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Get your party on

Quebecers move to the rhythm of a nightlife that rivals that of other trendy destinations around the world. Explore brewpubs and nightclubs inspired by the speakeasies of the prohibition era, and make new friends along the way.

Discover tucked-away bars

Montréal gets jazzed up every summer

The planet’s biggest jazz festival attracts visitors from around the world, with over 2.5 million fans converging on Montréal to take in more than 800 shows, two-thirds of which are free.

Check out the festival

Trying new things

We invited two globetrotters to come let go in Québec. Alex and Steven enjoy new experiences and discover that trying new things is a sure-fire way to create lasting memories.

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Modern comforts in a natural setting

Delight in the unusual architecture and large windows of EXP cabins. Nestled in wooded areas, they blend in with their surroundings, giving the impression that they’ve always been there.

Stay overnight in a park

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

Just minutes from Old Québec, Parc de la Chute-Montmorency invites you to kick back and have fun. Walking trails and lookout points offer breathtaking views of the 83 m falls for an outing you won’t soon forget.

Admire the falls

Off the beaten track

We invited two globetrotters to come let go in Québec. Alex and Steven discover unexplored places, have unexpected encounters, and share experiences they couldn’t have had anywhere else. 

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Back to the start

The birthplace of the city and one of the hottest areas for art and events. Stroll Old Montréal and lunch on a terrace, explore the Montréal Science Centre, or even chill out on an urban beach.

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The Explorers' Route

This nine-day trail in the heart of the Laurentians, Abitibi-Témiscamingue and the Outaouais will lead you along the water, in the air or underground, and will delight nature lovers and thrill-seekers alike.

Follow the route

History moves us

It’s easy to imagine the vision early settlers had for this perfectly preserved fortified city that’s loved the world over. Be amazed by the melding of old and new.

See how

Spa culture

The people of Quebec love spas—Nordic, urban, or however you like to soak your stress away. Marvel at idyllic natural settings and enjoy delicious healthy fare.

Slip into a spa

The market, a multisensory experience

Strolling around public markets is synonymous with being enticed by the aromas emanating from the booths, boutiques and restaurants. Chat with local producers, who’ll be more than happy to tell you all about their products.

Explore our markets

Flavours of the North

North of the 49th parallel, there’s a unique climate that has influenced our local food scene. Taste the boreal freshness of blueberries, cherries, mushrooms, Labrador tea, dune peppers, northern shrimp, snow crab, and so much more.

Whet your appetite

Montréal awaits

Fall under Montréal’s spell, a unique city renowned for its creativity. This route offers total immersion in the very best this city has to offer in culture, attractions and local cuisine. 

Be moved

Feel like royalty

Majestic in every way, this historic hotel is the perfect blend of past and present. This lovingly restored hotel has a reputation as one of the most enchanting places to stay.

Feel like royalty

Awestruck in Côte-Nord and the Saguenay

Marine creatures, magnificent landscapes, indigenous traditions, wild animals... From Tadoussac to the Saguenay Fjord, this route will allow you to see the countryside and be amazed at every turn.

See nature up close

The next-generation circus is here

Since the founding of Cirque du Soleil—which breathed new life into the field of circus arts—Québec has been outdoing itself with innovative artistic productions renowned all over the world.

See the show

Watch the walls come to life

Take a mural walk and discover hundreds of murals created by artists from around the world, each one a masterpiece in its own right.

Take the walk

Discover your inner wolf

Admire this noble beast of the boreal forest up close, from actually petting them to viewing them at a distance, all while supporting their protection in the wild.

See how

Life outside can awaken something within

Experience the overwhelming awe of rushing waters, infinite forests, and epic cliffsides—all landscapes to take in so you can let go.

Get outside

The ultimate fishing trip

Some of Québec’s fishing spots hold their own against the best in the world when it comes to Atlantic salmon fishing. Given its many rivers, it’s not surprising that Québec is a veritable angler’s paradise.

Cast your line

An appetite for Québec

A world-class foodie destination, Québec owes some of its success to multiculturalism and its unique local products. Discover a fresh take on culinary delights, created by well-known chefs.

