Tours & Attractions

quebec city tours

People travel to Quebec City from all over the world to enjoy the historical sights, beautiful buildings, and French hospitality, as well as the Quebec City hotels themselves which have a charm only matched in the old cities of Europe. As well as simply soaking in the atmosphere of Old Quebec, the following tours & attractions are some of the more popular things to see and do while in Quebec City. Most hotels in Quebec City are within walking distance of all the attractions below.

Quebec City Tours

There is a variety of ways to visit and enjoy all the wonderful attractions Quebec City has to offer. Several companies offer guided city tours and the more independent may prefer self guided walking tours. Seeing Quebec City from a boat tour on the St Lawrence is an interesting experience, and of course in such an historic city horse drawn carriage tours are also popular.
Another interesting and entertaining way to walk the streets of Old Quebec is on a Ghost Lantern Walking Tour, which you can book at
For full details about tours and tour operators visit

Les Tours Voir Quebec

Les Tours Voir Quebec offer a range of Quebec City tours lead by professional guides with a passion for Quebec City and its history, architecture and culture. The Grand Tour of Old Quebec City is a 2 hour walking tour taking in the main sites of Old Quebec, and their new Food Tour is a great way to taste local Quebec specialty food and drink in the Saint Jean district. The company also offers private tours either for your own family or group, or for corporate visits.
For more information visit
Tel: 866 694 2001

Musee National Des Beaux-Arts du Quebec

With an historic location on the Plains of Abraham, this museum of fine arts retraces the history of Quebec and indeed Canadian art in three architecturally impressive buildings each representing its own style and period. Notably, one of these buildings, the Charles-Baillairgé building, was formerly the Quebec city prison.
For more information visit
Tel: 1 866 220 2150
Parc des Champs-de-Bataille
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

La Citadelle de Quebec

This National Historic Site can only be visited as part of an hour long guided tour, but that should not stop you visiting the current home of the Royal 22nd Regiment, the infamous Vandoos, and its impressive museum covering 300 years of military history.
For more information visit the
Tel: 418 694 2815

The Battlefields Park

Located on a large area of parkland above the St Lawrence, the main point of interest is the Plains of Abraham, where in 1759 a battle took place that turned the future of Canada from French to English hands. Martello Tower 1 is also an interesting exhibit, depicting a soldier’s life at that time.
For more information visit the Plains of Abraham website

Musee de la Civilisation

A popular Quebec City attraction, the Museum of Civilization portrays both Canadian and worldwide cultures with a variety of temporary and permanent exhibitions that promote interaction and are intersting for the whole family.
For more information visit
Tel: 1 866 710 8031
85, Rue Dalhousie
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada