Walking Tour of Old Québec, World Heritage Site

The tour will visit the Dufferin Terrace, a magnificent boardwalk overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Another stop is the Seminary of Québec, founded in 1663. Now occupied by the Architecture School of Laval University, this institution is a remarkable collection of buildings erected around enclosed courtyards.

The tour will also visit the magnificent interior of the Notre-Dame-de-Québec Basilica in the Lower Town. You will see Place Royale, where the Québec Government has restored the houses of merchant families from the New France era. A ride in the Funicular will bring you back to the upper part of the city. You will see the St-Lawrence River’s panorama and appreciate a spectacular view of the lower town at from a 45-degree angle.

When: Sunday, August 7, 2016


  • 13:30 Departure from the Québec City Convention Centre
  • Guided walking tour:
    • Dufferin Terrace (upper town)
    • Seminary of Québec (upper town)
    • Place Royale (lower town)
    • And more
  • 15:30 Arrival at the Québec City Convention Centre

Cost: $38.00 CAD (Tax included)

Minimum participants required: 15 


Old Quebec Red Bus Tour

Discover Quebec City from an open-top bus!

The best excursion to discover and explore the Quebec City you have been looking for. Historical, romantic, fashionable, fun and shopper friendly. Hop on and hop off the red loop as often as you please and see Quebec City on your own time and at your own pace. Enjoy fantastic views from the open top deck, it’s unique, it’s le Bus rouge!  12 stops at Quebec City's top tourist sites.

Hop on hop off all day long!

When: Access all week (from Sunday, August 7), one daily coupon only

Schedule: Departures every 30 minutes: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Cost: $41.00 CAD (Taxes included)


Note: All these activities are based on a minimum number of participants. Any activity not held will be fully refunded.

Important Dates

Call for papers and registration starts
November 1st, 2015

Abstract submission deadline
March 18, 2016

Paper acceptance notice
May 4, 2016 NEW DATE

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
May 25, 2016 NEW DATE

August 7-12, 2016

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