Animated Crime Walking Tour in Old Quebec
See a side of Quebec City that many miss on this nighttime walking tour
Hear tales and legends about the city’s spooky characters and happenings
Explore the city in the company of an entertaining, costumed guide
As you go, learn more about the city’s major landmarks and history
Why take this tour?
Enjoy a uniquely spooky way to tour the streets of Quebec City when you book this ghostly, nighttime walking tour. Pick between English- and French-language tour options, and meet your costumed guide at Morrin Centre. Then, set off on foot. As you explore the city’s major highlights, you’ll also learn about its creepy legends, notorious former characters and criminals, and other macabre mysteries.
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Duration: 1h 30m
Mobile tickets accepted
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
The darkest years of New France are just around the corner with Promenades Fantomes : The Original Ghost Walking Tour. In the very heart of old Quebec City, this unique and interactive experience will offer scares, laughs and history. Our friendly and knowledgeable ghostly guides will gladly uncover the darker side of history of the colony, recounting the stories of worst criminals, sentences and even torture practices of the French or English regimes. Meet some of the colony’s worst scoundrels with our interactive street theatre “Crimes in New-France” Discover local superstitions and legends of yore, and visit scenes where death has left its mark with “Legends and superstitions”. On a lighter note, our jolly ghosts invite you to come relive the old Christmas traditions or experience winter as the French settlers did in our tour “Christmas in New-France”. The executioner Jean Rattier and his wife Marie Riviere summon you, but one question remains: Will you dare to try it?
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