Quebec Hop on Hop off Tour

Quebec Hop on Hop off Tour

Visit many of Quebec City’s top attractions — like Old Québec, Fortifications of Québec, Quartier Petit Champlain, Place Royale, Vieux-Port de Québec, to name just a few.

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01/06/2017 08/06/2017


About the city

Situated on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, Quebec is a town with good looks and an undeniable French flair. It's got all the attractions you can think of, museums, arts and culture, sports, the great outdoors and it is the only city in North America with its original city walls. Quebec City's main sight is the Old Town, known as Haute-Ville, which is surrounded by a stone wall built by both French and British armies. The Citadelle is the largest British fortress in North America. At 10 in the morning is when the changing of the guard ceremony takes place. The absolutely beautiful Chateau Frontenac is a Quebec City icon. Terrasse Dufferin is a Boardwalk situated alongside the Chateau Frontenac and offers a great view of the St. Lawrence River. Quartier Petit Champlain is a neighbourhood located in the Old Lower Town. It is quite picturesque, especially when viewed from the Breakneck Stairs. The narrow cobbled streets are lined with small shops and cafes. It's a really fun neighbourhood to explore with a camera in hand. The Basilica Notre Dame de Quebec is the oldest church in the Americas north of Mexico. The Museum of Civilization is a great place to learn about the Aboriginal peoples of Quebec. One can't come to Quebec City and not catch a street performance. The city celebrates its performers and you'll often find acts taking place in the town square and parks. Grab a seat for some live entertainment and don't forget to leave a tip at the end.

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Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

day 1 - Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Board the open-top, double-decker bus at any of the 12 stops and enjoy a sightseeing tour around Quebec City that includes the historic district of Old Quebec, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Listen to live commentary and enjoy the convenience of onboard Wi-Fi to find out more fun facts.

You can hop on and off as many times as you like within 1-day. Buses run from 9:30am to 4:00pm, giving you flexibility to explore the city at a pace that suits your schedule. Need some ideas to get started? Read on to get a feel for what you can see or do along the route.

The tour loop starts at the main square of Place d’Armes (see below for a list of all stops). See the Ancien Palais de Justice (Old Courthouse) built in 1887, and journey back to the early days of New France at Place Royale. In OId Quebec, learn how city founder Samuel de Champlain set up the Habitation de Québec (think city development, 17th-century style) in 1608. Here, you can admire Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, North America’s oldest stone church dating back to 1688.

Stroll around the waterfront quays of Old Port (Vieux-Port), or walk through the Plains of Abraham, part of Battlefields Park. At the southern end of Old Quebec, get off at the loop’s final stop and visit the Citadel of Québec, the largest fortress built by the British in North America that took 30 years to construct. Visit the beautifully preserved Fortifications of Quebec, restored 17th-century walls on top of a cliff towering over the St Lawrence River.

Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops:
  • Place d'Armes: Musée du Fort, Musée de l'Amérique Francophone
  • Quartier Nouvo Saint-Roch
  • Musée de la Civilisation
  • Place Royale: Bateau Louis-Jolliet, Centre d'Interprétation de la Place Royale, Notre-Dame des Victoires
  • Marché du Vieux-Port (Old Port)
  • Centre des Congrès
  • Observatoire de la Capitale: Colline Parlementaire, Hôtel du Parlement, Fontaine de Tourny, Promenade des Premiers Ministres
  • Manège Militaire: Plaines d'Abraham (Plains of Abraham), Maison de la Découverte, Colline Parlementaire
  • Plaines d'Abraham: Citadelle of Québec (Citadel of Québec), Vestiges du Blockhaus, Promenade des Gouverneurs
  • Musée des Beaux-arts: Plaines d'abraham, Maison Henry Stuart, Tours Martello, Jardins Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc Gardens), rue Cartier
  • Place d'Youville: Palais Montcalm, Le Capitole, Faubourg Saint-Jean Baptiste, Lieu historique national des Fortifications-de-Québec (Fortifications of Quebec)
  • Citadelle de Québec: Parc de l'Esplanade
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Quebec City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Stops
  • Place d'Armes
  • Quartier Nouvo St-Roch
  • Musée de la Civilisation
  • Place Royale
  • Marché du Vieux-Port
  • Centre des Congrès
  • Observatoire de la Capitale
  • Manege Militaire
  • Plaines d'Abraham
  • Musée des Beaux-arts
  • Place d'Youville
  • Citadelle de Québec
Returns to original departure point


Quebec Hop on Hop off Tour
Quebec Hop on Hop off Tour