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Quebec City Walking Tour

From US$24.49
Highlights
  • Experiencing Quebec City with a guide means you’ll see and understand more
  • Visit pedestrian-only sites in the heart of the historic city
  • Follow a gentle, downhill-only route from Upper Town to Lower Town
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Quebec City Walking Tour
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Overview
Filled with narrow lanes and pedestrian-only streets, the historic center of Quebec City is best explored on foot. This guided walking tour ensures you won’t miss the details that make the city so fascinating. Take advantage of Quebec City’s layout by following a downhill route from beginning to end, as a guide shares stories from the fortified city that’s the beating heart of French Canada.
What to Expect

Make your way to a central location in Quebec City’s Upper Town, and then join your guide for a small-group tour of the historic center—a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Set out on foot to running commentary on the modern-day culture and long history of Quebec City, passing stone buildings with a distinctly European feel. You’ll see the Fortifications of Quebec, and learn the important role that the city walls once played.

Pass La Citadelle de Quebec (Quebec Citadel), an active military installation and the official residence of the Canadian monarch, then take in Notre Dame des Victoires—one of the oldest stone churches in Canada.

Cross Place Royale, often called the birthplace of French America, and wrap up the tour near the base of the Old Quebec Funicular, where you can hop a ride back up to the Upper Town without retracing your steps uphill.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Informative BUT ....

This was a good experience but I expected more when I read the reviews. I guess it depends on the tour guy and how he organizes the information and pass them to the public. Our guy was full of knowledge but not capable of passing...More

2  Thank mahanaief
Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert Vandermeer was a fantastic guide!

Last Thursday I thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour with Robert. Although Robert is not a "native," he was extremely knowledgeable and shared information about history, architecture, culture and even favored restaurants! Guiding our group of 12 through the quiet streets of Quebec City, Robert stopped...More

1  Thank linda d
Reviewed 6 days ago
A must when visiting Quebec

We were fortunate enough to have Francoise Vidal as our tour guide, the information he relayed over the tour was so very interesting. We had a diverse group and he had everyone engaged. He brought Quebec to life. Thanks for a wonderful afternoon.

Thank Pjo423
Reviewed 6 days ago
Excellent guide and tour!

The 2.5 hour walking tour with Robert flew by with wonderful banter and interesting information about life in Quebec City, new and old. He was very helpful with suggestions of places to eat and directed us to a fantastic bakery, one of his favorites. He...More

Thank Wendy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Centuries of history in 2.5 hrs - May 2018

Fabulous. Robert Vandermeer was the guide for us. Extremely knowledgeable, stays current on city information, and loves his job. The 2.5 hour tour was just the right length. Good balance between talking, walking, and stopping. Since he had lived in the old town for 10...More

2  Thank MrsT107
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Dimitri C
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Response from MrsT107 | Reviewed this property |
The actual starting point is inside the Visitors Information Center at the top of upper town. I had the same question, but you don't know until you print your voucher. Then the starting place shows up there. Yes, you can buy... More
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