Unique things to do in Quebec City Area
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Unique things to do in Quebec City Area

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Old Quebec Upper Town walking tour
Discover the history of Quebec City and Canada as you walk with us in Old Quebec Upper Town, a UNESCO world heritage site. We will go in busy streets, off the beaten track and we will travel in time as far as the 1600s. We'll tackle major themes such as colonization, wars between empires or the Quiet Revolution and Quebec separatism. We will talk about architecture too, and food naturally. Of course you can count on us to tell you a few anecdotes that make this experience so interesting. You'll see the highlights of the Upper Town, such as the Château Frontenac, the cathedrals, the city hall, the Price building, the Parlement and at least one fancy gate. You'll see countless of old & beautiful residential buildings and many fascinating monuments. Thanks to this introductory guided tour, you will have a better understanding of modern Quebec society, you will know how to orient yourself in Old Quebec and you will better appreciate this magnificent city of Quebec. We'll start in front of the statue dedicated to pioneers and we'll end in front of the Parlement. Check weather forecast and dress appropriately. We provide the tour rain or shine. We're going to walk approximately 2km (1,24 miles), during 2h. During Winter, check our Winter Walking Tour: https://fr.airbnb.ca/experiences/333649
Guided e-bike tours on Ile d'Orléans, Quebec City
Just a 15-minute drive from Old Quebec, come and discover l'Île d'Orléans. On electric bikes, the guide will show you the island's most beautiful village, visit a fruit farm, a winery, the local chocolate factory and more! We'll meet at Motel Ile d'Orleans, close to the bridge. Upon arrival, you'll get a detailed safety introduction, before following the guide on this easy bike tour of 20 km / 12.5 mi. We'll visit the Foyer de Charité and taste the famous strawberries of Ile d'Orleans. I'll share fascinating details about history and local agriculture, a very important aspect of the island's economy. As we reach the picturesque village of Ste Pétronille, we'll take a quick break from cycling at the Chocolaterie de l'Ile. Stroll on the St Lawrence River's shores and enjoy the amazing view on Quebec City's skyline. We'll continue the tour and stop at a nice boutique and coffee shop. We'll stop at one of the island's most classy wineries. Overlooking the Montmorency Falls, we'll taste their selection of local wines. We will finish at Cassis Monna & Filles. The tour will take 3 hours. The island features no bike path, we'll use the road's secure shoulder. We are often asked how to get to the meeting point without a car. Simply take a cab / Uber, we are 15 min driving from the Old Quebec.
Horseback Riding in the Appalachians
You begin your equine experience with a visit into our sizeable herd of 40 horses, where you will be able to approach and observe the horses in their natural environment, and learn interesting facts about them. Next, each client will be matched with a horse according to their size and experience. You will lead your horse by foot to the stable, and will be able to establish mutual confidence through brushing and other preparations. Once everyone is helmeted-up, we leave the stable for the paddocks. There, mounted and with stirrups adjusted, we give a short lesson on riding techniques. The enclosed paddock is the ideal place for each rider to test what they've learned about horseback riding. After the initiation, we leave for an excursion on the magnificent mountain trails with their splendid view over the Appalachian range. At the halfway point, we will stop on the mountain top to take in the beautiful view. The activity ends by showing appreciation to our horse for the lovely ride. At the end, we invite you to stay a while longer and take advantage of the surroundings and our picnic area, in the event that you packed a snack. Consider trying our other animal experiences with alpacas, dogs and the other inhabitants of our educational farm. Other things to note This activity is offered throughout the year, in all weather. Only children 14 years and over are accepted. For younger children, reserve in our 'equestrian initiation' activity. The trail ride happens principally at a walking pace, with some trotting if possible, but generally not galloping.
