If you feel like taking your car or a bus to go even further and discover the other districts and attractions of Québec City, please do! We have put together a little list of things you might want to see...
The tallest waterfall in Québec awaits you, just a 15-minutes drive from Auberge Place d’Armes. Its cable car, bridge and beautiful views of the river will amaze you. In the winter, it is even more spectacular.
This beautiful island is a 15-minute drive from Auberge Place d’Armes and it offers countless beautiful points of view. You will appreciate its wineries, cheese factories, orchards and many other agritouristic points of interest.
In the winter, come and tour this hotel made completely of ice and snow. It is unique in Canada and is built and sculpted by artists with a new theme in mind every year.
Wendake (First Nations)
Come and find out about the culture and the history of the Wendat people, the First Nation of Québec City. The traditional site and the museum will tell you more about this fascinating people. You can also enjoy a nice walk along the St. Charles River and the Kabir Kouba waterfall.
In the summer, Village Vacances Valcartier is Canada’s biggest waterpark. Dozens of water slides await you and your family! In the winter, it turns into a winter playground with tube sliding, ice skating and more!
A few kilometers outside of Old Québec, you will find the city’s biggest shopping malls : Laurier Québec, Place de la Cité and Place Ste-Foy are all next to each other and offer probably the most diverse range of shops in the city, for all budgets and tastes. Galeries de la Capitale, on the other hand, is one large mall where you will also find an indoor theme park and an IMAX theater.
Thousands of species await you at Aquarium du Québec : fish, walruses polar bears, seals... Come and see the mammals’ shows and take a walk in our beautiful park overlooking the river. The aquarium is open all year.
North of Québec City, Stoneham and Le Relais are great mountains for skiers of all levels. Surrounded by other mountains and forest, they are perfect for families. East of Old Québec, you will find Mont Sainte-Anne and Le Massif de Charlevoix, which overlook the St. Lawrence River and are among the tallest ski mountains in Eastern Canada.
This shrine is one of the most popular sites of pilgrimage in the country. Come and discover the beautiful basilica and its glass windows, just 20 minutes from Québec City.
Hockey games, music shows and other events take place at the Colisée Pepsi, the city’s biggest arena.