Living History

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The Notre-Dame-des-Victoires church, illuminated in the evening, at Place-Royale, in the Petit-Champlain district, in winter.
15 Historic Places that Bring Québec City's Key Moments to Life

Relive the city’s captivating history by visiting these attractions.

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A group of visitors take part in a guided walking tour of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site.
3 Days of History in Québec City

A 3-day summer itinerary to discover the incredible architecture and distinctive heritage of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.
    Aboriginal Tourism
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    Excursions and Guided Tours
  • Tulipes devant la porte Saint-Louis
    Historical Sites
  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Front and exterior steps of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on a sunny summer day.
    Religious Sites
Watch 400 Years of History

View of the Château Frontenac and avenue Saint-Denis at sunrise, from the Pierre-Dugua-De Mons terrace.
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Discover the historical and cultural richness of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage treasure and the only walled city north of Mexico.

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A mother and two children participate in an interactive exhibition at the Musée de la civilisation.
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Two young women in a canoe in the Jacques-Cartier Valley, in the Jacques-Cartier National Park.
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