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Québec: Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux Guided Site Tour

Québec: Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux Guided Site Tour

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Explore the remains and over 120 artifacts of Château Saint-Louis in Old Quebec. On this guided tour, uncover the secrets behind this site which was once the North American seat of power.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk among the remains and retrace more than 200 years of diplomatic history
  • Explore alliances w/ the First Nations from the Huron-Wendat Nation perspective
  • Learn fun facts about what everyday life was once like at the château
  • Admire the hundreds of artifacts that were found during archaeological digs
  • Discover the one and only château that was erected in Quebec City
Full description

Discover the treasures hidden beneath the Dufferin Terrace in Old Québec on this guided tour of the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site. Step back in time at the official residence and seat of power of the French and British governors between 1620 and 1834.

You will begin your adventure with stunning views of the St. Lawrence river as you meet your guide on the Dufferin Terrace boardwalk. Then you'll be invited to descend the stairs to see what is hidden beneath and to enter the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site where hundreds of artifacts are on display. 

Hear fascinating stories about the lavish events that took place here and dig into the story behind the important diplomatic decisions that were made here which impacted the history of all of North America.

Presented in collaboration with the Huron-Wendat Nation, the exhibition will introduce you to the Nation diplomatic alliances with colonial governors.

Includes
  • Narrated site tour
  • Tour guide
  • Free Parks Canada app download to visit the site at your own pace after the guided tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Look for a "Frontenac" sign on a green and white kiosk with a Canadian flag at the beginning of Dufferin Terrace. Your guide will be wearing a green and beige uniform.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
  • The majority of the tour is indoors
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Super présentation guide super qui répond a tout nos questions même quand on pensais que c'étais une question dificile :) je recommande vraiment au lieux de y aller seule

August 1, 2022

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