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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
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2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+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 7 June 2018

The views are marvelous on a sunny day, but know that when it is cold, the winds blows here, and you freeze. Still a great place for a stroll.

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way to walk the Dufferin terrace. Boring. The only reason to be here is because it is a shortcut to somewhere else you are trying to get to.

Thank TT442
Reviewed 4 June 2018

It it a beautiful location for photography, but also you can sit down, enjoy the view and sunshine while you listen to some live music being played by street performers. Take a walk, climb the stairs and you´ll end up at the Citadelle. At night...More

Thank Pablo R
Reviewed 3 June 2018

It is a very nice place either for a walk or just sit there and enjoy the view. Very nice place for photos.

Thank clpires
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The fabled street performers do not arrive until July. After reading much about them, we were disappointed to find they are not there in the off season. Only a few random musicians are in old Quebec before then. As for the boardwalk, it's clean, wide...More

Thank SteveWhiz
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a wooden terrasse built at the base of the Chateau Frontenac, at the top of the cliffs leading down to the St. Lawrence River. The boardwalk starts a the Chateau and terminate at the end of a park to th West of the...More

Thank M7882EVjamesh
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This wooden promenade affords a view of the river from a height in the old upper town. It is a busy walkway where locals and tourists alike wander along enjoying the view and some exercise. It is very clean and well maintained with little booths...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Great views. In the summertime there are street entertainers and musician performing for your enjoyment and a donation. It is a beautiful place to visit and a unique city.

Thank Christy F
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Beautiful boardwalk along the river great way to walk off that Poutine.Nice river views and takes you right by the Citidel.

Thank mfaggella
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I had a walk around the citadel and enjoyed this place for its view and atmosphere. Running works too when not to crowded.

Thank taarhaug
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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.
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Response from primavoce72 | Reviewed this property |
To the left of Chateau Frontenac if you are facing the St. Lawrence River.
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Man3d
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
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