One Hour Trailride in the Appalachian Range
You will discover our beautiful Appalachian mountain range during a jaunt in the saddle of a calm and well trained horse.First, each client will be matched with a horse according to their size and experience. You will lead your horse by foot to the stable, and will be able to establish mutual confidence through brushing and other preparations. Once everyone is helmeted-up, we leave the stable for the paddocks. There, mounted and with stirrups adjusted, we give a short lesson on riding techniques. The enclosed paddock is the ideal place for each rider to test what they've learned about horseback riding. After the initiation, we leave for an excursion on the magnificent mountain trails with their splendid view over the Appalachian range. At the halfway point, we will stop on the mountain top to take in the beautiful view. The activity ends by showing appreciation to our horse for the lovely ride. If you would like to spend more time with a horse, we also offer 2-hour and day trailrides. Consider trying our other animal experiences with alpacas, dogs and the other inhabitants of our educational farm. Other things to note This activity is offered throughout the year, in all weather. Only children 14 years and over are accepted. For younger children, reserve in our 'equestrian initiation' activity. The trail ride happens principally at a walking pace, with some trotting if possible, but generally not galloping.
Old Quebec Winter Walking Tour
From Lower Town to Upper Town, embark on a 2-hour tour through the heart of Old Québec, where the chill of winter meets the warmth of rich heritage. Our historical walking tour explores the past to understand today's society. As we unfold the stories of New France, the Conquest, the American Revolution, the Quiet Revolution, and more, you'll gain insights into key moments in Québec's history, unveiling the intricate relationships between communities and nations. Discover winter anecdotes, from the ice bridge to the Winter Carnival, adding a seasonal touch to your understanding of the city. We prioritize quality storytelling and historical interpretation over quantity of sites visited, yet we still cover many highlights such as Old Port, Petit Champlain (with Place Royale & Batterie Royale), the Château Frontenac from a vantage point, Seminary, City Hall, Morrin Centre, and one fancy gate. Secure your spot for an engaging tour and carefully select the correct language time slot when booking, as each tour is exclusively conducted in one language. Upon booking, you'll receive essential winter dressing instructions to ensure your comfort. Available from November to March, this educational journey caters to intimate groups of up to 15 people. Check our Summer tour: https://airbnb.ca/experiences/662587

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All activities near Quebec City Area

Old Quebec Upper Town walking tour
Discover the history of Quebec City and Canada as you walk with us in Old Quebec Upper Town, a UNESCO world heritage site. We will go in busy streets, off the beaten track and we will travel in time as far as the 1600s. We'll tackle major themes such as colonization, wars between empires or the Quiet Revolution and Quebec separatism. We will talk about architecture too, and food naturally. Of course you can count on us to tell you a few anecdotes that make this experience so interesting. You'll see the highlights of the Upper Town, such as the Château Frontenac, the cathedrals, the city hall, the Price building, the Parlement and at least one fancy gate. You'll see countless of old & beautiful residential buildings and many fascinating monuments. Thanks to this introductory guided tour, you will have a better understanding of modern Quebec society, you will know how to orient yourself in Old Quebec and you will better appreciate this magnificent city of Quebec. We'll start in front of the statue dedicated to pioneers and we'll end in front of the Parlement. Check weather forecast and dress appropriately. We provide the tour rain or shine. We're going to walk approximately 2km (1,24 miles), during 2h. During Winter, check our Winter Walking Tour: https://fr.airbnb.ca/experiences/333649
Découvrez l'île d'Orléans en vélo électrique
À 15 minutes en voiture du Vieux-Québec, venez découvrir l'Île d'Orléans. You will drive your ebike on your own - This is a self-guided tour. Ile d'Orleans is a cyclist's paradise: Spectacular landscapes, a rich history and delicious local products are waiting to be discovered all along the way. On electric bikes, you will ride on your own to the island's most beautiful village, visit a fruit farm, a winery and the local chocolate factory and more! You'll meet us at my motel on Ile d'Orleans, close to the bridge. Upon arrival, you'll get a detailed safety introduction, before you go on this easy bike tour. There is no bike path; you will use the road's safe sidewalk. On your own, be curious and visit the famous Strawberries of Ile d'Orleans, village of Ste-Pétronille, Chocolaterie de l'Ile. Stroll on the St-Lawrence River's shores and enjoy the amazing view on Quebec City's skyline. Stop at some classy wineries and enjoy the view of the Montmorency's Fall. The rental is 4 hours. This is not the "Guided tour experience". This is a rental experience and you visit the Island on your own. The electric assistance is very powerful, you never had so much fun cycling up a hill!
