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Quebec City Walking Tour

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
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Quebec City Walking Tour
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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.
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Private tour of Quebec City

Robert Simard was a fabulous tour guide. My teenage daughter and I did a 3 hour walking private tour which flew by. Robert has a rich knowledge of history and local favorites. We covered so much ground and found Robert funny and engaging. Highly recommend!

Thank sasd66
Reviewed 2 days ago
Guided Walking Tour

Excellent way to learn about the history and architecture of Old Quebec. Our guide, Clarice was very knowledgeable. She shared interesting facts and humorous comments. The tour was well paced. Definitely a great way to explore some areas you maybe would not find on your...More

Thank missy_j563
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Wonderful tour with Neil!!

I always start my travel with a walking tour and Neil’s didn’t disappoint! Great overview of Old Quebec with the right amount of history and entertaining presentation! Thanks Neil for your introduction to the city!

Thank SLR1129
Reviewed 3 days ago
You really should do this tour

So glad we did this walking tour - got to know so much more about Quebec City history and interesting facts. The guide (Richard) was very good and knowledgeable. There is a good mix of walking and stopping.

Thank hoyaalum
Reviewed 3 days ago
Best way to start your Quebec City visit

Walked the upper and lower town with expert guide who played role of daughter of Quebec's founder. Personable and interesting and full of historical and cultural insight.

Thank sjh49
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skdvrn
19 August 2018|
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Response from lcooksontp | Reviewed this property |
There are steps and hills on this walking tour, and I am unsure about accessibility around old town. There are also cobblestones and uneven pavement.
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rosemarie13
16 August 2018|
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The tour I was on goes inside some buildings where dogs may not be allowed.
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sootboo
8 August 2018|
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Response from J P | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, however the meeting point is across the street from Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac. You can probably check in there or ask them to hold you luggage.
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