A Winter Wonderland

  • A couple in front og the Ice  Hotel at night
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  • A couple in love walks in the evening in the rue du Petit-Champlain illuminated for Christmas and the holidays.

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    Aerial view of the Hôtel de Glace site in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, near Québec.
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  • Canyoning-Québec - Chute Jean-Larose, Mont-Sainte-Anne
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    Bonhomme Carnaval poses proudly on the snow-covered Dufferin terrace, in front of the Château Frontenac.

    Experience the Québec Winter Carnival

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  • Parc national Jacques Cartier
    Top Places for Snowshoeing
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    Ice canoeing
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  • Parc national Jacques Cartier

    The Best Place for Awesome Winter Fun

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    Couple in love walking on the Plains of Abraham, towards the Martello Tower 1, in summer.

    Beautiful Gardens and Parks for a Nature Walk

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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

  • Backcountry skiing

    Backcountry skiing

  • Maple taffy served to a couple at the sugar shack

    Sugar Shacks

  • Two young women canoe in the river at the bottom of the valley, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding

  • Canyoning-Québec - Chute Jean-Larose

    Climbing and canyoning

  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons

    Language Courses

  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Cross-Country Skiing

  • Two people are dog sledding on a snowy trail.

    Dogsledding

  • Ski Massif de charlevoix

    Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Bus Rouge

    Excursions and Guided Tours

  • Three people in fatbike are enjoying a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.

    Fat Biking

  • Dégustation de produits locaux lors d'une visites gourmandes

    Food Tours

  • Couple in love walking on the Plains of Abraham, towards the Martello Tower 1, in summer.

    Gardens and Nature Walk

  • Village Vacances Valcartier

    Sliding

  • A couple hikes in the forest on the La Jean Larose trail in Mont-Sainte-Anne.

    Hiking

  • Point of interest

    Historical Sites

  • Ice fishing

    Ice Fishing

  • Two women enter a store on rue du Petit-Champlain for some shopping

    Places to Shop

  • Outdoor tasting of several different beers in a microbrewery.

    Microbreweries

  • Snowmobilers riding in a field

    Snowmobiling

  • 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

  • Nordic Spas

    Nordic Spas

  • View of the waterfall and the stairs at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

    Parks and Recreation Facilities

  • A couple skates on an ice skating trail in the forest

    Skating

  • Showshoeing in Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix

    Snowshoeing

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

    Religious Sites

  • Nordic Spas

    Spas and Health Centres

  • J.A Moisan Grocery Store

    Specialities and Delicatessens

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Popular Winter Events

  • Allée de kiosques au Grand Marché de Noël

    The Grand Christmas Market

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  • Marché de Noël allemand

    German Christmas Market

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  • Famille lors de l'événement Kaleidoscope

    Kaléidoscopes

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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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  • Tournoi International de Hockey Pee-Wee

    Québec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament

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  • Équipe féminine au Pentathlon des neiges

    Pentathlon des neiges

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