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“lawrence river”(197 reviews)
This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St. Lawrence River. Winter adrenalin junkies line up by the thousands at Les Glissades de la Terrasse to experience the rush of zooming downhill from 270 feet high (82 meters) in a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-648-7016
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a must-do on our list and we weren't disappointed. It's quite a ride, even on a day when we were frozen to the core because the high was 3 degrees. Fun for the family!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch here on the morning that we departed the Château Frontenac. Great brunch, great local items (croissant, lox, syrups, etc) and an omelette chef to make anything you’d like. Classy brunch!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ktimmons001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked along here, on a beautiful July evening. We had been here before, but only during the day. It was great to walk along, and stop to look over the wall to the areas down below, and see the mighty St. Lawrence River. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rose R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to walk around in the fresh snow for views of the Saint Lawrence and the Chateau Frontenac. I think there is more to do on the terrace in summer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank soccerrin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come for the history and the toboggan slides! Fun for kids and adults! We had a blast and it goes surprisingly fast!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steph_L_mtl99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Covered in snow this place looks spectacular, would love to see what it looks like in the summers. Breathtaking views of the river Lawrence and of course the sledge slide!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maryam S
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

You get to see the lower section as well as st. Lawrence river. I visited when it was very cold and windy so I didn’t stay long, but I’m sure it would be more pleasant during summer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Beautiful views one of the cleanest cities ever Walk down to the lower level many shops and restaurants Save your trip to other side with ferry nothing to see

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank I5328XMpatriklise
Reviewed 1 December 2018

A stay in Quebec City wouldn't be quite complete without a walk along the promenade deck next to the Château Frontenac. Complete with gazebos and park benches, the bird's eye view of the St. Lawrence River is splendid. Watch the ferries crossing the river or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GlobetrotterSH
Reviewed 21 November 2018

It's a great view over Old Town Quebec from up here. With the Chateau Frontenac at your back, you can see a long way on the St Lawrence River. You can walk through the Chateau and also get a coffee at the Starbucks (which has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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6 September 2018|
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Response from Paulomen | Reviewed this property |
To go up to the terrasse and Notre Dame you can get a funicular downtown. Bedtd
10 August 2018|
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Response from NatalieMira | Reviewed this property |
It was the Thursday night when we were there... They were spectacular. I believe the rest of August is Thursdays and Saturday evenings. It started around 9:30pm or so.
Maureen C
8 July 2017|
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Response from Hjalmar B | Reviewed this property |
Top shape..walk.If not use bus,shuttle if cruse has one,taxi it is a short distance or finuclaire for the lift the rest is flat walking.