Discover 400 years of history

Old Québec, a UNESCO World Heritage treasure, is walkable and safe. Stroll the cobblestone streets of the only fortified city north of Mexico and its gorgeous outdoors nearby.

Located East of Canada

Québec City is close enough for a long weekend trip. Only 2.5 hrs by car from Montreal and 1.5 hr flight from New York or Toronto. Bon voyage!

Map of location of Québec City in Canada

Discover Québec City

Its history, friendly vibe, and myriad attractions throughout the year make it a stand‑out travel destination. 

  • Montmorency Waterfalls
    Montmorency Waterfals Park, Jeff Frenette Photography
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Dufferin Terrace
Jeff Frenette Photography

Why Visit Québec City?

Simply because there’s no place like it in North America! It's the best destination to soak up the lively French Canadian Culture, a unique culture in North America.

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Christmas in Quebec City
Francis Gagnon

What's the Best Time to Visit Québec City?

Québec City is totally transformed by the changing seasons, so it depends what kind of experience you’re looking for. Spring, summer, fall, winter: each brings its vibe and its own activities.

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Seasons to Explore

What is the best season for a vacation in Quebec City? Choose when to go based on the weather and seasonal activities.

Winter

Fluffy white snow and pure magic

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Ice Hotel
Renaud Philippe
Spring

Nature awakes in a sweet way

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Petit-Champlain
Francis Gagnon
Summer

Festivities and good times abound

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Montmorency Waterfalls
Montmorency Waterfals Park, Jeff Frenette Photography
Fall

A heavenly experience

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Parc national jacques cartier fall
Sepaq, Luc Rousseau

Joie de Vivre

Let yourself be carried away by a festive atmosphere and a culture known the world over for its unique vibe.

The Best of Québec City

Browse the destination according to your interests

Vibrant Culture Discover More
Selfie traversier 16:9
Jeff Frenette Photography
Living History Discover More
Picnic in Quebec City
Jeff Frenette
Filles qui entrent dans une boutique sur rue Petit-Champlain
Jeff Frenette Photography
Outdoors Nearby Discover More
Parc national Jacques Cartier
Jeff Frenette Photography
Family Activities Discover More
Aquarium du Quebec
Jeff Frenette Photography
Local Food Discover More
Nighlife
Jeff Frenette Photography