Quebec Tourism

Visit Quebec - Best of Quebec

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.

Quebec Travel Tips

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.
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Facts and Stats for Quebec*

  • Pollution Statistics in Quebec

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

    • Air Pollution 26.39 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.43 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.44 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Quebec: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Quebec for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Quebec.

    • Burglary and Theft 14.75 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 11.48 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.11 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.63 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.93 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 9.43 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 22.54 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.56 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 85.89 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15.57 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 11.89 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 21.31 (Low)
  • Living in Quebec - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Quebec is 170.08 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.42 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 47.66 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 34.71 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.44 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.15 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.91 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.27 (Moderate)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Quebec

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.71 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.36 USD

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

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