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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Quebec City and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Quebec City activities? We have 49 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Nordic Backcountry Skiing Tour in Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 to 5 hrs
Priced From: USD 57.18


Explore the winter trails of Jacques-Cartier National Park on a nordic backcountry ski for a memorable experience in the wilderness! With easy-to-follow techniques and ski gear provided, this 4-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You'll learn about Quebec forest from your... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Ice Hotel Cocktail Package

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
Priced From: USD 17.14


Located only 20 minutes north of Québec City, the Ice Hotel is a must-see attraction to discover every winter. The only Ice Hotel in North America, has seduced over a million people around the world since its opening in 2001. With its huge snow vaults, its crystalline ice sculptures its 44 rooms and suites, the Hôtel de Glace impresses by its dazzling decor. Whether guests sleep, visit or get married at the Ice... Read More

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Quebec Ice Hotel Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 17.14


Located only 20 minutes north of Québec City, the Ice Hotel is a must-see attraction to discover every winter. The only Ice Hotel in North America, has seduced over a million people around the world since its opening in 2001. With its huge snow vaults, its crystalline ice sculptures its 44 rooms and suites, the Hôtel de Glace impresses by its dazzling decor. Whether guests sleep, visit or get married at... Read More

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Quebec Ice Hotel and Snow Tubing Combo

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 40.32


Located 20 minutes from QuebecCcity, Valcartier Vacation Village is a winter playground with more than 35 snow slides. From December through March, both kids and adults discover the joys of winter. Also check out the Ice Hotel - a must-see attraction to discover every winter. This only Ice Hotel in North America has seduced over a million people around the world since its opening in 2001. With its huge snow vaults,... Read More

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Bar, Club & Pub Tours

Quebec Pub Crawl

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 23.20


Experience Quebec City's bustling nightlife on this guided, 5-hour pub crawl. Discover the nightlife of the oldest and only fortified city in North America. Mix, mingle and enjoy several free drinks with entry into three bars and one of the city's most popular nightclubs. Receive free cover and coat charges, as well as guaranteed great deals on drinks at every bar and nightclub. Travel by foot from bar to... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

Quebec City Craft Brewery and Beer Tasting Small-Group Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 61.93


Do you want to sample a variety of beers from some of Quebec City's best craft breweries’ With exclusive access to the brewing facilities, ask your expert guide about the city's rich beer history. These personalized excursions through the St-Roch neighborhood are sure to leave you with great... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Bike Tour to Montmorency Falls from Quebec City

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 62.15


Embark on a 4-hour bike tour to Montmorency Falls from Quebec City. With a height of 272 feet (83 meters), you will be amazed by the power of nature. Ride along the St-Lawrence River and discover the wonderful scenery just a short distance from the city of Quebec. Your professional guide will explain the history and geography of the area along the way.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Quebec City Bike Tour Along Saint Lawrence River

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 53.87


Discover Québec City and the surrounding area on a guided, 2.5-hour bike tour. The guide will explain the geography and history of this great city while riding about 13 miles along the majestic St. Lawrence River, and the old port area. See Canada's most beloved hotel, the famous Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, the Citadelle of Quebec, and much more. Perfect for the entire family.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Electric Bike Tour of Quebec City

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 62.15


This 3-hour electric bike tour of Québec city will take you along the majestic St. Lawrence River then up the hill to the famous park, the Plains of Abraham. Along the way, your guide will explain you the history and the geography of this great historical city.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Full-Day Qubec City Adventure: Bike Tour, Sightseeing Cruise, and Lunch

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 7 hours
Priced From: USD 107.74


Discover Quebec City by land and sea on this guided, full-day adventure. Start with a 2.5-hour tour of Quebec City. Discover the charm of the beautiful Quebec area as a professional guide shares the history and geography of the region. Then enjoy a hearty, full-course Italian lunch with... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Quebec Lower Town Historical Bike Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 47.24


Pedal along the bike-friendly streets of Old Quebec's Lower Town on an easy 2.5-hour guided bike tour. A knowledgeable guide steers you toward the district's fascinating historic spots, a mix of must-see highlights and off-the-beaten-track gems. You'll learn about the area's roots as a portside village, and see where the past and present now intersect on the same narrow cobblestone streets.

