A Hot Summer in Québec City

  • Dufferin Terrace
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Editor's Picks
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What to Do in Québec City in August

Craft beers and New France are featured this month. See our top picks for a stay in Québec City in August.

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Petit Champlain
3 Days in Summer

If you’re in town for 3 days and wondering what to do to, here’s an itinerary that will help you to enjoy the best of Québec City in 72 hours.

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    Vallée Bras-du-Nord
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  • Montmorency Waterfalls
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  • Mountain Biking Vallee Bras-du-Nord
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    Mountain Biking at Sentiers du Moulin
    Riding the Best Enduro Trails at Sentiers du Moulin Read
  • Rafting
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    Vallée Bras-du-Nord
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Activities to Explore

  • Wendake danseur
    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
  • Fishing and Hunting
    Fishing and Hunting
  • Climbing and canyoning
    Climbing and canyoning
  • Tourny fountain with a tourist bus
    Excursions and Guided Tours
  •  Walkers and cyclists on the Promenade Samuel-De Champlain along the St. Lawrence River
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • Marais du Nord
    Hiking
  • Point of interest
    Historical Sites
  • Quartier Petit Champlain
    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
  • Spa
    Nordic Spas
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • Snowshoeing
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • Rafting
    Rafting
  • Front and exterior steps of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on a sunny summer day.
    Religious Sites
  •  Couple at Le Pied Bleu restaurant
    Restaurants
  • 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
  • Via ferrata Canyon Sainte-Anne
    Via ferrata and Zipline
  • Customers participate in a wine tasting at a vineyard boutique on the Ile d'Orléans.
    Wineries and Local Liquor Producers
Watch How Vibrant Québec City is in Summer

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Discover the striking beauty and cultural, historical as well as natural richness of Québec City in summer.

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
Friends take pictures of themselves at sunset, near the St.Lawrence River in Lévis with a panorama of Old Québec in the back.
Outdoors Nearby Discover More
Two young women canoe in the river at the bottom of the valley, in 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.