Explore our flavours

The birthplace of America

Along this historic trail, you’ll discover architecture that blends European and American styles as well as extraordinary spaces for outdoor enthusiasts. Lovers of both history and nature will be delighted.

Relive history

Lighthouses—windows into the past

Québec is home to 43 traditional lighthouses, most of which are located along the coast or on islands. Some have been converted into museums, inns or cottages.

Explore our lighthouses

Flavours of the sea and the St. Lawrence

Local restaurants, fish shops and markets offer you the chance to discover some 40 marine species, including 13 types of seaweed. Take part in culinary events, tasting tours and other food-related activities.

Get a taste of Québec

Flora and fauna forever

Tune into the call of thousands of northern gannets. Discover a 5-million-tonne monolith at low tide. Taste the sea air. Hear tall tales from local fishermen.

Take a trip

Pure and wild

Be one with nature—swim in a clear lake, hike through fragrant forests, take a long walk at the water’s edge, aim your lens at a rare bird—our parks come alive.

Explore now

A museum for any taste

Whether you like your museums scientific, historical, artistic, or a little wacky, Québec museums offer tons of exhibits for a wide variety of visitors. With more than 430 museums to see, there’s truly something for everyone!

Discover Québec’s museums

So much to see at the MNBAQ

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, located on the Plains of Abraham, offers world-class exhibits and a collection of over 39,000 works from the 17th century to today.

Visit the museum

Immersed in the sacred

The pounding of the drum stirs your soul as voices call out to the forces of the natural world and powerful dances inspire you. Surrender to the Pow Wow.

Visit Wendake

Sounds of a river

Whales breaching the water’s surface, a rushing rapid to swim or surf, the deep, familiar sound of the horn of a passing ship—life in and on the river will move you.

Learn more

Économusées: Preserving heritage

Économusées showcase traditional know-how and trades rooted in farming and arts and crafts. Québec has 30 such museums, each featuring an aspect of local culture.

Take a tour

Fun on tap at Château Montebello

Located between Montréal and Ottawa, the Fairmont Le Château Montebello is the world’s largest log cabin. Enjoy an authentic Canadian experience and a host of activities, including golf, as well as access to the spa.

Plan your getaway

Give yourself time to let go

Taking time to let fresh air and warm water wash your worries away is vital in our busy lives. From the rigorous to the relaxing, getting out and letting go is worth it.

See where

Stay somewhere unexpected

Stare at billions of stars as you drift into slumber in a clear bubble, cozy up in a traditional teepee, or sleep in the leafy canopy of the treetops.

Rest easy

Welcome to Bleuet country

Go kayaking on the fjord, meet new furry friends at the Saint-Félicien zoo, and experience the Anima Lumina night walk in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean.

En voir plus

Explore on two wheels

Road, mountain, fatbike or Bixi… biking is a popular pastime in Québec, which boasts the largest cycling network in North America. Coast down hills, admire the landscapes or explore the city in a different way.

Explore on two wheels

Inviting lakes and rivers

Glide along one of Québec’s countless watercourses in a kayak or a canoe, and see nature through a different lens. Drink in the peace and tranquility for a few hours or a few days.

Navigate our waters

Move to the beat of a unique district

A mixed crowd, an unusual site, up-and-coming bands and others that are already well known—all the ingredients to create special moments at Mile Ex End Montréal, a weekend-long festival held under an overpass.

Discover the festival

Get to know our Indigenous people

You may have heard the legends but have never experienced Indigenous traditions as they’re lived today. Let yourself be taught lessons from the earth.

Learn how

Time to catch a break

Go deep into the quiet of the forest. Explore lakes and rivers teeming with fish, and hunt game both big and small.

Go hunting and fishing

Now’s the time to be yourself

Laugh until you cry, dance until dawn breaks, sing along to your favourite songs, and get lost in the magic of the moment. This is all about having fun.

Explore festivals

The warmth of the people

Actor Alan Estrada experiences a place through its people. “They were doing what they love and loving what they do in a constant search for happiness and authenticity.”

