A Hot Summer in Québec City

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    Top Things to Do in Québec City this Summer Read
Editor's Picks
Citadel
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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  • Cassis Monna & filles
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    Aerial view of Old Québec, the St. Lawrence River, the Château Frontenac and the Holy Trinity Church.
    Québec and Charlevoix Itinerary: The Best in 7 Days Read
  • Montmorency Waterfalls
    The 5 Most Amazing Waterfalls in the Québec City Area Read
    Whale watching on a zodiac
    Whale Watching Tours from Québec City Read
  • Quebec city mountain biking
    Riding Empire 47 Mountain Biking Trails Read
  • A group of people do the winter Via Ferrata activity at Canyon Sainte-Anne.
    Spectacular Via Ferrata and Zipline Adventures Read
    Vallée Bras-du-Nord
    4 Trails to Experience the Best of Mountain Biking 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
  • Climbing and canyoning
    Climbing and canyoning
  • Language Courses
    Language Courses
  • Tour in Old Québec with a traditional character
    Excursions and Guided Tours
  • Dégustation de produits locaux lors d'une visites gourmandes
    Food Tours
  • Tour Martello sur les plaines d'Abraham en hiver
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Golfing
    Golfing
  • Arbraska Duchesnay
    Treetop Adventures
  • Sentiers des Caps de Charlevoix
    Hiking
  • Point of interest
    Historical Sites
  • A couple walk in the street rue du Petit-Champlain, in winter.
    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
  • A couple relaxes in a Nordic spa in winter.
    Nordic Spas
  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency
    Wildlife and Bird Watching
  • A couple snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    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
  • 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
Tons of tips

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
Vue sur le Château Frontenac en hiver
Vibrant Culture Discover More
Bonhomme Carnaval sur son char allégorique
Outdoors Nearby Discover More
Two girls on snowshoes enjoy a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
Family Activities Discover More
A family is getting ready to slide on inner tubes at Village Vacances Valcartier in winter.
Local Food Discover More
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