What to Do in Québec City

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The Best of Québec City
Vibrant Culture Discover More
A mother and two children participate in an interactive exhibition at the Musée de la civilisation.
Living History Discover More
Couple picnicking near the Pierre-Dugua-De Mons terrace while admiring the Château Frontenac and the St. Lawrence River.
Outdoors Nearby Discover More
Two young women in a canoe in the Jacques-Cartier Valley, in the Jacques-Cartier National Park.
Family Activities Discover More
A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.
Local Food Discover More
Mixologist Patrice Plante prepares a cocktail at Bistro l'Atelier on Grande Allée.
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Sailboats at Bassin Louise, in the Old Port of Québec, with a view of the illuminated Old Québec.
Must-See Attractions: Top 10 Things to Do

Discover Québec City’s must-see activities and attractions. You’ll be amazed by all the things you can do in the Québec City Area.

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Activities to Explore

  • 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 ice 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
Upcoming Events

Dates

  • Parade des jouets
    La Parade des jouets (Christmas Parade) Read
  • Pompeii exhibition at Musée de la civilisation
    Pompeii. The Immortal City Read
  • Marché de Noël allemand
    German Christmas Market Read
  • Allée de kiosques au Grand Marché de Noël
    The Grand Christmas Market Read
  • Coupe Vanier
    Vanier Cup 2021 Read
  • Below the ice Exhibition
    Below the Ice with Mario Cyr Read
  • Bonhomme Carnaval is photographed on the exterior bridge of the Québec-Lévis Ferry, in winter.
    Quebec Winter Carnival Read
  • Tournoi International de Hockey Pee-Wee
    Québec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament Read
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Topics

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake, near Québec City.
    Best Indigenous Experiences Read
    A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Québec City’s Must-See Museums and Interpretation Centres Read
  • The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.
    Spectacular Via Ferrata and Zipline Adventures Read
    Arbraska Duchesnay
    Thrilling Treetop Adventures Read
  • Vallée Bras-du-Nord
    Hit the River for an Exciting Break from your Everyday Routine Read
  • Two young women canoe in the river at the bottom of the valley, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Kayaking, Canoeing and Stand-up Paddleboarding Read
Official Tourist Guide
Tons of Tips

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