Living History

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Venture off the beaten track and explore these hidden treasures that you might not find on your own.

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14 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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Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.

    Aboriginal Tourism

  • Cyclo Services - guided bike tour

    Bike Tours

  • Tourny fountain with a tourist bus

    Bus Tours

  • Guided walking tour in Old Québec

    Guided Walking Tours and Theme Tours

  • Famille devant le Parlement de Québec

    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

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

    Religious Sites

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