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Our 5 Favourite Locations to Escape near Quebec City

Here are our favourite places to go for a walk near Quebec City and admire the magnificent landscapes to change your mind.

Need a change of scenery and a visit? Here are our favourite places to go for a walk near Quebec City and admire the magnificent landscapes to change your mind.

ORLÉANS ISLAND

About 15 kilometres from Quebec City is the superb Île d'Orléans, right in the heart of the St. Lawrence River. Take the time to contemplate the river and the landscapes, to experience the island's gentle lifestyle and to admire its heritage treasures.

JACQUES-CARTIER NATIONAL PARK

Put your walking boots on and set off on an adventure at Jacques-Cartier National Park, located less than an hour's drive from Québec City. The scenery can be enjoyed either hiking, biking, canoeing or kayaking.

Jacques-Cartier National Park
Photo : Quebec Original

MONT-SAINTE-ANNE

Although it is very popular during the ski season, Mont-Sainte-Anne is also very pleasant to visit all year round. In the summer, many activities are offered such as camping, golf, hiking, biking and hebertism! We guarantee you will not get bored.

PARC DE LA CHUTE MONTMORENCY

Less than 20 minutes from Old Quebec City, the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a magnificent historic site. From its 83-metre height, the waterfall facing the river is absolutely spectacular from near and far. On the site, you will be able to get close to it and feel its full force.

Parc national de la Chute-Montmorency
Photo : Sépaq

JOAN OF ARC GARDEN

The Joan of Arc Garden is located on the Plains of Abraham, in the heart of Quebec City. Created in 1938 by landscape architect Louis Perron, the garden is home to more than 150 species of flowers. During your stay in Quebec City, don't miss visiting this impressive garden which is worth a visit in all seasons.

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Germain HôtelsMay 25th, 2020
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