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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 reviews lawrence river chateau frontenac street performers wide boardwalk wooden boardwalk lower town toboggan run people watch great place to stroll plains of abraham board walk view of the river nice walk fairmont hotel old quebec sunny day take pictures
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

A beautiful iconic spot along the St. Lawrence by the Chateau. Lovely to stroll, or have pleasant early morning jog (recommend). In the summer , busses arrive around 7:30 AM.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DogfaceJones
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a great spot to view lower town Quebec and the St. Lawrence. You can also see Isle D'Orleans & Levis from here. Beautiful spot to walk the boardwalk all the way from the Chateau Frontenac to the battle grounds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BakerRicherFamilies
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We love old Quebec and come here often. I even proposed to my now wife right there on the terrace 😊 beautiful views all around

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brentnolan
Reviewed 27 September 2018

It was so enjoyable strolling along Terrasse Dufferin. Tourists seemed to dissipate and there are nice views of the Chateau, river and lovely buildings.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debra R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Terrasse Dufferin is a great place for pictures of the St Lawrence or of the Chateau Frontenac. You can visit day or night since it is free and with such a large area there is always lots of room to walk and sit back and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dan j
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Since it costs nothing to walk along— you cant beat the city views— especially Hotel Frontenac & river. Charming streets as you make your way down to town

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 928BonnieC
Reviewed 19 September 2018

If you visit Quebec City, plan to spend some time here. We enjoyed the views and took many photos. A nice area to walk, or rest and take in all the beauty that is Quebec City. We were treated to very talented street performers in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Micaelabird
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

It is really nice for walking, it was a great view and you can see from there the great chateau Frontenac. It is great to go for a sunset

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marianac744
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Very good place to take a walk. Just beside the amazing Château Frontenac, especially during the evening, we have a wonderfull view of the Old Quebec.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Voyage2003
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Amazing view of the river and the Chateau Frontenac. Lots of history here, from the original French governors to the Battle of The Fields of Abraham, very rich in history. Plan to spend time in this area as it is truly interesting...

Date of experience: September 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.