Meet Alan

National parks: nature’s showcase

Discover why some of Québec’s national parks are world-renowned for watching whales, Northern gannets and fossil fish, and for their magnificent sunsets. A veritable feast for the eyes.

Observe nature

Nature, culture, authenticity

Whether you prefer the bustle of city life or the calm of wide open spaces, prepare to be amazed and delighted. From Montréal to Québec City, by way of Lanaudière and the Mauricie, experience authenticity at every turn.

Discover your true nature

Graceful glides

You quietly dip your paddle in the water when a few metres ahead, a humpback breaches to say “hi.” This whale is accompanied by many others in a magical parade of marine life.

Kayak with whales

Society for Arts and Technology

SAT is a research and performance centre that supports artists who use digital technologies. Offerings include immersive experiences, techno parties, audiovisual creative training sessions, and more.

Be inspired

A shopper’s paradise

Whether you’re looking for local delicacies, designer clothing or an original design piece, Québec artisans offer something to suit every taste and budget. They can be found at many of the local boutiques, markets and shopping centres.

A shopper’s paradise

Surf in the city

The St. Lawrence provides the opportunity to do river surfing, a sport that is increasingly popular among Québecers. Because the wave is stationary, you can surf as long as you want. Grab your board!

Ride the wave

The audacity to be different

Come ready to be inspired because our cities will bring out your expressive side. The people are warm, the streets are alive, and things are really happening. Let yourself go!

Live the city life

Set off on the Flavour Trail

From Petite-Rivière-Saint-François to La Malbaie, follow the ultimate gourmet trail and enjoy cider, craft beers, cheeses, fine chocolates, organic meats, free-range duck, and fresh produce.

Bite into local delights

Climb amongst the treetops

Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the immense boreal forest in more than 25 aerial adventure sites just hours from Montréal, Québec City, or Gatineau.

Find adventure

Québec by the sea

Over 13 days, travel through the Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Côte-Nord, and add a week in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine. On the agenda: national parks, whale watching, and a ton of attractions and activities.

Explore

Fresh air and fun

Start the day watching the sunrise, stroll around the village, breathe in fresh air while hiking, biking, ziplining, or paddling—Tremblant is your playground.

Explore Tremblant

Be lulled to sleep in a lighthouse

Spending the night in a lighthouse in the middle of the St. Lawrence sounds dreamy—especially when it involves breathing in the sea air, and listening to the chirping of birds, the crashing of waves and the singing of whales.

Sleep by the shore

La Traite: A different kind of restaurant

Located near the Akiawenrahk River, this restaurant will charm you with its decor and its menu inspired by First Nations cuisine, featuring food that's been hunted, fished, and gathered.

Share a meal

Get on the road to self-discovery

Whether it’s picking a random spot on the map and taking your time getting there, or planning an excursion on a special route, count on friendly greetings along the way.

Hit the road

Allez Up, all the way up!

Climb the outside walls of 15 m silos, among the tallest in the country. With over 100 routes and 3 boulders to climb, all in a friendly atmosphere, there’s tons of fun to be had!

Go climbing

There’s something good brewing in Québec

Did you know that Québec boasts over 150 microbreweries and 30 hop farms with high-quality products on offer ? Set off on the Beer Route or visit a beer festival.

Discover the beers

In Montréal's playground

We invited two globetrotters to come let go in Québec. Alex and Steven discover the relaxed spirit of Montrealers during a very inspiring journey.

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Savour the taste of passion

There’s a certain obsession for really good food you can taste in that first bite. And you can taste the difference thanks to carefully chosen fresh local products.

Explore

A wildlife sanctuary with a big heart

Refuge Pageau takes in sick, injured or orphaned wild animals—including moose, bears, wolves, lynx, deer, raccoons and birds of prey—all of which are released back into the wild as quickly as possible. Prepare to be charmed.

Enjoy a unique experience

Make it up as you go along

“Being here feels like connecting with old friends.” Even as solo traveller, Kiersten said that she was never really alone. “I felt welcome wherever I went.”

