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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 47 tour ideas.


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Attraction Tickets

Quebec Ice Hotel Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 14.53


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 36.62


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 22.29


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 59.49


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 55.72


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 41.39


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, the old city, 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 55.72


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 99.50


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

South Shore Guided Bike Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 51.74


This 3-hour bike tour will take you to the South Shore of Québec City. Begin by boarding the ferry boat to Lévis and enjoy stunning panoramic views along the way. The south side of the St. Lawrence River is less developed than the North Shore, allowing you to ride closer to the river. In the warm season, you can rest your feet in the river! As you ride along cycling paths, your guide will explain the history and... 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 43.78


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 59.70


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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Christmas

Christmas in Quebec City: Small-Group Gourmet Food Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Priced From: USD 28.59


Experience the magical atmosphere of Quebec City this holiday season on a gourmet food walking tour, with all tastings included. Visit eight local shops and restaurants to sample regional favorites including cheeses and meats, chocolates, pastries, apple cider and wine. Your guide will teach the... Read More

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Christmas

Christmas Magic in Old Quebec

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 24.82


Experience Quebec's festive holiday traditions on a Christmas Magic tour in Old Quebec. Enjoy a picturesque two hours where you will be shown the sights by an authentic character of local history. You will be enchanted by the anecdotes and Christmas décor of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

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City Tours

Quebec City Sightseeing Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 32.92


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 24.67


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 19.90


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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Day Cruises

Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 31.98


See the city, the river and their history from a whole new angle on a Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise. Follow in the wake of a legendary explorer and discover for yourself the attractions of Old Quebec and the surrounding countryside aboard the AML Louis Jolliet<strong> </strong>or similar.<strong><br /> </strong>

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Dinner Cruises

Quebec City Dinner Cruise

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 - 4 hours
Priced From: USD 94.23


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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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Full-Day Whale Watching Cruise from Quebec

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 111.61


While you're in Quebec City, don't miss a chance to see some of Canada's best wildlife on a whale-watching cruise! You'll travel to Baie-Sainte-Catherine by road and then board either a large, three-level observation boat or a small, open-air zodiac boat for an exciting escapade to look for whales, belugas, seals and other marine life. The fabulous scenery is just a bonus on this adventurous day trip from Quebec City.

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Food Tours

Small-Group Quebec City Food Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 41.39


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 35.78


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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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Animated Crime Walking Tour in Old Quebec

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 15.92


The darkest years of New France are just around the corner! How would you like to spend an hour and a half with the ghost of a famous criminal dating back to the time of New-France’ Your ghostly host will lead you through Old Quebec. Let the lugubrious atmosphere that reigns inside the walls of the old city invade you once the sun is gone. The executioner Jean Rattier and his wife Marie Rivi&egrave;re summon you,... 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: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 45.73


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: 12-15 Minutes
Priced From: USD 111.93


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, Its River and Its Landscape Helicopter Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 164.70


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... 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 4.78


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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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 32.92


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 41.39


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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Sunset Sea-Kayaking Excursion on St. Lawrence River

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 39.01


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 161.09


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 357.42


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 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.73


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 32.92


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 24.67


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 28.59


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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Ports of Call Tours

Quebec City Shore Excursion: Private Walking Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 20.78


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: 12-15 Minutes
Priced From: USD 111.93


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 17.70


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`H&ocirc;tel 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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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

Quebec City Scooter Rental

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 63.64


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: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 63.64


Rent a scooter and discover Île d'Orléans at your own leisure. A map with a preferred 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. <br... Read More

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Ski & Snow

Snowshoe Tour in Quebec city

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 51.74


Come and enjoy a snowshoe guide tour in Québec city. This tour will take you in different great places of Québec city such as the citadel, the Plains of Abraham, the great toboggan slide. Put on your snowshoes at the Château Frontenac go with your guide at the citadel and on to the Plains of Abraham. Stop for a hot chocolate and at the end you will do a toboggan slide! This tour last about three hours and... Read More

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Ski & Snow

Quebec Ski-Shoeing Excursion

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 47.75


Explore the winter trails of Station Duchesnay 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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Quebec Nordic Backcountry Skiing Tour

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 55.71


Explore the winter trails of Massif du Sud Regional 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 experienced guide and you'll capture great photos of the winter landscape. Bring your sense of adventure and see what the summer crowds are... Read More

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Snow Tubing at the Ice Hotel

Quebec City, Canada
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 27.42


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 159.17


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 20.94


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 10.75


Whether traveling on vacation or looking for recreation in the region of Quebec and Charlevoix, enjoy the nature of the Canyon Sainte-Anne and its magnificent waterfalls. On this 45-minute walking tour, hear the roar of the spring flood waters, walk in the summer sun, and enjoy the beautiful fall colors. Explore the imposing 74-meter-high Sainte-Anne waterfall and cross one of the highest pedestrian bridges in Quebec at... Read More

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