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The Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle is an exceptional heritage attraction in the heart of Old Québec. Steeped in history, this unique place, overlooking the St. Lawrence River and sitting high atop Cape Diamant, has been the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1, Cote de la Citadelle | Située à l'intérieur de la Citadelle de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3R2, Canada
Fantastic tour which explains how the Canadian political system works; very interactive and engaging, answering many questions. The building in itself is not spectacular but the views
In our case, Madeleine was the guide, thank you!
visitors4422, Responsable relations clients at Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018
Thank you very much for your feedback. Madeleine is an amazing guide! We are happy that you enjoyed your tour.
I was delighted to have the opportunity to visit this military base, which also serves as a residence for the Governor General of Canada.
I felt I learned so much about the political system.
I was lucky that the visit happened to fall on Canada...More
We decided to take this tour during our Citadelle tour in which a fellow guest mentioned how much she enjoyed it. We did not expect the grand interior design from looking at the outside of the plain building. The guide was excellent.
visitors4422, Responsable relations clients at Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018
Thank you very much for your comment. We are happy you enjoyed your tour.
The Residence of the Governor General is in the heart of the Citadel and backs up to the wall where the promenade of the Governors marches up the fortification walls. Very beautiful green roof. It over look the St. Lawrence River and you have wonderful...More
While we don't mind putting our hands in our pocket to pay for tours, we were delighted that this tour was free. A small group of about six people were treated to an excellent commentary as we were taken through many areas of the GG...More
A tour of this residence (the only home of the Governor General outside of Ottawa) is a free add-on to the Citadel. Tours are small and the guides are very good. It was impressive to be in the home of this great figurehead. Rooms, furnishings,...More
Hands down make sure your on a Tour with Anne Florence! She has been guiding for 4 years now and knows her stuff. Anne was very knowledgeable, funny and related to the group amazingly well. We were booked on the French speaking tour as we...More
This was well worth doing, I didn't expect it to be as interesting as it turned out to be! Make sure to book a tour. The tour guide was excellent and there is a security guard keeping an eye on things too. He didn't get...More