A Winter Wonderland

  • A couple in front og the Ice  Hotel at night
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  • A couple in love walks in the evening in the rue du Petit-Champlain illuminated for Christmas and the holidays.

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    Ice Hotel

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  • How to dess in winter

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    Au Chalet en Bois Rond

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  • Ice canoeing

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  • A couple takes a walk in the evening during the holiday season on rue du Petit-Champlain, covered with snow and decorated with illuminated trees.

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    A family photograph themselves in the snowy Petit-Champlain district, with the Château Frontenac in the background.

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Activities to Explore

  • A Native American dancer performs a traditional dance inside the longhouse in Wendake.
    Aboriginal Tourism
  • Méga Parc des Galeries de la Capitale
    Amusement Parks
  • A mother and her son observe the fish in the Grand Ocean tunnel at the Aquarium du Québec.
    Aquarium, Wildlife Parks and Farms
  • Backcountry skiing
    Backcountry skiing
  • Maple taffy served to a couple at the sugar shack
    Sugar Shacks
  • Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
    Canoeing, Kayaking and Paddleboarding
  • Canyoning-Québec - Chute Jean-Larose
    Climbing and canyoning
  • BLI Québec | École de français - classroom lessons
    Language Courses
  • Couple cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne.
    Cross-Country Skiing
  • Two people are dog sledding on a snowy trail.
    Dogsledding
  • Ski Massif de charlevoix
    Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Bus Rouge
    Excursions and Guided Tours
  • Three people in fatbike are enjoying a sunny winter day in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Fat Biking
  • Dégustation de produits locaux lors d'une visites gourmandes
    Food Tours
  • Couple in love walking on the Plains of Abraham, towards the Martello Tower 1, in summer.
    Gardens and Nature Walk
  • Village Vacances Valcartier
    Sliding
  • A couple hikes in the forest on the La Jean Larose trail in Mont-Sainte-Anne.
    Hiking
  • Tulipes devant la porte Saint-Louis
    Historical Sites
  • Ice fishing
    Ice Fishing
  • Two women enter a store on rue du Petit-Champlain for some shopping
    Places to Shop
  • Outdoor tasting of several different beers in a microbrewery.
    Microbreweries
  • Snowmobilers riding in a field
    Snowmobiling
  • A young girl looks through a display case in an exhibition at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
    Museums and Interpretation Centres
  • Live music in Québec City
    Nightlife
  • Strom Spa Québec
    Nordic Spas
  • Landscape of the Jacques-Cartier Valley with a distant canoe in the river, in Jacques-Cartier National Park.
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • A couple skates on an icy skating trail in the forest.
    Skating
  • Showshoeing in Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix
    Snowshoeing
  • Front and exterior steps of the Sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré on a sunny summer day.
    Religious Sites
  • Nordic Spas
    Spas and Health Centres
  • J.A Moisan Grocery Store
    Specialities and Delicatessens
  • The zip line at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency with the waterfall in the background.
    Via ferrata and Zipline

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Popular Winter Events

  • Marché de Noël allemand

    German Christmas Market

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  • Allée de kiosques au Grand Marché de Noël

    The Grand Christmas Market

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  • Bonhomme Carnaval is photographed on the exterior bridge of the Québec-Lévis Ferry, in winter.

    Quebec Winter Carnival

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  • Tournoi International de Hockey Pee-Wee

    Québec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament

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  • Pentathlon des neiges

    Pentathlon des neiges

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