Meet Kiersten

Poutine: traditional Québec fare

Made with fries, cheese curds and gravy, poutine now comes in many variations (although many people prefer the original). Will you dig into the melty goodness?

Taste a classic

A major music festival

The Festival d’été de Québec is Canada’s largest outdoor music event. Come see international superstars and emerging artists of all stripes perform on the Plains of Abraham.

Dance on the Plains

Explore the outdoors at Hautes-Gorges

Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie is one of the most beautiful natural wonders of Québec. Huge slopes, breathtaking scenery, and the unusual course of the Malbaie River make it a one-of-a-kind destination.

Contemplate nature

A patchwork of beautiful contrasts

Get close to the people and their history. Let yourself be surprised by the twists, turns, and unconventional routes that brought this unique culture where it is today.

Explore history

Delicious discoveries

Why not pick your own strawberries, blueberries, apples, pears or pumpkins? U-pick farms let you enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside and the bounty of fields and orchards. Freshness guaranteed! 

Fill up on flavour

Enter nature’s kingdom

A whale breaches in the distance as a seabird dives for fish. Find yourself on the trail of a gentle deer in the forest or a cute squirrel in a city park.

Get close

The splendours of the Far North

Enjoy an extraordinary 10-day experience in Québec’s Far North. Discover the history, wildlife, culture and traditions of the Cree and Inuit communities. A trip that’s larger than life. 

Find adventure

Take the Route des Navigateurs

Driving alongside the Saint Lawrence River, through fields and mountains, is an experience in itself. Throughout the stops on this legendary 470 km road, discover abundant flora and fauna and the striking beauty of the landscape.

Landscape view of a river

Must-see downtown green spaces

City parks are popular spots for get-togethers with family and friends. Whether it’s to enjoy a game of petanque, share a picnic or just laze about, parks provide the ideal setting.

Visit a park

An archipelago of beauty and serenity

Visiting the Îles-de-la-Madeleine archipelago, with its ochre cliffs, brightly painted houses and welcoming people, is a transformative experience. Tourists go away with a single desire—to come back, and soon.

Experience island time

A whimsical weekend

Marvel at the spectacle of colourful hot-air balloons filling the skyline at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival. See Quebec’s hottest musical acts plus family activities.

Up and away

Island splendour

Try backcountry camping on one of Québec’s countless islands. Some are nearly deserted and boast beautiful sandy beaches where you can pitch your tent.

Go camping on an island

Light up the night

Trees take on brilliant new forms under the creative shimmer of light projections. Walls, reaching into the sky, dance and come alive with lights. In forests and cities across Quebec, lights are telling our many stories.

See the lights

Meet the animals from Parc Oméga

No matter the season, observe wild animals as they move freely in a natural setting. Slowly coast along the 15 km road that winds around nearly 900 hectares of varying landscapes and habitats.

Go on a photo safari

A unique green space in Montréal

A green oasis in a concrete jungle, the 190-hectare Mount Royal Park contains an extensive network of trails. Montréalers flock to the mountain to jog, cross-country ski, or simply enjoy nature.

Take in the view

Québec City has it all

We invited two globetrotters to come let go in Québec. Alex and Steven have the opportunity to experience the contrast between city and wilderness in the Québec City region, where everything is close by.

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Anicinabe adventure

The Kinawit cultural site tells the story of the First Nations and their presence in the area. With guided tours, cultural workshops and teepee camping, it has everything you need for an authentic experience.

Dive into culture

The charm of Île d’Orléans

With its rich history and heritage, Île d’Orléans offers charming country landscapes. Its residents leverage their passion and know-how to produce premium local products.

Visit Île d’Orléans

The road ahead

Outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of magnificent landscapes will certainly delight in the Eeyou Istchee Baie-James region. With its wild rivers and forests as far as the eye can see, it’s the perfect place to reconnect with yourself and let go. 

Find adventure

Get your party on

Quebecers move to the rhythm of a nightlife that rivals that of other trendy destinations around the world. Explore brewpubs and nightclubs inspired by the speakeasies of the prohibition era, and make new friends along the way.

Discover tucked-away bars