Historical walking tour in Old Quebec : From Pioneers To Citizens

Historical walking tour in Old Quebec : From Pioneers To Citizens
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$19.63
Duration: 2 hours
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Enjoy a 2h walking tour in Old Quebec, Upper Town. From the famous Château Frontenac to the Parliament of Quebec Province, discover a world heritage city and learn abou its fascinating history.

Discover why and how a small fur trading post became the capital of a modern democracy. From the Château Frontenac to the Parliament of Quebec, explore the quaint streets of Old Quebec (Upper Town), full of French, British and American influences.

Quebec City, a UNESCO world heritage, is the cradle of the French civilization in North America. French founded a small fur trading post, where pioneers and missionaries gathered. The town grew and managed to become a city despite of threats, wars, epidemics and Winter. It used to be the main city of New France and later Canada. Due to its strategic position, it has the biggest defensive network of America with its fortifications, batteries, forts and citadel. It is still the capital of Quebec Province.

This is an introductory tour that focuses on history, culture and architecture. You'll learn the main facts and see some of the highlights of the old city, Upper Town, without setting aside little stories and interesting details.

To avoid steep streets, the walking tour stands in Old Quebec Upper Town and Parliament Hill and will suit most of people. Just wear good shoes and check weather forecast to dress accordingly.

Enjoy a 2h walking tour in Old Quebec, Upper Town. From the famous Château Frontenac to the Parliament of Quebec Province, discover a world heritage city and learn abou its fascinating history.