Quebec is the largest province in Canada and the most captivating area in the continent. Quebec is home to gorgeous blue lakes, snowy mountains, stunning villages, and great natural scenery.
You can witness French influence in the region with the majority of the French-speaking population residing in Quebec. The art & culture, architecture, everything makes it a mini France in Canada. It’s a perfect place where European and North American culture meets, isn’t it great travelers!
In this feed, we have listed 5 things you must do to complete your itinerary! You must add these to your list to create the best memories on the trip.
Where is Quebec?
Quebec is situated in the eastern part of the country and is one of the largest provinces in the country with occupying nearly one-sixth of the country’s total land.
The capital of the province, Quebec City is known to be the oldest city in the country.
The Best Time To Travel
The best time to travel to the province is from June to September when the weather is mild and not so humid. If you want to experience the country’s cold weather the best time would be to go from December to March.
Things You Should Not Miss
Visiting Montmorency Falls
Montmorency Falls is known to be the sister of Nigeria Falls and is the largest falls on the Montmorency River. The falls are the most visited spot in the province and thus you must add this to your list.
Montmorency Falls is breathtaking and one of the most impressive natural sites you’ll find in the province. Besides awe-inspiring scenery, Montmorency Falls also has a great history. The Montmorency Falls was the main site of the Battle of Montmorency which was held between the French and the English in 1759.
Hiking The Jacques-Cartier National Park
From 50km to the north of Quebec City comes the most popular national park of the region The Jacques-Cartier National Park.
The national park protects wildlife and is home to the most gorgeous glacial valley, the Valle de la Jacques-Cartier. If you love nature, this one is a true nature-lovers’ paradise. It’s a great place to hike and the hiking here is of intermediate level thus the amateur hikers can also relish the hiking experience.
Here, you can spot animals such as moose, white-tailed deer, gray wolf, red fox, black bear, river otter, and the Canada lynx.
Exploring The Citadelle of Quebec
The Citadelle of Quebec is the most important tourist site in Quebec. It’s an active military installation and residence of the Canadian monarch and the Governor-General of Canada.
The place offers a one-hour tour with various performances and thus is a great place to visit with your family. The 1-hr guided tour keeps you captivated throughout and you won’t feel bored. Here, you see an old castle, a museum dedicated to the 22nd regiment who fought many wars.
The entry ticket is $18 for adults and $16 for students, senior citizens $16, under 17 $6 and 10 and under free.
Visiting The Beautiful St. Lawrence River
St. Lawrence River is known to be the most beautiful river in the province. It’s a great place to enjoy outdoor adventures and thus you must add this to the list. And, when you’re here make sure to take a cruise to witness the real beauty of the river.
Cycling in Gatineau Park
One of the most relaxing things you can do on your trip to Quebec is to cycle amid a stunning natural setting. The park is very popular for the cycling path known as Gatineau Park Pathway that runs 12.5 km long.
It’s a must-visit place if you love cycling and of course nature.