A Hot Summer in Québec City

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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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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 snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

    Québec City’s Greatest Parks

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    Tour Martello sur les plaines d'Abraham en hiver

    Beautiful Gardens and Parks for a Nature Walk

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  • Jacques Cartier

    The Québec City Area’s Biggest Playground

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    Two people at the top of the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park, in winter.

    Best Hiking Around Québec City

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  • Canyoning-Québec - Ice canyoning, Chute Jean-Larose

    The Best Spots to Go Climbing and Canyoning

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  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake, near Québec City.

    Best Indigenous Experiences

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    Ice Canoeing Experience - Paddle!

    Kayaking, Canoeing and Stand-up Paddleboarding

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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

  • Ice Canoeing Experience - Paddle!

    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding

  • Au Chalet en Bois Rond - Rowboat fishing

    Fishing and Hunting

  • Canyoning-Québec - Ice canyoning, Chute Jean-Larose

    Climbing and canyoning

  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons

    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

  • Marais du Nord

    Gardens and Nature Walk

  • Golf Le Grand Vallon - Golfers on the green

    Golfing

  • Arbraska Duchesnay

    Treetop Adventures

  • A couple snowshoes in the winter on the Les Loups trail in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

    Hiking

  • Porte Saint-Jean en hiver

    Historical Sites

  • Des amis regardent une vitrine d'un commerce du 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

  • A couple relaxes in a Nordic spa in winter.

    Nordic Spas

  • Moose Watching at Forêt Montmorency

    Wildlife and Bird Watching

  • La chute Montmorency glacée

    Parks and Recreation Facilities

  • Nouvelle Vague Expeditions inc. - descent of La Traditionnelle on the Jacques-Cartier

    Rafting

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

    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

  • Manasie Akpaliapik

    Manasie Akpaliapik

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  • Affiche de l'exposition Ô merde au Musée de la civilisation

    Oh shit!

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  • Pompeii exhibition at Musée de la civilisation

    Pompeii. The Immortal City

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  • Below the ice Exhibition

    Below the Arctic Ice with Mario Cyr

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  • La Poutine Week

    Poutine Week

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  • Mois Multi

    Mois Multi

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  • Bonhomme Carnaval is photographed on the exterior bridge of the Québec-Lévis Ferry, in winter.

    Québec Winter Carnival

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  • Village Nordik du Port de Québec vue d'un drône

    The Village Nordik at the Port of Quebec

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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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