Top Things to Do in Québec City This Fall

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Guy Lessard

Québec City is beautiful year-round, but fall kicks it up a notch. Here are our suggestions of the greatest activities to enjoy in fall 2022 in Québec City and around.

Take Advantage of a Long Weekend to Get Away From it All

Whether it's for Labor Day or Thanksgiving, long weekends are made for getting out and having fun. Discover our 3 day-itinerary to make sure you make the most of your long weekend in Québec City and around. Check out the great packages and deals to save on your stay.

Walk the Prettiest Streets of Old Québec

Some are well known, others are hidden gems... the cooler days and the beautiful fall light make their visit even more pleasant. Here is our selection of the 15 prettiest streets in Old Québec City.

Marvel at the Fall Foliage

Québec City and Area is home to several grandiose places to admire the natural show of the fall colours. Here are 10 places where the landscapes are particularly spectacular.

Go on the Wine Route

The Québec City region produces several quality local drinks. Why not take the opportunity to make your own wine route to visit the vineyards? 

Do an Outdoor Activity

Hiking is certainly the most popular activity to enjoy autumn. But have you ever thought about making a different outing for a change? We suggest 5 activities other than hiking to experience fall to the fullest.

Discover or Rediscover the Neighbourhoods

Have you ever visited Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Montcalm, Limoilou, Saint-Sauveur and Saint-Roch? Québec City's neighbourhoods all have their own personality and fall is a perfect time to appreciate them.

Be Amazed by an Immersive Multimedia Night Walk

Looking for an evening activity? The new immersive multimedia pathway created by Moment Factory, Onhwa’ Lumina, enchants with the magic of light, sound and video projections. With a length of 1.2 km, Onhwa' Lumina celebrates the life and values ​​of the great Huron-Wendat Nation and is open to the public at dusk. 

Try New Restaurants

There’s always a new restaurant popping up in Québec City, whether it’s for a quick bite, a multi-course extravaganza, or tasty international cuisine. So where should you eat? This list of new restaurants should steer you in the right direction.

Ride in Town or Around

With its vast cycling network, Québec City invites you to get on a bike and visit the city and the region while enjoying that special freedom feeling. No bike? No problem! You can rent one or go on a bike tour. There is also the option of the new bike-sharing service àVélo, which offers electric-assisted bicycles in nearly 40 stations in Old Québec and in central neighbourhoods.

Go for a Ride on Eastern Canada’s Biggest Mountain Biking Trail Network

MTBers will find plenty of places to test their skills—and their pedal power—less than an hour outside Québec City. Vallée Bras-du-Nord, Mont-Sainte-AnneEmpire 47, and Massif de Charlevoix all have great trails for all levels of rider, including beginners looking to try the sport, while the enduro trails at Sentiers du Moulin are the perfect place to get sendy.

Apple Picking

Fall wouldn't be fall without apple picking! For picking your own, head to Île d'Orléans as well as Côte-de-Beaupré. In most orchards you will not only find apples but also many processed products or local spirits.

Get in the Mood for Halloween

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this celebration by participating in a special Halloween activity throughout the month of October.

Fall Events

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    America. Between Dreams and Realities

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  • Mosaicultures

    Mosaïcultures Québec 2022

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  • Grands Feux Loto-Québec

    Grands Feux Loto-Québec

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  • Exposition Imagine Monet

    Imagine Monet

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  • Crankworx

    Crankworx Summer Series Canada - Québec City

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  • Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
    Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
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  • Oeuvre des Passages Insolites
    Passages Insolites
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Editorial Team

As proud ambassadors of our beloved city, we’re delighted to be sharing the things and places we love most in the Québec City area. What a joy for us to help you discover everything this vibrant and welcoming city has to offer!

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