Old Québec at sunset

Destination

Quebec City Holidays

La vieille Capitale

Experience a truly continental Canada in Québec City: home to centuries of history and beautiful architecture. 

A trip to this French-speaking city is a step back in time to old world Europe with its cobbled streets and chocolate-box buildings, as well as the striking, gothic Cathedral-Basilica Notre-Dame de-Québec. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and against a backdrop of stunning landscapes, Québec City will capture your heart and your imagination. Be sure to wander the 2.8 mile long Fortifications of Québec and wrap up warm against the cold weather if you're visiting during the chillier months, when temperatures can reach as low as minus 25, making this city a winter wonderland.

Destination Highlights
  • Wander along the city's famous fortifications and its cobblestone streets
  • Cruise along the St. Lawrence on a whale watching excursion
  • Take a gourmet food tour across the city to sample it's French cuisine
  • Shop in the city's famous Rue Saint-Jean's boutiques
  • Head to nearby Montmorency Falls to see its rushing waters
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT-5 hours
  • Currency CAD - Canadian Dollar
  • Visa Information Please ensure you have a valid electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to your departure to Canada. Please check on the Canadian Embassy for all Visa FAQ’s.
  • Language French, English
  • Flight Time Approx 8 hours; direct flights from the UK to Montréal are available
  • Health Information No vaccinations required

Top Tips from our Experts

Omkar

Destination Specialist

"Grab some local delicacies and head to Battlefields Park to enjoy a picnic with incredible views of the Citadelle and the St. Lawrence river."

Charlotte

Destination Specialist

"My favourite time to visit is in winter, when the city looks extra romantic in the snow. It's also the perfect time to vist the traditional Christmas Markets for unique Christmas Gifts."

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