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Old Quebec, Quebec City

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Get a feel for the complex history and culture of French Canada at Old Quebec. Often referred to as the Latin Quarter, the World Heritage Site-protected neighborhood consists of an upper and a lower town, and dates back to the early 17th century. Explore the cobbled streets of the citadel, Quebec's original fortification, and be sure not to miss the multitude of quaint churches throughout the neighborhood. From the heights of the upper town, you can enjoy sweeping views out over the water. To visit Old Quebec and get the most from your holiday in Quebec City, create itinerary details personal to you using our Quebec City vacation planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Beautiful place to go as a couple!!! My wife and I fell in love in the streets, restaurants, bars and cafés.
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  • October 4, 2017
    A real pleasure to stroll in the old streets to l. J was there at the same tps as a suddenly cruise ships the streets was armored but good to do live all these shops. It's still a place full of charm with a few pleasant strong less crowded streets.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Not quite as "grand" as Paris but very french architecture everywhere. The people, the signs and the menus are all french but can easily accommodate those who only speak english. The whole of "Old Que...  more »

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Most accommodations cluster on the west side of the St. Lawrence River, with the city's split-level old town offering the widest range of options and best access to top attractions. Stay in the upper town to be close to the castle and enjoy views over the river. What the lower town lacks in panoramas, it makes up for in historic charm and access to riverside cafes and restaurants. If you want a less-touristy experience, consider the up-and-coming neighborhood of St. Roch, whose cafes, bars, restaurants, and artistic spaces make it an alternative traveler's paradise.
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