Vibrant Culture

  • Bonhomme Carnaval poses proudly on the snow-covered Dufferin terrace, in front of the Château Frontenac.
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Dinner with friends on an outdoor terrace of a restaurant on Grande Allée in the early evening.
4 Ways to Enjoy French Canadian Culture

Immerse yourself in the French Canadian culture with an exploration of the Québec City Area.

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Exterior facade of the Hôtel de Glace and a pink sky, in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, near Québec.
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Love authentic experiences?  Here are 6 typical Canadian experiences you can enjoy in Québec City according to Destination Canada.

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  •  Several people walk in the evening on rue du Petit-Champlain, covered with snow and decorated with many illuminated trees.
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    Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
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Activities to Explore

  • Tour Martello sur les plaines d'Abraham en hiver
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • A couple walk in the street rue du Petit-Champlain, in winter.
    Places to Shop
  • 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
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    Spas and Health Centres
Popular Events
  • Bonhomme Carnaval is photographed on the exterior bridge of the Québec-Lévis Ferry, in winter.
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  • Pow-Wow international de Wendake
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  • Festival d'été de Québec
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  • New France Festival
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  • Festibière de Québec
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  • Le Championnat du Monde de la Magie (FISM)
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