What to do in Québec City

  • Aerial view of Old Québec in winter, with the frozen St. Lawrence River, Château Frontenac and Holy Trinity Church.
    Must-See Attractions: Top 10 Things to Do Read
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Seasons

Topics

  • Porte Saint-Jean illuminated in the evening and skating at the Place D'Youville ice rink.
    The Best Ice Skating Rinks and Trails Read
     Several people walk in the evening on rue du Petit-Champlain, covered with snow and decorated with many illuminated trees.
    4 Magical Spots to Enjoy Québec City’s Holiday Sparkle Read
  • Quartier Petit Champlain
    Step Into Historic Petit-Champlain Street, a Living Christmas Card Read
  • A family takes pictures with the ice sculptures in the Petit-Champlain district, during the Québec Winter Carnival.
    6 Outdoor Activities for Families Read
    Ice Hotel
    5 Reasons to Visit the Hôtel de Glace in Québec City Read
  • A group is rafting on snow at the Village Vacances Valcartier, near Québec City.
    The Best Snow Tubing and Snow Sliding Read
    Station Touristique Stoneham
    Québec City’s 5 Best Après-Ski Spots Read
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
  • Sugar Shack
    Sugar Shacks
  • Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
  • Fishing and Hunting
    Fishing and Hunting
  • Climbing and canyoning
    Climbing and canyoning
  • 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
  • Tour in Old Québec with a traditional character
    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
  • Tour Martello sur les plaines d'Abraham en hiver
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Village Vacances Valcartier
    Sliding
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • Sentiers des Caps de Charlevoix
    Hiking
  • Point of interest
    Historical Sites
  • Ice fishing
    Ice Fishing
  • A couple walk in the street rue du Petit-Champlain, in winter.
    Places to Shop
  • Grand Marché de Québec
    Public Markets
  • Outdoor tasting of several different beers in a microbrewery.
    Microbreweries
  • snowmobiling in Québec
    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
  • A couple relaxes in a Nordic spa in winter.
    Nordic Spas
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • A couple snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • A couple skates on an icy skating trail in the forest.
    Skating
  • Rafting
    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
  •  Couple at Le Pied Bleu restaurant
    Restaurants
  • 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
  • Via ferrata Canyon Sainte-Anne
    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

  • Québec table gourmande
    Quebec table gourmet Read
  • Randonnée aux flambeaux
    Torchlight hikes Read
  • Pallade Musica, ensemble baroque
    Pallade Musica, ensemble baroque Read
  • Bernard Labadie, cérémonie des Lumières
    Mozart, maître de musique Read
  • La Poutine Week
    Poutine Week Read
  • Mois Multi
    Mois Multi Read
  • Bonhomme Carnaval is photographed on the exterior bridge of the Québec-Lévis Ferry, in winter.
    Quebec Winter Carnival Read
  • La tête dans les nuages
    Head in the Cloud Read
Official Tourist Guide
Tons of tips

Our editorial team recommends its official tourist guide to help you discover the destination and plan your stay.

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The Best of Québec City
Living History Discover More
Vue sur le Château Frontenac en hiver
Vibrant Culture Discover More
Bonhomme Carnaval sur son char allégorique
Outdoors Nearby Discover More
Two girls on snowshoes enjoy a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
Family Activities Discover More
A family is getting ready to slide on inner tubes at Village Vacances Valcartier in winter.