The Quebec city area, your destination!
The Québec City Area combines the best of a major metropolitan center with the joys of the great outdoors only minutes from downtown. Uniquely beautiful, Québec City is a green, safe, and clean city with the kind of top-notch hospitality and entertainment infrastructure that makes it an ideal vacation, business or incentive travel destination.
World-class tourism facilities
The Québec City area is home to world-class tourism facilities providing all the amenities and comforts travellers could desire. The destination offers near 16,000 room, and its major hotel meeting rooms can comfortably host several hundred people in friendly surroundings.
For major events, the Québec City Convention Centre and Expocité’s Centre de foires are ideal choices. And the city’s international airport, rail links, and efficient highway network make travel connections easy.
Unforgettable gourmet experiences
When it comes to fine dining, the capital proudly lays claim to some of the finest restaurants in Québec, if not North America, with several local establishments boasting the prestigious AAA/CAA Four Diamond rating. With their original, exquisite regional and international cuisine, Québec City’s chefs will treat you to unforgettable dining experiences.
As the birthplace of French North America, Québec’s capital is an open-air treasure trove sure to delight history buffs. Old Québec has been attracting travellers for generations. The historic walled city exudes Old World charm, with its narrow, winding streets and extensive array of boutiques, museums, and attractions. Musée de la civilisation and Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec offer a variety of constantly changing exhibitions designed to please audiences of all types.
Some destinations are just made for slowing down and enjoying the finer things, and Québec City is one of them, with a stellar lineup of cultural and sporting events for all to savour. Among them, who can forget the Québec Winter Carnival—the world’s biggest—where age-old traditions have been delighting young and old for more than 50 years! Other major attractions include the Festival d’été de Québec, New France Festival, and Loto-Québec Fireworks competition, which not only offer top-quality shows and entertainment, but also give visitors a chance to discover Québec culture.
Just minutes away
Just minutes from town, a different world of wide-open spaces awaits visitors. Nearby parks and facilities offer numerous sports and outdoor activities, plus opportunities to meet local farmers and sample tasty local specialty products.
Area attractions include some 15 golf courses, 4 ski resorts, and approximately 30 cross-country ski centers, as well as Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier and the Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area.
Safety and hospitality
With its very low crime rate, Québec City offers a safe and secure vacation environment you can truly appreciate, no matter what your activities or interests. The city is also famed for its hospitality.
For all these reasons, Québec City is an outstanding destination that is sure to please.