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Guided tours to discover Quebec


The Top Tour

Our star tour !

Vieux-Quebec, Parliament Hill and Place-Royale
Upper city and lower city
Duration : 3 hours
3 km easy path
Private tour : any time
Semi-private tour : only in summer, on Sunday, May 5th to September 1st, 2019, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For those who do not want to miss a thing and want to know everything about the Old Quebec, Parliament Hill and Place-Royale, The Top Tour is for you! Relive the history of Quebec from Place-Royale, jewel of the city. You will then discover the rich religious and military heritage of the only walled city in North America. You will walk its streets observing the architecture of its buildings and you will learn about the different periods of its development, its institutions and its parliamentary traditions.

Secrets of Quebec

The favorite circuit of Quebecers

Vieux-Quebec
Upper city
Duration : 2 hours
2.5 km easy path
Private tour : any time
Semi-private tour : in summer only, in French, on Sunday, May 5th to September 1st, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Get out of common grounds by joining our most surprising tour! During this tour you will have the opportunity to discover the lesser known aspects of Old Quebec. You will see the city differently by taking new streets and discovering new sites. The guide will take the opportunity to unveil the secrets of various monuments. You will be surprised to find that Old Quebec has a lot of secrets.


Classic Tour of Old Quebec and Parliament Hill

Vieux-Quebec and Parliament Hill
Upper city
Duration : 2 hours

2.5 km easy path
Private tour : any time
Semi-private tour : in summer only, on Sunday, May 5th to September 1st, 2019, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Let us tell you the story of Quebec! While going through the streets of the only walled city in North America, you will be told the main events that marked the development of Québécois society since its founding. The guide, passionate about his city will unfold its rich religious, military and architectural heritage. This tour leads to Parliament Hill, the perfect place to learn about the Parliament’s architecture, symbols and traditions.


Frescoes and Monuments

Old-Quebec, Place-Royale, Quartier Petit Champlain
Upper city and lower city
Duration: 2 hours
Easy path of 1,5 km
Private tour: any time

Artworks adorning our magnificent city, the frescoes and monuments are the interpreters of its rich history. Discover a dozen monuments with a guide who will be happy to describe it, to unveil the many symbols and secrets. And what about the magnificent frescoes of Place Royale that force admiration? Learn more about these living murals by discovering the characters of the Fresque des Québécois and the roles they have played in society. Furthermore discover the way of life of the inhabitants of Cap Blanc with  Fresque du Petit-Champlain. After this tour, you will not see the frescoes and monuments of Old Quebec in the same way!

See below description of the tour 100% Frescoes

Quebec, World Heritage Jewel

To see the best in short time

Vieux-Quebec and Place-Royale
Upper city and lower city
Duration : 2 hours
2 km easy path
Private tour : any time

During this circuit you will see why Old Quebec was declared Unesco World Heritage site. The tour begins at the Place-Royale, considered the greatest jewel of Quebec, its heart and its soul. This strategic location was chosen by Samuel de Champlain in 1608 to establish the first French colony in America. Then you will go to the Upper City where you have a unique view of the majestic St. Lawrence River. Throughout the tour, the guide will tell you the rich history of Quebec. You can also enjoy the religious and architectural heritage of the only walled city in North America.


Discovering Old Port, Place-Royale and The Quartier Petit Champlain

Old Port, Place-Royale and The Quartier Petit Champlain
Lower city
Duration : 2 hours
2 km easy path
Private tour : any time

In 1608, Samuel de Champlain strategically selected the site of the first colony. Between Cap Diamants and the St. Lawrence River was then born Place-Royale, considered the greatest jewel of the city of Quebec. Cradle of the French civilization in North America, Place-Royale and the Old Port are packed with treasures and history. You will understand why this place is both the soul and the heart of Old Quebec. Finally, you will be charmed by The Quartier Petit Champlain whose street name was declared in 2014, the most beautiful pedestrian street in Canada.


Quebec by night

A bright idea ! Amazing pictures !

Duration : 2 hours : Vieux-Quebec, Parliament Hill  or  Place-Royale
Duration : 3 hours : Vieux-Quebec, Parliament Hill  and  Place-Royale
Upper city and lower city
2.5 to 3 km easy path
Private tour : any time

Why not discover Quebec in the evening? Offer yourself a both romantic and cultural walk in which Quebec’s history will be delivered to you taking the most beautiful illuminated buildings as witnesses. You will walk through the streets by letting the guide tell you the main events that marked the evolution of Quebec society. Adorned with lights, the only walled city in North America will reveal its rich heritage. What an unforgettable souvenir it would be!


Quebec through the lens of Alfred Hitchcock

An exclusivity of Québec Top Tours !

