Sightseeing Tours and Excursions

Tour in Old Québec with a traditional character
Rue Sous-le-Fort, Cicérone Tours

The Old City is like an open-air museum, and the best way to explore it is on foot with a local guide. A variety of excursions are also available to take you easily and comfortably beyond the historic district to other local attractions such as Montmorency Falls, Île d’Orléans, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine, Ice Hotel, whale watching, and more.

Guided Walking Tours and Theme Tours

Walking Tours

All kinds of walking tours are available, whether you prefer historical or theme visits. Let the local guides reveal the secrets of Québec City's fascinating history.

Day trip to Montmorency Waterfalls
Marc Loiselle

River Cruises and Boat Tours

One thing’s for sure—the view of Québec City from the St. Lawrence River is spectacular in any season! A variety of dinner cruises and inflatable boat or kayak guided tours are offered in summer and fall. Colliding chunks of ice add an extra magic to the ferry crossing in winter.

Bike Tours

Guided Bike Tours

Guided bike tours allow you to visit must-see places in a different way and escape beyond the tourist limits. Go on a hassle-free ride in the company of a guide while discovering the culture and history of Quebec, regardless of your age or level.

Autobus Les Tours du Vieux-Québec Inc.
Guy Lessard

Bus Tours

Interested in visiting the most popular attractions without worrying about the route or parking? Get on and off as you wish aboard the Bus Rouge (Red Bus) or explore the surrounding attractions and landscapes with Autobus Les Tours du Vieux-Québec and Québec Bus Tour.

Aerial Tours (Plane, Helicopter, Hot Air Balloon)
GoHelico / Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère

Aerial Excursions

Thrill to a bird’s eye view of the fortifications, the Citadel, and the Old City’s winding streets. Other attractions can be added to your itinerary, such as Montmorency Falls or the Jacques-Cartier River valley.

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