Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor
Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers
I take great care of visitors with mobility issues.
I take great care of our elders.
A vehicule with a ramp is available at a cost.
Maximum travelers: 10
French (fluent), English (fluent)
For the military history buff.
This tour is a pleasnt walk based on the military heritage and history of Old-Quebec. It features not only the fortifications but all of the military structures and buildings.
A visit of the Citadel and museum is not included.
The tour also depicts the events before, during and after the French and Indian wars (1755-1763), including the American Revolution influence and invasion attemps.
The overall history of Old-Quebec and of the French, British and Modern periods is also intermingled with the military events.
A document describing the arms, projectiles, fortifications and territories is handed out to the visitors.
The tour starts at the Champlain monument. After a brief introduction, we move to the Place-D'Armes, the Citadel and the Cavalier-du-Moulin. We the go on to explore the fortifications, Esplanade Park, Artillery Park, the Dauphine Redoubt and Rampart Street.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Champlain Monument on the Dufferin Boardwalk, located next to The Hotel Chateau Frontenac.
End location: The tour will end at the Montmorency Park and the Prescott Gate.
Duration: 3 hours
The tour is available from April to November.
If the weather is uncooperative, a vehicule may be used at the request of the visitor.
The Military Heritage Tour is a walking tour.
At the request of the customer and with an added cost, a VIP vehicule may be used if the weather is inclement.
My service as a guide and a visitor's Arms and Projectiles document
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 CAD - Refreshments and Funicular between Lower and Upper areas
Funicular ($3 CAD)
Use of a vehicule
Entrance and guided visit to the Citadel and museum (not included in the tour)
Entrance to the Plains of Abraham Museum (not included in the tour)
Entrance to the Artillery Park and National Historic Site Museum (not included in the tour)
I have a Passenger Vehicule Driving Permit and a
Mini-bus Driving Permit (up to 24 passengers).
I will step on a bus tour.