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Our most recommended Quebec City Walking Tours

  • Quebec: Ghosts and Crimes of New France Walking Tour

    1. Quebec: Ghosts and Crimes of New France Walking Tour

    Take a 90-minute walking tour of old Quebec on this trip through the city’s darker history. Join your ghostly host and discover more about the wretched crimes, arrests and executions that happened centuries ago. Dressed as one the city’s notorious characters, your guide will lead you through Old Quebec and introduce you to the somber atmosphere that descends the old city once the sun is gone. Learn all about the sordid details of a history that has been hidden for far too long. During the animated tour you will walk the streets of Old Quebec and discover the judiciary system of New France. Discover how one became the city’s executioner and learn about the punishments for various crimes. See where the criminals were incarcerated and later executed. If you like bumps in the night and tales of ghostly goings-on, then this is the walking tour for you.

    We LOVE Julie!! What an incredible experience. The tour is so full of great historical stories and the guides are incredibly knowledgeable. It’s such a fantastic way to see the city while it’s lit up in all of its glory. We had so much fun and we can’t recommend this experience enough.

  • Old Quebec City: 2-Hour Grand Walking Tour

    2. Old Quebec City: 2-Hour Grand Walking Tour

    Step back in time on a 2-hour Grand Walking Tour of Old Quebec City as you explore the abundance of history and charm of this incredible World Heritage Site. This tour meanders on a leisurely downhill stroll in the company of an expert guide whose commentary will leave you with a great sense of the history surrounding this unique and romantic setting. While stopping at every essential site and many hidden, historic gems, your guide will also point out additional activities, places to eat, and things to see. The tour is limited to small groups, allowing for maximum interaction with your guide and fellow participants. Get a taste of Quebec city's history, architecture and culture in a 2-hour tour in this storied city.

    Our guide Anne was knowledgeable, and gave great insight to the city and what it had to offer. She was very friendly and made the tour engaging. she had photos to provide visuals to what she was describing if she was referring to another season or historical references. Definitely would recommend this tour

  • Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

    3. Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

    After being collected from Place d'Arme at either 9:45AM or 1:45PM, you will travel towards the Island of Orléans to discover the flavors of the area. Located in the Saint Lawrence River, east of downtown Quebec City, you will take part in 5 different tastings at 5 different stops throughout your day. At each stop, you will be able to taste products and discover their stories. Your first stop is to the Chocolaterie Ste Petronille (producer of chocolates, truffles, jams, and ice-cream soaked in chocolate). Your second stop is the Nougaterie of St. Pierre (a producer of nougats and other sweets). Your third stop will be to the Cidrerie Bilodeau (a producer of cider, juice, and apple jelly), with your fourth stop being to the Vineyard of Mitan (a producer of white wines, red wines, and ice wines). Your final stop will be at Tigidou jam makers. Taste the creations cooked from fresh local s...

    excellent guide, friendly, funny, informative. A real pleasure. Food tastings were a gun mixture.

  • Quebec Interactive Street Theatre: "Crimes in New France"

    4. Quebec Interactive Street Theatre: "Crimes in New France"

    Our evening of interactive street theater will take you back to an intriguing time in Old Quebec when the area was known as New France. You’ll learn about the city’s seedier side and its criminal element! The old city was at one time a den of inequity for a fairly large number of criminals. New France has emerged from its infamous past and our performer/guide will tell you about the sordid crimes committed hundreds of years ago. Our 2-hour, unique Ghost Walking Tour offers a fascinating step back into the past. You’ll walk through the heart of Old Quebec City accompanied by Marie Rivière or Jean Rattier, your extraordinary ghostly guides. Throughout this street theater performance your performer/guide will keep you captivated as you are introduced to the ghosts of 10 past criminals and you learn about the nature of their crimes.

    My teenage daughters chose this activity and we all really enjoyed it. Made for a fun evening. Our group was on the smaller side and that helped - we all became friends through the evening. The actors were great and we loved how interactive it was.

  • Quebec City: Jacques-Cartier National Park Snowshoeing Tour

    5. Quebec City: Jacques-Cartier National Park Snowshoeing Tour

    Discover the winter landscape of Quebec during a day-trip outside the city in the snowy countryside. Leave the transport to the experts and benefit from round-trip transport from downtown Quebec City to Jacques-Cartier National Park. Discover the Park from a different perspective on a fun, low-impact outdoor winter activity.  Board the bus and enjoy the wintery scenery on the 30-minute drive to the park. At Jacques-Cartier National Park, receive all your equipment and your guide will explain easy-to-follow techniques. No experience is needed - if you can walk, you can snowshoe. This is a fun activity for active travelers. Follow your guide along quiet trails, experiencing winter beauty. Have plenty of opportunities to stop for photos and rest breaks. Explore the valley of Belleau Creek, admire the splendor of the Laurentian Mountains, and walk along the Sautauriski River. Discover the ...

    Alex was an amazing guide! He was energetic and very informative. And made a great ham and cheese sandwich!!

  • 2-Hour Christmas Magic Tour in Old Quebec

    6. 2-Hour Christmas Magic Tour in Old Quebec

    On this tour you will have the opportunity to soak in the beauty of a UNESCO World Heritage site where beautiful buildings and monuments litter the winding streets. You will be taken to the Château Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace, Notre-Dame-de-Québec basilica, and the Place Royale, the cradle of French civilization in North America.

    Christmas tour was well planned and organized. It was very informative. The guide was very knowledgable and kept us involved in the tour despite bone chilling winter.

  • Quebec City: Private Tour with a Local

    7. Quebec City: Private Tour with a Local

    Meet at your accommodation and head out on a 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6-hour walking tour to explore the city. You’ll be in good hands with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your visit. Start by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Hear about the best places to eat and shop and learn the easiest ways to get around. On this customized tour you’ll see some of the top attractions and hear about more that you can visit on your own after the tour. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident you have all the information you need.

    Tremendously insightful and infinitely joyful. Guy was a great and entertaining guide, who managed to weave parallel themes of the walking tour (Quebec City's history, architecture, politics) into a consolidated mosaic that illuminated Quebec City's unique and intricate identity. Highly recommended (especially with Guy) for anyone mired in doubt.

  • Levis: 2-Hour History Guided Walking Tour

    8. Levis: 2-Hour History Guided Walking Tour

    Get an insider's view of Levis' historic center on a walking tour alongside a local guide. Visit the town's Notre Dame Church, and learn about the impact the Desjardins International Development Building has on the community. Tour the Louis-Carrier Square and see the statue of the Chevalier de Levis and enjoy the views from the observation terrace. Stop in a local shop on Begin Avenue, and get tips for your visit from your knowledgeable guide.

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What people are saying about Quebec City

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 895 reviews

Our guide Anne was knowledgeable, and gave great insight to the city and what it had to offer. She was very friendly and made the tour engaging. she had photos to provide visuals to what she was describing if she was referring to another season or historical references. Definitely would recommend this tour

We LOVE Julie!! What an incredible experience. The tour is so full of great historical stories and the guides are incredibly knowledgeable. It’s such a fantastic way to see the city while it’s lit up in all of its glory. We had so much fun and we can’t recommend this experience enough.

Our guide was fabulous...name !! Gladius!!she spoke very excitingly about the history of Quebec.She made our tour so very pleasant.Highly recommended to tour with her.

Our guide Céline was dynamic and attentive, and what is not to be neglected, she showed us the location of the toilets at each stop!

Had a wonderful time. Our guide was so knowledgeable. I got to see parts of Quebec City that I would have missed otherwise.