Whether Easter is a religious holiday or simply a moment to mark the arrival of spring for you, Easter weekend is a great time to discover the Québec City area. 
Here is a list of fun family activities to get you started!

Easter chocolate

Easter Chocolats | Credit:  OTQ / Guy Lessard
Credit: OTQ / Guy Lessard

Easter simply wouldn't be Easter without chocolate! And when it's crafted with pride in small batches, it's easy to give in to temptation without feeling too guilty! Stop by one of the Québec City area's chocolate shops to sample mouthwatering chocolate in every shape and size.

Spring skiing

Spring Madness | Credit:  Mont-Sainte-Anne
Credit: Mont-Sainte-Anne

Take advantage of the longer sunny days to hit the slopes. Many of the area's ski resorts also offer special Easter Break activities.



Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral | Credit:  Daniel Abel
Credit: Daniel Abel

Easter is the perfect time to visit these magnificent architectural monuments steeped in history.
Explore our rich religious heritage by touring some of the Québec City and Area churches, just as you would do in Europe!

Four must-visit churches:
Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral
Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church in place Royale
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

Here is a list of other religious sites in the region.
Les Galeries de la Capitale | Credit:  Les Galeries de la Capitale
Credit: Les Galeries de la Capitale

Easter petting zoos

Easter Break also marks the return of petting zoos to the area's biggest shopping malls, where kids will get a real kick out of petting and feeding the hens, bunnies, goats, sheep, and ponies. Why not treat yourself—and the kids—to a shopping/petting zoo combo at the following malls:

It's sugaring-off season!

Le Relais des Pins, Restaurant - Cabane à sucre | Credit:  Le Relais des Pins, Restaurant - Cabane à sucre
Credit: Le Relais des Pins, Restaurant - Cabane à sucre

What could be more tantalizing than the sweet smell of boiling maple syrup! Follow the aroma to one of the area's many sugar shacks where fun, folklore, and traditions await!

Short on time? A number of merchants in the heart of the city offer shoppers the chance to sample and purchase a variety of tasty maple products.

Chocolate body care

Chocolate Body Care

A delicious sensory experience! The following spas and wellness centres offer chocolaty body care treatments:

Easter brunch

Consult our Restaurants section and member websites for more information. Many have special Easter menus and events.


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