6 Ways to Enjoy the Easter Holiday

Impressive view of the interior of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré with its columns and detailed ceiling.
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, Jeff Frenette Photography

Whether Easter is a religious holiday or simply a moment to mark the arrival of spring for you, Easter weekend is a great time to celebrate the return of spring in the Québec City Area. Here is a list of fun activities to get you started!

  • 1 Easter Chocolate

    Easter simply wouldn't be Easter without chocolate! And when it's crafted with pride in small batches, it's easy to give in to temptation without feeling too guilty! Stop by one of the Québec City area's chocolate shops to sample mouth-watering chocolate in every shape and size.

  • 2 Spring Skiing

    Take advantage of the longer sunny days to hit the slopes. Many of the area's ski resorts also offer special Easter Break activities.

  • 3 It's Sugaring-off Season!

    What could be more tantalizing than the sweet smell of boiling maple syrup! Follow the aroma to one of the area's many sugar shacks where fun, folklore, and traditions await!

    Short on time? A number of merchants in the heart of the city offer shoppers the chance to sample and purchase a variety of tasty maple products.

  • 4 Easter Brunch

    Look for our suggestions for a memorable brunch. Many restaurants will also have special Easter menus and events.

     

  • 5 Churches

    Easter is the perfect time to visit these magnificent architectural monuments steeped in history. Explore our rich religious heritage by touring some of the Québec City and Area churches, just as you would do in Europe!

     

  • 6 Chocolate Body Care

    A delicious sensory experience! The following spas and wellness centres offer chocolaty body care treatments:

A couple walk in the street rue du Petit-Champlain, in winter.
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