Usamos cookies propias y de terceros para mejorar la navegación y mostrar publicidad personalizada según su navegación. Si continua navegando consideramos que acepta nuestra política de cookies.
Register your Blog
( What is this? )
travel blogs
I Home I More views Today I Travel TV I xxx I xxx I xxx I xxx I Register your Blog I
 

How to Visit Québec City on a Budget

-
Travels News
 
Add to Flipboard Magazine. Fuente: Nomadic Matt - View all news from this site
How to Visit Québec City on a Budget How to Visit Québec City on a Budget

How to Visit Québec City on a Budget





I’ve visited Canada many times but have always missed is Québec City. I’ve only heard great things from everyone who has ever been there. Luckily, my friend Pamela is an expert on the city. She runs walking tours there and even recently published a guidebook to the city. Given that fall is supposed to be one of the most beautiful times to visit, I thought now was a perfect time to have her share her expertise!
I fell in love with Québec City the moment I stepped off the overnight train from Halifax. The cobblestone streets, outdoor patios, European architecture, and delicious poutine (and French men!) tugged at my heartstrings.
A French colony founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Québec City was then known as New France. Over the course of its over four hundred years, the city went from being French then British, and then French again, creating a delightful mix of architectural styles.
While most are initially drawn to Québec City by its history and European charm, the people, food, and culture are why they inevitably fall in love with the city. The locals are a community very passionate about all things Québec and wants visitors to experience that same passion, regardless of one?s travel budget. I can’t preach the gospel of this city enough. It’s like a big little village and one of my favorite places in the entire country.
Though Québec City can be expensive, there are plenty of ways to visit this city on a budget and still enjoy everything this place has to offer!
Things to See and Do

Québec City has things to see and do for pretty much every type of visitor; it doesn?t matter what time of year you visit. There are, of course, a few things everyone should see and do:
Explore Vieux-Québec (Old Québec): While doing it on your own can be fun, make time to take a walking tour. If you?re on a tight budget, there is a free walking tour with Samuel Dubois, a funny local guide who lives off the tips he receives from travellers. His tour takes you through the Old City and is filled with humorous facts and stories. Samuel is also a craft beer connoisseur, so if you?re looking for recommendations, he is your man! If you have a little money to spend and want a historical walking tour with a costumed guide, Cicerone?s walking tours are highly recommended!
Visit La Citadelle & city fortifications: Québec City is one of the oldest fortified city in North America. Spend some time at the Citadelle (which is still operational and home to the Royal 22e Régiment). Admission is $16 CAD and includes entrance to the Citadelle, a museum tour, the changing of the guard (in summer), and the Beating of the Retreat.
Dufferin Terrace: The terrace is the oldest boardwalk in the city and runs along the front of Fairmont Château Frontenac. In summer, you can relax on the boardwalk, watch street performers, and buy chocolate-dipped ice cream cones from Au 1884. In winter, toboggan down the slope of the Dufferin Slide, one of the first tour...
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Townsofusa
twitter: https://twitter.com/townsofusa

Source of news: Nomadic Matt
Source of publication: 05-09-2017 16:11
visto: 1

shared twitter
shared facebook

If you liked this article you might be interested in these..

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Recommended Video section of our Travels Videos - Watch More Videos in Travels Videos

How to Cook Authentic Slovenian Food

Go TO TV Travels Videos

If you liked this article you might be interested in these..


The Ultimate Travel Guide to Burbank, California



Burbank is the media capitol of the world and a perfect spot to travel if you\'re looking to be in the center of the entertainment industry. The post ...
22-09-2017 16:09

3 Delicious Tailgate Dips - Travel Channel



Serve up these three tailgate dips and score a home run with your guests. Find more great content from Travel Channel: Travel Channel YouTube Channel ...
22-09-2017 16:08

Lady’s Lovely Guide to 1 Day in Chester



I was going to avoid cities on my great British road trip. The goal was to stick to the countryside. But if there was ever a city that could tempt me ...
22-09-2017 16:08

How to ride a camel like a pro in Morocco



In truth, riding a camel is always going to be a little uncomfortable ? it comes with the territory. But we\'ve got a few tips to help minimise the pa ...
22-09-2017 16:08

Enjoying the Historic Charm of Wilmington, NC on a GirlsR



If I asked you to think of a girls’ weekend getaway destination on the East Coast that offers historic charm, good food, and is near the beach, what ...
21-09-2017 16:14

Just back from: the Isles of Scilly



The near-deserted beaches of the Isles of Scilly are a happy hunting ground for shell collectors big and small © James Kay James Kay, Editor at Lonely ...
21-09-2017 16:14

How to Travel Anywhere in the World (From Start to Finish) f



Wouldn?t it be great to travel anywhere in the world for $1,000 or less" And I don?t mean just the cost of getting there. I mean your entire vacation ...
21-09-2017 16:14

Cycling Japan: from Osaka to Tokyo



With onsen, exercise, and freedom to escape the crowds amidst a beautiful and varied landscape, could there be a better way to explore Japan" The post ...
21-09-2017 16:13

