Things to do in Quebec City, Canada, 10 travel tips to have fun and enjoy winter (Part 1)

Street sgin in downtown Quebec City with attractions

Quebec city street sign showing tourist attractions

Quebec City, PQ, Canada
Latitude: 46.8124, Longtitude: -71.2015
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Things to do in Quebec City, Canada of course depend greatly on the season when you decide to visit this historic and charming Canadian city. In this post FPImages presents 10 travel tips for winter season. Quebec city attracts lots of visitors in winter months and has an excellent reputation as a premier winter destination.

Winter carnival night parade - Burlesque and Magic show float
Winter carnival parade – Burlesque and Magic show float

Things to do in Quebec City in winter time include many outdoors activities because this is what this city is famous for. Local people lead active lifestyle and enjoy winter. Visitors are encouraged to join this tradition and take part in numerous events. There will be a chance to spend some time indoors too. Tourists can visit several museums, churches, browse through many shops and of course taste great food. However, remember that most of the fun is outdoors. There you will find scenic winter cityscapes to take great winter pictures, you will walk through old streets and see romantic old town, or you will have fun on the alpine ski slopes.

Bonhomme’s Winterland - winter theme park for all ages
Bonhomme’s Winterland – winter theme park for all ages

1. Things to do in Quebec City in winter time definitely include seeing Quebec winter carnival parade. Quebec winter carnival lasts for about two weeks in the beginning of February. There are usually two parades held on Saturday nights one week apart. First night parade is held in a residential area called Charlesbourg and the second night parade runs along Renee Levesque and then Grande Allee and ends up near the Ice Palace close to old town. Both parades features the same collection of floats and artists and take about 90 minutes. To have fun during this event one of the most important travel tips would be to dress very very warmly. Temperatures at this time of year at night will be close to -20C.

Quebec city skyline winter pictures
Quebec city skyline and St. Lawrence river in ice
street rue Petit Champlain in Quebec old town
Romantic walk through old town – rue Petit Champlain
Chateau Frontenac - most photographed hotel
Chateau Frontenac – most photographed hotel

   17.07.2017 by FPImages


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