Useful informations

Useful informations

This National Historic Site is located atop Cap Diamant in Old Québec. Its walls encloses 300 years of history from the time of New France until today. Known as "the Gibraltar of the Americas" on account of its strategic location, the Citadelle has the star-shaped form characteristic of Vauban fortifications. Spectacular views of the city and the St. Lawrence River. Guided tours year-round. Fees include the access to the exhibitions of the museum. Changing of the Guard ceremony in the summer. Night tours offer in the summer and fall.

Schedule and Details

Hours: open year-round. May to October: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. November to April: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission: adults: $16; seniors: $14; students:$13; children aged 8 to 17: $6; children 7 and under accompanied by an adult: free; families: $32. Fees include taxes. Fees include the guided tour and the access to the exhibitions of the Musée Royal 22e Régiment,the regimental museum. In summer, the fees include the Changing of the Guard. Prices and schedule are subjects to change without notice.

Closed: December 25 and January, 1.

Minimum duration of a visit: 01 h 00 + accès musée

Schedule and rates are subject to change without notice. Visit their website or contact them for up-to-date information.


1, côte de la Citadelle
Québec, QC
G1R 3R2

Borough of La Cité - Limoilou / Vieux-Québec


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General Features

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Establishment equipped for groups
Establishment offering individual activities for youth, Individual clients
Establishment offering group activities for youth


Free outdoor bike parking on site, Free outdoor bus parking on site, Free outdoor car parking on site

We Speak

English, French

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