents artefacts with stories from the park's archaeological collection.
    Cicérone Tours - tourist guide in front of the Château Frontenac outside
    Cicérone Tours

    Cicérone Tours

    Discover Old Quebec in the company of an authentic period character during a 2-hour walking tour that will take you through more than 400 years of action-packed history! This tour includes the main attractions and monuments in the heart of Old Quebec and the Petit-Champlain district.

    Booking required 

    Guided Walking Tours and Theme Tours
    OTQ

    Tours Accolade

    Tours Accolade provides classic and private walking tours in Québec City as well as thematic tours about military history and women's history.

    Booking required

    Guided Walking Tours and Theme Tours
    Les Promenades Fantômes

    Les Promenades Fantômes

    Through the dark side stories told by your ghostly host, discover more about the wretched crimes, arrests and executions that happened centuries ago. More “alive” than ever, your ghostly guide will lead you through Old Québec.

    Booking required

    Historical Sites
    L'îlot des Palais

    L'Îlot des Palais

    The history of New France and the brewing industry awaits you at the Îlot des Palais. In 18th Century vaults, the exhibition Revelations tells the history from Jean Talon Brewery to the 3 intendant’s palaces, from the prisons to the Boswell-Dow Brewery. Artefacts, archives, projections, Intendant's rally, walking tours on tablet, GeoRallies with GPS and smartphone in Old Québec.

    Immersion Québec - Passeport Tours Voir Québec

    Tours Voir Québec

    Immersion Québec is an 360 degree immersive experience, where you will dive right into the history of Québec City. Thanks to this 3D movie, discover the historical events that made Québec such a unique city in North America.

    Booking required

    The river at the Canyon Sainte-Anne with a rainbow
    Canyon Sainte-Anne

    Canyon Sainte-Anne

    Spectacular 74-m canyon dug into 1.2 billion year old rock by Sainte-Anne Falls. Walk along the safe and easily-accessible footpaths, cross three suspension bridges and look down at the giants' kettles with their mini rainbows. Air Canyon lets you feel like you are flying across the abyss 90 m below at 50 km/h. This activity is a first in Canada! Dogs on leash allowed onsite.

    Visite guidée Distillerie Stadaconé

    Distillerie Stadaconé

    Land ahoy! is a unique experience. Discover our escape game, where you will be transported to a 16th century ship; go behind the scenes to explore spirits crafting; taste our three award-winning gins and our other products. Year-round, Wednesday to Sunday.

    Booking required

    Aerial view of the Musée des Ursulines de Québec
    Musée des Ursulines de Québec

    Musée du Pôle culturel du Monastère des Ursulines

    The museum remains, still today, a place of openness, encounters and knowledge. Bold and contemporary spaces, a convenient and functional layout, renewed permanent and temporary exhibits, all that, at the heart of a house still inhabited by its soul, will make your visit an endearing and unforgettable experience. What treasures these women, dedicated to God and their mission of girl’s education, have gathered.

    Couple kayaking in the fall season at the Marais du Nord
    marais du Nord, Francis Fontaine

    Marais du Nord

    The Marais du Nord, located north of Lac Saint-Charles, is a park with exceptional landscapes that will enchant you with its diversified fauna and flora. This peaceful place is great for bird-watching and offers 8 km of trails for the whole family, open in both summer and winter. You can also rent canoes and kayaks or participate in a guided rabaska canoe trip.

    Free access to the trails

    Cassis Monna & filles - Shop
    Francis Fontaine

    Cassis Monna & filles

    Cassis Monna & filles  is a family business, located on l'Île d'Orléans, where black currant is used to produce alcohols and various products. Cassis monna & filles offers tastings, a cocktail bar and a terrace where you can eat delicious meals with a view on the Saint-Laurent river. The Privilege Card gives access to the tasting La totale.

    Booking required

    Midinette
    Cassis Monna & filles (Midinette)

    La Midinette

    La Midinette is a funky bakery and a restaurant. Located on the beach side of l'Île d'Orléans, we offer plates to share, wines, cocktails, homemade sodas, coffees and all the essentials for a perfect picnic. All of that, in a charming, eclectic atmosphere and a farniente spirit ! 

    Morning offer : Pastry of choice OR Coffee of choice
    Afternoon/evening offer : Homemade soda/cocktail or glass of wine, Cod accras OR fresh cheese OR caponata     

    Aux Trois Couvents - permanent exhibition
    Aux Trois Couvents

    Aux Trois Couvents

    An old school turned into a museum! So close to Québec and so much to discover: exhibitions reflecting our history and culture, including archaeological artifacts and the reconstitution of a classroom from 1912. A stop at our coffee and souvenir shop is a must!

    Laser Game Evolution - Vanier - games room
    Laser Game Evolution - Vanier

    Laser Game Evolution - Vanier

    Challenge your friends in our three multi-levels mazes featuring partitions, reflective zones and all kinds of obstacles! This laser tag game is a fun and sporty activity, where each player is equipped with a breastplate and a cutting-edge 100% laser gun for extreme precision

    Booking required

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