Guided tour

2-Hour Walk Through Québec City's History

4.8 / 5

78 reviews

Activity provider: Cicerone

2-Hour Walk Through Québec City's History

Activity provider: Cicerone
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From US$ 28.18 per person

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Travel back 4 centuries in time to the colony of New France as you tour Old Quebec City with your “cicerone,” or guide dressed in period costume. Experience a unique 2-hour walking adventure through the heart of this UNESCO world heritage site.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Small group available


  • Experience the character of Old Quebec
  • Head off the beaten track with a guide in period costume
  • Learn about the 400 years of Quebec City history
Full description
Follow your cicerone, or guide off the beaten path and into history. You’ll be charmed by Old Quebec, the only walled city in North America. On your 2-hour walking tour you’ll be accompanied by an authentic and unique character dressed in full colonial costume. Relive 400 years of action-packed Quebec history! You’re sure to be impressed by this UNESCO world heritage site where fine old buildings and proud monuments line the winding streets. Visit picturesque places such as the Château Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec, and Place Royale. Place Royale is considered the cradle of French civilization in North America.
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Licensed guide in period costume
  • Gratuity for the guide
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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4.8 /5

based on 78 reviews

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Our guide made the tour fun and very informative. It was about 2 hours 15 mins. Learned a lot and he had an interest in all the attendees; asking each of us questions like where we are from, then tailored the information to be of great interest to the group. Great exercise too. Wear sneakers. Lots of hills, uneven terrain and cobble stone walks. Fredericton, NB

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May 23, 2022

If you want to hear interesting stories and facts about old Quebec City and history, take this tour. This is my third visit: in the first two I took bus tours but now I decided to take a walking tour and I'm not disappointed. Thanks to Gangreen (I might spell it incorrectly) I got to know about the city much more than during my two previous visits. Well done!

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September 13, 2020

Very thorough. Great way to learn about the city. It's not a very big place so there wasn't a lot of walking required. It brought the history to life. The docent was very professional and was able to communicate both the facts as well as what led to events occurring they did.

October 28, 2019

Product ID: 27449