The western suburb of Québec harbors many patrimonial treasures to discover. Along the chemin Saint-Louis or the roads near the St. Lawrence River, parks, old villas and historic houses are evidence of the life of great English owners in Québec during the XIXth century or of the first Jesuit mission founded in New France. You can also visit the Université Laval, the first French catholic university in America, first founded in the middle of Old Québec by Monseigneur de Laval in 1663. The musée de géologie and the Roger Van den Hende botanical Garden are among the attractions not to be missed.

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    Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge

    One of the most remarkable park of the capital city, Spencer Wood became a showcase for horticulture in North America, through the efforts of its owner, ...

    Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge
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    Villa Bagatelle

    Villa Bagatelle was built in the picturesque English architectural style of the 19th century. Many exhibitions on topics including art and history are ...

    Villa Bagatelle
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    Maison des Jésuites de Sillery

    Located at the site of the first Jesuit mission, which was founded in a bid to convert the nomadic Aboriginal people and encourage them to establish permanent ...

    Maison des Jésuites de Sillery
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    Maison Hamel-Bruneau

    This charming house on a delightful site has been transformed into an exhibition hall. Its scientific and artistic program encourages dialogue and the ...

    Maison Hamel-Bruneau
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    Jardin botanique Roger-Van den Hende

    Almost 4,000 species of plants grouped by family are cultivated at the Roger-Van den Hende botanical gardens located at Université Laval. Officially open ...

    Jardin botanique Roger-Van den Hende
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    The Site patrimonial de la Visitation

    Acquired in 1993 and transformed into a park by the city, the Site patrimonial de la Visitation comprises the ruins of Notre-Dame-de-Foy Church, the Sainte-Foy ...

    The Site patrimonial de la Visitation
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    Henry-Stuart House

    Enter an oasis of greenery right out of the 19th century. This authentic cottage and its historic English garden tell of the life and times of the Stuart ...

    Henry-Stuart House
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