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Quebec

Bienvenue au Quebec

Group Tours in Quebec means beautiful architecture, European atmosphere, french influenced culture, aboriginal traditions, and more! Quebec is Canada's largest province and offers many experiences for visitors during Canada's four seasons. French is the main language but most people speak English.

Use the attractions below as ideas to help form your custom tour or discover previous itineraries here.

Quebec CityOne of the most beautiful cities in North America, the history of QUEBEC CITY is tumultuous. It is the spot where, in 1759, the British scaled 100m cliffs to take the city on the Plains of Abraham. Visit the iconic Chateau Frontenac, overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. Built by the Canadian Pacific Railroad in 1894, it sits atop one of the most scenic areas in the city, the Quartier Petit-Champlain. Here, narrow streets and squat boutiques are reserved for foottraffic only. Quebec City fills your soul with old charm, exquisite dining, and breathtaking landscapes.

Old Quebec City, Quebec

Petit-Champlain district is a pedestrian only street and one of the oldest commercial districts in North America. It is lined with art galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and bistros making it one of the most visited areas in the City.

Visit the place where Quebec City was officially founded. This lively public square was the city’s commercial hub until the mid-19th century and visitors can experience the atmosphere of New France.

Located close by is the enormous Fresque des Québécois mural recounting the story of Québec City.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism

Located in the heart of Old Québec, the Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral was built in 1647 and was the first Catholic parish north of Mexico. Two fires have claimed the church but after each fire it was rebuilt using the original plans. The church was declared a basilica in the 1800s, because of the important number of pilgrimages it draws.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Jean-François Frenette

Atop of Cap Diamant and adjoining the Plains of Abraham, lies the biggest British fortress in North America, the Citadelle of Quebec. Built by the British between 1820 and 1850 to defend the city, the Citadelle is a remarkable military heritage site and home to the Musée Royal 22e Regiment. 

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Linda Turgeon

The Plains of Abraham is now an urban park but was once the site of the famous Battle of Québec, the confrontation that decided Canada’s fate when the French lost the city to the British.

The Plains of Abraham Museum doubles as information centre for Battlefields park. It offers permanent and temporary exhibitions, guided tours, archaeological artifacts, and a wealth of information about Canada's first national historic park.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Jean-François Frenette

Overlooking Quebec is the famous Chateau Frontenac, the  most photographed hotel in the world. Built in 1983 as a series of Chateauesque-styled hotels for the Canadian Pacific Railway, the building was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1981.

Montmorency Falls, Quebec

Travel just outside of Quebec City to see Montmorency Falls, waterfalls that are 30m (99') higher than Niagara Falls.  Enjoy a cable car ride up and walk the suspension bridge to feel the power of the falls and take in breathtaking views.

The Morrin Centre, an English-language cultural centre that promotes the heritage of the English-speaking community of Quebec City.  This 200 year-old building, which is a National Historic Site, was originally the first modern prison in Canada from 1809 to 1867.  Learn all about this dark and almost unknown part of the city’s history by exploring the building’s past, the life of its prisoners and the conditions of their imprisonment during an interactive tour.

Photo courtesy: Morrin.org
Travel across the only bridge to Île d'Orléans, a historical island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River.  Known as the birthplace of French North America, the island has over 600 historic buildings, including the oldest rural church in New France and many artisan outlets and farm stands. 
Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Linda Turgeon

Originally destroyed by a fire in 1922 but rebuilt in 1926,  Sainte Anne de Beaupre is one of Quebec's 5 national shrines. Step inside and admire the breathtaking art and beautiful architecture that adorn the basilica. Attributed with miraculous healing powers, Saint Anne is a popular saint among people who are sick and handicapped and this important catholic sanctuary receives half-million pilgrims each year.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Jean-François Frenette
Explore the history and culture of Quebéc at Musée de la Civilisation, one of the city's most visited attractions. The museum sheds new light on diverse societies and moments in history through a mix of permanent and temporary exhibits with an international or Québec focus.
Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Linda Turgeon
Walk across Quebec’s highest (60 m, 196.85 ft) pedestrian bridge as you take in Quebec’s natural wonder, Canyon Sainte Anne. The Sainte Anne waterfall is 74m high and is 1.2 billion years old.
Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Jean-Francois Hamelin
Learn about the long history, culture, and traditions of the Huron‑Wendat Nation with a visit to the Huron Traditional Site on the Hurton-Wendat reserve. Take in dancing, sit by the fire and hear stories and legends, taste traditional meals, and shop the authentic craft stores in the village.
Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Jean-François Hamelin

Welcome to the most cosmopolitan city in Canada! Set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River and named after Mount Royal, the city is one of Canada's most alluring. Its boroughs, many of which were once independent cities, include neighbourhoods ranging from cobblestoned, French colonial Vieux-Montréal – with the Gothic Revival Notre-Dame Basilica at its centre – to bohemian Plateau.