Hiking with cute pack goats and lunch under the trees
Come hike with the goats! Close to Quebec City, discover the majestic Quebec forest with my affectionate and funny goats who will carry your luggage and will accompany us on the trails. We will hike up a small mountain that is easy to access and explore the woods to observe the local fauna and flora, visit an amazing beaver dam, enjoy a breathtaking views and have a delicious picnic under the trees. You will learn about the history of the region, the wildlife of Quebec, you will lead your own goat, get a basic training in outdoors survival and discover the wonderful world of goat packing. A truly unique and unforgettable adventure. Available at dofferent dates and time, don’t hesitate to ask. Come and enjoy goat packing and discover the forest with me and my fury friends.
Old Quebec City Classique Walking Tour with a funicular ride
Discover Quebec City's 101 tour, which begins in the Old Port, in the heart of the finest art galleries, and ends in the action of the Upper Town. There's no need to worry about walking up the hill, as a funicular ticket is included in the tour. It's an experience rich in connections, anecdotes and learning! Soak up the historic atmosphere of Old Quebec as you explore the streets of the main attractions in the Upper and Lower Town districts on foot, including the Château Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace, Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral, Place Royale, Fortifications of Quebec and Quartier Petit Champlain. Incredible Views The best locations for unforgettable vacation photos. Family-friendly Free for children of 5 and under accompanied by an adult. Professional Guide Take advantage of the expertise of our certified tour guides to discover the essentials of Old Quebec and fall in love with it. 1 Funicular Ticket Included Climb aboard the funicular for direct access to Old Quebec's Upper Town and a magnificent view of the St. Lawrence River.
Visite agrotouristique urbaine de l'abeille à la bouteille
-Visite de la miellerie/hydromellerie/distillerie accompagnée d’un guide couvrant l’interprétation de l’abeille, l’extraction du miel et sa transformation, la fermentation, la distillation, le vieillissement, la formulation et l’embouteillage. (45 minutes) -Dégustation conduite par un de nos experts de 3 produits incluant notre hydromel effervescent et de 2 de nos spiritueux (possibilité d’ajouter les autres pour un léger supplément). (25 minutes)
Guided e-bike tours on Ile d'Orléans, Quebec City
Just a 15-minute drive from Old Quebec, come and discover l'Île d'Orléans. On electric bikes, the guide will show you the island's most beautiful village, visit a fruit farm, a winery, the local chocolate factory and more! We'll meet at Motel Ile d'Orleans, close to the bridge. Upon arrival, you'll get a detailed safety introduction, before following the guide on this easy bike tour of 20 km / 12.5 mi. We'll visit the Foyer de Charité and taste the famous strawberries of Ile d'Orleans. I'll share fascinating details about history and local agriculture, a very important aspect of the island's economy. As we reach the picturesque village of Ste Pétronille, we'll take a quick break from cycling at the Chocolaterie de l'Ile. Stroll on the St Lawrence River's shores and enjoy the amazing view on Quebec City's skyline. We'll continue the tour and stop at a nice boutique and coffee shop. We'll stop at one of the island's most classy wineries. Overlooking the Montmorency Falls, we'll taste their selection of local wines. We will finish at Cassis Monna & Filles. The tour will take 3 hours. The island features no bike path, we'll use the road's secure shoulder. We are often asked how to get to the meeting point without a car. Simply take a cab / Uber, we are 15 min driving from the Old Quebec.
Stargazing with mountain goats around the fire and s’mores
After an introduction with my sweet mountain goats, we will take the pack with us up a trail to a breath taking view of the forest, old city and St-Laurence in the distance. On our way down, it’ll make a fire and together we will cook s’mores and share a drink under the stars. We will listen to sounds of the forest at night while I tell local Native American legends and talk about the history of the settlers that founded beautiful Quebec City. Then back to parking and photos with the goats that you won’t want to leave. Two person minimum and this tour is also available at other time and dates. Don’t hesitate to ask! Truly an unforgettable adventure.
