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Upper Town (Haute-Ville)

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the original settlement it overlooks.
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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quebec City is divided into two parts- the Upper Town (Haute-Ville) and the Lower Town (Basse-Ville). Haute-Ville is located within the walled city. Like most of Quebec City, Haute-Vlle is very walkable and has many interesting shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and of course the Frontenac...More

Thank DharmaDude007
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area has been very well maintained and shows the range in architecture within the Old Quebec area. I suggest getting a walking tour for this area.

Thank Landon T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Upper town is great for walking and enjoying the view. There are numerous churches and other historic monuments, including the Hôtel de Ville and the Cathedral. There's the Montmorency park with excellent view over the Lover town and the Chateau Frontenac.

Thank Xixco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upper Town has a ton of restaurants, hotels and pubs, as well as shops, so there is plenty to see and do here. Chateau Frontenac is at the river end of Upper Town, and ther are street performers beneath the Champlain statue through the day...More

Thank pathfinndr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Upper Town is much preferable to the lower. It has a more authentic feel (not so Disney staged feeling) and is more spread out, thus more able to absorb the tourists. There are sections that cater to tourists (e.g. the closer to the Frontenac)...More

Thank dvorac4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Town Quebec is a great place for walking and exploring. You can rnt a tour guide or go on your own. There is so much to see and do. Shop, eat, visit numerous museums, enjoy a coffee, glass of wine or whatever you prefer...More

Thank wormond2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upper Town, just like Lower Town resembles a European city. It's very quaint and perfect for a night stroll or daytime photography.

Thank BelaN74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No visit to Quebec City would be complete without a walk around the Upper Town. The famous Frontenac Hotel is located here and overlooks the St. Lawrence River. Lots of great restaurants, art galleries and boutiques

Thank myraevans1942
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You feel as though you are walking in a foreign land... say Paris or Nice. The restaurants are plentiful and most appear full and busy.... the shops have plenty of souvenirs, clothes and chocolate and MAPLE syrup.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I personally like more the lower town, but this part of town has a lot of characters as well and more affordable restaurants.

Thank Liana19712013
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Ryan H
19 February 2017|
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Response from pjfrommass | Reviewed this property |
Old Town is the entire historic district, both Haute (upper) town and lower. Lower is along the river, and is the original, older part of town nice restaurants, hotels, the Musee de la Civilisation, etc. You can walk up... More
6 September 2015|
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Response from kim n | Reviewed this property |
The hop on hop off bus tour was quite pricey. I believe it was close to 40 dollars Canadian per/person. We opted to walk and see everything on foot.