Only a 15 minute drive from the center of Quebec City, the Île d’Orléans is a charming, historic, and scenic island that measures 40 miles in circumference. As a melting pot of French, British, and American cultures dating back to the 1600s, this unique island offers its visitors a peekContinue Reading

  Located about 30 minutes west of Quebec City you will find the Ice Hotel. Each winter the hotel is rebuilt on the grounds of the old Quebec Zoo. The Ice Hotel is, obviously, made of ice and snow. That is, EVERYTHING is made of ice. Here’s the breakdown: TheContinue Reading

Want to see the city from a unique perspective? Take a romantic ride in one of Quebec City’s horse-drawn carriages. During the winter months, many of the same companies offer sleigh rides. Known as “une calèche” (singular) or “des calèches” (plural), a horse-drawn carriage ride will give you a personalizedContinue Reading

The Quebec funicular

Imagine a journey that defies both time and gravity, transporting you from the bustling streets of Lower Town to the grandeur of Upper Town with the mere pull of a lever. Welcome to the enchanting world of the Quebec City Funicular – a vertical voyage that seamlessly blends practicality withContinue Reading

Boardwalk in Quebec City

Behold the Dufferin Terrace, an exquisite esplanade that graces Quebec City with its timeless elegance and captivating allure. Nestled just a stone’s throw away from the iconic Château Frontenac, this historical terrace stands as one of Quebec City’s most cherished and frequently visited treasures. With roots tracing back to 1838,Continue Reading

Bundle up, intrepid adventurer, for we’re about to embark on a frosty journey that’s as exhilarating as it is heartwarming. Picture this: a landscape draped in a pristine white blanket, the distant sound of jingling bells, and a team of furry, four-legged dynamos raring to go. Welcome to the worldContinue Reading

In the heart of Quebec City, where history stands guard, there’s a silent sentinel that weaves tales of battles and triumphs – the formidable city walls. Imagine a fortress that embraces the city like a protective embrace, where the stones themselves are etched with stories of conflict, resilience, and theContinue Reading

High upon the cliffs of Quebec City, where history breathes through the ancient stones and the winds carry the whispers of centuries past, stands a fortress like no other – the majestic Quebec Citadelle. Imagine a place where the echoes of military drills and the tramp of soldiers’ boots resonateContinue Reading

Beginning December 2 and continuing through January 2, Québec City transforms into a magical place, with its appearance akin to a children’s storybook. Known as the Québec Fête Noël, the city’s already enchanting architecture becomes even more enhanced as the snow falls upon the city and leaves an abundance ofContinue Reading

Bonne homme Quebec

In the heart of Quebec’s frosty embrace, where winter weaves its magic, stands a figure known and loved by all – the whimsical Bonhomme. Imagine a world where snowflakes twirl like dancers, and the air holds the promise of a cozy embrace. It’s a place where a jolly snowman withContinue Reading