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Montmorency Falls Bike Tour in Quebec

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 63.81


Don't pass up the chance to see lofty Montmorency Falls on this 4-hour bike tour from Old Quebec. A cable-car ride to the top gives you prime views of the roaring water. You'll also cycle to Domaine de Maizerets, a luxurious estate that was turned into a city park, and spot windsurfers at Beauport Bay against the scenic backdrop of Île d'Orléans. Along the way, an informative guide shares the history of Quebec... Read More

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City Tours

Quebec City Sightseeing Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 34.27


Experience the highlights of Quebec City on a sightseeing tour with a friendly, knowledgeable guide. Soak up the French charm of Old Quebec and be enchanted by the old-world atmosphere and stunning beauty of sites such as Place Royal, the Plains of Abraham and Place d'Armes. During your 2-hour coach tour, you'll be shown numerous historical treasures on the banks of the St Lawrence River, giving you a great overview... Read More

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City Tours

Quebec City Walking Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 25.68


Experience the period charm of Old Quebec on a two-hour guided walking tour of this historic city's many highlights. This leisurely paced, downhill walking tour is ideal for all visitors to Quebec City; families, individual travelers and small groups.

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City Tours

Guided Tour of the Fairmont Le Chteau Frontenac in Quebec City

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 20.72


On this 1-hour guided tour, experience the history of the prestigious Château Frontenac. Discover the famous people and historical events that have shaped its identity over the years. You'll have the unique opportunity to see the architectural improvements and installations undergone in the... Read More

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City Tours

Signature Tour - Historical Tasting Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 43.09


Walking tour in Old Quebec with a professional guide interpreting an authentic character of New-France.<br /><br />Immerse yourself into Quebec City's passionate history along with a seasoned guide and discover some hidden treasures while enjoying local-flavored tastings. Includes 3 tasting stops and access to funicular<br /><i></i><i></i>

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City Tours

Guided tour by scooter on le d’Orlans

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 115.98


<em><i>Ride a scooter on Ile d'Orleans, while following your guide! </i></em><em>Only 15 min from Quebec City, the island awaits you with its delicious local farm products, a rich maritime history and wonderful landscapes. </em><em>Chose from a departure in the morning ( 9:00 am ) or in the afternoon ( 2:00 pm ). This is a guided ride for small groups.... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Ice Hotel and City Tour in Quebec City

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 5.5 to 6.5 hrs
Priced From: USD 57.14


Discover Quebec City's most important historical sites with a 2-hour city tour by bus. You will then enter the amazing Ice Hotel that's made entirely out of snow and ice. See beautiful rooms and suites, impressive ice sculptures, and stop by the ice bar. We then bring you back in Old-Quebec to end our day.

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Cultural Tours

Small group excursion Quebec city Montmorency Falls

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 29.01


Come and discover Quebec City and Montmorency Falls, thanks to one of the first French colonists to settle in Quebec City. A historical and colorful character, he will tell you about the lifestyle of the first arrivals, the history of the city and its architecture. He will guide you through Quebec... Read More

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Dinner Cruises

Quebec City Dinner Cruise

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 98.10


Relax on a Quebec City dinner cruise as enjoy a night of fine dining and dancing. Dine on a delectable 5-course dinner with wine to match as you cruise past enchanting Old Quebec. Dance the night away as the stars come out, with the city as your backdrop.

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Food Tours

Small-Group Quebec City Food Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 43.92


Taste French-Canadian food at its finest on this flavorful, small-group walking tour of Quebec City. Eat like a true local as your in-the-know guide takes you to neighborhood gems in the districts of Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and St-Jean-Baptiste, a neighborhood with colorful, bohemian flair. Indulge in a variety of palate-pleasing regional specialties, including wine, beer, chocolates, syrup, crepes and... Read More

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Food Tours

Island of Orleans Food and Drink Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 37.25


Discover the flavors of l'île d'Orléans (Island of Orleans), located in the Saint Lawrence River east of downtown Quebec City. Your guide will pick you up in downtown Quebec at Place d'Arme, located next to the Château Frontenac. During your 3-hour guided tour, you'll visit a vineyard, meet the producers and taste cassis, cider, and sugar shack, and visit a chocolate factory. Discover the specialty... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Half-Day Trip to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupr from Quebec

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 47.61


Explore the beautiful countryside surrounding Quebec City on a half-day sightseeing tour to magnificent Montmorency Falls - higher than Niagara Falls - and the pilgrimage shrine of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré. With a choice of morning or afternoon tours, you'll see Quebec's spectacular... Read More

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Helicopter Tours

Quebec City Helicopter Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 15 minutes
Priced From: USD 142.88


Admire Quebec City from a unique vantage point on this helicopter tour! On your helicopter flight, enjoy spectacular aerial views of the city's astounding architecture, the St Lawrence River, Cap Diamant, Château Frontenac and more. Your expert pilot will provide interesting commentary about the sights you see.