Where to spot leopards in Sri Lanka



While the lion isn\'t much more than a majestic myth, another magnificent big cat prowls Sri Lanka ? the leopard. The post Where to spot leopards in S ...
21-09-2017 16:13

Chile beyond Patagonia: 4 destinations you don’t want



I came to Chile to hike Patagonia. I left with a new appreciation of life. The starry nights of the Atacama desert, the magical hot springs and volcan ...
21-09-2017 16:13

Belgium: Cathedral-like Antwerp Central Station



So I was in Antwerp, Belgium last April together with girlfriend Bubbles.The cathedral-like train station in Antwerp, Belgium opened its doors to the ...
21-09-2017 16:11

Senegalese Street Kids



Our driver pulls over to the side of the road so we can buy some fresh fruits from a lady on the roadside. A group of young boys approach the passenge ...
21-09-2017 16:11

How to Pack for a Week in Paris - Travel Channel



What to wear before exploring the \'City of Light.\' Find more great content from Travel Channel: Travel Channel YouTube Channel: ...
20-09-2017 16:10

5 Wild Tailgates You Have to See - Travel Channel



These unique tailgates around the country know how to get the party started. Find more great content from Travel Channel: Travel Channel YouTube Chan ...
20-09-2017 16:10

25 Delightful Pictures of Sweden’s South to Make you V



Southern Sweden is my home region (Swedish: Skåne), and it\'s a bliss to visit during spring and summer. However, most tourists tends to focus on Stoc ...
20-09-2017 16:10

An Introduction to Stockholm: A First-Time Visitor’s G



As the largest city in Scandinavia, Stockholm, Sweden, has always been on my radar. And yet, despite multiple trips to the region (mostly to... The po ...
20-09-2017 16:10

10 places you should visit in Japan



Everything in this amazing land is so different from Western norms, you?re bound to find yourself pleasantly disoriented as you attempt to navigate it ...
20-09-2017 16:10

Your essential guide to sailing jargon



If you?re just starting to cut your teeth on life at sea, here?s the essential guide to sailing that every beginner should know. The post Your essenti ...
20-09-2017 16:10

Is Francis a Freudian" The Pope and His Shrink



Earlier this month, the world?s most prominent religious figure made international headlines when Pope Francis acknowledged that, in his early forties ...
20-09-2017 16:08

Japan - Hokkaido : Hakodate



Hakodate - Feb 2016We left Sapporo and reached Hakodate where is the northernmost of Hokkaido before we fly back to Singapore.We took 3.5hrs JR train ...
20-09-2017 16:08

ARE YOU PROVIDING ADEQUATE RISK MANAGEMENT FOR YOUR TRAVELLE



In Conversation With? Elizabeth Anderson, Global Travel Risk Assistant, InmarsatElizabeth is presenting \'Ask the experts: how to implement a risk man ...
20-09-2017 16:08

Announcing the 2018 Goldring Travel Culinary & Cultural (Foo



I am excited to announce the 2018 Goldring Travel Culinary & Cultural (Food & Wine) Cruise on the Seabourn Encore setting sail on October 6, 2018. ...
20-09-2017 16:08

Celebrating Eid in Senegal



West African culture has always fascinated me. Here a man in his artisan shop.In the past ten years, I?ve tried to diversify my travels as much as pos ...
20-09-2017 16:08

One Restaurant I Love: Le Relais du Castelet



In a renovated hunting lodge on a gorgeous property originally owned by hi ...
20-09-2017 16:08

Food Market- Hötorgshallen



Discrete entranceI always love visiting indoor food markets when I travel to new cities. It is a great way to soak in the sounds, smells and flavors o ...
20-09-2017 16:07

Casino Camping and Red Tailed Surfperch



The entrance to our campground.The sounds were electronic, like walking into the area at the fair where the Whack-a-Mole resides. Colored lights were ...
20-09-2017 16:07

Top 10 Reasons to Travel Abroad



If getting out of the country and discovering a new place wasn\'t incentive enough, here are our top ten reasons to travel abroad right now. The post ...
19-09-2017 16:11

Lady’s Guide to 3 Days in the Yorkshire Dales



There’s no place like the English countryside, and Yorkshire is one of my favorite areas to enjoy it. Which is why I’m happy my great British road ...
19-09-2017 16:10

A guide to traditional Chinese street food



One of the most popular forms of traditional Chinese food, everywhere from Shanghai to Beijing, is street food. Here are some of the best street food ...
19-09-2017 16:10

9 Greek beaches that should be on your bucket list



Though the sea is everywhere (there\'s 227 inhabited islands), it\'s tough to find beaches worthy of the \'best beaches in Greece\' accolade. Enter ou ...
19-09-2017 16:10

Keep Everyone In-The-Know While On-The-Go with TripIt iOS 11



It?s happened to nearly everyone who has ever taken an airplane: you?re en route to your destination when your arrival time or your gate changes. Anxi ...
19-09-2017 16:10

Cebu Visit 2016 Photo Essay



So another photo essay on what I did last year during my visit to Cebu, Philippines. This is basically a part of my daily life when I was there which ...
19-09-2017 16:08

