5 Canadian Experiences to Put on Your Bucket List

Comité éditorial Destination Québec cité
Editorial Team
Published on January 27, 2020
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Love authentic experiences? The Signature Canadian Experiences Collection of once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences found only in Canada is sure to fit your travelling style! Here are 6 typical Canadian experiences you can enjoy in Québec City according to Destination Canada: 

  • 1

    Hôtel Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

    A Canadian heritage landmark

    Relive the storied days of railroad construction in Canada by staying in the most photographed hotel in the world! The Château Frontenac is one of 11 Fairmont hotels in Canada—all of them historic and architectural monuments built so that people could travel in style across Canada from coast to coast.

  • 2

    Québec City Winter Carnival

    A snow and ice Mardi Gras

    Join in the fun of the Québec Winter Carnival, the biggest winter festival in the world! Night parades, snow baths, snow sculptures, and canoes races across the frozen St. Lawrence are just some of the long-time favourites at this 10-day ode to winter.

  • 3

    New France Festival

    A celebration of French Canada

    Take a trip back in time at the New France Festival, a colourful and good-natured celebration of the arrival of the first European settlers, held in the authentic décor of Old Québec every year in August.

  • 4

    Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations

    Huron-Wendat Aboriginal heritage

    Rendezvous with the Huron-Wendat Nation, one of the oldest and best-known Aboriginal cultures in Canada. You’ll learn about millenniums-old traditions as you speak with local inhabitants, explore the village, and visit the Huron-Wendat Museum.

  • 5

    Ice Hotel

    An icy adventure in the city

    Expect to be dazzled by the Ice Hotel, the only place in North America where you can enjoy a drink in a bar at -5° Celsius, sleep snugly in a room sculpted out of ice, and exchange vows in a frosty chapel!

Comité éditorial Destination Québec cité
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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