Explore Quebec City

The cradle of French North America

Shaped by more than 400 years of history, Quebec City is a charming blend of old and new, offering a wealth of natural, cultural and historic attractions along with the pleasures of city life.

Take a historical tour through the only fortified city in North America. Visit Old Quebec and Place-Royale, where Samuel de Champlain built his first house in 1608; the Plains of Abraham, where the decisive battle between the English and French took place in 1759; and the famous Château Frontenac overlooking the St. Lawrence River.

Quebec City is also home to the Musée de la civilisation, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and the Parliament Building, where the province's National Assembly sits. Rich in history and culture, the City boasts lively streets, fine restaurants, renowned international hotels, art galleries and street entertainers.

There are also a large number of resorts in the Quebec City area, offering plenty of outdoor activities that anyone can take part in!

Discover and enjoy it for yourself!


Visit Quebec City in October

Quebec City often experiences Indian summers, which generally occur between October 1 and 15 of the month. During this part of the fall, when the leaves change from greens to oranges and reds, the average temperature in Quebec City varies between 2° C (36° F) and 11° C (52° F). Be sure to bring warm clothes, a hat, gloves and walking shoes!

Source: Quebec City Tourism website.