Living History

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Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church
15 Historic Places that Bring Québec City's Key Moments to Life

Relive the city’s captivating history by visiting these attractions.

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Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site
3 Days of History in Québec City

A 3-day summer itinerary to discover the incredible architecture and distinctive heritage of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    Cousines poignée de main
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    New-France Festival Characters at Place Royale
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Activities to Explore

  • Wendake danseur
    Aboriginal Tourism
  • Point of interest
    Historical Sites
  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Front and exterior steps of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on a sunny summer day.
    Religious Sites
Watch 400 Years of History

View of the Château Frontenac and avenue Saint-Denis at sunrise, from the Pierre-Dugua-De Mons terrace.
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Discover the historical and cultural richness of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage treasure and the only walled city north of Mexico.

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Friends take pictures of themselves at sunset, near the St.Lawrence River in Lévis with a panorama of Old Québec in the back.
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Two young women canoe in the river at the bottom of the valley, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
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Mixologist Patrice Plante prepares a cocktail at Bistro l'Atelier on Grande Allée.