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Walking Tour Through Quebec City's History provided by Cicerone Tours

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Overview
Discover Quebec City’s most beautiful corners, and learn all about its history, on this immersive and engaging walking tour. Pick between several daily departure times and meet your guide, who will be dressed in period costume, in the city center. Set off on foot to explore the city’s heritage rampart walls, the Château Frontenac, the Place Royale, Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec, and other UNESCO-listed attractions. As you go, your guide will share stories and trivia about the city’s history.
Highlights
  • Step back in time on an immersive, history-themed walking tour
  • See most of Quebec City’s UNESCO-listed highlights in a single tour
  • Admire the Place Royale, Château Frontenac, and other top sights
  • Learn the stories behind the sights from your costumed guide
Important Information
Departure Point
12 Rue Sainte-Anne, Québec, QC G1R 3X3, Canada
Duration
2h
Return Details
Royal Place, Place Royale, Québec, QC G1K, Canada
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Dan G wrote a review Aug 2020
Vancouver, Canada7 contributions2 helpful votes
Our guide Sandrine was one of the loveliest guides I've ever met. The old part of the city is very walkable despite having to go up/down hill. Quebec City is probably the most beautiful city in North America, with lots of history and that unique French-Canadian charm.
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Response from Marc D, Owner at Walking Tour Through Quebec City's History
Responded 13 Aug 2020
Thank you so much for your comment! We totally agree with you about Quebec City being so beautiful. We simply are passionate about it and it makes our work so much easier!
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Kat wrote a review Nov 2019
Toronto, Canada122 contributions33 helpful votes
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The trails for walking are well outlined and along the river it is pretty With the history and the wall around the city. Fall weather was perfect and I was not cold. Might be chilly in the winter.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Frank wrote a review Oct 2019
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I bought this tour for my father's birthday and went along with him and my mother. We live near Quebec City but we wanted to get to know the history. We had a great time, our guide Raymond adapted the tour for our interests. He was passionnate about the city's history and also
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Caris wrote a review Aug 2019
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We were unfortunately late for our 10am tour by 5 minutes and the lady at the desk could not tell us how to catch up with the tour. But we were offered an afternoon slot. She was absolutely rude and demeaning about it though. Kind of felt like she was scolding me, and I wasn’t
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Herman W wrote a review Aug 2019
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Great tour with well informed guide. Could readily answer questions that were off script. Time was sufficient
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Date of experience: August 2019
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dulcebernal
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Amazing!
I traveled recently to the Quebec City, and now it’s winter time but nobody stop me and I could say this is one of
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benny63ralston
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Lord Dufferin, well done
On a cool winter December day our tour guide, Lord Dufferin, was full of warmth and information. Our tour started
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Becka C
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Great experience!
We had a wonderful time during this guided tour! Our English-speaking guide was funny and knowledgeable, and being
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Didi H
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Tripadvisor tours never disappoint
Cool take on walking tour - tasting, walking and focus on one character (Louis Hebert - first pharmacist of New Fra
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Nancy S
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Thanks to the architect guide
Excellent!!! Guide was dressed as Edward Maxwell the architect of the hotel. He was a good actor in the role. V
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BzyBug
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A great tour with a knowledgeable guide
We certainly enjoyed our tour of the Chateau Frontenac. Our guide was very knowledgeable and explained everything
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Glenn W
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Heavy on Historical
We had expected this to be a tour of four different food sites. The guide "Louis Herbert" was amazing, but this wa
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Macjpa
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Interesting
Very interesting tour with a guide in De Frontenac’s costume ! The castle is an hotel so you can see only a little
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RichS517
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DONT!
Very uninformative. I learned more on the Walking Tour of the city. Save your self time and money and take the wa
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DiveTravelerBHS
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Interesting but wished for more!
We got off to not such a good start with this tour. We were supposed to go at 3:00 pm and got to the meeting place
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Storyteller799854
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Fun tour!
This was a fun tour, happy to learn about the history of the Chateau. Our guide was terrific, very informative. My
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Lilliane S
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NOT A GREAT TOUR BUT SOMEWHAT INTERESTING
There were a dozen plus people on this tour of the hotel. Our guide was an actor by day and did this part time...b
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danpO2712FT
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Overpriced
We went with three other couples, so I paid the fee. Interesting but overpriced for a tour of an hour tour of an hi
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FuzzyBeaver
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Mixed feelings about the tour
Our tour guide was exceptionally good with very entertaining dialog. He did a great job from start to finish. Man
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G3760GOrichardm
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Great way to see this beautiful Hotel
If you are not staying in this hotel or even if you are,This is Great way to see this beautiful Hotel This Is the
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Key Details
  • Terrasse Dufferin, Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, French
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