Québec City, the most European of North America’s capital cities, welcomes you! The cradle of French-speaking civilization on the continent, a world heritage treasure, a hub of creation and animation, our city vibrates to the most varied rhythms in every season. Here, every visit carries the promise of a renewed experience. Enriched by 400 years of encounters between peoples, Québec City abounds with treasures to be explored. Relive the great moments of its history while taking walks along the fortifications of the Old City, at Place Royale, or in the shadow of the renowned Château Frontenac. At the close of a busy day, the Fontaine de Tourny will welcome you with its entire splendor, giving you a few moments of relaxation. Proud of its past, Québec City is also a modern and ambitious city. From the Grande Allée to the heart of the Nouvo Saint-Roch, it will reveal to you its up-to-date and connected side. If you enjoy the great outdoors, Québec City has plenty to offer you! Between the river and the mountains, from the Promenade Samuel-De Champlain through to the Montmorency Falls, a variety of breathtaking panoramas awaits you. Whether you are on the lookout for festive events or major sports meets, fine dining or enjoyment of nature, our city will surely win you over with its contagious energy and friendly hospitality. Québec City, a city to discover, again and again!
Last update: 2014