Quebec

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The enchanting capital of Canada’s Québec province is like a slice of France surrounded by North American wilderness. Enjoy museums, shopping, history and fine food.

For the half a million residents of Québec City, their state motto, “je me souviens” (“I remember”) is about more than just learning from the past. The zeal with which the city preserves its historic sites and traditions is inspiring. Join the relaxed locals in Québec City’s famous squares, museums and cliff-top parks. Finish your day by sampling the local produce at one of the city’s many restaurants.

Formerly a small French fur-trading town on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, Québec City is one of the oldest European settlements in North America, dating back to 1608. Today, most of the residents are immensely proud of their French heritage and the language and traditions remain a part of daily life in the diverse city.

Discover Old Québec (Vieux Québec) by hiring a bike and cruising the quiet streets of the historic centre. Most attractions are located close to the picturesque Old Port Québec.

Visit the oldest shopping precinct in North America, Petit-Champlain, to buy local produce, clothes and souvenirs from the historic stone buildings. The intricate design of the Church Notre-Dame-des-Victoires in Place-Royale makes it one of the city’s most popular attractions.

Take the cable railway from Rue de Petit Champlain to reach the Upper Town. Here you can take in sweeping views across the river from the cliff top Dufferin Terrace or stretch your legs in Battlefields Park.

The majestic sites of Old Québec are hard to leave behind, but you won’t want to miss popular Saint-Roch. This neighbourhood has fashionable bars, galleries and youth culture. Make the short trip outside the city to see Montmorency Falls, which regularly freeze in winter.

Québec City is perfect for lovers of history, art, fine food, retail therapy and snow sports. The conveniently located Aéroport International Jean-Lesage puts you just outside the cosmopolitan city centre and close to the rugged Canadian wilderness.

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Where to stay in Quebec

Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
3 out of 5
1225 Cours du General de Montcalm, Quebec, QC
The price is NZ$182 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
Located in Centre-Ville, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Quebec City Convention Center and Citadelle of Quebec. Quebec City Town Hall and Quebec Cruise ...
3.9/5 Good! (4,279 reviews)
"Very nice hotel. It's in an excellent location and it's safe and quiet. It would have been nice if it had a breakfast or cafe type restaurant. I was given an upgraded room because they had space and the view of the Chateau de Frontenac was wonderful. Very spacious room. I would stay here again."

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2022

Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
4.5 out of 5
1 rue des Carrieres, Quebec, QC
The price is NZ$387 per night from 24 Jan. to 25 Jan.
Located in the city centre, this ski-in/ski-out hotel in Old Quebec is within a 10-minute walk of Quebec City Town Hall and Quebec Cruise Terminal, and close ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,760 reviews)
"Very nice hotel."

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2022

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Entourage sur-le-Lac
Entourage sur-le-Lac
4 out of 5
99 Chemin du Tour-du-Lac, Lac Beauport, QC
The price is NZ$219 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
Located in Lac Beauport, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Pourvoirie du Lac Beauport, and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Le Relais. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (965 reviews)
"What a beautiful location, even in winter. Noemi at the front desk was really amazing in welcoming me and making my stay enjoyable. She really knows guest service! I will be back for sure. The lake is and surrounding hills are absolutely gorgeous. What a nice surprise."

Reviewed on 17 Jan. 2022

Entourage sur-le-Lac
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Les Lofts Charest - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts Charest - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
4 out of 5
363 Boulevard Charest E, Quebec, QC
The price is NZ$115 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
Located in Saint-Roch, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique and Quebec City Convention Center. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (177 reviews)
"I love the design, the furniture and shower. Even the hallways are stunning. We often stay here and are always happy with the cleanliness, location and service. Merci!"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2022

Les Lofts Charest - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Joseph - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Joseph - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
4 out of 5
764 Rue Saint-Joseph Est, Quebec, QC
The price is NZ$155 per night from 23 Jan. to 24 Jan.
Located in Saint-Roch, this condo is within a 15-minute walk of Le Lieu and Quebec City Convention Center. Old Port Quebec City and Quebec City Town Hall are ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (654 reviews)
"We really enjoyed the kitchen facilities."

Reviewed on 29 Dec. 2021

Les Lofts St-Joseph - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Pierre - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
Les Lofts St-Pierre - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
4 out of 5
116 rue St-Pierre, Quebec, QC
The price is NZ$218 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
Located in Old Quebec, this apartment building is steps away from Museum of Civilization, Old Port Quebec City and Quebec Cruise Terminal. Place Royale and Quartier ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (335 reviews)
"Property was very clean and central , would stay again"

Reviewed on 30 Dec. 2021

Les Lofts St-Pierre - By Les Lofts Vieux-Quebec
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