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Top 57 Attractions in Quebec

Popular Quebec landmarks and tourist spots
  • Historic Quebec City thumbnail
    A narrow street in Old Quebec City's "Petit Champlain" neighbourhood.
    Historic Quebec, now a larger Quebec City neighborhood, was the complete main city in the 17th century. Centuries-old fortifications surround the old city. Many attractions and mostly all buildings within these walls are of historic nature. This is why the complete neighborhood itself is one of the top attractions in Quebec, Canada, and even North America and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO ...

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  • Notre-Dame Basilica thumbnail
    Interior of the Notre-Dame Basilica.
    In Old Montreal, the Notre-Dame Basilica or Basilique Notre-Dame is a Catholic basilica and a beautiful religious-historical masterpiece. It is located at 110 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest, on the corner of Rue Saint Sulpice. It is located near the Saint-Sulpice Seminary and across from the Place d'Armes. The neo-Gothic architecture of the church is among the most exemplary in the world. Its interior is spacious and colorful ...

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  • The marché Jean-Talon is a vibrant and locally popular semi-outside market located in the central-northern part of Montreal. ...

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    The Mont Royal in autumn.
    Mount Royal is a natural distinctive landmark of the city of Montreal that can be seen from many miles away when driving toward the city. Downtown Montreal is located at between the bottom of its east-southern side and the St. Laurence River. Mount Royal is just north of downtown Montreal but is actually at about the center of the city's island. Many neighborhoods surround it like the higher-income ones of Westmount and Outremont or more middle-class ones of the Plateau and Côte-des-Neige ...

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  • Founded and built by Fr. André in the 1920's, The St.Joseph Oratory is a very popular Catholic pilgrimage site devoted to St. Joseph. It is located on the north-western side of Mount Royal. It has a small church/chapel at it's lowest floor, a museum at an higher floor and an impressive contemporary church at it's top floor that is topped by a large, recognizable from miles away, dome ...

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  • An historical shipyard converted into a leisure and walking area. It also hosts an IMAX theatre and is located in a natural prolongation of the Place Jacques Cartier and surrounding old Montreal District. ...

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    The district of Old Montreal (Vieux Montréal in French), in Montreal, Quebec, was once a walled district in what is today considered as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in North America. Located along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the district was established under the name of Ville-Marie in the 17th century, the city of Old Montreal is a district that prides itself for its rich historical and cultural heritage. During the 19th century, the district of Old Montreal was considered as a bourgeois center as the entire city of Montreal became the central hub of politics and commerce ...

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    La Ronde is an popular amusement park in Montreal that is operated by Six Flags. It is more precisely located on Notre-Dame Island (or Parc Jean-Drapeau) southeast of downtown Montreal. ...

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  • Hailed as the archipelago between the sea and the sky, the Iles de la Madeleine is an archipelago situated right at the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and defined as part of Quebec in Canada. It is comprised of about 12 different islands, six of which are connected together by sand dunes. The location of the different islands forming the archipelago provides the Iles de la Madeleine a mild maritime climate, allowing warm summer breezes to continue blowing into the islands as late as the month of September ...

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  • Places d'Armes is an historical military training spot that has been converted into a plaza. ...

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  • The Montreal Biodome is an indoor eco-habitat animal conservatory. It features, for example, a rainforest zone, boreal zone and arctic zone that each include related animals and species. ...

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  • The Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral impressively replicates Vatican's / Rome's St. Peter's Basilica. Although it has been built to a smaller scale that the original model, it is still one of the largest church in the country.

    It is located in downtown Montreal in the heart of the business district next to the Place Bonaventure, Place Ville-Marie, the Marriott & Queen Elizabeth Hotels and the Bell Center to name a few ...

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  • 7 /10
    The Insectarium hosts an impressive collection of insects from around the world that was collected by the famous entomologist Georges Brossard. ...

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  • The Château Ramesay is an historical house that was transformed into a museum. Throughout the building, you can see historical re-creation of room objects and settings that replicates what an elite house life looked like a few centuries ago. ...

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  • The olympic park was originally built and dedicated for the 1976 Summer Olympic Games. Th large land area also includes the Olympic stadium, the Biodome, the Arena Maurice Richard and Montral's Botanical Gardens. ...

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  • Château Frontenac thumbnail
    Part of the Chateau Frontenac hotel exterior.
    The Chateau Frontenac is a historic luxury hotel located in Old Quebec City. Inaugurated in 1893, it was designated a national historic site of Canada in 1981. The hotel is in the Chateau style, especially inspired by the castles of the Loire in France. The castle-hotel was named in honor of Louis de Buade de Frontenac, governor of New France from 1672 to 1682 and from 1689 to 16981 ...

