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Upper Town (Haute-Ville)

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
+1 418-657-9177
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The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the original settlement it overlooks.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-657-9177
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked and shopped and ducked into a few places to snack. We found the shops to be somewhat different and prices pretty good for American $. We only spent about 2-3 hours but enjoyed our time looking and shopping!

Thank AhDragonfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to take a trip during the week of Thanksgiving. We felt it was such an enchanting trip as they were decorating for Christmas and they had their first snow fall. We stayed at the Le Chateau Frontenac and it was...More

Thank rfetty613
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s hard to say whether Upper Old Town or Lower Town is better—but thanks to the funicular, you can easily see them both. Upper Town has perhaps the greater variety, with somewhat fewer shops but more of other things. Terrasse Dufferin, the central square of...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you stay in this section of Quebec, you will not need transportation to see Old Quebec as everything is within walking distance. You can walk to everything, the stores, restaurants, churches, plazas, even to the lower part of Old Quebec. So much to see...More

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 9 November 2017

All of the Old part of Québec city (Le Vieux-Québec) is beautiful. The Upper town is a nice place to walk, admire the architecture and a lot of shops, good for window shopping!

Thank Lindanancyriver
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Visited Quebec in October to avoid the summer crowds and enjoy the autumn weather. My hotel was in Upper Town, so I could easily walk about throughout the day. There are plenty of restaurants, coffee cafes and pubs around all in walking distance. Head up...More

Thank CodyDC
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I really enjoyed just wandering around the upper town at all times of day. Scenic streets with lots of small shops and always people around.

Thank mojave_ben
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Unfortunately it rained the entire day we explored Upper Town. I asked for advice from other Trip Advisor reviewers as to what to do on a rainy day and we did follow some of the suggestions. But we had raincoats and umbrellas so we kept...More

Thank grandmakate
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A definite must especially if you are in lower town, only 100 give or take stairs up from lower town, the historical beautiful hotel Fairmont Le chateau should not be missed, wonderful inside and out with many monuments and statues. Nice walking around and exploring...More

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The city is very walkable and we just loved looking at all the buildings and shops. You can buy a ticket for a hop on hop off bus but we found that it was just as easy to walk from place to place and not...More

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Ryan H
18 February 2017|
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Response from pjfrommass | Reviewed this property |
Old Town is the entire historic district, both Haute (upper) town and lower. Lower is along the river, and is the original, older part of town nice restaurants, hotels, the Musee de la Civilisation, etc. You can walk up... More
5 September 2015|
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Response from kim n | Reviewed this property |
The hop on hop off bus tour was quite pricey. I believe it was close to 40 dollars Canadian per/person. We opted to walk and see everything on foot.