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Walking Tour Through Quebec City's History

Québec, Canada

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Revisit Quebec’s fascinating history on this tour of Old Quebec City. A guide will meet you in period costume and lead you through 400 years of exciting history as you wander the only walled city in North America. Visit Place Royale, considered the birthplace of French civilization in North America, and see the magnificent Château Frontenac and the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec. A friendly local guide will lead you through the city, which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. This small-group tour ensures a more intimate experience.
  • Small-group walking tour of Old Quebec City
  • Learn history from a local guide dressed in period costume
  • See the only walled city in North America
  • Experience 400 years of Quebecois history on foot
  • Visit the the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec and Dufferin Terrace, among other historical spots
Local guide
Professional guide

Departure Point

12 Rue Sainte-Anne, Québec, QC G1R 3X3, Canada

Return Details

Royal Place, Place Royale, Québec, QC G1K, Canada
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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What is the maximum group size during Walking Tour Through Quebec City's History?
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Lots of up and down hill walking, so wear comfortable shoes." See review
  • "I would recommend this tour as a great way to start your visit to Quebec." See review


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Great overview of the old city
, Oct 2019
This was a perfect way to get an overview of the old city: history, architecture and culture. Our guide did an excellent job. Wish we had more time to do more tours!
A wonderful walk
Raymond S
, Oct 2019
Our guide was very knowledgeable and had so many good stories along with a good sense of humor. It’s like a step back in time with lots of interesting facts. I really do recommend this walk!
Excellent tour
Dawn W
, Aug 2019
We all really enjoyed the tour despite the heat and the extreme humidity, it was very informative and entertaining your. Our guide was amazing!
Thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour
, Jul 2019
Great walking tour of Quebec city really gave us the history and oriented us to today's Quebec city too.
Engaging and well informed guide
, Jul 2019
Our guide was funny, informative and engaging. Quebec City has so much history and culture and this tour was a great introduction and would highly recommend it anyone, even locals.
Excellent tour!
, Sep 2018
Very much enjoyed our tour! Our guide was excellent and very informative! She made the tour very enjoyable!
, Sep 2018
Our guide, Noel was fantastic!! He made the history very,very interesting!! Would recommend to anyone interested in the history of this beautiful city.
Informative overview
, Aug 2018
Well timed and informative. Our guide was happy to answer questions about the region and country. Well paced and a great way to start off a visit to Quebec City!
Great tour
, Jul 2018
Our tour guide was excellent and extremely knowledgeable. We learned so much from her. I would recommend this tour as a great way to start your visit to Quebec.
Old Quebec Tour
Charlene S
, Jul 2018
Our guide was excellent! She was very knowledgeable about the city and it's history. While we were in a very large group she kept up an excellent pace and was able to answer our questions as they arose!

Product code: 21799P2

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