Upper Town (Haute-Ville), Quebec City

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Tour the sights of Upper Town (Haute-Ville), a hilly district with a European feel to it. Growing out of a fort built in the early 17th century, the development of the area has been slow and steady, thanks to the military presence and fortifications. You'll see the positive impact that influence has had on the area, with its pleasant 19th century architecture, masses of parks and open spaces, and thriving local businesses. Take a stroll through the walkable neighborhood, admiring the views it offers of the city below. Use our Quebec City day trip planner to visit Upper Town (Haute-Ville) on your trip to Quebec City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Close to the old Chateau Frontenac here u will find the most interesting area of this district with shops, restos, and museums. A must see! Also take a guided tour of the Chateau and its history. It's...  more »
  • We strolled from our hotel along Rue Saint Jean shopping, stopping to eat and just plain people watching. We went all the way to the old walled gate then took the other side back. This appears to be t...  more »
  • The upper town is accessible by stairs or the Funiculaire. We accessed the upper town both ways. We loved the European elegance and charm. Although the streets are narrow, this adds to the charm. The ...  more »
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