Guided Tours of Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Experience the history of the prestigious  Fairmont Le Château Frontenac during a guided tour of this iconic hotel located on one of the most beautiful sites in Quebec City. You will discover the famous people and historical events that have shaped the identity of  Fairmont Le Château Frontenac over the years, as well as its architectural development and facelift undergone in recent years.

Departure outside of the Château Frontenac, Kiosque Princesse Louise on the Dufferin boardwalk

Schedule :

From December 24, 2015 to January 3, 2016 : daily
From June 24 to October 10, 2016 : daily
On Saturdays and Sundays the rest of the year

Departures in English at 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Rates (taxes included)Clients from outside    Guests in-house
Adult (17 years old +)$20.00 CAD$10.00 CAD
Child (6-16 years old)$10.00 CAD$5.00 CAD
Child (0-6 years old)FreeFree
Family (2 adults & 2 children)$50.00 CAD$25.00 CAD

Reservation online or dial 418 977 8977

Old Québec

Old Quebec is known as the city within the walls and that is where the hotel is located. The area boasts many restaurants, outdoor cafés, bars, and souvenir boutiques. Craftmans, artisans and caricaturists can be found at almost every street corner.

The Citadel

Quebec's Citadel is the most impressive fortification built in Canada under British rule and one of the most popular attractions in the city. Situated atop Cap-aux-Diamants, this historic site is a unique way to acquaint oneself with the military history of Quebec City. Designed according to a defense system developed by a French military engineer, the Citadel is in the shape of a four-pointed polygon.
For information: (418) 643-7239

Parliament Buildings

The Hôtel du Parlement was designed by the architect Eugene-Étienne Taché and built between 1877 and 1886 on the first national historic site of Quebec. You are invited to visit the Hôtel du Parlement accompanied by experienced and professional guides.
For information: (418) 643-7239.
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Located close to the Saint-Jean gate, in the heart of Old-Quebec, the Parc-de-l'Artillerie testifies more than 250 years of history. Since the XVII century, the park has been the place devoted to the defense of the town of Quebec.
For information: (418) 648-4205

Place Royale

Cradle of French America, the historic site of Place-Royal accommodates each year thousands of visitors. Its picturesque streets are pilot of three centuries of history.

Montmorency Falls

Montmorency falls park is a 83 meters height, which is 30 meters more than the Niagara falls. Montmorency fall is part of an historic and natural site, one of the most spectacular in Quebec, offering an extraordinary view on the St-Lawrence river, Ile d'Orleans and Quebec town.
For information: (418) 663-3330

Village Vacances Valcartier

Located just a 30-minute drive from the hotel, Valcartier Vacation Village offers activities all year round. In the summertime, it becomes Quebec's largest water park with many water slides and pools. It is the home of the Everest, North America's highest accelerating water slide. In the wintertime, it is the place to be for snow rafting, cross country skiing, ice skating and sleigh rides.
For more information call toll-free at: 1 (800) 3-VILLAGE.
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The religious village of Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré is the portal of entry of the magnificient Charlevoix county. Nestled between mountains and the St. Lawrence River, it is the home of the world renowned St-Anne Basilica. Every year, the village welcomes over 1.5 million visitors and pilgrims.

Ile d'Orléans

Ile d'Orléans is an island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River that features inspiring sceneries of Quebec heritage, located about 20 minutes drive from the hotel. The Island has 32km length by 8 km. The same bridge connects the Island to the ground since 1935.

Parc Aquarium du Québec

Come discover a spectacular and captivating world with a visit to the new Parc Aquarium du Québec. Some 3 500 fish specimens are waiting for you.
For information: (418) 659-5264 or 1(866) 659-5264
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Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec invites you to discover his collection specialized in Québécois art. the museum presents a complete range of various techniques: painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, decorative arts and design.
For information: (418) 643-2150 or 1(866) 220-2150
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Choco-Musée Érico

Learn the origin and history of the cocoa, from the time of the Mayas to today. Discover more than one hundred objects which report the history of the chocolate.
For information: (418) 524-2122
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Musée de la civilization

The Musée de la civilization is located in the heart of an historic district and close to Place-Royal, the site of the foundation of French America. At the Musée de la civilization, the visitor enters into a world of discovery and exploration!
For information: (418) 643-2158 or 1(866) 710-8031
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Musée de l'Amérique française - The historical museum

The Musée de l'Amérique française is the oldest museum in Canada. Its first collection of scientific instruments intended for educational purposes dates back to 1806.
For information: (418) 692-2843
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The Gourmet Route - A Flair for Flavor!

A true experience in agrotourism, the Gourmet Route is also a discovery network of traditional companies for the area of Quebec-Charlevoix. They will welcome you in true and genuine spots to enable you to see, listen to, taste, touch and feel the flavors and know-how of their art.
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The Musée du Fort

The Musée du Fort presents an original and unique sound and light show on the military history of Québec City. This museum is a great first stop for an historical visit and it can easily fit into any activities program in and around Old Québec.
For information: (418) 692-2175
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