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Québec City…

European style with a winter twist!

Historic & Lively

With 400 years of history, the only fortified city north of Mexico doesn’t look its age. Under its thick blanket of snow, from the peak of Cap Diamant to its ramparts and snowy quays, Québec City takes on a fairy-tale allure, celebrating beauty as the best kind of heritage.


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Fortifications

A stone belt nearly 4.6 kilometres long

Fortifications

Erected in the 17th century as a shield to protect Québec City from invasions, the Fortifications of Québec is a national historic site you don’t want to miss in this UNESCO World Heritage City. Make sure to visit the Citadelle and the Esplanade Powder Magazine, which dates back to 1815.

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Toboggan slide at Dufferin Terrace

Spectacular slides facing the St. Lawrence River

Toboggan slide at Dufferin Terrace

Slides Au 1884 are located on the largest terrace in Québec City and tower over the icy St. Lawrence River, providing an exceptional view over the rooftops of Old Québec all the way to Ile d’Orléans. History buffs will love seeing the famous canons on the nearby promenade, just steps from the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac.

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Place D’Youville skating rink

Skate through the heart of history

Place D’Youville skating rink

The Place D’Youville skating rink is so romantic! At night, lovers skate in pairs to the soft music, heads in the stars, just steps from the gorgeous Porte Saint-Jean and its ramparts. No skates? No problem! Rent the latest gear and skate with Bonhomme during the Québec Winter Carnival!

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Cozy & Romantic

With its Nouvelle-France feel, beautifully lit pedestrian streets, top-notch restaurants and neighbourhood cafés where the best baristas reign supreme, Québec City’s map is liberally sprinkled with romantic spots. Squeeze in a last skate at Place D’Youville before you go home to cozy up under the covers in a charming hotel!


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Neighbourhood cafés

Bohemian chic and delicious lattes

Neighbourhood cafés

Reminiscent of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Québec City is a paradise of bohemian-chic cafés and bistros. Whether you’re stepping into Café-boulangerie Paillard on Rue Saint-Jean for a morning pastry or settling in for an evening meal at the Cochon Dingue on Rue du Petit-Champlain, you’re sure to enjoy the food… and the never-ending magic.


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Spas

Nordic baths at every turn

Spas

Looking to relax by a lake or a river? Head to Spa des neiges (Côte-de-Beaupré), Sibéria Station Spa (Lac Beauport) or Le Nordique Spa (Stoneham and Mont-Ste-Anne) to enjoy the shocking contrast between hot and cold. Closer to town, visit the SKYSPA with its patio overlooking Québec City.

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Carriage tours

Discover Québec City at a trot

Carriage tours

There’s nothing more romantic than bundling up to discover Québec City as you snuggle in an elegant horse-drawn carriage. Along the path, you’ll see the most beautiful attractions of Old Québec, from the historic Chemin Saint-Louis to the animated Rue Saint-Jean, and you’ll pass by the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac between the fortification gates.

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Fun & Adventurous

Winter in Québec City is hot! While the Plains of Abraham roll out the white carpet for cross-country skiers in the middle of downtown, the Ice Hotel gives warm-blooded types an irresistible Nordic experience. Here at the snowy peaks, abundant snowfalls mean adventure – you decide if you want it gentle or extreme!


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Montmorency Falls

Even taller than Niagara Falls!

Montmorency Falls

At 83 metres272 feet high, the Montmorency Falls are even more imposing than Niagara Falls. Hikers can take the nearby paths on foot or on snowshoes, while more adventurous sorts can go ice climbing just a short distance from the “pain de sucre,” the icy sugarloaf at the foot of the majestic falls.

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Village Vacances Valcartier

The largest winter playground in North America

Village Vacances Valcartier

If you’re looking for something to get your adrenaline pumping, then the Valcartier Vacation Village is for you. At the largest winter playground in North America, you can spend an entire day enjoying over 35 slides, skating paths, a children’s playground, restaurants, bars and more. It’s winter fun at its best!

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Village Nordik

Wintry fun in an urban setting

Village Nordik

In the heart of the Port of Québec, the Village Nordik comes to life offering the young at heart a unique winter experience. A skating rink, snow slides, and ice fishing are just a few of the tempting activities to partake in! It’s wintry fun in an urban setting that you don’t want to miss!

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Artistic & Cultural

While the culture-hounds visit Québec City’s museums, art galleries and intimate theatres, Carnival-lovers party to the sounds of drums and trumpets around the Ice Palace. Getting hungry? Stop at a bistro counter or sit down at a lovely restaurant, where you can watch the frenzied chefs at work. From January 29th to February 14th! Don’t miss it!

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Holy Door

The only Holy Door outside of Europe

Holy Door

From December 2015 to November 2016, the world’s seven Holy Doors will be reopened including the one at the beautiful Notre-Dame de Québec Cathedral Basilica. This is an incredible opportunity for visitors to experience the oldest Roman Catholic parish in North America and the only Holy Door outside of Europe. Don’t miss it!

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Museums

Set off to discover art and history

Museums

Museums have something for everyone. On the Plains of Abraham, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec exhibits the great classics, while Musée de la civilisation takes a fun approach at the Old Port. Still want more? Head over to Musée de l’Amérique francophone and Musée Royal 22e Régiment.

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Art galleries

A plethora of paintbrushes

Art galleries

In the Old Port, the art makes eyes at the passersby. On Rue Saint-Paul, contemporary and figurative painters live together in harmony. Here, the art galleries bear names that resonate across the urban landscape: Lacerte, Beauchamp and Guimont are must-sees, along with the sparkling Galerie Internationale on Rue Saint-Pierre.

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Le Capitole

Showtime in the heart of Old Québec

Le Capitole

In Place D’Youville, Le Capitole is where you’ll find the latest performance hits. For over a century, the stars have shared the spotlight with the sumptuous décor of one of Québec City’s oldest theatres. Here, from the star staircase to the gilding and balustrades, art deco puts on its own show.

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Trendy & Urban

As one of the 20 best cities in the world for food according to Condé Nast Travel USA, Québec City is all about the art of living. From hip boutiques to funky microbreweries, you’ll find a new generation of chefs, artists and designers moving beyond simple trends to reinvent the classics.


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Grande Allée

Where Québec City’s nightlife really happens

Grande Allée

Grande Allée is to Québec City what Avenue des Champs-Élysées is to Paris. Steps from the National Assembly building, alongside the Plains of Abraham, enter the Savini Resto-Bar to see and be seen before you finish off your night at Maurice Nightclub with a last cocktail and great music.

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Microbreweries

The best artisanal beers are here

Microbreweries

Brewers in Nouvo Saint-Roch are highly skilled at developing tasty, natural beers brewed according to the purest tradition. Try the white Mary Morgan by La Korrigane, or La Barberie microbrewery’s Blonde biologique organic blond or Rousse Bitter red ale. No matter the colour, they’re all amazing!


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Clocher Penché Bistrot

The art of dining in Nouvo Saint-Roch

Clocher Penché Bistrot

At this contemporary bistro on Rue Saint-Joseph, consistency still means plenty of surprises. On the menu: market cuisine featuring local products, a menu that changes every week, and a wonderful selection of privately imported wines decanted by servers who know exactly how to pair them with your meal.

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Hilton Québec

In the heart of it all! Exceptional central location, rooms with breathtaking views of Old Québec, heated outdoor pool open year-round and excellent guest service.

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Hôtel Château Bellevue

Best location in town, in the heart of the Old City, a charming historic stone building with warm and friendly staff.

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CA$199

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Hôtel Château Laurier

Located downtown, steps from Old Québec and nestled between the vibrant Grande Allée and the Plains of Abraham. Free Wi-Fi with indoor pool and parking.

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CA$144

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Hôtel Clarendon

Located in the heart of Old Québec, steps away from the Petit-Champlain district, Hôtel Clarendon offers authentic charm with all the modern amenities.

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CA$123

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Le Capitole

In the heart of Old Québec, this intimate hotel will charm you with its personalized welcome. Catch a show at our theatre and have a meal at the restaurant, both in the same building as the hotel.

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CA$199

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CA$159*

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VIA Rail Canada - Take the train for your couples getaway

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