Place d'Armes, Old Québec, Canada

Place d'Armes, Old Québec, Canada: Our most recommended tours and activities

Quebec City: Old Town and Montmorency Falls Bus Tour

1. Quebec City: Old Town and Montmorency Falls Bus Tour

Your tour begins with a warm welcome as you meet your guide in the center of Old Quebec. Your passionate guide will play the entertaining role of a period character from Quebec’s history, dressed in 17th-century colonial attire. See the Upper and Lower towns of Old Quebec. Discover the city’s highlights from Place d’Armes, Town Hall, Morrin Cultural Center, Governors’ Park, Plains of Abraham, Martello towers, Fontaine de Tourny, to the Parliament of Quebec. Take photos as you learn about the lifestyle of the first arrivals to Quebec.   A short 15-minute drive will lead you to the top of the breathtaking Montmorency Falls. Enjoy 45 minutes to explore the park and walk over the footbridge above the falls. Rejoin the bus for the return drive to Quebec City to admire great views over the water and back toward the city. Tour concludes with your return to the pickup point in Old Quebec.

Montreal: Private Walking Tour of Old Montreal

2. Montreal: Private Walking Tour of Old Montreal

Discover Montreal's past from the foundation of Fort Ville-Marie in 1642 to today’s modern city on this Old Montreal private walking tour. The historic heart of the city and its adjacent Old Port will be the setting for the story of one of the greatest cities in the Americas. Your guide will lead you through a maze of narrow streets where many historic buildings can be found. Explore the birthplace of this metropolis and take a trip back in time. The departure time, duration, route, and content of the tour can be customized according to your needs and interests. Example itinerary of a typical tour: • Visit important public squares such as Place d’Armes, Place Royale, and Place Jacques-Cartier. Check out the monuments and works of art that are on display there • Admire the external architecture of buildings like the Notre-Dame Basilica, the three courthouses, the Château Ramezay, and the Bonsecours Market • Pass by the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel and City Hall as well as walking along the former 'Wall Street of Canada', St-Jacques Street • Discover the foundation site of the city’s first hospital, l’Hôtel Dieu in the Cours Le Royer • See the Sulpician Seminary, the oldest building in the historic district • Find out more about the Old Port

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What people are saying about Place d'Armes, Old Québec, Canada

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 67 reviews

We had a wonderful time on our trip with Peter., our guide His humour and helpful manner were truly appreciated. His recounting of the history of Quebec, Old Quebec and the Montmorency Falls was exceptionally well done. He added a little whimsy and humour to the telling that made the whole experience exciting and entertaining. One of the highlights of our time visiting the area. We highly recommend the experience.

Driver was interesting, informative, fun. City tour was enjoyable, the falls were spectacular! Highly recommend.

We had a wonderful time on and off the bus tour. Our guide was very nice!!

It’s very nice the driver make sure you are comfortable

Guy, our Guide, was very interesting and informative.