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La Promenade des Gouverneurs, Quebec City
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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 walk starts at the Esplanade of Abraham and continuous on the outside of the Citadel overlooking the Harbour, you can see the river port on the river S. Lorenzo, ending at the Chateau de Frontenac
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  • Great small hiking around the Citadel, framed by trees and a beautiful view of the Castle and the river!
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  • The La Promenade des Gouverneurs not only provides you with great excise but provides you with brilliant views over the river and areas over Quebec an leads up to the other great vantage points and hi...  more »