Epic Historical Stories

Uncover the fascinating bygone eras of Old Québec, a living history book of how French, English and First Nations ancestry shaped north America.
Timothy slides the toboggan run on the Dufferin Terrace
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Whether out for a winter run or simply strolling the streets of Old Québec, Timothy was immediately enthralled by Québec City’s multidimensional history and heritage spanning over 400 years. A city of stark contrasts and endearing French culture, it has convinced Timothy to plan another getaway very soon!

Fall for Québec City’s winter wonderland

In Québec City, winter is celebrated from the very first snowflakes. From November to March, the city is covered in a magical blanket of snow. But it enlivens everyone’s senses with a myriad of thrilling outdoor activities and events. 

A UNESCO World Heritage gem

Famous for its well-preserved 400 years of history, Québec City, the only fortified city on the continent north of Mexico, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that still bears witness today to the bygone eras of French and English exploration. Discover the city’s top 10 historical attractions

15 historic places to relive Québec City’s history

Many of Québec City’s tourist attractions stand as reminders of the fascinating chapters of the city’s rich history book. Stroll through Old Québec to explore the imprints of French and English heritage that unfold along each street. 

Québec City’s legendary architecture

What makes Québec City’s architecture so unique and charming? Its legion of French, British, Romantic and Art Deco influences. Architectural buffs will be dazzled by the city’s iconic landmarks. 

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