Quebec City Shore Excursion: Private Walking Tour

Highlights

  • While docked at the Port of Quebec, get to know Québec City and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining walking tour. The adventure begins in the Upper Town district. Meet the tour guide and enjoy an ongoing commentary of interesting facts and stories about this historic Canadian city. Learn about the past and present and get a glimpse into the future of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while walking along from one location to the next. This private tour is a customized experience, so be sure to include any specific requests and desired attractions to the guide at any time. Explore Old Québec, the historic heart of French Canada and the capital of the province of Québec, with its narrow streets, stone buildings and European feel. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past attractions like the Fortifications of Québec. See and learn about the important function of the city walls from centuries ago and gain a better understanding of the defense system of North America's only remaining fortified city. Québec City is the only walled city north of Mexico.  There’s also the Citadelle of Québec, an active military installation and official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada; and Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, one of the oldest stone churches in Canada that stands on the very spot where Québec began. Visit Place Royale, often referred to as the birthplace of French America, and the beautiful Plains of Abraham, where the famous Battle of Québec between the French and English armies took place in the Seven Years’ War in 1759. Also, enjoy views of picturesque Place d'Armes and take photos of the towering Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Canada’s most-beloved hotel.  The tour concludes back in the Upper Town district. It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know Québec City and the many amazing attractions it offers.  This excursion is located within a 10-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Quebec City. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.

Summary

While docked at the Port of Quebec, get to know Québec City and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining walking tour. The adventure begins in the Upper Town district. Meet the tour guide and enjoy an ongoing commentary of interesting facts and stories about this historic Canadian city. Learn about the past and present and get a glimpse into the future of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while walking along from one location to the next. This private tour is a customized experience, so be sure to include any specific requests and desired attractions to the guide at any time. Explore Old Québec, the historic heart of French Canada and the capital of the province of Québec, with its narrow streets, stone buildings and European feel. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past attractions like the Fortifications of Québec. See and learn about the important function of the city walls from centuries ago and gain a better understanding of the defense system of North America's only remaining fortified city. Québec City is the only walled city north of Mexico.  There’s also the Citadelle of Québec, an active military installation and official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada; and Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, one of the oldest stone churches in Canada that stands on the very spot where Québec began. Visit Place Royale, often referred to as the birthplace of French America, and the beautiful Plains of Abraham, where the famous Battle of Québec between the French and English armies took place in the Seven Years’ War in 1759. Also, enjoy views of picturesque Place d'Armes and take photos of the towering Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Canada’s most-beloved hotel.  The tour concludes back in the Upper Town district. It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know Québec City and the many amazing attractions it offers.  This excursion is located within a 10-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Quebec City. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.

Tour info

Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

While in port in Quebec City, explore the city's charming sites by foot on this 2.5-hour private shore excursion. Walk to Place d’Hôtel de Ville, City Hall, Place Royale, the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel and more. You can customize the tour to your interests, and your knowledgable local guide will provide interesting and informative commentary on the place you see.

What’s included?

  • Local guide

  • Live commentary in English or French. Just make sure to specify the language you prefer when booking.

  • Entry/Admission - Tours Voir Quebec

  • Gratuities

  • This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

We will be operating in groups of 8 or less and we will follow government mandates. Our vendors will make sure you’re safe to enter and will be cleaning their facility and wiping down all surfaces before and after our visit.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Tours Voir Quebec specializes in the conduct of cultural walking tours of world heritage Old Quebec City. The Grand Tour covers Old Quebec's history and architecture as well as Quebec historical sites. The Food Tour: a guided walk through the culinary heritage of Quebec City; enter St-Jean's district local artisans shops, stores and restaurants. These great English-only guided walking tours depart from Centre Infotouriste (12 rue Ste-Anne, Vieux - Quebec) daily and year-round. Take time to discover Old Quebec City! Book online on our own website to save!

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