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  • The fortifications of Quebec City were built in the 17th century. The newly born city founded by Samuel de Champlain was strategically located on a hill overlooking a narrowing the St.Laurence River. The fortifications were to defend the city in case of wars but also to enhance it's authoritative control, by embedding long range canons, over ships wanting to pass by ...

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  • The Terrace Dufferin is the most elevated plateau behind Quebec City's fortifications. It is the main spot where historically, military generals would oversee the naval activity on the St. Laurence. It is located by the Chateau Frontenac.

    Archeology display pits were made recently accessible to the public. They expose how part of the fortifications was structured behind the 17th century wall ...

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  • The Artillery Parc of old Quebec display how artillery components and powders were managed in the 17th century. It is located in small historical stone building near the entrance of the old Quebec City district and close to the parliament. ...

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  • The Promenades des Gouverneurs is a hilly walking path that goes from the Terrace Dufferin, near the Château Frontenac, to the Plaines d'Abraham. It offers a great view of the historical district of Quebec City and of the St. Laurence River. ...

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  • Quebec City's annual Winter Carnival showcases great winter ambiance in a greatly well preserved historical setting. There are parades, slides within some of the historical districts's street, ice sculpture displays and much more. ...

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  • The Fort Chambly is an historical fort built by the New France forces to control and protect the access to the Richelieu River. ...

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    The Pierced Rock (or Roché Percé) is an impressive rock wall that was left standing after thousands of years of costal erosion. It has an gateway hole near it's seaside extremity that can be visited a few hours a day by foot when the tides permit it.

    It is located in Percé at the far east of the Gaspésie peninsula and a few stone throws away of the Bonaventure Island ...

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  • The Bonaventure Island is a small and roundly shaped island that is located at the end of the Gaspésie peninsula of the province of Quebec and very close to the Rocher Percé (or Pierced Rock).

    The island is well known to host an impressive, and largest in the world, colony of Northern Gannets birds during the summer months. It is also a sanctuary for many other bird species. Apart from a historically preserved farm house and a few walking trails, the Island offers a fully natural landscape ...

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  • The Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien (or St. Felicien's Wilderness Zoo), hosts an impressive number of North American animals. The animals are contained within naturally landscaped areas that can be observed by near walking paths or by mini-train. ...

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  • 7 /10
    The Granby Zoo contains a larger and interesting number of world animals that are grouped by themes. A ticket to the zoo can also entitles you an entrance to the Amazoo, a recreative pool and water games area. ...

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  • The Château Montebello is a luxury hotel made of an impressive and visible wooden rotunda structure which is accessible for public viewing. The hotel complex is located by the charming Outaouais River in Montebello in southwestern Quebec. ...

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    The Omega Park is a "Drive-in" wildlife park that contains thousands of animals that are free to move around the enclosed nature and vehicle paths. It is an impressive sight to see all these animals moving and laying around as you drive slowly by. ...

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  • The Manoir Richelieu is a luxury hotel that is set next to the St. Laurence River in the charming Charlevoix region. The Charlevoix Casino is located within the same luxury complex. ...

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  • The Casino de Charlevoix is located on the western hills of La Malbaie in the Charlevoix region of Quebec. It was built right next of the prestigious Manoir Richelieu. ...

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  • The Canadian Museum of Civilization that is usually thought to be in Ottawa is actually located in Gatineau and overlooking the Parliament Hill on the other side of Ottawa River.

    The Museum is one of Canada's most visited museum and showcases a nice blend of permanent and temporary exhibits. The permanent ones are usually have the country's first people (or Aboriginal peoples) as a theme like the Grand Hall which displays historical totem poles ...

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  • Mont-Tremblant's Pedestrian Village thumbnail
    The pedestrian village in Mont-Tremblant.
    Going to Mont Tremblant is like anything else in North America. Tons of quality outdoor activities are available around this spectacular country center, and its Austrian-styled pedestrian village will give you a sightseeing experience to remember.The pedestrian village, owned and operated by Intrawest, offers many charming restaurants, bistros and boutiques settled in a breathtaking European decor ...

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  • The Parliament of Quebec is the main seat of diplomatic governance for the province of Quebec. This nice and impressive building is located just in front of the historical district's fortifications and main gates. ...

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  • The Montmorency Falls (or "Chutes") in Beauport, near Quebec City, are one of the tallest waterfalls in North America. Although far from being as large in width, the Chutes Montmorency are actually 30m taller than the Niagara Falls. ...

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  • 5.5 /10
    The Musée du Fort offers an impressive room-sized animated model of the most important battles that was fought for the control of Quebec City. ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.

    You can also rate and vote for your favorite Quebec sightseeing places, famous historical landmarks, and best things to do in Quebec by visiting the individual Quebec attraction pages.



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