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La Promenade des Gouverneurs, Quebec City

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Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
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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  • Such a lovely walk along the boardwalk. Lots of things to see and do. Parks Canada has an attraction to walk underneath the boardwalk as well.  more »
  • We started from the Plains of Abraham and it is a very scenic and enjoyable boardwalk from there to the Hotel Frontenac. Be ready for lots of up and down stairs. Enjoy...  more »
  • A wonderful boardwalk right next to the Chateau Frontenac. Terrific view of the St Lawrence River, and great for people watching.There is a steep climb to reach the Citadel via from a set of stairs at...  more »