World's Best Cities 2011
No. 39 Quebec City
No, it’s not as hip as its cross-country World’s Best City rival, Vancouver (No. 27), but Quebec City has always placed more importance on tradition, anyway. And let’s be honest, there’s something comforting about this city’s stately demeanor, its resolute Francophone-ness, and its historic buildings, like the 1890’s-era Château Frontenac.