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While docked at the Port of Quebec, get to know Old Québec City and its top attractions on this educational and entertaining walking tour. The 2-hour adventure begins in the Upper Town district, following a leisurely downhill path from beginning to end. Meet the tour guide and the rest of the group and enjoy an ongoing commentary of interesting facts and stories about this historic Canadian city. Learn about the past and present and get a glimpse into the future of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site, while walking along from one location to the next.

Explore Old Québec, the historic heart of French Canada and the capital of the province of Québec, with its narrow streets, stone buildings and European feel. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past attractions, like the Fortifications of Québec. See and learn about the important function of the city walls from centuries ago and gain a better understanding of the defense system of North America's only remaining fortified city. Québec City is the only walled city north of Mexico. 

There’s also the Citadelle of Québec, an active military installation and official residence of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada; Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, one of the oldest stone churches in Canada that stands on the very spot where Québec began; Place Royale, often referred to as the birthplace of French America and many more.

The tour ends near the Old Quebec Funicular. It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know Old Québec City and the many amazing attractions it offers.

Worry-Free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Quebec City for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
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While docked at the Port of Québec, explore historic Old Québec City on this guided, 2-hour walking tour. Visit many of Québec City’s top attractions in the Upper and Lower Town districts — like the Fortifications of Québec, Citadelle of Québec, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church and many more. Discover Québec City's history from 1608 to the present day and get to know this UNESCO World Heritage site, with educational and entertaining commentary from a professional tour conductor.
  • 2-hour walking tour shore excursion in Quebec City
  • Visit the Place Royal, Chateau Fontenac, Basilica Notre-Dame and more!
  • Guided by an entertaining and informative professional guide
  • Walk through both the upper and lower towns of the city
  • Departure and return locations are less than a 10-minute walk from the cruise port
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Interesting facts and nicely organized

The tour advertises that the starting point is an “easy walk” from the pier. That is not at all true. There was nobody at the pier to guide us, so we had to find our own way. The walk was about 8 city blocks, and...More

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Sebivers, Owner at Tours Voir Quebec, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour, we are sorry that you found it hard to reach our point of sale. Indeed, Quebec City is a hilly City. People coming from the port area can take the Funicular (an incline) to reach the upper part of the historical city, thus facilitating...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great stops and very friendly and knowledgeable guide

The tour stopped at and passed by all the big and some small sites in the Old town. Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the city, its history, and places to visit after the tour. Our guide was born and raised in...More

Thank Zach B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
very knowledgeable tour guide

We took the 2 hour walking tour starting at the visitor's center and ending in the lower city. It was a small group of about 10 and we learned alto about eh history the city . This is great to do on your first day...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile
Very informative and enjoyable

I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone interested in the history of old Quebec. Our tour guide, Genevieve, was very passionate on the subject, and included plenty of fun tidbits of info about the city's history. It was an easy walk, and very good...More

Thank katelyncamer0n
Reviewed 9 August 2018
Good tour and Walking Salesman

I really enjoyed the tour with Michael as our guide. It was very informational and he knows his history. The tour would be better if he was not constantly being a walking salesman for places to eat, other tours, places to visit. They of course...More

Thank Teresa S
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I don't think so. maybe if you call they would have a different more accessible tour
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