Quebec City Tour, Canada

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Quebec City Tour, Canada

About Quebec City:- Quebec City is the capital city of Canadian province of Quebec and it is the second largest city in Quebec with the seventh metropolitan area along with the eleventh largest city in country. The city is known for its well dotted skyline of the skyscrapers and is also one of the oldest European cities with the distinct culture in Canada. The rampant which surrounds the Old Quebec with only fortified walls remains in the Americas which could be Americas North of Mexico. The National Assembly of Quebec with intact fortress forming the centrepiece of the ramparts surrounding the old city within or near Vieux-Quebec.

The Government of Canada and Quebec has given two prominent languages which are known to be English and French along with the city and province gets distinguished with presence or absence through a definite article which can be called “Charter” and in French it is said “Au Quebec” for the Province. If the history to be asked about Quebec city then it has been one of the European settlements in North America with the only fortified city North of Mexico where the walls still exist. Also, the earliest French settlement was established here but they left it due to harsh weather conditions.

If one talks about the modern history then the American revolution could be a way to defeat the supremacy of British and thus the war at Quebec was an important one. The British Garrison is still found in this military town and is a major tourist attraction. The late 18th Century Quebec was the most populous city in the present-day Canada and was the part of administrative capital of New France. The capital city of the province also had the Royal Military College of Canada which got established in 1876 and the school was retained as it stand with only French-speaking Officer training school.

Quebec City Culture:- The Quebec city could be called the city of the province and with the commercial activity and global cachet there is a grip of French Canadian identity. The city has a compact size making it ideal for walking and with a shade of Old Europe with classic bistros, manicured squares and sidewalk cafes the Quebec City is the most loved one in Canada due to it’s old and new world charm at the same time. The main focus of the visit which is the Old Town and the split between the Old Upper Town with the Haute Ville and St. Lawrence River with Cap Diamant Cliffs along with the Old Lower Town( Basse Ville).

The places of tourist attractions around are the National Park which are a part of the American Culture and Musse Du Quebec being the part of impressive art collections gives the people an insight about the culture of the city. The historic district of Old Quebec is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site and the ramparts could be found standing North of Mexico.There are many natural wonders which are a kind off the beaten path and one could get the best cultural experience through the glimpse of the native city.

Tourists attractions:- Old Town - French and British Boty type; Chateau Frontenac - City icon; Dufferin Terrace; Morrin Centre - old prison; The Citadel - Old City wall; Observatoire de la Capitale - City view point; Basse-Ville (Place-Royale, Petit Champlain & Museum of Civilization).

Things to do:- Horse-drawn carriages - Tour to visit city; AML Cruises - cruises tour on St-Lawrence river; Winter sports (skiing & snowshoeing); Villages Vacances Valcartier - summer season water park; Ice Hotel - January to April; Patinoire de la place d'Youville - Winter sport Ice skating; Winter Carnival - February Month; Festival of New France - August Month.

Weather Temperature:-
Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -17.7 -15.6 -9.4 -1.0 5.4 10.5 13.5 12.5 7.5 2.0 -4.2 -12.8
Average High (℃) -7.9 -5.6 0.2 8.3 17.0 22.3 25.0 23.6 17.9 11.1 2.9 -4.2

Accommodations:-
Luxury Hotels:- Auberge Saint-Antoine Relais & Chateaux (+1 418-692-2211), Hotel Le Germain Quebec (+1 888-833-5253), Hotel Le Priori (+1 418-692-3992), Hotel 71 (+1 888-692-1171), Auberge Saint-Pierre (+1 418-694-7981), Hotel Port-Royal (+1 418-692-2777), Hotel Manoir Morgan (+1 418-694-1877), Monastere des Augustines (+1 418-780-4800), Hotel du Vieux-Quebec (+1 418-692-1850), Hotel Palace Royal (+1 418-694-2000), Quebec City Marriott Downtown (+1 418-694-4004), Hilton Quebec (+1 418-647-2411), Delta Hotels by Marriott Quebec (+1 418-647-1717), Chateau Du Faubourg (+1 418-524-2902), Auberge Le Vincent (+1 418-523-5000).

Budget Hotels:- Gite Asseline de Ronval (+1 418-524-3588), Au Petit Roi (+1 418-523-3105), The Gite du Fleuve (+1 418-522-6283), Hayden's Wexford House B & B (+1 418-524-0524), Le Widor Bed and Breakfast (+1 418-353-7663), Chez Mimi (+1 418-524-9161), Ali Baba (+1 418-524-5006), B & B De La Tour (+1 418-525-8775), At the Star Rosie Cottage B & B (+1 418-648-1044), Les Maisons Montcalm (+1 581-777-3337), Auberg Maison Roy Inn (+1 418-527-3907), Maison Sillery (+1 418-570-8818).

Distances from Quebec city:-
Toronto City : 501.0 Mile (806.4 KM)
Montreal City : 158.5 Mile (255.1 KM)
Vancouver City : 2986.3 Mile (4806.0 KM)
Calgary City : 2384.9 Mile (3838.2 KM)
Ottawa City : 275.6 Mile (443.6 KM)
Edmonton City : 2370.0 Mile (3814.3 KM)

Nearest Major Airport:- "Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport" provides domestic and international flights services which is just 14.8 KM distance from Quebec city centre. Tourists can get flights here to Canada other major cities and other foreign countries.

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