Best of Old Quebec Private Walking Tour : Historical and architectural tour (4 seasons)


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Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City, After Dark


Kid Friendly: Yes. If your children are supervised by an adult they may come.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (fluent), Spanish (basic)

Summer in Quebec City is June 10th to September 10th

This Private Walking Tour provides a more interesting perspective than a car tour, because you can see more details. So let yourself be transported back in time. We will stroll around in the narrow streets of Old Quebec, you will appreciate all its historical and romantic aspects, as the 18-century houses, and the prestigious Chateau Frontenac.

My explanations will help you relive the New-France History while recounting short anecdotes and the daily lives of our ancestors and how the city has evolved.

You will have the chance to see Place Royale where Quebec City was founded in 1608. You will learn about the historical figures on two magnificent trompe-l'oeil wall paintings depicting 400 years of History. You'll hear about the lives of the people in Petit-Champlain neighbourhood. You'll see the oldest house north of Mexico which was built in 1677 and the Latin Quarter.

Before booking a tour, please ask me if I am available.


Some of the places that we will see during the tour :

Cap Blanc Fresco
Petit Champlain Street
A magnificent Wall Painting
Place Royale
Samuel de Champlain's Monument
Dufferin Terrace
Remnants of a Historic Castle
Oldest house north of Mexico
Longest running girl's school
A 17-hundred historical chapel
An Anglican Cathedral
City Hall and its garden
School of architecture and its courtyard
Quebec's Cathedral and its Holy Door

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel, or anywhere else inside the walled city.

If your hotel is far away from Old Quebec or if you are in a cruise ship. Please call a cab and we will meet in Old Quebec. If you want me to give you a ride, the price will be higher.

End location: Anywhere in Old Quebec.

If your hotel is far away from Old Quebec or if you are in a cruise ship. Please call a cab to go back to your hotel. If you want me to give you a ride after the tour, the price will be higher.

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.


This tour is priced and designed as a walking tour.

If your hotel is outside Old Quebec, I suggest that you take a cab or public transportation.

But if you want a car ride from your hotel to Old Quebec, you will need a customized tour because in the Walking Tour price, a car ride is not included, nor the parking lot fee.

What’s Included

My services as your private tour guide.

Be sure that you will learn a lot about New-France history.

Please note that meals and the funicular ride are NOT included in this tour.

If your hotel is far away, and that you need a ride, the price will be at least $250 Canadian Dollars.
Or you may take a cab.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 CAD - If you decide to take the funicular in the Lower Town to go back to Upper Town,
you will have to pay $3.00 Canadian dollars per person.
So if you are 12 people it will cost $36 CAD.

If you need to buy a bottle of water or a juice in a convenience store, its about $3 each bottle.

What’s Extra

You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, coffee, juice, pop and restaurant meals.

A Recent Review of this tour

What a fun afternoon with Diane. Very knowledgeable about the history of Quebec and Quebec city. Crammed an awful lot into 2.5 hours without our feeling rushed.
Dennis Severance

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