FREE THINGS TO DO IN QUEBEC CITY: 9 PLACES TO VISIT
Quebec City, along the Saint Lawrence River, is steeped with French colonial influence – from its stone buildings to its narrow streets. Looking around the city, one is inclined to think of old money. Nonetheless, there are several free things to do in Quebec City. Here are some of them.
Tours Martello de Québec are elements of the military
defense system deployed by the British in the 19th century.
Originally, 4 towers were built in 1812 but only 3 remain. Overlooking the
Saint Lawrence River, Tower 1 in the Plains of Abraham has been converted into a museum. Tower 2 is now utilized for
special events, while Tower 4 is open for the public to explore.
Bask in Tranquility in Quebec City’s Ancient Churches
Quartier Petit Champlain is reputed to be the oldest shopping
quarter in North America. Boutiques, shops, and cafes stream from restored
houses. It is best to visit Quartier Petit Champlain in the early hours of the
day or during evenings to skip the crowds.
For great views of Quebec City, one can visit Terrasse
Dufferin. Overlooking the Saint Lawrence River, the terrace envelops Chateau Fontenac
up to the Citadelle of Quebec. From here, one can adore great vistas of the old
Known locally as Le Parc des Champs-de-Bataille, The
Battlefields Park is great place to explore for all those colonial history
buffs. And even if you are not, it remains a place to visit if you want to
breathe in some fresh air. Also known as the Plains of Abraham, The
Battlefields Park is the site of The Battle of Quebec. It definitely is a treat
to stroll around the Joan of Arc Garden and see some historical elements. The
park also has magnificent riverfront views.
Among the different parks in Quebec City, the charm of Place
d’Armes stands out. This public park dates back to the 19th century
and is surrounded by notable structures, including Château Frontenac, the old courthouse
of Quebec City, and the Cathedral of Holy Trinity.
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