Quebec City

  • Accommodation:
    • Hotel Sainte Anne
  • Transport:
    • The Réseau de transport de la capitale (RTC) provides access to many tourist attractions
    • There are three passes available: 1-day pass/ unlimited weekends / 5 consecutive days
    • The ferry links Québec City and Lévis 7 days a week and sails on the hour and half-hour during the day and every hour at night
    • Québec City’s historical Upper Town and Lower Town districts are easy to explore by walking
    • There are several train departures between Montréal and Québec City daily
    • From May to October, the Train de Charlevoix is in servie where you can explore the Charlevoix coastline between Québec City and Baie-Saint-Paul
  • Things to see:
    • Citadelle of Quebec
    • Château Frontenac
    • Old Quebec
    • Plains of Abraham
    • Montmorency Falls
    • Musée de la civilisation
    • Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
    • Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec
    • Parliament Building
    • Mount Royal
    • Old Port
    • Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
    • Pôle culturel du Monastère des Ursulines
    • Le Monastère des Augustines
    • Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
    • Atwater Market
    • Mont-Sainte-Anne
  • Tips:
    • Take a trip on the Old Quebec Funicular, which links the Haute-Ville to the Basse-Ville and see attractions such as the Dame des Victoires Church and the port.
    • From the funicular, you’ll see St Lawrence River and lower town
    • The main entrance of the funicular is in Louis Jolliet House, located at 16 rue Petit-Champlain. The upper level entrance is on Dufferin Terrace near the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    • The funicular costs $3.50 per person for a single trip
    • If visiting the city in February, join in on the Winter Carnival, which has fairground rides, a ferris whee, human foosball and ice sculptures