What to Do in Québec City in August

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Here are our suggestions for activities and events to put on your calendar.

Explore 400 Years of History

The Old City is an awe‑inspiring journey through a collection of architectural treasures unlike anything outside Europe.  Here are the top 10 attractions you don’t want to miss.

Québec City's Greatest Parks

Locals and visitors love the easy access to the great outdoors just minutes from the city, with more than enough to keep you busy in every season. Get the lowdown on the parks that offer beauty, fresh air, and outdoor activities as far as the eye can see.

7 Ideas to Keep Cool in the Summer Heat

When the sun comes out and the weather gets hot, what could be better than a nice dip? Waterparks, beaches, swimming areas and spray parks—find an oasis to better enjoy the warmer climes!

Make Delicious Discoveries in Public Markets

Stroll through the sunbathed halls of Grand Marché or tap into the local vibe at the seasonal neighbourhood markets in and around the city. As a place where dedicated farmers and city‑dwellers in search of fresh local food meet, public markets change and come alive with the seasons and are an absolute must for any food‑lover.

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    Sailboats at Bassin Louise, in the Old Port of Québec, with a view of the illuminated Old Québec.
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    A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.
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  • Couple picnicking near the Pierre-Dugua-De Mons terrace while admiring the Château Frontenac and the St. Lawrence River.
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    Mountain biking at Mont-Sainte-Anne
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Couple picnic near the Pierre-Dugas-De Mons terrace, in front of a panorama of Old Québec and the St. Lawrence River.
Lots of Savings in Québec City This Summer

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Editorial Team

As proud ambassadors of our beloved city, we’re delighted to be sharing the things and places we love most in the Québec City area. What a joy for us to help you discover everything this vibrant and welcoming city has to offer!

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