City, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family
Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.
Quebec City is friendly to people with disabilities.
Maximum travelers: 10
French (fluent), English (fluent)
Discover the secrets of the Carnaval of Quebec City
Follow your private guide off the beaten paths and be charmed by Old Quebec, the only walled city in North America. While learning about the history and culture of Quebec, you will also find out more about the largest witer carnaval in the world!
You will be impressed by this UNESCO World Heritage site where fine old buildings and proud monuments line winding streets and picturesque places. You will get to taste the local carnaval drink and take part in the festivities!
At the conclusion of our tour, you can continue to explore on your own on the Carnaval site.
Our day and the time we start the tour is flexible and is meant to accommodate your schedule and interests. Along the way we shall see:
The National Assembly and Parliament hill
Notre- Dame-de-Québec Basilica
A stop will also be made at Place Royale, the cradle of French civilisation in North America, in the heart of the old Lower Town along the St. Lawrence river-front.
We will finish the tour at one of the official carnaval sites where you will have a chance to taste a local drink and visit the Ice Palace, the official house of the king of the winter, Bonhomme Carnaval!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel.
End location: The tour will finish on the Carnaval site
Duration: 4 hours
This is a walking tour. We may take the funicular from lower Quebec if climbing is a problem.
This tour could also be done with a car for certain parts. Do not hesitate to contact me for more details.
- My services as a personal guide
- The Carnaval pass
- A drink on the Carnaval site
- Tasting of local products along the way
- Access to the funicular (elevator)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 CAD - You may want to buy some souvenirs (optional)
You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals.