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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best views in Old Quebec. Free to visit. Frequently has performances near the monument. In winter, do not miss the ice slides, and at any time make sure to visit the museum underneath the Terrasse Dufferin, where you will find the ruins of former...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has too be one of,if not the, largest wooden decks in the world. Easily accessible and no entrance fee, the view is amazing and with all the available seating, it would not be difficult to sit and appreciate the view for quite a while....More

Thank Jugajohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

And obviously, everyone knows it. Tourists abound. The view over the St. Lawrence River and the southern shore is majestic

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get under the Dufferin Terrace after you've wandered it's expanse. The history will please even the youngest members with it's interactiveness.

Thank Riskm
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

First the fireworks over the river we're close to the best I have ever seen. The street performers were below average and spent too much of their acts begging for money.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This wide boardwalk, over the top of the historic ruins preserved below, is a great place to enjoy expansive views over the St. Lawrence River. Watch the car ferries, spot ships transporting passengers or cargo or just soak up the sun on a beautiful summers...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Relatively short boardwalk but nice gazebos along the river with great views upriver to the bay. Wide enough to accommodate tourists in the busy season

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Terrasse Dufferin, located at the top of the Funicular has a tourist kiosk and the tourist information center which can provide maps & directions and public facilities. The Terrasse has live entertainment throughout the day. It is adjacent to the Frontenac. Stroll along the terrace,...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed evenings along the Terrasse. It was very busy with people looking at the view or watching various street performers (some of them quite good)!

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A must see if you're in Quebec City. Pretty at night and nice view of river during the day. Leads to the Old Fort.

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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
Ray W
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.