Time travel? Experience it first-hand in Quebec City! One of North America’s first settlements makes past and present collide somewhere between the city’s old fortified walls and the trendy haunts of downtown districts. Proudly French Canadian, festive from summer to winter, this is where nature lovers, history buffs and lively locals converge–on the oldest streets of Canada.
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QUEBEC CITY TRAVEL GUIDE
LanguagesOfficially French and English
What to eatFèves au lard (baked beans), tourtière (meat pie), pouding chômeur (poor man’s pudding) and local cheeses like the Alexis-de-Portneuf. Explore the Saint-Roch district for new, buzzing restaurants!
What to bring backMaple syrup, ice cider, traditional folk instruments like wooden spoons, souvenirs from the Carnaval of Quebec and historic books or maps.
Fun FactOld Quebec’s 400-year old ramparts, arched stone gates, and fortifications make this the oldest (and only) walled city in North America. Built by the French and re-fortified by the British after their victory, the fortification wall is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Site of Canada.
Important InfoFor more information on all necessary travel documents and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page.
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