Romantic Weekend in Winter

Christmas Quartier Petit Champlain
Francis Gagnon

European charm, restaurants with an intimate atmosphere and beautiful historic streets covered in snow all add to Québec City’s romantic reputation, but romance is in the eye of the beholder and there are plenty of romantic winter activities for couples to do in Québec City that also add a sense of adventure and fun. What can we say, when you’re in love, anything can be romantic if you have the right frame of mind.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 1

    Introduction to the Romantic Wintery European Charm

    1 Stroll Through the Streets Within the Walls

    troll through the streets of Old Québec inside the walls and immerse yourself in over 400 years of history. Be sure to walk the old stone walls, climbing to the top of the gates for beautiful wintery views of the city. 

    1.43 km
  • 2 Dufferin Terrace Toboggan Slide

    Wander Dufferin Terrace, taking time for an old-fashioned toboggan ride down the Dufferin Slide and sipping on rich velvety chocolat chaud from Au 1884. 

    0.24 km
  • 3 Petit-Champlain

    Ride the Funiculaire down to Petit-Champlain and experience the magical winter wonderland of Québec's oldest shopping street.

    35.37 km
  • 4 Hôtel de Glace

    Head to Hôtel de Glace, Québec’s famous ice hotel, and wander through the chapel, bedrooms and hallways made of snow and ice, admiring the beautiful carvings and stopping to sip ice cider in one of the ice bars. 

    Dress up for dinner and enjoy a leisurely gourmet meal at one of the most romantic restaurants in Québec City.

  • Day 2

    A Relaxing Day

    5 Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

    Brunch is one of the best ways to kick of the weekend in Québec City. Reserve a table in a quiet corner and indulge in Québécois cuisine. After you're done, explore the galleries and exhibits at Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

    4.23 km
  • 6 Nordic Spa

    After an invigorating morning, melt your cares away with a hot soak, sauna and relaxing massage at Strøm Spa Nordique

    4.21 km
  • 7 Place D'Youville Ice Rink

    Finish the day ice skating at the outdoor rink in Place d’Youville. For dinner, reserve a table at Le Saint-Amour, or any of the other fabulous eateries in Old Québec and get set for an unforgettable meal. 

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