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Upper Town (Haute-Ville): Tours & Tickets

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The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the original settlement it overlooks.
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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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All reviews chateau frontenac old quebec shops and restaurants rue saint jean street performers cobblestone streets city hall great place to walk great shopping historical sites beautiful architecture european feel interesting shops old world european city take your time every corner
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But yes also expensive and touristy. Almost all of the main attractions are within a short walk. We stayed for a week in a B&B in the old town. In November it is much quieter than in tourist season but there is still lots to...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great shops, pubs, and fine dining. Loved walking the streets and window shopping. Well worth a look and take your time.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank BOSOX18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Total fun experience to walk the streets of UPPER TOWN but make sure you see the Joan of Arc Gardens and look out over the river from high above. Cool restaurants and nice shops to check out.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank George K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous buildings, gorgeous view and gorgeous people. Stumble around with your eyes open and you should enjoy yourself. Street performers, folks in costume and more to look at. Even on a cold winter day you could enjoy the sites. And there are lots of places...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ElvisAndrus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haute Ville, upper town in Quebec city has wide range of attraction for tourists. Old buildings, fortified areas, statues, promenades and shopping areas are worth viewing while you are there.

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quebec City was one of our favorite ports of call on our cruise. I enjoyed visiting the museums with historical information, the old churches, the statues and monuments in the gardens around the Parliament building, the views from Dufferin Terrace, and seeing the French colonial...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Quebec City on the day of their marathon. The route of the marathon took runners through much of the upper town. It made getting around a challenge. However, that didn't diminish the experience. Walking gives you a chance to really see the architecture...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pastorgs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of shopping, from souvenir discount to upper end clothing stores. Bonus is walking the beautiful old neighborhoods brimming with history.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank FiveGsplus9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upper Town is small spot in Canada Quebec which has too much of History or Historical Places. Once a barren land rather Hill chosen and developed by Samuel de Champlain is now a major tourist attraction. It has many places to see and visit.Starting first...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SanjayB101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful walking around the square and the Chateau Frontenac Hotel; beautiful views of the St Lawrence River!

Date of experience: October 2019
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24 April 2019|
Response from Prebbletonite | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a small elevator at the top ( hold the button all the way down and an exit via a small pathway to avoid some steps at the bottom.
19 February 2017|
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Response from pjfrommass | Reviewed this property |
Old Town is the entire historic district, both Haute (upper) town and lower. Lower is along the river, and is the original, older part of town nice restaurants, hotels, the Musee de la Civilisation, etc. You can walk up... More
6 September 2015|
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Response from PerthElvis | Reviewed this property |
We walked around the upper and lower town but took a city tour with a tour company to see where we wanted to spend more time. You can call in the visitor centre and get plenty of information that will help you.