A Hot Summer in Québec City

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    Top Things to Do in Québec City This Summer Read
Editor's Picks
Rue pavée dans le Petit-Champlain
The Latest and the Greatest of Summer 2021

New activities and favourites. Discover what's new in summer 2021 in Québec City.

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Fortifications de Québec
7 Reasons to Spend Your Summer Vacation in Québec City

Québec City has everything you need for a super fun, stress-free summer vacation.

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  • A couple discovers the regional products of the Ile d'Orléans while tasting wine and cheeses in a vineyard.
    Mouth-Watering Pit Stops on Île d’Orléans Read
    The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.
    Spectacular Via Ferrata and Zipline Adventures Read
  • Beach in Saguenay Lac St-Jean
    7 Perfect Days With the Family in Québec City and Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Read
  • A group of visitors take part in a guided walking tour of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site.
    3 Days of History in Québec City Read
    Nouvelle Vague Expeditions inc. - descent of La Traditionnelle on the Jacques-Cartier
    The Guide to Whitewater Rafting Read
Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.
    Aboriginal Tourism
  • Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale
    Amusement Parks
  • A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.
    Aquarium, Wildlife Parks and Farms
  • Two little girls pick apples in an orchard on Ile d'Orléans.
    Pick-Your-Own
  • A woman slides down the Turbo 6 water slide at Village Vacances Valcartier, in summer.
    Swimming
  • Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
  • Au Chalet en Bois Rond - Rowboat fishing
    Fishing and Hunting
  • Canyoning-Québec - Chute Jean-Larose
    Climbing and canyoning
  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons
    Language Courses
  • Bus Rouge
    Excursions and Guided Tours
  • Dégustation de produits locaux lors d'une visites gourmandes
    Food Tours
  • Couple in love walking on the Plains of Abraham, towards the Martello Tower 1, in summer.
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Golf Le Grand Vallon - Golfers on the green
    Golfing
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • A couple hikes in the forest on the La Jean Larose trail in Mont-Sainte-Anne.
    Hiking
  • Tulipes devant la porte Saint-Louis
    Historical Sites
  • Two women enter a store on rue du Petit-Champlain for some shopping
    Places to Shop
  • Grand Marché de Québec
    Public Markets
  • Outdoor tasting of several different beers in a microbrewery.
    Microbreweries
  • Mountain biking at Empire 47
    Mountain Biking
  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Live music in Québec City
    Nightlife
  • Strom Spa Québec
    Nordic Spas
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • Landscape of the Jacques-Cartier Valley with a distant canoe in the river, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • Nouvelle Vague Expeditions inc. - descent of La Traditionnelle on the Jacques-Cartier
    Rafting
  • Front and exterior steps of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on a sunny summer day.
    Religious Sites
  • A cyclist rides on a bike path in the Old Port of Québec with the Château Frontenac in the background.
    Road Biking
  • Nordic Spas
    Spas and Health Centres
  • J.A Moisan Grocery Store
    Specialities and Delicatessens
  • The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.
    Via ferrata and Zipline
  • Customers participate in a wine tasting at a vineyard boutique on the Ile d'Orléans.
    Wineries and Local Liquor Producers
Summer Events
  • Broue. L'homme des tavernes
    Brew. Of Taverns and Men Read
  • Exposition Histoire de pêche au Musée de la civilisation de Québec
    Fishing stories Read
  • Picasso à Québec
    Picasso. Figures Read
  • Imagine Picasso
    Imagine Picasso, the Immersive Exhibition Read
  • Marché des Cantons
    Les Cantons Farmers' Market Read
  • Grande Tablée du Vieux-Port
    La Grande Tablée du Vieux-Port de Québec Read
  • Affiche de l'exposition Ô merde au Musée de la civilisation
    Oh shit! Read
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Official Tourist Guide
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Our editorial team recommends its official tourist guide to help you discover the destination and plan your stay.

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The Best of Québec City
Living History Discover More
Couple picnicking near the Pierre-Dugua-De Mons terrace while admiring the Château Frontenac and the St. Lawrence River.
Vibrant Culture Discover More
A mother and two children participate in an interactive exhibition at the Musée de la civilisation.
Outdoors Nearby Discover More
Two young women in a canoe in the Jacques-Cartier Valley, in the Jacques-Cartier National Park.
Family Activities Discover More
A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.
Local Food Discover More
Mixologist Patrice Plante prepares a cocktail at Bistro l'Atelier on Grande Allée.