October 13

On explore Québec !

Historic District of Old Québec

Québec was founded by the French explorer Champlain in the early 17th century. It is the only North American city to have preserved its ramparts, together with the numerous bastions, gates and defensive works which still surround Old Québec. The Upper Town, built on the cliff, has remained the religious and administrative centre, with its churches, convents and other monuments like the Dauphine Redoubt, the Citadel and Château Frontenac. Together with the Lower Town and its ancient districts, it forms an urban ensemble which is one of the best examples of a fortified colonial city.

Place Royale

           Place Royale is the place where Samuel de Champlain founded Québec in 1608.

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Notre-Dame-de-Québec Basilica-Cathedral

           Notre-Dame-de-Québec was built in 1647, leading in 1664 to the establishment of the first Roman Catholic parish north of the Spanish colonies.

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Maison des Jésuites de Silvery

           The first permanent Jesuit establishment in the area, founded in 1637 in an effort to convert and settle the nomadic Algonquins  and their allies.

 

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On été

Golf

Located in a beautiful setting in Charlesbourg, this 6900-yard golf course is considered one of the most challenging in the region. The banquet hall in the clubhouse can accommodate groups of up to 300. The perfect place for a golf tournament, business meeting or wedding. Eighteen-hole course, par 72, driving range, putting green, pro shop and lessons.

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Cyclisme

Pedal your way through lovely countryside as you admire rushing rivers, mountains, rolling hills, and the majestic and omnipresent St. Lawrence River.

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En Automne

Randonnée

Explore the boreal forest as you follow the groomed walking and mountain biking trails leading past landscapes of breathtaking beauty in the Lac-Beauport area.

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En hiver

Carnaval de Québec

World’s largest winter carnivals in beautiful Québec City. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the Québec Winter Carnival to enjoy a host of activities for all ages, including snow bath, ice canoe race, night parades, snow slides, giant foosball, snow sculptures, shows, sleigh rides, and skating.

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Au printemps

Ski Stoneham Mountain Resort

It’s Canada’s largest night skiing area,with four terrain parks for freestylers, including one with step-up jumps, plus an Olympic-caliber half pipe. It’s also Eastern Québec’s best après-ski ambience

 

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Evénements à ne pas manquer

Le 350e anniversaire de Notre-Dame de Québec

The 350th anniversary celebrations will honour different aspects of our society: faith, history, family, heritage, culture, and lasting legacies for future generations.

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Posted October 13, 2014 by 20zhangs in category French

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