La Promenade des Gouverneurs

La Promenade des Gouverneurs

La Promenade des Gouverneurs
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This elevated walkway provides wonderful views of the city and the St. Lawrence River.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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TERRAvelista
London, UK17,547 contributions
Sept 2023 • Family
The promenade takes you from Dufferin terrace all the way to the back of the Citadel. It is a long walk, so make sure you have comfortable shoes. I liked that is full of wildlife: we saw many birds, squirrels and even a small snake.

Well maintained, is bears the name of the 'gouverneurs' who used to have their walk here.

Great views over the water and Lower town in the distance.
Written October 29, 2023
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Foodange
Manchester, UK2,822 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
Wow, it says there are 310 steps, but it didn’t say that most of them are up and down and this is just the actual physical steps.
We didn’t count but it must have been well into 4 figures overall so not for the unfit.
The path was up and down, mainly up, beneath the walls of the Citadelle, right to the Plains of Abraham at the top.
Probably great views from there but it was misty.
Written October 11, 2023
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helpless1
turkey166 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
There are some great views on this walk, we found it good exercise as well with the steps and would recommend it in early evening or morning, just the job.
Written June 16, 2023
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Ronald
Sydney, Australia12 contributions
May 2023
Governors promenade is not to be missed especially on a sunny day. Beautiful views on a well maintained walkway.
Written June 12, 2023
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Richard N
5 contributions
May 2023
Well maintained walkway around fort by cliffs above the St. Lawrence River. It goes from the Plains of Abraham to the Chateau Frontenac.
Written June 4, 2023
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Susane from ON CA
6 contributions
Feb 2023
beautiful high views of the st. lawrence while getting your exercise in. stairs are wide and steps are wider than most. well maintained boarded walkway
Written February 10, 2023
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krtravel123
Pitt Meadows, Canada73 contributions
Feb 2023
This is a beautiful well kept boardwalk with extraordinary views of the St Lawrence. There are sturdy staircases for each level. It was well cleared of snow and an easy walk. The top level would be a great place for a picnic in warmer weather.
Written February 9, 2023
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victoriafoody
Victoria, Canada314 contributions
Jun 2022
This a beautiful walk from the Fairmont hotel up to the Plains of Abrahams. You join the runners or take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the spectacular view across the St Lawrence river.

In the summer, it's best to do this walk in the morning before it's too hot.
Written December 29, 2022
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Lockie H
Asheville, NC700 contributions
Oct 2022 • Friends
The governors promenade passes some beautiful areas. In some areas it is flat and wide, and in some other areas there are staircases to continue the journey. It stretches all the way to the Plains of Abraham in one direction and all the way to the port (and Dufferin Terrace) in the other direction. On the side that’s facing the port, it’s ripe with photo opportunities. Lots of little benches are scattered around so you can take a rest. Absolutely worth going!
Written October 24, 2022
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Jo L
Sarasota, FL41 contributions
Sept 2022
Magnificent views of St Lawrence Seaway, The boardwalk is very long and wide, and you can get to the Fort on one end, and take the funicula down from the other end.
Written October 16, 2022
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LA PROMENADE DES GOUVERNEURS - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)