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La Promenade des Gouverneurs, Quebec City

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Historic Walking Area
Stroll down La Promenade des Gouverneurs, a long boardwalk that joins up several of the city's attractions and features a good number of scenic viewpoints. The elevated wooden trail follows the path of the citadel, with the old fortification walls on one side of the walkway. Offering particularly notable views of the river, the path has become popular with visitors wishing to photograph wide-angle shots of the city. As you would expect, such a scenic urban route also attracts a good number of joggers. To visit La Promenade des Gouverneurs on your trip to Quebec City, use our Quebec City vacation generator.
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  • the dufrein terrace is a must has not miss sorry for l anglisisme but do not miss this walk on the dufrein terrace, which is very long and full of things that you can visit will make you return a Québec without the shadow of a doubt.
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  • We walked here during early spring and had some great views of the St Laurence river. We even saw some boat maneuvres from a big cargo vessel docking into the city port.  more »
  • our family went for the winter carnaval 2017 and had such a great time ! the view of st-laurence river from this point is amazing... temporary slides are installed during winter .  more »