You will visit the historic Palace Royale, which was established in 1608. Roam through the oldest stone church in North America and marvel at the model of a ship hanging from its ceiling. You will see the Plains of Abraham, where the deciding battle of the seven years’ war occurred. Later, you will be awed by the expansive Chateau Frontenac hotel, which was opened in 1893. This is where scenes for Alfred Hitchcock's movie I Confess, staring Montgomery Clift and Anne Baxter was filmed. The hotel was featured on the 43 cent stamp in 1993 by the Canadian Post. The Fortifications and city walls of Quebec City is also on this tour. This National Historic site was built to protect the city as early as the 17th century. While there, you can visit the Citadel and wander the walkway along Cape Diamond.
This tour will give you a feel for the beauty and history of Quebec City. You are guaranteed that you will return back to your ship in plenty of time before it leaves port. Please note that this tour is given in English, however, your tour guide will provide translation for French speaking guests.
While you're in port, see the best of Quebec City on a two-hour introductory tour of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. On this city sightseeing shore excursion, you'll be charmed by the old-world atmosphere of Quebec City with its narrow streets, steep hills and numerous historical treasures on the banks of the St Lawrence River.
This city sightseeing shore excursion is a relaxing and convenient way to see Quebec City while you're in port. A great introduction to the city, your two-hour tour showcases the city's most famous attractions.
Tour attractions include:
? Old Quebec
? Place Royale, birthplace of French civilization in North America (20- minute stop)
? Plains of Abraham, where the famous battle between the French and English armies took place in 1759
? Picturesque Place d'Armes
? Chateau Frontenac hotel
? The Fortifications and city walls
This tour is conducted in English, however if there are French-speaking passengers on board, the guide will provide bilingual commentary.
Worry-Free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Quebec City for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.