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“lawrence river”(190 reviews)
This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St. Lawrence River. Winter adrenalin junkies line up by the thousands at Les Glissades de la Terrasse to experience the rush of zooming downhill from 270 feet high (82 meters) in a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-648-7016
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You get to see the lower section as well as st. Lawrence river. I visited when it was very cold and windy so I didn’t stay long, but I’m sure it would be more pleasant during summer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views one of the cleanest cities ever Walk down to the lower level many shops and restaurants Save your trip to other side with ferry nothing to see

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank I5328XMpatriklise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stay in Quebec City wouldn't be quite complete without a walk along the promenade deck next to the Château Frontenac. Complete with gazebos and park benches, the bird's eye view of the St. Lawrence River is splendid. Watch the ferries crossing the river or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GlobetrotterSH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great view over Old Town Quebec from up here. With the Chateau Frontenac at your back, you can see a long way on the St Lawrence River. You can walk through the Chateau and also get a coffee at the Starbucks (which has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply marvelous promenade, though not quite up to the promenade de anglais in Nice. Offers terrific views of the St. Lawrence, the Port, Petite Champlain, and connects to various tourist sites like Chateau Frontenac and the funiculaire to Quartier Petite Champlain. A real bonus this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is an important place in the history of the city, it is also really beautiful. You have a nice view on the Chateau Frontenac (The most photographed hotel in the world) and on the St-Laurence River.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LacSteph
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Lovely boardwalk, would be awesome in the summer when vendors are along the boardwalk. Was a cool September day when we visited. Nice stroll, climb the steps up to the Citadel and enjoy the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MommaT361
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Of course I had the rabbit. Ordered the rabbit pie which was good but not the best. Lacked flavor. Someone next to me had a grilled sandwich of some sort that looked great. Burger also looked good. Cute place outside n in. The service was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamaicaman43
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

The views from this terrace are stunning, you can see for miles, it’s obvious that many many years of loving construction as gone into the area of Quebec, it really is one place you must visit, it wraps its way around the town and if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 43ericb
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Walked a good part of boardwalk though it was cool. I started out and walked as far as I could before it got too cold. I can imagine it's great (and cold) in the winter.

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 6, 2018|
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Response from Paulomen | Reviewed this property |
To go up to the terrasse and Notre Dame you can get a funicular downtown. Bedtd
August 10, 2018|
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Response from NatalieMira | Reviewed this property |
It was the Thursday night when we were there... They were spectacular. I believe the rest of August is Thursdays and Saturday evenings. It started around 9:30pm or so.
Maureen C
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Hjalmar B | Reviewed this property |
Top shape..walk.If not use bus,shuttle if cruse has one,taxi it is a short distance or finuclaire for the lift the rest is flat walking.