Winter time in Québec City
In winter, Quebec City is transformed and wears its imposing white coat. During this cold season, the city makes you completely forget the summer and lets you discover its most beautiful assets. The list of activities, events and attractions is endless and will suit the most ardent winter enthusiasts as well as those who are less inclined towards the cold.
Here is a taste of what Quebec City has in store for you:
Introduced in 1884, the Dufferin Terrace, located right next to the impressive Château Frontenac, now offers a popular slide that overlooks a magnificent view. You’ll be thrilled as you slide down one of the three ice corridors available, which can reach speeds of up to 70 km/h. Enjoy this attraction with family and friends from mid-December to mid-March!
The fun doesn’t stop here! To get to know the unique city of Quebec, go to the Quartier Petit Champlain. At your disposal: authentic restaurants, cafés, many local products, impressive art galleries, fashion stores, many artisans of the place unveil their wonders and entertainment such as the Théâtre Petit Champlain.
Also, the history of the city is not to be missed. The rich and unique culture of the past, as well as that of the present, will transport you to various aspects of Quebec. There are numerous possibilities to deepen your knowledge on the subject. Among others, there are many museums covering several historical aspects, from art to heritage sites. For example, the National Museum of Fine Arts is entirely dedicated to the exhibition of Quebec art. However, the city is not limited to its own history. Indeed, the Musée de la civilisation, located in Quebec City, offers exhibitions on many peoples from around the world.
Depending on the season, multiple events are offered to enhance your stay. One of these events is the Quebec Winter Carnival, a Quebec classic that will liven up the day or evening for everyone regardless of age. From February 4 to February 13, you will be amazed by a dynamic program offering music, snow sculptures, axe throwing, rigodon and much more.
Finally, it is essential to remember that no matter the activity or the location, the seductive spell of the city will be felt and will overcome you completely, promising you moments of happiness.
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