Thanks to its European touch, Québec City is the perfect destination to experience unforgettable moments with your lover. Here are a few ideas for rekindling the flame...

Couple on fortifications | Credit:  Camirand Photo
Credit: Camirand Photo

Stroll the Old City

Québec City is a UNESCO World Heritage Treasure where the charms of Europe surround you.

Come wander cobblestone streets lined with centuries-old buildings, visit boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops, explore museums and churches from another age, contemplate impressive frescoes, and marvel at the majestic river flowing past below.

From quartier Petit-Champlain to place Royale, follow the enticing aromas wafting from bistros and restaurants. For passion and romance, Old Québec has it all!

Horse-drawn carriage | Credit:  Audet Photo
Credit: Audet Photo

Take a Carriage Tour

Ever dreamed of exploring the Old City in a horse-drawn carriage? Now's the time to try!

Pass under the city gates and admire the parks, monuments, and buildings that slip by as your driver recounts the stories and events that bring it all to life.

Picture it in winter—the two of you snuggled together under a warm blanket as snowflakes whirl. It's simply magical.

carriage tour in Québec City is a wonderful way to explore the picturesque streets while relaxing with that special someone.

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La Station des Cageux

Enjoy a Walk on Promenade Samuel-De Champlain

A long walk or bike ride along the banks of the St. Lawrence, a picnic basket full of local specialties, and—why not?—a nicely chilled bottle of rosé. Tempting, non? It's time to spoil yourself!

Bask in the pleasure of being together as you explore this newly created 2.5 km promenade and take time to contemplate the flowing river, the city's south shore, and the bridges.

Summer or winter, Promenade Samuel-De Champlain features landscapes that will inspire and delight. Experience them for yourself!

Croisières AML | Credit:  Croisières AML
Credit: Croisières AML

Go on a Water Excursion

Get away from it all for a while and see Québec City from the river like the early explorers did.

There are so many ways to do it during the Grands Feux Loto-Québec fireworks, or with music and a DJ at nightfall!

Or maybe you'd rather enjoy a gourmet dinner on board, with Cap Diamant glittering in the background? Unless you'd rather set sail for Grosse-Île or Isle-aux-Grues.

There's nothing like a water excursion for admiring Québec City at sunset, with the wind in your hair. Simply spellbinding!

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Hot air balloon

Rise Above the Ordinary in a Balloon

Looking for a real eyeful? What could be more original than sailing up, up, and away over one of North America's most beautiful cities?

From high in the air, the Québec City area reveals its many splendors as rivers, waterfalls, mountains, valleys, and islands unfold before your admiring gaze.

It's an awe-inspiring panorama that leaves you feeling tiny, yet utterly free. Are you ready for liftoff?

balloon ride in Québec City is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Ice skating at place D'Youville | Credit:  Yves Tessier
Credit: Yves Tessier

Skate in place D'Youville

Skating hand in hand under gently falling snow—it's like a scene out of a romantic movie.

In Québec City, come play the leading roles yourselves in the idyllic surroundings of Place D'Youville, ringed round with the old walls (soundtrack included).

Forget about the excuse of “not having skates”—we rent them right there, starting in late October. And once your scene is done, you won't be able to resist the enticing restaurants right close at hand.

Skating in Place D'Youville is especially delightful during the Holiday Season.

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