As the only environmental museum in North America, the Biosphère’s mandate is to raise awareness as well as to encourage citizens to take action and get involved in environmental issues. The museum distinguishes itself by its interactive and educational exhibits as well as animated activities which are aimed at increasing understanding of major environmental issues such as air, water, biodiversity, climate change, sustainable development and more.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism and Linda Turgeon
Built between 1824 and 1829, the Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal is a 17th century minor basilica with dual towers reminiscent of Notre-Dame-de-Paris. Step inside and marvel at the intricate woodwork, religious paintings, and colourful stained-glass windows depicting over 350 years of Montreal parish history. This site was named a National Historic Site of Canada in 1989.
Photo courtesy: Michael Vesia

View from Mont Royal

Serving a great importance to the culture and landscape of Montreal, Mont Royal was formed around 3000 BC. when the glaciers retreated leaving three aligned hills. Visitors will enjoy breathtaking views of Montreal, outdoor activities like hiking and snowshoeing, bird watching, and an impressive colour show in the fall.

Atop of Mount Royal sits Saint Joseph's Oratory, Canada's largest church and the highest building in Montreal. This minor basilica was built in 1904 and has been expanded four times since. Its huge dome reaches 97 m (318 ft) making it second only in height to Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Learn about the history, architecture, art, and religious artifacts at one of Canada's National Historic Sites.

Visit Montréal’s Olympic Stadium, the main venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics.  While at the stadium, take a ride up the Montréal Tower Observatory, the tallest inclined tower in the world at 175 meters (574 feet) tall and sitting at an astonishing 45-degree angle.  From the top you can see the entire Montreal region and up to 80 kilometers of the St. Lawrence River Valley!
Photo courtesy: Linda Turgeon

Located in Olympic Park, the recently renovated Biodome offers close encounters with four ecosystems where over 4,800 animals and 750 plant types coexist under one roof. New features include the “living wall” an architectural design meant to bring humans closer to nature, new walkways that straddle each ecosystem providing new and better views and an ice wall that enables you to see the birds more clearly and feel the cold climates.

Considered to be one of the most important botanical gardens in the world, the Montreal Botanical Garden covers 75  hectares (190 acres) and features 20 thematic gardens, 10 greenhouses, a vast collection of tress, the Frédéric Back Tree Pavilion and 3 exceptional cultural gardens: the Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden and First Nations Garden. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 2008.

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) was founded in 1860 and is home to over 43,000 works of art. The museum is situated in 5 different pavilions with each pavilion dedicated to a different style. The Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion, the oldest dating back to 1912, focuses on archaeology and ancient art; the Lilian and David M. Stewart is devoted to decorative arts and design; the Desmarais Pavilion houses modern and contemporary art; Claire and Marc Bourgie houses the Quebec and Canadian art, and the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for peace is the home for the international art collection.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism

Welcome to the birthplace of Montréal! The Pointe-à-Callière Museum, is a National Historic and Archaeological Site, that presents centuries of history, from Indigenous settlements to the present day. Explore history through an original underground circuit leading through archaeological excavations starting with the First Nation's Settlements.  Walk through the museums seven pavilions and structures and discover the world's great civilizations with the museums temporary exhibits.

Photo courtesy: Quebec Tourism

The Eastern Township Region of Quebec is where larger-than-life landscapes meet quaint towns and villages. Enjoy a range of outdoor activities, upscale restaurants, farmers' markets, local artisans, wineries and microbreweries.

Grapes The Eastern Townships is Quebec's first wine-producing region and accounts for 60% of Quebec's wine production. Embark on two wine routes, learn about the history of the area with a vineyard tour, and of course, sample the delicious flavours of the region.

Mont-Mégantic National Park is the largest nature and outdoor network in Quebec. It is where activities "from the Earth to the sky" come together in perfect harmony. The area is home to a unique scientific attraction, the first International Dark Sky Reserve which is a protected area due to is exceptional quality of starry nights and nocturnal environment. Visit the Astrolab during the day for exhibits, hands on activities, and a multimedia room and in the evening, visit the two public observatories with numerous telescopes and view the remarkable stars and discover our solar system.

Overlooking Lake Memphremagog sits the enchanting Abbaye de Saint-Benoît-du-Lac which is home to Benedictine monks who practice a life of contemplation based on prayer, work, and paternal life. The Monks sustain themselves by producing cheese, ciders, and other products. Visitors can enjoy a guided tour, participate in Gregorian chants, or shop their store with their traditionally made goods. 

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