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Private Tour: Quebec City Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Canada, Quebec, Quebec City
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Overview

One of the best ways to experience all of the charming sites of Quebec City is by foot. On this 2.5-hour private walking tour, visit Place d’Hôtel de Ville, City Hall, Place Royale, the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel and more. You can customize the tour to your interests, and your knowledgable local guide will provide interesting and informative commentary on all the sights you see.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience


What You Can Expect

Quebec City is a great place to explore by foot, and on this private 3-hour walking tour, you can customize the itinerary to your interests. Departing from Upper Town, follow your private guide -- a friendly, knowledgeable local -- down hidden alleyways full of history, along main routes, and to must-see spots around the city. You are free to tell your guide where you'd like to go or you can let your guide lead the way.
As you walk, you'll learn about Quebec City's rich culture and history, from 1608 to today, while enjoying entertaining and informative commentary. Feel the cobblestone streets under your feet as you explore Old Quebec and visit sites such as La Terrasse Dufferin and Place d’Dôtel de Ville with impressive City Hall right in front of it.
Walk through the courtyard of the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel and pass Place Royale, the birthplace of Quebec city. Continue down Petit-Champlain street to see the quaint church Notre-Dame-des-Victoires.
Your guide will explain what you see and encourage you to ask as many questions as you like. Your tour will conclude back in Upper Town.

Cancellation Policy

Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.


Inclusions

  • Private local guide
  • Live commentary available in English 

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Departure Point

Tour departs from the Upper Town district of Quebec City

Departure Time

9am, 10am or 2pm

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Tour Options

10am Departure

Code: 10AM

10am tour departure 10:00 AM
2pm Departure

Code: 2PM

2pm tour departure 2:00 PM
9am Departure

Code: 9AM

9am tour departure 9:00 AM

User's Reviews

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Melissa T

The best way to see the old city of Quebec is definitely on foot and with a private guide. We my kids and I were especially fortunate to have Brian Jenner as our guide! Experienced, informative and entertaining, he was a fountain of local knowledge and quick to pick up on our specific interests so we felt as if the tour had been customized for us. We only had the one afternoon in Quebec, and it was very full, but there is clearly a lot more to see, so we will be back for more. Thank you Brian and La Vacanza Travel for an unforgettable afternoon in Quebec.

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Martha M

This was a great tour we were four 2 of them teenagers. We were lucky to have Jacques Loiselle as our guide he was engaging, knowledgeable and personable. It was a great introduction to the city's history and culture. Jacques recommendations were on-point. Highly recommended.

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caren s

So worth the additional expense as the guide was able to take my friend and I around at our pace friend had a knee injury. Despite the slower pace we still saw all the areas on the tour which he graciously extended for us as we were the last tour of the day. La Vacanza Travel also arranged this tour to start slightly later than advertised as we were coming from the airport and wanted to maximize our time as much as possible.

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Thomas P

My wife and I had the privilege of spending 3 hours, with our wonderful guide Simon, hearing about, seeing, and experiencing the history, architecture, and culture that has made Quebec City what it is today. The intimate size of our group coupled with a well paced tour provided for an enjoyable and memorable adventure. We would recommend this trip to anyone and remind them to tell their guide what they are into as the guide can tailor the tour to your liking. Have FUN!

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Deborah M

I had an excellent tour with Jacques! He's got a lot of passion for Quebec City and knew his history. He presented it in an easy to understand way. It was a great way to start my trip and gain an understanding of the city, the people and get to know the areas and places I'd want to go back to. And I appreciated that he was a fast walker like me so we were able to see a lot more. I highly recommend this tour!!

User's Picture Gallery

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Old Quebec City

Chateau Frontenac

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Private walking tour

July 1/14 Left to right. Andie, Wanda, tour guide Jocelyne, and Dawn.

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Chateau Frontenac

This is the major Hotel in old town Quebec City

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Chateau Frontenac

The start of our tour.

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Walking tour of Quebec

Our party of seven and Michael in the yellow cap.

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Old Quebec

The style of the buildings in Old Quebec are very European

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Walking Tour

Standing above Old Quebec. Great view!

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