Séance Photo dans la vieille ville de Québec
Ensemble, nous allons découvrir l'atmosphère du Vieux Québec et ses trésors cachés. Photographe professionnelle depuis plus de 20 ans, ma passion est de capturer ces moments authentiques qui font de vous des personnes uniques. Accompagnée de mon assistant Louis, notre approche est amicale et nous saurons vous mettre a l'aise afin de créer des souvenirs inoubliables de votre expérience à Québec vue de l'intérieur et qui resteront longtemps avec vous. Nous partagerons aussi avec vous l'histoire de la ville, les activités intéressantes, les bons restaurants et les meilleurs endroits pour prendre un verre entre amis. Les clichés sont illimités. La séance est privée. Aucune autre personne ne sera présente lors de votre séance photo. Voyage en couple, en famille, en solo, vacances, fiançailles, Noël, lune de miel, etc... des souvenirs immortalisés et des photos pour vos réseaux sociaux! Expérience pour tous les âges!
Horseback Riding in the Appalachians
You begin your equine experience with a visit into our sizeable herd of 40 horses, where you will be able to approach and observe the horses in their natural environment, and learn interesting facts about them. Next, each client will be matched with a horse according to their size and experience. You will lead your horse by foot to the stable, and will be able to establish mutual confidence through brushing and other preparations. Once everyone is helmeted-up, we leave the stable for the paddocks. There, mounted and with stirrups adjusted, we give a short lesson on riding techniques. The enclosed paddock is the ideal place for each rider to test what they've learned about horseback riding. After the initiation, we leave for an excursion on the magnificent mountain trails with their splendid view over the Appalachian range. At the halfway point, we will stop on the mountain top to take in the beautiful view. The activity ends by showing appreciation to our horse for the lovely ride. At the end, we invite you to stay a while longer and take advantage of the surroundings and our picnic area, in the event that you packed a snack. Consider trying our other animal experiences with alpacas, dogs and the other inhabitants of our educational farm. Other things to note This activity is offered throughout the year, in all weather. Only children 14 years and over are accepted. For younger children, reserve in our 'equestrian initiation' activity. The trail ride happens principally at a walking pace, with some trotting if possible, but generally not galloping.
One Hour Trailride in the Appalachian Range
You will discover our beautiful Appalachian mountain range during a jaunt in the saddle of a calm and well trained horse.First, each client will be matched with a horse according to their size and experience. You will lead your horse by foot to the stable, and will be able to establish mutual confidence through brushing and other preparations. Once everyone is helmeted-up, we leave the stable for the paddocks. There, mounted and with stirrups adjusted, we give a short lesson on riding techniques. The enclosed paddock is the ideal place for each rider to test what they've learned about horseback riding. After the initiation, we leave for an excursion on the magnificent mountain trails with their splendid view over the Appalachian range. At the halfway point, we will stop on the mountain top to take in the beautiful view. The activity ends by showing appreciation to our horse for the lovely ride. If you would like to spend more time with a horse, we also offer 2-hour and day trailrides. Consider trying our other animal experiences with alpacas, dogs and the other inhabitants of our educational farm. Other things to note This activity is offered throughout the year, in all weather. Only children 14 years and over are accepted. For younger children, reserve in our 'equestrian initiation' activity. The trail ride happens principally at a walking pace, with some trotting if possible, but generally not galloping.
Old Quebec Winter Walking Tour
From Lower Town to Upper Town, embark on a 2-hour tour through the heart of Old Québec, where the chill of winter meets the warmth of rich heritage. Our historical walking tour explores the past to understand today's society. As we unfold the stories of New France, the Conquest, the American Revolution, the Quiet Revolution, and more, you'll gain insights into key moments in Québec's history, unveiling the intricate relationships between communities and nations. Discover winter anecdotes, from the ice bridge to the Winter Carnival, adding a seasonal touch to your understanding of the city. We prioritize quality storytelling and historical interpretation over quantity of sites visited, yet we still cover many highlights such as Old Port, Petit Champlain (with Place Royale & Batterie Royale), the Château Frontenac from a vantage point, Seminary, City Hall, Morrin Centre, and one fancy gate. Secure your spot for an engaging tour and carefully select the correct language time slot when booking, as each tour is exclusively conducted in one language. Upon booking, you'll receive essential winter dressing instructions to ensure your comfort. Available from November to March, this educational journey caters to intimate groups of up to 15 people. Check our Summer tour: https://airbnb.ca/experiences/662587
Visit and Stroll with 60 Alpacas
Dive into the wonderful world of one of the most adorable animals in the world -the alpaca! Here with us, you will find yourself surrounded by the 60 of these friendly and gentle little camelidae that make up our herd, for an hour and a half. During this time, it's the perfect occasion to get to know and to develop your knowledge about them. You will interact with these animals notably by touching and by feeding them and through other diverse and entertaining activities. Your visit will allow you to learn about the particularities of their nature, their needs and also to have a chance to discover their individual personalities. We will also introduce you to, and instruct you about their wonderful natural fibre/wool and its extraordinary and unique qualities. Your visit includes an occasion for visiting our nursery, with the baby alpacas called 'cria', and to take a stroll with 'your very own alpaca' on our country trails. Fantastic souvenir pictures guaranteed! At the end of your visit, you are invited to stay a while longer and take advantage of the surroundings and our picnic area, in the event that you packed a snack. Reserve your unique and personalized alpaca activity today, and consider our other animal experience activities with dogs, horses and the other inhabitants of our educational farm. Other things to note This activity is offered throughout the year and in all weather. The activity takes place both in and outdoors. All ages are welcome but young children must share an alpaca with an adult.
