Consider riding the funicular down from the boardwalk to explore the cobbled lanes of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), a World Heritage Site since 1985. Today the town represents a popular tourist destination brimming with European atmosphere that features some of the colony's first houses with architecture from the 17th and 18th centuries. Small streetside shops offer artisan products and souvenirs, and museums and art galleries will familiarize you with the area's culture. Work out when and for how long to visit Lower Town (Basse-Ville) and other Quebec City attractions using our handy Quebec City driving holiday planner.
Lower Town (Basse-Ville) reviews
Beautiful place to wander around as it's full of history just oozes from every cobblestone. Be sure to have your camera with you. more »
It was really nice to walk through the streets and take in all the history mixed with the nice smell from the different patios. When you get tired of walking you can easily find a few nice spots to... more »
It was ok. Again scarce with people likely due to covid but stores seemed quite uninteresting. Needs more punch or a live piano of something more »
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