Brimmed with a rich history, fascinating culture, and spectacular infrastructure, Quebec homes plenty of Canada’s leading tourist destinations. It is a place for solo travelers, couples, and families coming around the globe. If you finally got your Canada visa and planning to visit this magnificent Canadian province, these are the top attractions you should not miss to visit.
Wander Off Old Quebec
Stroll along this UNESCO World Heritage Site and witness North America’s remaining fortified city walls. This neighborhood homes a collection of momentous landmarks dating from centuries. Get to visit famed sites such as the Place Royale, Parliament Building and the Plains of Abraham. As you wander off the Dufferin Terrace, don’t forget to snap a photo of the most photographed hotel in the world, the Château Frontenac.
Visit Morrin Center
Morrin Center was actually Quebec’s City first ever prison. Now, this remarkable 200-year old infrastructure serves as a museum and a learning center, housing the city’s sole English library. Explore the building and go to see jail cells once used for inmates for isolation or lined up for death row. Take a tour at the old-timey chemistry laboratory and see the Victorian-inspired book room.
Take a Quiet Time at the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine
The Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, one of the five national shrines in the province of Quebec, is visited by millions of pilgrims every year to pay honor to Saint Anne. Go to see the Romanesque basilica and get fascinated with the spectacular stained glass, copper doors, mosaics, painting, and the wooden and stone sculptures that embellish the area.
Admire the Beauty of Montmorency Falls
If you are a nature enthusiast, don’t miss out the incredible view the Montmorency Falls offers. The fall is the largest in Quebec and stands one and a half taller than the renowned Niagara Falls. While it is still a sight to behold from afar, you can opt to hike and witness it’s beauty up close. Go near the base and experience the cold mist on your face. When you reach the top, indulge on a great meal, or take a celebratory drink at the Manoir Montmorency.
Get Closer to the Wild in Parc Omega
Visit Quebec’s version of the Safari. You can drive along its 9-mile route in your own car. You’ll pass by valleys, meadows, lakes and rocky hills while having the chance to see the animals that live in those areas. Get to see deers, bisons or ibexes but make sure to watch out for boars or beavers. You can also pay a visit to see the bear, wolf, fox, and coyote enclosures.
Those attractions are only a few of the beautiful sites you need to visit in Quebec. There is no shortage of the stunning and bucket-list worthy tourist destinations it has to offer. Go ahead and discover the beauty of this magnificent Canadian province.