On Safari in Tanzania: The Ultimate Wildlife Experience



It has been our dream to go on safari in Tanzania. Ever since watching Africa the Serengeti on IMAX in 1994, we\'ve had dreams of spying herds of wild ...
18-09-2017 16:12

Getting the Ultimate Charlotte Motor Speedway Driving Experi



I’m the first to admit that I have a wee bit of a lead foot. The older I get, the more cautious of a driver I’ve become, but there was a time when ...
18-09-2017 16:11

Just back from: Hawaii



Claire and husband Tom on Tunnels Beach, Kaua?i © Claire Richardson Claire Richardson, Picture Editor at Lonely Planet Traveller magazine, recently re ...
18-09-2017 16:11

How this Boomer Canadian Couple Traveled the World for a Yea



As a solo backpacker, there are are certain areas of travel I’m not yet an expert in. Fortunately, there are plenty of experts in our community who ...
18-09-2017 16:11

The top destinations for travel in January



From the jungles of Central America to the beaches of Southeast Asia, here\'s where you should be travelling during January. The post The top destina ...
18-09-2017 16:11

7 reasons to visit Peru (that aren’t Machu Picchu)



Food, waterfalls, epic hikes and camelids, to name a few. The post 7 reasons to visit Peru (that aren’t Machu Picchu) appeared first on Intrepid Tr ...
18-09-2017 16:11

10 experiences every traveler should have in Morocco



In a country that boasts so much beauty and so many varied attractions, these top 10 Morocco experiences are a pretty good place to start your explora ...
18-09-2017 16:11

Goldring Travel's 2017 Culinary & Cultural (Food & Wine) Cru



The Goldring Travel 2017 Culinary & Cultural Cruise had a bit of a delay departing out of Portimao, Portugal due to high winds and subsequent tidal re ...
18-09-2017 16:08

 

 



Would you like your blog and posts leave here?


 
         

Categories

News most viewed Today

Lady’s Guide to Gorilla Trekking & beyond in Rwanda

Lady’s Guide to Gorilla Trekking &...

When most people travel to Rwanda, they go for one thing: gorillas. Rwanda is one of the only places in the world where these primates can be seen in the wild, and where humans can get up close to them. I’ve traveled from London to see them, but... -
Win a Trip to Africa (With Flights!) From KLM Airlines

Win a Trip to Africa (With Flights!) From KLM...

The following branded content post is brought to you by KLM Airlines. You know I love promoting contests! The prize here is fabulous and I really hope that one of my readers wins. Three years ago today, I was on safari in Kruger National Park,... -
Fuji X-T1 | Fuji 56mm f/1.2 | Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8

Fuji X-T1 | Fuji 56mm f/1.2 | Fuji XF 16-55mm...

Photo © 2015 Tewfic El-Sawy- X-T1 & Fuji XF 16-55mm f/2.8 I rarely write up technical posts about the photographic gear I use when traveling, since there are many more photographers better qualified than I am to do so. However, I thought I\'d... -
TOP 6 GIFTS TO BUY FROM ROMANIA

TOP 6 GIFTS TO BUY FROM ROMANIA

When we travel, we try to gather as many memories as possible. This consists in pictures or souvenirs. Most of the time we end with small things that we can\'t use and just keep.So you can get the best from the Romanian culture, I made a top for... -
Hagia Sophia ? Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia ? Istanbul, Turkey

At night, this marvelous mash-up of Byzantine and Islamic architecture... -
Wahekeena Falls: The one Oregon waterfall everyone should see

Wahekeena Falls: The one Oregon waterfall eve...

Perhaps you’ve heard of Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge ? the allegedly second tallest perennial falls in the US, and a favorite among Portlanders. It is pretty fantastic, but the best falls in the gorge actually goes to the girl... -
The Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali.

The Great Mosque of Djenne in Mali.

The Great Mosque of Djenne is located in the Sahel region in Djenne, Mali. Considered the largest adobe structure in the world, presents a traditional construction in the area, including Arabic influences. The date of its construction is unknown,... -
8 Most dangerous sites in Iceland. Tips to stay safe in Iceland!

8 Most dangerous sites in Iceland. Tips to st...

The Ministry of Industry and Innovation, who are responsible for tourism, has compile a list of the most dangerous 24 sites in Iceland. Have a look at the link to read the Part I.GullfossGullfoss, the golden waterfall, is undoubtedly the most famous... -
Lucia Celebrations in Stockholm- 2014

Lucia Celebrations in Stockholm- 2014

Photo by Henrik Trygg, Stockholm Visitors BoardLucia, the festival/celebration of St Lucia, happens on December 13th and is, along with Midsummer, the most Swedish of holidays and many of you have probably seen a picture of a young girl wearing a... -
Pathfinder Pics: Valle de Viñales, Cuba

Pathfinder Pics: Valle de Viñales, Cuba

Recently, Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Yasmine Awwad of Peeking Duck, visited Cuba and took some time out to explore here. Find out more about Pathfinders here.  -

More Blogs
Social
 

Thenexttravel Directory
- Insert Blog

 

contacto:
infonaturama@gmail.com