Quebec city is the home town to more than 500,000 of its inhabitants, while province of Quebec has approximately 8,1 million people (2016). Majority of citizens in Quebec city are French-speaking and have been among first European settlers who have inhabited area more than a 400 years ago (at the time this is written).
Quebec city is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec.
Stone houses, churches, old fortification walls that surround Old Quebec or Vieux Québec in French, picture perfect hotel Chateau Frontenac (opened it’s doors in 1893), stretching out from under its walls Terrasse Dufferin overlooking Saint Lawrence River or Fleuve Saint-Laurent, are just a small part of this beautiful city.
Quebec city’s historically rich architecture that reflects Europe more than it’s location in North America is protected UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Many museums scattered around are one way to discover history of not only the city and its settlers but the region as well, to mention few: Musée de la civilisation, Musée de l’Amérique française, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and many others.
Quebec city photo gallery…
Restaurants and cafés, as well as arts and crafts shops, will introduce you in the heart of North America (discover) to old and new New France.
Quebec city video clip…
Quebec city is 250 km (155 miles) away from Montreal (travel notes), the largest city in the province of Quebec.
Near by; Eastern Townships (travel notes)…
Hope you’ll enjoy your stay as much we do as returning guests!