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Quebec City Walking Tour provided by Tours Voir Quebec

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Quebec City Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Quebec City Walking Tour
We will be operating in groups of 8 or less and we will follow government mandates. Our vendors will make sure you’re safe to enter and will be cleaning their facility and wiping down all surfaces before and after our visit.
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Filled with narrow lanes and pedestrian-only streets, the historic center of Quebec City is best explored on foot. This guided walking tour ensures you won’t miss the details that make the city so fascinating. Take advantage of Quebec City’s layout by following a downhill route from beginning to end, as a guide shares stories from the fortified city that’s the beating heart of French Canada.
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You'll start at
12 Rue Sainte-Anne
12 Rue Sainte-Anne, Québec, QC G1R 3X3, CanadaTours start from the Upper Town district of Quebec City. Meet guide at Tours Voir Quebec sales desk inside the Tourist Information Center
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  • Pass by Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec
    Pass by La Citadelle de Quebec
    Pass by Old Port
    Pass by Place Royale
    Pass by Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site
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    Tours Voir Quebec
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    The Grand Tour departs from Tours Voir Québec’s sales desk located inside the Quebec Tourist Information Centre (12, rue Ste-Anne) across the park from highly visible Chateau Frontenac.
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    Pass by Old Quebec
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Funiculaire du Vieux-Québec
16 Rue du Petit Champlain, Québec, QC G1K 4H4, Canada
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Highlights
  • Experiencing Quebec City with a guide means you’ll see and understand more
  • Visit pedestrian-only sites in the heart of the historic city
  • Follow a gentle, downhill-only route from Upper Town to Lower Town
  • Finish by the Old Quebec Funicular, which links Lower Town and Upper Town
What to Expect
Make your way to a central location in Quebec City’s Upper Town, and then join your guide for a small-group tour of the historic center—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set out on foot to running commentary on the modern-day culture and long history of Quebec City, passing stone buildings with a distinctly European feel. You’ll see the Fortifications of Quebec, and learn the important role that the city walls once played. Pass La Citadelle de Quebec (Quebec Citadel), an active military installation and the official residence of the Canadian monarch, then take in Notre Dame des Victoires—one of the oldest stone churches in Canada. Cross Place Royale, often called the birthplace of French America, and wrap up the tour near the base of the Old Quebec Funicular, where you can hop a ride back up to the Upper Town without retracing your steps uphill.
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Important Information
Departure Point
12 Rue Sainte-Anne, Québec, QC G1R 3X3, Canada
Duration
2h
Return Details
Funiculaire du Vieux-Québec, 16 Rue du Petit Champlain, Québec, QC G1K 4H4, Canada
Inclusions
  • 2-hour guided walking tour
  • Licensed and professional guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Tours Voir Quebec
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Maximum 15 people per tour
  • Between November and March, tours are arranged on a demand basis and require a minimum of 2 passengers to guarantee departure. If there are not sufficient passengers on the day of your tour and it does not operate, you will be entitled to a full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Quest81399 wrote a review Yesterday
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Great mixture of history, architecture and religion from our guide. I would recommend this for any visitor on their first day. It gives you a great lay of the land for further exploration.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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jpkdmw wrote a review 11 Aug.
Montreal, Canada8 contributions4 helpful votes
We not only got to see and hear all about the history and typical tourist highlights, but we were also taken off the beaten path and got to see sights and places only locals get to see. Our guide, Robert Simard, was not only knowledgeable but passionate when guiding us on this
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Jason E wrote a review 3 Aug.
Torrance, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a great tour that took us through the old city portion of Quebec. Our guide, Michel, was a walking encyclopedia of knowledge and really brought the history of this charming city to life.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Deepak Mishra wrote a review Jul. 2020
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
We had an amazing tour with Richard. His passion for the city and its history was clear from the way he spoke. I can say with certainly that he knows the history as well as every nook and corner of the walled city. There was only one other couple in the tour with us due to
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Pboyer wrote a review Jul. 2020
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We had a fantastic tour guide! Francis...he was so interesting, knowledgeable and told the history as if it was a story book with fun and interesting anecdotes....he held the attention of adults and children alike, and animated everything in both official langages in order to
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Best Experience with Jocelyn!
We totally enjoyed the Old Quebec on foot. Our guide Jocelyn was amazing. She had information which was filled with
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M_Mazzawi99
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Great private tour
Great value for the money. The guide was engaging and knowledgeable. Great pace to the tour. Would recommend this t
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173selimb
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Informative and delicious
The food tour was lovely. The food itself was delicious and quite varied. It also included a good amount of interes
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Kimberley D
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Wonderful and unique food experience
We were in Quebec City the week prior to the Covid-19 border closures. We had planned this trip months prior with
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jessicarY1888JY
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Richard = Amazing
This was the highlight of our entire trip. He was not a tour guide by the end we all felt we had made a dear friend
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Small-Group Food Walking Tour
Our tour guide Richard was very friendly and knowledgable. We toured 5 local restaurants. They were all unique and
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travelsOK
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Excellent tour and guide
The food and restaurant selection were excellent. Every location made an excellent accommodation for any dietary n
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ericca1030
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Best of Quebec
One of the highlights of my trip to Quebec. Special thank you to Robert Simard for being an exceptional host and gu
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ryansF9692RD
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Great tour!
After looking at the reviews of the Chateau de Frontenac tour (by another company), we decided to do this walking t
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Just Joe CEO Sipsinternational1
Tour was off the chain - shows the markings in the street where they preserved history showing them how they pushed
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Mork001
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Fabulous insight
What a great way to spend a couple of hours to understand the city you are visiting. This was a very interesting to
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MonicaDawson4
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Wonderful
What a lovely experience! Robert was so funny and authentic in his love of history, Quebec and food. We had a won
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Dropje
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Fine Survey of QC
My wife and I enjoyed our 2.5 hour private tour of the Old Quebec City with Jeanne. She was very knowledgeable, wel
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memGA
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Excellent Food Tour!
Jocelyn was an amazing tour guide! She has a lovely personality and made us feel like family as soon as the tour st
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Li N
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Not what we expected
We left the tour after the first 30minutes. I am sure those who stayed had a great time. We left because it was a
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