Vieux-Quebec
Upper city
Duration : 2 hours
2.5 km easy path
Private tour : any time

You like suspense? If so, you probably know Alfred Hitchcock. Do you know that the famous director chose the Old City for the film I confess? This film, shot in 1952, portrays a priest accused of murder. We offer a very original tour: follow the guide on the route of this story and let you tell the history of Quebec through the various symbols of the film and the scene of the shooting. Furthermore, several photos from the film will make you discover Québec in the lens of Alfred Hitchcock.


History and Religious Heritage of Old Quebec

 

Vieux-Quebec and Place-Royale
Upper city and lower city
Duration : 2 hours
2 km easy path
Private tour : any time

This tour shows the classics of Old Quebec while emphasizing the rich heritage left to us by the religious communities and their contribution in health and education. Among others, you will visit Notre-Dame-de-Québec Cathedral and Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church. You will also have the opportunity to see the monastery of the Ursulines founded by Marie de l’Incarnation. The contribution of the Jesuits and Recollets will also be discussed. You will discover historical and architectural richness of our religious past.


Culture, Nature and Delights

Quebec, Montmorency Fall and Orléans Island!
With tasting of local products.

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Duration: 4 or 5 hours
Circuit by vehicule
Private tour : any time

Treat yourself the visit Culture, Nature and Delights, a 4 or 5 hours excursion combining knowledge and pleasure of the senses.

A high-grade private visit allowing you to discover Quebec and the surrounding area. Discover jewels of the city: Old Quebec, Place Royale, The Quartier Petit Champlain, The Citadel, (exterior walls), fortifications sites and Parliament Hill.  Then see the main attractions of the city: Plains of Abraham, Grande-Allée, Cartier Street, St-Jean Street, St-Louis Street, Old Port, etc.

Then, countryside direction. If you wish, you can admire Montmorency Falls up close. Let us drive you to Island of Orleans, where you will be charmed by the unique landscapes.  Epicureans, you’ll be delighted at several free tastings of local products: jelly, jam, mustard, vinaigrette, maple products, wine, cider and spirits, recipients of numerous awards.

Ask for an extra hour if you wish to visit the Sainte-Anne de Beaupré Shrine.

 



100 % Frescoes

Old-Québec, Place-Royale, Quartier Petit Champlain, Saint-Roch, Limoilou
Upper city and lower city
Duration : 2 hours
Pedestrian and by vehicle tour
Private tour : any time

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This pedestrian and by vehicle tour will lead you to 6 places where you can discover several frescos realized during the last 20 years. Artworks adorning the walls and pillars of our beautiful city, the frescoes are sometimes th
e interpreters of its rich history, and other times the expression of the imagination of artists. Learn more about these living murals by discovering, among other things, the characters in Fresque des Québécois and their roles in society. Discover also the way of life of the inhabitants of Cap Blanc with Fresque du Petit-Champlain. Walk through less frequented areas to discover frescoes unknown to most Quebecers. Beautiful discoveries in sight!


Meeting points


Private formula:

Anywhere in Old Quebec or Old Port

  • Your hotel
  • Main cruise terminal


Other suggestions:

  • In front of Samuel-de-Champlain Monument, close to Château Frontenac
  • In front of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires church, at Place-Royale
  • At main entrance of Musée de la Civilisation, 85 Dalhousie street

Semi-private formula:

  • In front of Samuel-de-Champlain Monument, close to Château Frontenac, for all semi-private tours.

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Special offer private tours:

3 or more persons get 23% to 69% in discounts.



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To see Quebec and area:

A private circuit of 4 or 5 hours:

Culture, Nature and Delights

Quebec
Montmorency Falls
Orleans Island
Tasting of local products


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Semi-private tours


Semi-private formula available only in summer, on Sunday

3 walking circuits
We form small groups

Departure confirmed with a minimum of 4 participants.


May, 5th to September 1st, 2019

In English, on Sunday:

  • Classic tour of Old Quebec and Parliament Hill
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m. $30
  • The Top Tour
    10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $40


In French, on Sunday:

  • Les Secrets de Québec
    2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $30

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Serge Perron, owner guide

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Comments

 Rated 5 /5

From TripAdvisor :

“The best historical tour I've been on”

We met with our guide Serge and learned so much about old Quebec, the buildings, churches, battles and fortifications. Serge was great, so knowledgable, friendly, personable and open...
W4Ikeezy
Port Perry, Canada

… Our guide Serge Perron is an excellent teacher who knows really well his subject. We can feel that he is passionnate about his job.
Josée P.
Québec, Québec

“10/10 !!”
… In 2-3 hours, you will visit on foot the best that Old-Quebec has to offer…
Cassy B.
Montreal, Canada

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