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Upper Town (Haute-Ville)

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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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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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can say is explore and when you're tired find a terrace and have a drink. We had so much fun exploring, eating and stopping for a glass of wine. 3 days and I didn't want to go home!

Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to see and do: shops, restaurants, street performers, coffee stops, ice cream parlors. Spend a day exploring all the exquisite doorways and sights.

Thank DTPegasus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are staying in Upper Town just off the square where City Hall is located. It is the perfect place to stay because everything is within walking distance. When we arrived there was an 11 day musical festival and most of it was free and...More

1  Thank txtfa001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Quebec visit all of Old Quebec which we call the Latin Quarter. It is the closest resemblance to an old city in Europe right here in North America. Walk on rue Saint-Louis from la Porte Saint-Louis (the uppermost gate & part of the...More

2  Thank CruiseSkiPete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In addition to the Chateau Frontenac and Terrace Dufferin, there are a number of beautiful churches along with shops and restaurants in upper town. There are also some good restaurants. This is a fun area to explore and to soak up the ambiance.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Strategically placed on Cap Diamant, Upper Town is the administrative and military hub of Quebec. It is home to a plethora of hotels, shops, historic sites and restaurants. It is well worth touring (try it on foot as the city inside the walls is really...More

Thank dmarun
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This area is not as congested as the parts of the city closer to the water. It is nice to get away from the main tourist areas to see neighborhoods where people actually live.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had a good time visiting Quebec City. A lot of places to eat and shop. Careful of small shops a lot of them have the same stuff, just watch prices. Neat to walk the streets and just browse.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

Love sitting here at night listening to the street musicians after a lovely dinner.Many parks and benches to rest on. Romantic.

Thank Bellaluna64
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One afternoon, we enjoyed a walk outside the walls where we found many restaurants and shops and interesting architecture. It was a very interesting walk and highly recommended.

Thank 99runner
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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.