Quartier Petit Champlain

Quartier Petit Champlain: Our most recommended tours and activities

Old Quebec City: 2-Hour Grand Walking Tour

1. Old Quebec City: 2-Hour Grand Walking Tour

Step back in time on a 2-hour Grand Walking Tour of Old Quebec City as you explore the abundance of history and charm of this incredible World Heritage Site. This tour meanders on a leisurely downhill stroll in the company of an expert guide whose commentary will leave you with a great sense of the history surrounding this unique and romantic setting. While stopping at every essential site and many hidden, historic gems, your guide will also point out additional activities, places to eat, and things to see. The tour is limited to small groups, allowing for maximum interaction with your guide and fellow participants. Get a taste of Quebec city's history, architecture and culture in a 2-hour tour in this storied city.

From Montreal: Quebec City and Montmorency Falls Day Trip

2. From Montreal: Quebec City and Montmorency Falls Day Trip

Explore the sights and history of Quebec City on a hassle-free guided day trip from Montreal. Relax in the comfort of a premium bus as you begin the scenic journey with complimentary pickup from downtown Montreal hotels. Start your day with a pickup from downtown Montreal. On arrival in Quebec City, visit sites like Place Royale, Old Quebec, Petit Champlain, Notre Dame Basilica, and the Quebec Citadel. Drive along Grande-Allee, stop at the Chateau Frontenac, and admire Quebec's oldest skyscraper. Enjoy leisure time to explore the city’s winding streets and Quebec City’s oldest public stairs, Escalier Casse-Cou. Ride the funicular built into the cliff which links Upper and Lower Quebec for magnificent views of the river and its surroundings. Stop at the Plains of Abraham to see where the famous battle between French and English armies took place in 1759. Depart Quebec City’s Old Town for Montmorency Falls to enjoy extraordinary views of the impressive 274-foot (83-meter) high falls. Then, get back aboard the bus for your return trip to Montreal.

Quebec: Christmas Interactive Walking Tour of New France

3. Quebec: Christmas Interactive Walking Tour of New France

This winter tour takes you back to yesteryear, but this time it is to delight you with much happier tales. Discover the peculiar Christmas customs of New France and learn how the colonists adapted to this dreadfully cold place. Hear all about the miraculous cures that folks once resorted to. Listen as we tell you strange stories while quirky characters appear out of the wintery darkness to speak to you. This is a one hour long walking tour through the lower city's most beautiful cobblestoned sidestreets trimmed in their most opulent decor of the year.

Quebec: Old City Guided Walking Tour in Winter

4. Quebec: Old City Guided Walking Tour in Winter

Following a passionate, seasoned, experienced local tour guide, you will discover more than 400 years of History. This Old Quebec Winter Walking Tour will first take you through the snowy streets of the walled city. You will admire the famous Fairmont le Château Frontenac, you will make a stop on the Dufferin Terrace and enjoy its vantage point over the St-Lawrence River. You will walk by Old Quebec public squares, proud monuments and beautiful churches such as the Holy Trinity Cathedral and the Notre-Dame-de-Quebec Cathedral and Basilica. Your dedicated period costumed tour guide will then lead you to the Petit-Champlain District, cradle of the french fact in North America, so you can appreciate this outstanding, unique and quaint part of "le Vieux-Québec", at the level of the St-Lawrence River. Winter is in Quebec City’s DNA. Experiencing a winter in Quebec City is one of the best ways to really immerse yourself in our local culture and way of life. The nordicity, the cold, the way our people got adapted to the ambient conditions, is what makes this city distinctive. Accompanied by a historical character, tour the Old Quebec in winter times and forge some unforgettable memories while learning a bit more about how it is for us, and how it has been for our ancestors to live through these Canadian winters.

Quebec City: 2 or 3-Hour Fat Bike Rental

5. Quebec City: 2 or 3-Hour Fat Bike Rental

Cycle through Old Quebec and Limoilou with ease with a fat bike rental. Easily discover sights such as the Domaine de Maizerets and Saint-Charles Linear Park with a 2 or 3-hour rental. Upon arrival at the shop, get kitted out with your perfect bike, a helmet, and winter gear (depending on availability). Receive a quick safety induction and introduction to the best routes in the city before you take to the streets. Next, set off through the bike lanes and streets of Old Quebec and Limoilou. You can choose to follow a suggested route adapted to the weather and trail conditions, or explore the city and your chosen landmarks at your own pace.

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What people are saying about Quartier Petit Champlain

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,310 reviews

Guide was very enthusiastic and informative. She even Ave us an extra 40 minutes. Only down side was that tour was later in day and I should have prepared better for the wind and cold on the hilly October day as entire tour was outdoors.

This tour is excellent. We learned so much about the history of Quebec and it added to our appreciation of the city. Clarice, our tour guide, was knowledgeable, funny, engaging and charming. We’ll worth the money.

The driver Andrew was funny and always on time. The trip was amazing, Quebec City is espectacular and definitely worth to visit. I learned so much also with the tour guide.

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our guided tour of Quebec. The guide was very knowledgeable and easy to listen to.

Frances was a fabulous tour guide. Really enjoyed the tour.