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Things to do in Quebec

For those who are looking for outdoor adventure, Quebec has a wide range of open spaces that invite you to practice sports such as fishing, hunting, cycling, and wildlife observation, among others.

And being a lively destination, when thinking about what to do in Quebec, the festivals have to be mentioned. This Canadian destination presents a variety of festivals, exhibitions and events throughout all year. The Summer Festival, for example is known as being the main music event in Quebec and is held annually during July.

With a wide set of restaurants, bars and boutiques, the Old Quebec is the perfect place for shopping and Quebec nightlife. You can also pay a visit to one of the popular casinos existing in Quebec, such as the casino of Montreal. Just to see a show, have a drink or gamble, the casinos offer an environment suitable to give everyone a touch of fun during their stay in Quebec.

Among the things to do in Quebec, the art lovers were not forgotten. The national Musée des beaux-arts du Québec, the Musée de la civilisation or the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts are only a few examples of many existing museums in Quebec.

T+L's travel guide shows the best of what to do in Quebec so you just have to enjoy and have fun.

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  • Adonis

    The supermarket is the winner of the People's Choice Award for design. More
  • Aerosport

    Adventure seekers should arrange an afternoon of windsurfing through this experienced local outfitter. More
  • Alexis Le Gourmand

    Chocolates from Gatineau, prize-winning regional cheeses, and cult-favorite Bilboquet ice cream are among the produits du terroir at Alexis Le Gour... More
  • Arsenal

    Set in an 1843 steamboat factory, the Arsenal complex now houses a gallery, video-screening room, and exhibition space. More
  • Arthur Quentin

    An antiques and curios shop opened in 1975, Arthur Quentin has since expanded to offer housewares, accessories, clothing, cookware, and other decor... More
  • Bar Plan B

    Though Montreal after dark used to mean La Calèche du Sexe and other such red-light joints downtown, the city’s nightlife is now centered around ba... More
  • Basilique-Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec

    Rising from a bustling plaza in the center of Upper Town, this impressive cathedral belongs to the oldest parish in North America. Rebuilt twice si... More
  • Belgo Building

    Set on an otherwise unappealing stretch of Rue Sainte-Catherine, the industrial-looking Belgo Building is an inauspicious hub for the city’s contem... More
  • Benjo

    Benjo is an innovative children’s toy store in the lively Saint-Roch neighborhood. Located directly across from L’Église Saint-Roch and with a gree... More
  • Bike Along the Canal de Lachine

    Montreal has great bike trails throughout the city and along the water. The best of them is the one that follows the Lachine Canal for about nine m... More
  • Bíly Kun

    The kooky sister establishment to bar Plan B, Bily Kun hangs mounted ostrich heads along its 20-foot-high walls by way of decoration. The look is r... More
  • BIXI

    In May 2009, the city launched North America’s largest public bike-share program, rolling out 3,000 bikes at 400 docksa round the city available 24... More
  • Blank

    Quebec’s answer to American Apparel—a source for eco-friendly basics like perfectly fitting tees and baby-soft hoodies, all made in the province. More
  • Boutique Andy Thê-Anh

    The Vietnam-born Andy Thê-Anh may be Quebec’s best women’s fashion designer—he’s certainly the city’s most polished. Down the stairs of his whitewa... More
  • Boutique aux Mémoires

    Boutique aux Mémoires is a Lower Town antiques store for both the serious collector and those who are curious about Quebec’s decorative past. Since... More

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