Quebec Tourism

After fall, as the cold begins to sweep in and the snow begins to blanket a city, there are many cities that adopt a sluggish pace and prepare to settle in for the season. Well, there are exceptions to every rule and the exception here is Quebec City. A city that blossoms in the winter, Quebec City throws the biggest winter carnival of the world.

Did you know, Quebec City is one of North America’s oldest settlements and magnificently preserved at that. Take a walk through Old Town, brimming with history and culture. The size of the city makes it ideal to be covered on foot. The beauty of Quebec City is it’s alluring charm and the proximity at which it enraptures you.

Essential travel information and Quebec tips for your visit

  • Quebec City is considered to be safer than most of the other Canadian cities, but you should still exercise the regular amount of caution.
  • If you’re out in the city at night, be careful of drunken brawls. Stay out of trouble and don’t get involved in any street spat.
  • Keep an eye on your belongings and don’t leave your valuables unattended.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Quebec

  • Half-Day Trip to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupr from Quebec
    Half-Day Trip to Montmorency Falls and Ste-Anne-de-Beaupr from Quebec868 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    Explore the beautiful countryside surrounding Quebec City on a half-day sightseeing tour to magnificent Montmorency Falls - h...

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  • Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
    Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour260 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Days

    Quebec Citys most noteworthy sights are all mapped out for you to explore at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off bus tour....

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  • Save 11% Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise
    Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise153 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    See the city, the river and their history from a whole new angle on a Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise. Follow in the ...

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  • Quebec City Walking Tour
    Quebec City Walking Tour552 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Experience the period charm of Old Quebec on a two-hour guided walking tour of this historic city's many highlights. This lei...

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  • Know the pollution level of Quebec before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.85 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 36.67 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 19.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 26.67 (Low)
  • How safe is Quebec for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Quebec.

    • Burglary and Theft 11.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 9.76 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.39 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.88 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 9.26 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 18.07 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 8.93 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 21.65 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.76 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.65 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 13.1 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.65 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20.78 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Quebec is 188.93 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 85.22 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 47.98 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 33.25 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.52 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 65.81 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.14 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.58 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 127.64 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Quebec

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.02 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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