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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Point of interest

What to Do in Québec City in July

Finally the time to have fun, and there is no shortage of ideas! Here are our suggestions for activities and events to put on your calendar.

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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

  • Two young women canoe in the river at the bottom of the valley, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

    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

  • Point of interest

    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

  • Nordic Spas

    Nordic Spas

  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency

    Wildlife and Bird Watching

  • View of the waterfall and the stairs at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

    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

  • The interior of the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

    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

  • Pompeii exhibition at Musée de la civilisation

    Pompeii. The Immortal City

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  •  America. Entre rêves et réalités

    America. Between Dreams and Realities

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  • Exposition Imagine Monet

    Imagine Monet

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  • Mosaicultures

    Mosaïcultures Québec 2022

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  • Festival d'été de Québec

    Festival d'été de Québec

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  • Grands Feux Loto-Québec

    Grands Feux Loto-Québec

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  • Gens costumés aux Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France
    New France Festival
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  • Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

    Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

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Seasons

Topics

  • 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
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    A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake, near Québec City.
    Best Indigenous Experiences
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  • The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.
    Spectacular Via Ferrata and Zipline Adventures
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  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Thrilling Treetop Adventures
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    Two young women canoe in the river at the bottom of the valley, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Kayaking, Canoeing and Stand-up Paddleboarding
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  • Vallée Bras-du-Nord
    Hit the River for an Exciting Break from your Everyday Routine
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