Discover Québec ... an immense province that occupies the northeastern-most corner of North America, unique for its history, language and culture. A place of freedom and creativity at the crossroads of the Old and the New World, where tradition and innovation combine with a contagious energy and joie de vivre! Discover an exceptional destination, four distinct seasons, an incredible natural heritage, an enriching human experience. Multi-faceted geography, diverse landscapes, vegetation and climate, and a rich history spanning five centuries, from colonial regime to the present-day challenge of maintaining the cultural vitality of this unique culture in North America!
Renowned for its hospitality and landscapes that have enchanted painters, poets, writers, and musicians, Charlevoix is where nature and culture exist in perfect harmony. Shaped by a meteorite impact that occurred 350 million years ago, Charlevoix is truly unique. Close to Quebec City, this region offers everything an epicurean could ever dream of: delightful gastronomy based on local products, heavenly sceneries in every horizon, more outdoor activities than one could count, picturesque towns and hamlets, accommodations that are allmore welcoming than the other and much, much more. In fact, Charlevoix is where the art of living tastes like pure happiness.Read More
Montréal is a slice of old Europe in a pie of contemporary design. A day’s wander might take in the photogenic 18th-century facades of Old Montréal before a cycling tour of the lovely Canal de Lachine, or take in the glittering shops and restaurants of downtown and ending at the inviting terraced cafes of Plateau Mont-Royal. The architectural sweep of the city takes in a wealth of heritage churches such as the breathtaking Basilique Notre-Dame, as well as 20th-century icons like the Stade Olympique and Habitat 67.Read More
Sure of its charms, and with a dash of haughtiness, Quebec City’s gracious yet simple style continues to delight visitors. The city has what it takes to please: and enchanting setting on the St. Lawrence, a priceless architectural legacy and a rich and colorful past. Its region is brimming with exceptional natural parks and pretty heritage villages. Exploring Old Quebec on foot is like travelling back in time! stroll its sloping streets, wander along ramparts or the fortifications themselves and take in the breathtaking views of the river, port and the surrounding hills.Read More
Québec is truly a unique land in North America. Unique for its geography, its history and its culture, which together have forged its bold and exuberant identity. Simply put, Québec is warmth, absolute authenticity and intensity, all within easy reach! Summer, fall, winter and spring: the contrasting seasons bring this vast territory to life, offering you four spectacular opportunities to discover the many faces of Québec!
Two taxes—the federal goods and services tax (GST) and the Québec sales tax (QST)—are added to the selling price of most goods and services. Several tourist regions also charge a specific tax on accommodations. The amount is $2 or $3 a night, or 3% or 3.5% of the price of the room per night, before GST and QST.
In Québec, tipping is de rigueur in restaurants, bars, taxis and hair salons. The amount, which is not included in the bill, generally represents 10% to 15% of the total bill before taxes.
|Season:||Temperature Range (Celsius)||Seasonal Comments|
|Winter||-15°C to -5°C|
|Spring||-2°C to 16°C|
|Summer||16°C to 25°C|
|Fall||-3°C to 12°C|