Living History

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    10 Attractions to Discover more than 400 years of History Read
Editor's Picks
Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church
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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  • Plains of Abraham
    A Winter Blast Where North America's Fate Was Sealed Read
    Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
    Québec City’s Must-See Museums and Interpretation Centres Read
  • Sainte-Anne Shrine
    Churches and Religious Sites Read
    Breakneck staircase in Petit-Champlain
    6 History-Filled Staircases Read
  • Changing of the guard
    15 Sites Witness to our British and Irish Heritage Read
    Cousines poignée de main
    Connecting Past and Present 401 Years Later Read
  • Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
    A Fairytale Experience in North America’s Most Historic Castle Read
Activities to Explore

  • Wendake danseur
    Aboriginal Tourism
  • Parliament Building
    Historical Sites
  • Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Sainte-Anne Shrine
    Religious Sites
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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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Our editorial team recommends its official tourist guide to help you discover the destination and plan your stay.

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