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See + Do

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Ride the Funiculaire in Quebec City

Ride the Funicular in Quebec City

Riding the funicular in Quebec City is the fastest way to travel from the top of Cap Diamant (where Château Frontenac is located) to Petit-Champlain and Place-Royale down below. It…

Fortifications of Quebec City

Ramparts & Fortifications of Quebec City

The Fortifications of Quebec are a fascination for many when visiting Quebec City, and why not?! Quebec City is the only fortified city north of Mexico. Its stone walls and heavy cannons still stand guard, even if they are now more decorative than functional.

Breakneck Stairs in Petit-Champlain, Quebec City

Climb the Escalier Casse-cou (Breakneck Steps)

One of the most photographed staircases in Quebec City, Escalier Casse-Cou (Breakneck Steps) is also one of the oldest! After the colony of New France was established in what is…

Food + Drink

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Restaurant Sagamité

Indigenous Cuisine at Restaurant Sagamité

[Dec 2, 2018 – Sadly, early in the morning, Sagamité was destroyed by fire. The restaurant, thankfully, has reopened as of late 2023.] Our waiter cleared space in the middle…

Louise Taverne in Old Port Quebec City

Have You Dined at Louise Taverne?

Louise Taverne is connected to Hôtel Port Royal in Old Port (Vieux-Port), which is one of the reasons why I waited so long to dine there. It is slightly ridiculous,…

Beyond Quebec City

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L'Anse-Saint-Jean in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region

Day Trips: l’Anse-Saint-Jean in Saguenay!

Just last summer while on a driving holiday through the incredibly scenic Saguenay-Lac Saint-Jean region of Quebec (210 kilometers from Quebec City), I learned about l’Association des plus beaux villages…

Where to stay in Rimouski

Where to Stay: Rimouski Hotels

Planning a trip to Rimouski is always a good idea. It’s a vivacious city, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and foodies alike. Rimouski resides along Route 132, along the shores of…

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10 Best Day Trips from Quebec City!

If you’re searching for day trips from Quebec City to help fill out your travel itinerary, then I have ten suggestions for you that will take your breath away!

Folk music at a sugar shack in Quebec

Cabanes à Sucre: A Guide to Quebec Sugar Shacks

Quebec sugar shacks bring to mind red and white gingham tablecloths, wrought iron wood stoves, bearded men in red and black lumberjack plaid jackets, and lively folk music. The cabin…

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