Discover local pubs, coffee shops and venues were you can live the authenticity of Quebec at its best
Follow me in the narrow streets of Quebec where I'll show you the best local pubs, coffee shops and restaurants where you'll experience Quebec City's charm at its best. As we stroll around the old area, you will have the chance to experience these places through their history and anecdotes as well as some tips of their best bites and drinks. As I point out these places to you, you will be able to plan the rest of your day according to your preferences.
This walking tour is a great mix of historical information with some stops off the beaten paths as well as suggestions as to where to spend your evenings and live the French-Canadian culture at its fullest.
In addition, this tour is meant to tell you all about the local events and festivals happening during your visit. You will get to know everything there is to know to participate in these events if possible for you.
Quebec City is full of hidden secrets and I'll be the one sharing all of them with you.
This tour is flexible and is meant to be adapted to your tastes and interests.
On our path, we shall see:
The St-Jean street, inside and outside the fortifications of Quebec
The Chateau Frontenac area from where we can see the ferry terminal, the cheapest and most beautiful cruise in town
St-Roch district, the trendy and lively revitalized neighbourhood in the lower city
The Old Port area where you can find great restaurants, events of all kinds and the very inspiring farmer's market.
The places on our path we shall see if time permits:
Pub Nelligan - The local Irish Pub
Pub Ste-Angele - The hidden jazz bar of Old Quebec
Cafe Temporel - Where French-canadian poets met
Café St-Henri - Famous for their donuts
Noctem microbrewery - The new place in town
The Barberie microbrewery - The hidden gem of the lower town, one of the oldest microbrewery in Quebec City!
And many more!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet downtown Old Quebec. If your hotel is located within a walking distance of this area, I can meet you in the lobby. If so, please specify the name of your hotel when you book this tour. If you stay outside Old Quebec, we can meet close to St-John's gate on St-Jean street.
End location: We will end the tour back to your hotel if located within a walking distance of Old Quebec. Otherwise, we can end the tour to any places seen during our visit that you would like to go back to.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
This is a walking tour. You must be able to stand and walk for the duration of the tour. However, there are many stops planned along the way if you need to sit or rest.
My services as a licensed tour guide as well as the Funicular trip up the cliff if needed (one way per person). As well, any documentation required for the events and festivals happening in town if necessary.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 CAD - More or less needed if you want to buy yourself a sample, a souvenir or anything else along the way.
Any personal related purchases and additional fees not mentioned in the "What's included section".
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Djany was knowledgeable and a pleasure as a guide. She modified the tour to accommodate our schedule and some physical limitations. Merci!