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Helicopter Tours

Quebec City Helicopter Tour Over Montmorency Falls

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 181.00


Begin the Québec City helicopter tour at the ticket office near the Jean Lesage International Airport. Head to the heliport and climb aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter. Soar high above this UNESCO World Heritage City for 30 minutes, enjoying the incredible aerial views of Old Québec and its fortifications, the Plains of Abraham, Le Château Frontenac. Orléans Island and the... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Guided Tour of Cathedral of Holy Trinity

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 4.97


Take a 30-minute guided tour of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, which is the first Anglican cathedral to be built outside the British Isles. It marks the establishment of the Church of England in Canada. This is why King George III, Head of the Church, donated religious objects and why a special pew was kept for him in the cathedral. This is also why the cathedral was built on a prominent spot in the colony's capital: its... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

QUEBEC CITY PRIVATE WALKING TOUR - The History of French & British America

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 1.5 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 99.45


Discover the History of French &amp; British America through the streets of Old Quebec! Our guide will highlight the most significant steps of the history of Canada and the United States and their repercussions on Quebec City. Cradle of New France – a vast territory covering the... Read More

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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 34.81


Quebec City's most noteworthy sights are all mapped out for you to explore at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Enjoy great views and informative commentary as you travel on a London-style double-decker bus, hopping off to sightsee independently in the only remaining walled city in North America. Visit top attractions like Place Royale, Old Port and the Citadel of Québec; check out the pubs on rue... Read More

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Quebec City Sea Kayaking Excursion

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 43.09


Explore the St. Lawrence River on a sea-kayaking tour for a memorable experience. With easy-to-follow techniques and sea-kayak equipment provided, this 3-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You'll learn about Orléans Island history from your experienced guide and you'll capture great photos of the summer landscape. Bring your sense of adventure and come to try!

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Sunset Sea-Kayaking Excursion on St. Lawrence River

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 40.61


Explore the St. Lawrence River on a sunset sea-kayaking tour for a memorable and unique experience. Paddle to the rhythm of the tide and current. With easy-to-follow techniques and sea-kayak equipment provided, this 2.5-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. Bring your sense of... Read More

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Quebec City Ice Canoeing Excursion

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 167.70


For the ancestors of present-day Quebecers, the ice canoe was a means of transportation between the shores of Quebec City and Levis during the winter months. No other place on our planet has a river of this size where the climate allows for solid ice slabs to cover the water surface and float with the ever-changing currents. As part of the ice canoe excursion, you will be able to row the waters of the St. Lawrence... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

Multi-Day Whale Tour to Quebec City and Tadoussac

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 388.68


Embark upon a 3-day tour from Montreal to the cobblestone streets of historic Quebec City with a driver/guide. Along the way, soak up the culture, live music, street art, and local cuisine. Also, visit Montmorency Falls and take a day trip to Tadoussac for an incredible whale-watching cruise.

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Ports of Call Tours

Quebec City Shore Excursion: Half-Day Tour to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupr

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 47.65


While you're in port in Quebec City, explore its beautiful surrounding countryside on a half-day sightseeing tour to magnificent Montmorency Falls (higher than Niagara Falls!) and the pilgrimage shrine of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré. This scenic shore excursion allows you to see Quebec's spectacular... Read More

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Quebec City Shore Excursion: Quebec City Sightseeing Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 34.81


Make the most of your time while in port in Quebec City with this 2-hour shore excursion. Soak up the French atmosphere of Old Quebec and visit several historical treasures along the St Lawrence River. You'll be enchanted by the old-world charm and stunning beauty of sites such as Place... Read More

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Quebec City Shore Excursion: Grand Walking Tour of Quebec City

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 25.68


Experience the period charm of Old Quebec on a two-hour guided shore excursion of this historic city's many highlights. It's a wonderful way to spend your time in port in Quebec City. This leisurely paced, downhill walking tour is ideal for all visitors to Quebec City – families,... Read More

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Quebec Shore Excursion: Small-Group Food Walking Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 43.92


While in port in Quebec, enjoy the flavors of French food at its finest on this small-group walking tour. You'll eat like a true local as your guide takes you to neighborhood gems in the picturesque neighborhood of St-Jean-Baptiste to sample a variety of palate-pleasing regional specialties such as... Read More

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Quebec City Shore Excursion: Private Walking Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 21.64


While in port in Quebec City, explore the city's charming sites by foot on this 2.5-hour private shore excursion. Walk to Place d'Hôtel de Ville, City Hall, Place Royale, the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel and more. You can customize the tour to your interests, and your knowledgable local guide will provide interesting and informative commentary on the place you see.

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Quebec Shore Excursion: City Helicopter Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 15 minutes
Priced From: USD 142.88


While in port in Quebec City, experience the city from a unique vantage point on this amazing helicopter tour! On your helicopter flight, admire spectacular aerial views of the city's astounding architecture, the St Lawrence River, Cap Diamant, Château Frontenac and more. Your experienced pilot will provide interesting commentary about the sights you see.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Quebec City Walking Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 13.81


One of the best ways to experience all of the charming sites of Quebec City is by foot. On this 2.5-hour private walking tour, visit Place d'Hôtel de Ville, City Hall, Place Royale, the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel and more. You can customize the tour to your interests, and your knowledgable local guide will provide interesting and informative commentary on all the sights you see.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Semi-private tour Quebec city and Montmorency falls

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 29.01


Come and discover Quebec City and Montmorency Falls, thanks to one of the first French colonists to settle in Quebec City. A historical and colorful character, he will tell you about the lifestyle of the first arrivals, the history of the city and its architecture. He will guide you... Read More

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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

Quebec City Scooter Rental

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 to 6 hrs
Priced From: USD 66.26


Rent a scooter and discover Quebec City at your own pace. Come close to the city's European-style architecture, inhale the fresh breeze on the Plains of Abraham, and enjoy fantastic views on the majestic Saint-Lawrence-River while cruising around. Choose from one of two durations, which includes either a 3-hour or a 6-hour option when you book. In addition, a map will be included with a suggested course to... Read More

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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

le d’Orlans Scooter Rental

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 to 6 hrs
Priced From: USD 66.26


Rent a scooter and discover Île d'Orléans at your own leisure. A map with a personalized course will be provided to help you cruise the island's unique and peaceful atmosphere. Taste local products, admire the beautiful landscape and learn about history while discovering the freedom of the open road! Choose from one of two durations, which includes either a 3-hour or a 6-hour option when you book.... Read More

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Ski & Snow

Quebec Ski-Shoeing Excursion

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 to 5 hrs
Priced From: USD 57.18


Explore the winter trails of Jacques-Cartier National Park on a ski-shoeing hike, a mix between cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, for a memorable experience in this wilderness. With easy-to-follow techniques and ski-shoe gear provided, this 4-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You'll learn about Quebec forest from your experienced guide and you'll capture great photos of the winter landscape. Bring... Read More

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Ski & Snow

Snow Tubing at the Ice Hotel

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 28.54


Located 20 minutes from Quebec city, Valcartier Vacation Village is a winter wonderland with more than 35 snow slides. Speed down the Himalayas, the four longest and steepest slopes while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Jacques-Cartier River and Valley or check out The Everest is the highest accelerating slide in North America. Board Tornado, a unique invention exclusive to Valcartier Vacation Village, and swirl down... Read More

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Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours

Guided Tour of Quebec City by Scooter

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 165.74


Enjoy a new and fun filled experience while riding a scooter through Quebec City on this guided 3-hour small-group tour! Follow your local guide as you explore the city's architecture, its history and its unique lively atmosphere. Chose from a departure in the morning (9:00 am) or in the afternoon (1:00 pm).

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Walking Tours

Walking Tour through Quebec City’s History

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 21.80


Travel back four centuries in time to the colony of New France as you tour Old Quebec City with your “cicerone,” or guide dressed in period costume. Experience a unique 2-hour walking adventure through the heart of this UNESCO world heritage site.

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Walking Tours

Canyon Sainte-Anne Walking Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 11.19


Comfortably seated in your chair, go as fast as 50 km/h across the forest, over the waterfall and the giant pothole.  A big wow for the whole family.  Whether traveling on vacation or looking for recreation in the region of Quebec and Charlevoix, hear the roar of the spring flood waters, walk in the summer sun, and enjoy the beautiful fall colors. Experience the Via ferrata - a must-see fall foliage spot. ... Read More

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Walking Tours

QUEBEC CITY PRIVATE WALKING TOUR - 400 Years of French America

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 1.5 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 99.45


Discover the History of French America and Acadia through the streets of Old Quebec! Our guides will highlight the most significant steps of the history of New France – a vast territory covering the St. Lawrence &amp; Mississippi Rivers drainage basins - and its repercussions on... Read More

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Water Parks

Valcartier Vacation Village Waterpark of Quebec

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 40.01


Embark on a wondrous adventure into Valcartier Vacation Village, which is located 20 minutes from Quebec City. Enjoy more than 35 heated water-slides, such as the Turbo 6, Pirates' Hideout, Dungeon City, Amazon, the wave pool and much more. Choose from a variety of restaurants to dine with family or friends. Explore state-of-the-art campground with more than 600 sites and 7 rustic camps.

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