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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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All reviewslawrence riverchateau frontenacstreet performerswide boardwalkwooden boardwalklower towntoboggan rungreat place to strollplains of abrahamboard walkbeautiful walkview of the riverfairmont hotelold quebecsunny daytake picturesbenches
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

and an up-close look at the Chateau Frontenac, the Promendade Samuel de Champlain, and one block from the Ministere des Frances. You can also take the elevator down to Basse-Ville.

1  Thank Charles O
Reviewed 27 July 2012

Beautiful place to walk and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There are benches to sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of Old Quebec. It is a great place to sit and talk before going to Lower Town and also to rest on the way back...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2012

We felt like we were in Paris with the street musicians with their red berets! The buskers are great street performers so lots to see. A great spot to stroll and people watch!

1  Thank MaryCairn
Reviewed 23 July 2012

Great place to take in the sites and to people watch. No reason not to take a stroll as its close to Frontenac and street entertainment.

2  Thank SoPoMaine
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Nice place to stroll and get beautiful views of the St. Lawrence River and city. Muscians and entertainers performing.

1  Thank 4Leisuretravelers
Reviewed 10 July 2012

If you want a pleasant walk after supper, have a beautiful view of the St. Lawrence River, the Chateau Frontenac, and mabe enjoy an ice cream cone while you're at it, the Dufferin Terrace is the perfect spot. You might even be treated to some...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 10 July 2012

My 14yo son and I had so much fun exploring the "Terrasse Dufferin"(it is a boardwalk). I love Starbucks, and it is one right by the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac(hotel). We watched many street performers, such as acrobats, musicians,etc. They were there all day long...More

Thank Silvia1700
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The boardwalk is very wide and very very long. The main part of the boardwalk offers and nice view of the old town. There are gazebos offering shade and benches and as you keep walking past the main part of the boardwalk it gets less...More

Thank tashadoll
Reviewed 9 July 2012

The tourist center, with Chateau Frontenac right there. Loved the funicular though!

Thank KMarmion
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Since our last visit 6 years ago, the governor's promenade and terrasse Dufferin hav been updated. We would recommend starting at the citadel, and then exiting left and catching the end of the walk, and walk back toward the Chateau Frontenac. This way it's mostly...More

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Maureen C
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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.
8 August 2016|
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Response from primavoce72 | Reviewed this property |
To the left of Chateau Frontenac if you are facing the St. Lawrence River.
26 May 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
yes you can park at the hotel we did and so do many who dine there...there is also parking on the lower side a huge parking lot just below the fort....then take the elevator up....I hope this helps