Guided tour

Quebec City: Guided Visit of Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Quebec City: Guided Visit of Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

From US$ 22.68 per person

Experience an exclusive visit of this prestigious Fairmont hotel on this guided tour. Experience the history of the prestigious Château Frontenac by discovering the famous people and historical events that have shaped its identity over the years.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the history of the prestigious Château Frontenac
  • Be guided by an authentic character in period costume
  • Discover the famous people and events that shaped its identity
Full description
Learn about castle life at the Château Frontenac during a guided tour of this iconic hotel located in one of the most beautiful sites in Quebec City. The visit will last between 50 to 60 minutes and includes an outer portion of about 15 to 20 minutes. The rest of the tour takes place inside. Take advantage of a unique chance to see the improvements of the installations undergone in recent years. Have a guide interpreting an authentic character who once lived in the Château Frontenac during the early days.
Includes
  • Professional guide in period costume
  • Exclusive access to the Château Frontenac
  • Tips and gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present physical or digital proof that you've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children under 12 years old and people with medical conditions or closely held religious beliefs that prevent vaccination must provide either a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative Covid-19 antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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Meeting point

Au 1884, Dufferin Terrace. Small cafe right beside the Château Frontenac.

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Important information

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  • The availability of certain areas of the hotel included in the visit varies depending on events taking place at the Château. The guided tour will be adapted accordingly
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 338 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
    4.2/5

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We took 3 guided tours during our stay in Quebec City, but this one was by far the best. We enjoyed seeing interesting areas inside the building, and liked the informed and costumed guide who not only gave his presentation but was also able to answer all of our tour group's questions knowledgeably. Great tour!

September 18, 2021

Very interesting history along with guided tour of hotel, going to several parts of the hotel a wandering visitor either would not have access to or would not get the history of. Our guide, Joseph, the mayor of the time of the beginning of the hotel, was very well informed and gave an entertaining guided tour.

October 17, 2019

Overall, I was underwhelmed with this tour. I really wanted to love it but I think we spent more time seeing pictures from a binder of the hotel VS actually seeing the hotel. We saw two important rooms/aspects of the hotel and then the rest was walking through crowded hall ways on our not so private tour. The tour guide was really knowledgeable and liked the topic a lot. It was clear! But I wished we’d been able to see more of the “unseeable” things (a room, servants quarters, ballroom etc). This tour took place mostly in crowded hallways and narrow landings. If you’re looking for an actual tour of the hotel itself, this isn’t it.

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August 4, 2019

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