Old Quebec Women History Tour
We start on the side of the Parlement of Quebec and end the historical guided tour nearby the famous Château Frontenac. On the way, you'll learn more about the women who made Quebec City (and Lévis), their reality, their struggles and their legacy. We'll also talk about the evolution of women's rights in Quebec Province. Keep in mind this is not an activist tour, it has been created with the help of a professional historian. It is definitely a unique and original way to discover Old Quebec! Other things to note The tour runs rain or shine. This tour isn't private, but the group will be small (less than 15 people). Yes you can interact with me, ask questions, share your opinion during the tour.
Guided Visit on an Educational Farm
You are invited to visit our educational farm, home to numerous animals, accompanied by a passionate guide. Discover interesting facts on each of our resident species while observing their natural behaviour in an environment which promotes their well-being and meets each animal's needs. The aim of our educational farm is to teach visitors about those needs and the well-being of these superb creatures. Countless animals in need or abandoned have found refuge here at our non-profit charitable organization. Over the course of a visit lasting one and a half hours, you will be in direct contact with all of our animals, allowing you to touch, observe and feed them. At the end of the visit, each visitor leaves with a magnificent peacock feather as a souvenir, and will have an opportunity to purchase eggs or alpaca sourced products. At the end, we invite you to stay a while longer and take advantage of the surroundings and our picnic area, in the event that you packed a snack. Reserve your experience today and consider trying some of our other animal experiences with the alpacas, the horses and the dogs. Here is a list of the animal species you will get to encounter: -Alpacas -Cats -Chickens -Cows -Dogs -Donkeys -Ducks -Guinea pigs -Hedgehogs -Horses -Llamas -Mules -Pigs and miniature pigs -Peacocks -Ponies -Rabbits Other things to note Visits to the educational farm continue throughout the year in all weather, so visitors should dress according to the weather reports. This activity will take place both inside and outdoors. Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.
Horse riding at sunset
La randonnée commence environ 1h avant le coucher du soleil. Vous partirez en balade pour franchir notre point de vue sur les Appalaches en haut des montagnes. D'abord, chaque client est jumelé avec un cheval selon sa taille et son expérience. Vous allez avoir la chance de créer un lien de confiance avec lui en le brossant et en le préparant. Une fois que tout le monde a leur casque, nous quittons l'écurie pour aller aux manèges. Une fois sur votre cheval et les étriers ajustés, nous vous donnons une petite formation sur les techniques de conduite. Le manège clôturé est l'endroit idéal pour que chacun puisse tester ses nouvelles connaissances en équitation. Après cette initiation, nous partons pour la balade dans nos magnifiques sentiers champêtres. À mi-chemin, nous arrêtons en haut de la montagne pour admirer la superbe vue. Nous terminons l'activité en remerciant notre cheval pour la belle randonnée. Considérez aussi nos autres activités avec les alpagas, les chiens et les habitants de notre ferme pédagogique. L'activité a lieu toute l'année et à toutes températures. Seulement les enfants de 12 ans et plus sont acceptés. Pour les jeunes enfants, réservez notre activité "initiation à l'équitation". La randonnée se fait en majorité aux pas, avec un peu de trot si possible, mais généralement pas de galop.