Quebec City is the capital of the province of Quebec in Canada. Has just celebrated its 400 years of foundation, with large galas and parties.
Quebec is situated along the St. Lawrence River and its climate is very rainy, with an average of 178 days of rain per year.
In the city the French is widely spoken. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985.
Tourist attractions and places of interest:
Parque de l’artillery. It is near the door of Saint-Jean, one of which has four walls, has several historical sites.
Museum of French America. Contains historical and art obejtos French culture in Quebec.
Basilique Notre-Dame. He has numerous works of art and are buried in their crypts four governors of New France.
Hotel Château Frontenac. It is one of the main attractions in Quebec. Opened in 1893, it is said to be the most photographed hotel in the world.
Petit-Champlain quarter. A neighborhood of restored good shape, with narrow streets and romantic, inviting a stroll, where they watch clowns and jugglers.
Basilica of Sainte-Anne de Beaupré. A chapel dedicated to Santa Ana, which dates from 1658. It was believed that Santa Anna to save the shipwrecked of Cape Tourmente.
The St. Lawrence River. Is among the largest rivers in the world, with up to 300 km wide in the Gulf. It is distinguished by its size (width and depth), its ecosystems, its flora and fauna.
Camino del Rey in Portneuf. This was the first of Canada passable route, which links Montreal and Quebec.
Island of Orleans. In 15 minutes of Old Quebec, is connected with the north shore by a bridge built in 1935. Its tourist office offers audio guides and maps.
Trésor Street. It takes its name (= Trésor Treasury) of the building where the colonists pay taxes to the royal treasury. Now is a picturesque street, where artists exhibit their paintings, watercolors, drawings.
Citadelle of Québec (garrison). Constitutes the eastern flank of the fortifications of Quebec. Some authors have called the “Gibraltar of America.”
Parliament of Québec. An imposing building, almost 100 meters per side, with an architecture of sixteenth-century French classicism. You can visit the Board of the National Assembly and the Legislative Council Chamber, admission is free.
Parc de la Jacques-Cartier. Just 40 minutes from Quebec, a basin with numerous activities on land and water, with a variety of wildlife: raccoons, wolves, deer and deer native of Virginia.
Montmorency Falls Park. The Montmorency Falls are 83 meters high, 30 more than Niagara Falls.
Place Royale. One of the oldest neighborhoods in Northern America. In the summer there is much activity.
Place d’Youville. Gateway to the old Quebec, here are three major theaters and outdoor concerts throughout the year.
Puente de Québec. Proclaimed a historical monument of international civil engineering by the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (Société canadienne of civil engineering) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (American Society of Civil Engineers).
Ready for your trip to Québec!