Plan Your Trip to Québec City

Summer 2021: Major Roadworks on Pierre-Laporte Bridge

Due to major roadworks in the Pierre-Laporte Bridge area, we recommend to allow more time than usual to get to Québec City by car. For a trip between Montréal and Québec City, highway 40 is a better option. 

Tips to Plan Your Stay
  • Tourist Information in Old Québec
    Useful Tourism Information for Québec City Read
    Bus Rouge
    The Best Time to Visit Québec City Read
  • Two cyclists contemplate the sunrise on the Samuel-De Champlain promenade, from the Quai des Cageux.
    Québec City's Monthly Weather Read
    FEQ scène de soir
    Annual Calendar of Festivals and Events Read
  • How to dess in winter
    How to Dress for Winter Fun Read
Travelling to Québec City
Recommended Itineraries

Itinerary types

Seasons

  • Beach in Saguenay Lac St-Jean
    7 Perfect Days With the Family in Québec City and Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Read
  • A group of visitors take part in a guided walking tour of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site.
    3 Days of History in Québec City Read
  • On a warm summer evening, visitors stroll along Saint-Jean Street, near Saint-Jean Gate.
    Itinerary: 1 Day in Québec City Read
    Acropole des Draveurs, Parc des Hautes-Gorges
    Québec and Charlevoix Itinerary: The Best in 7 Days Read
Lots of Savings for Your Stay
  • Couple picnicking near the Pierre-Dugua-De Mons terrace while admiring the Château Frontenac and the St. Lawrence River.
    How to Visit Québec City on a Budget Read
  • A mother and two children participate in an interactive exhibition at the Musée de la civilisation.
    Free Admission for Young Explorers Read
Official Tourist Guide
Tons of Tips

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Activities to Explore

Each season brings activities to enjoy. Discover them!

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.
    Aboriginal Tourism
  • Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale
    Amusement Parks
  • A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.
    Aquarium, Wildlife Parks and Farms
  • Two little girls pick apples in an orchard on Ile d'Orléans.
    Pick-Your-Own
  • Backcountry skiing
    Backcountry skiing
  • A woman slides down the Turbo 6 water slide at Village Vacances Valcartier, in summer.
    Swimming
  • Maple taffy served to a couple at the sugar shack
    Sugar Shacks
  • Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
  • Au Chalet en Bois Rond - Rowboat fishing
    Fishing and Hunting
  • Canyoning-Québec - Chute Jean-Larose
    Climbing and canyoning
  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons
    Language Courses
  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.
    Cross-Country Skiing
  • Two people are dog sledding on a snowy trail.
    Dogsledding
  • Ski Massif de charlevoix
    Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Bus Rouge
    Excursions and Guided Tours
  • Three people in fatbike are enjoying a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Fat Biking
  • Dégustation de produits locaux lors d'une visites gourmandes
    Food Tours
  • Couple in love walking on the Plains of Abraham, towards the Martello Tower 1, in summer.
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Village Vacances Valcartier
    Sliding
  • Golf Le Grand Vallon - Golfers on the green
    Golfing
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • A couple hikes in the forest on the La Jean Larose trail in Mont-Sainte-Anne.
    Hiking
  • Tulipes devant la porte Saint-Louis
    Historical Sites
  • Ice fishing
    Ice Fishing
  • Two women enter a store on rue du Petit-Champlain for some shopping
    Places to Shop
  • Grand Marché de Québec
    Public Markets
  • Outdoor tasting of several different beers in a microbrewery.
    Microbreweries
  • Snowmobilers riding in a field
    Snowmobiling
  • Mountain biking at Empire 47
    Mountain Biking
  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Live music in Québec City
    Nightlife
  • Strom Spa Québec
    Nordic Spas
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • Landscape of the Jacques-Cartier Valley with a distant canoe in the river, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • A couple skates on an icy skating trail in the forest.
    Skating
  • Nouvelle Vague Expeditions inc. - descent of La Traditionnelle on the Jacques-Cartier
    Rafting
  • Showshoeing in Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix
    Snowshoeing
  • Front and exterior steps of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on a sunny summer day.
    Religious Sites
  • A cyclist rides on a bike path in the Old Port of Québec with the Château Frontenac in the background.
    Road Biking
  • Nordic Spas
    Spas and Health Centres
  • J.A Moisan Grocery Store
    Specialities and Delicatessens
  • The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.
    Via ferrata and Zipline
  • Customers participate in a wine tasting at a vineyard boutique on the Ile d'Orléans.
    Wineries and Local Liquor Producers
More Planning Tips
  • Whale coming out of the water in Tadoussac
    The 5 Best Day Trips from Québec City Read
  • Person in wheelchair at Place Royale
    Travelling with Disabilities Read
  • Chien Pierre-Dugua-De-Mons
    Pet Friendly Hotels in Québec City Read
  • Centre Vidéotron
    Restaurants and Hotels near the Videotron Centre Read
  • VR2
    RV Parkings and Dump Stations Read