Guided tour

Quebec Interactive Street Theatre: "Crimes in New France"

4.8 / 5

93 reviews

Activity provider: Les Promenades Fantômes
Guided tour

Quebec Interactive Street Theatre: "Crimes in New France"

Activity provider: Les Promenades Fantômes

From US$ 21.88 per person

Join us for a ghost tour of Quebec City at night, accompanied by the most important criminals of New France. Guided by Marie Rivière, you will walk the dark streets of Old Quebec and meet the worst criminals of the era.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French


  • Delve into Quebec's dark history and uncover deeds committed centuries ago
  • Roam the streets of Old Quebec after dark in the company of shadowy ghosts
  • Glimpse into the lives of 10 infamous criminals, their crimes, and their ghosts
  • Immerse yourself in the eerie atmosphere with interactive street theater
  • Step into the past and discover the history and culture of New France
Full description
Our evening of interactive street theater will take you back to an intriguing time in Old Quebec when the area was known as New France. You’ll learn about the city’s seedier side and its criminal element! The old city was at one time a den of inequity for a fairly large number of criminals. New France has emerged from its infamous past and our performer/guide will tell you about the sordid crimes committed hundreds of years ago. Our 2-hour, unique Ghost Walking Tour offers a fascinating step back into the past. You’ll walk through the heart of Old Quebec City accompanied by Marie Rivière or Jean Rattier, your extraordinary ghostly guides. Throughout this street theater performance your performer/guide will keep you captivated as you are introduced to the ghosts of 10 past criminals and you learn about the nature of their crimes.
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Meeting point

All departures are from the front of the Morrin Centre, 44, Chaussée des Écossais street. It's a 1-minute walk from the City Hall, right behind St. Andrew's Church.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Umbrella
  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Video recording

Know before you go

  • This walking tour is neither refundable nor exchangeable - the ghosts are walking rain or shine! In case of rain, please bring rain gear and an umbrella. You may also want to wear warm clothes since the tour is taking place exclusively outside.
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 93 reviews

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The group of actors are so much fun, immersive, and knowledgeable. You will not regret spending 2 hours with them while exploring the stories of Quebec's criminal history. This was fabulous for our kids of ages 10 and 12 as well. What a wonderful way to bring history to life. Congratulations on a brilliant performance.

March 24, 2023

Incredible tour. We did ours on Halloween night, the winds were 80km/hr and it was pouring rain. The guide and actors did an amazing job keeping the group entertained and interactive. The story telling along with scenic views were a great representation of what Old France was like. Great job!

March 24, 2023

We had an awesome time. We had a nine-year-old and a 13-year-old with us and it wasn’t too scary for either one of them. They both had a great time. Our guide was awesome and was in character the whole time. We had some good laughs and a few good spooks.

March 24, 2023

Product ID: 21020