Soak up the city's spirit and let your senses guide you as you explore our parks, public markets, exhibits, pedestrian circuits, exclusive events, first-class restaurants, and spas. 

Shows and Festivals

No matter what the season, there's always something to do in and around the city!

Salle Albert-Rousseau, Capitole de Québec and Palais Montcalm feature a varied lineup of shows, while Grand Théâtre de Québec is the place to go for opera and the city's symphony orchestra.

The Salle Multi of the Hôtel La Ferme in Baie-Saint-Paul offers a varied program of performances in an intimate atmosphere.

Take a look at our calendar and discover a nonstop merry-go-round of events and festivals for all tastes!

Palais Montcalm | Credit:  Palais Montcalm
Credit: Palais Montcalm

Museums and Interpretation Centers

Québec City is a real open-air museum—you'll be spoiled for choice!

Throughout the region and particularly in Old Québec, museums and interpretation centerstour circuits and frescoes all have a storied history just waiting to be discovered.

Museums and Interpretation Centres

Fine Dining

One of the best reasons to visit the city is its incredible restaurants!

Old Québec alone has over 100 restaurants, with a string of four-star dining experiences and some of the country's top chefs!

Treat your tastebuds to fine French cuisine in 18th century surroundings, local specialties at our famous hotels and inns, market-fresh produce at our sidewalk cafés and European-style bistroshomestyle cooking and local beer at our pubs and microbreweries, and innovative global fare at our trendiest restaurants. It's all yours to discover!

Culture and Urban Lifestyle | Credit:  Camirand Photo
Credit: Camirand Photo

Agritourism and the Old Port Market

Take the Gourmet Route to sample delicious homespun flavours in authentic rural and urban settings.

Maple groves, vineyards, cider mills, cheesemakers, chocolate stores, veal producers, and other artisans await.

The colourful Old Port Market is bursting with all the goodness and flavour of local produce.

Local Products tasting | Credit:  OTQ
Credit: OTQ


Close your eyes. Imagine yourself in the heart of nature beside a river. Rushing water gurgles nearby. You can feel the fresh air against your face. Where are you? At one of our region's spas!

Year round, you can experience the exhilarating benefits of heat and cold at one of our nordic spas, relax in a Finnish sauna, clear your airways with a steam bath, or enjoy a body wrap or massage. Downtown spas also offer a full range of products and treatments. Go ahead, treat yourself!

Spa des neiges


Put on your walking shoes—the Québec City Area has over 1,000 boutiques for a shopping experience like no other!

Soak up the European atmosphere as you explore the shopping streets and neighbourhoods or stretch your legs at one of the great shopping malls.

Christmas at Petit Champlain | Credit:  Yves Tessier
Credit: Yves Tessier


Get ready for Québec City's hopping club scene!

Discospubs, and hip bars await on the ever-popular Grande Allée, along Rue Saint-Jean, and in the Nouvo Saint-Roch district.

All summer long, chances are you'll want to while away the evening over a drink on one of the region's lovely sidewalk patios, before taking in a fabulous outdoor show on the Plains of Abraham.

New Year's Eve on Grande Allée | Credit:  Pierre Soulard, Ville de Québec
Credit: Pierre Soulard, Ville de Québec

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