Why Visit Québec City?
Discover why Québec is a must-see destination in Canada and why it's different from other cities in Canada.
The CTTC 2020 Annual Conference falls on the fête nationale du Québec - Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day- a holiday celebrated on June 24 in the province of Quebec. Join us in Québec City to celebrate! More information available here.
Please note, accommodations in the city will be limited. The CTTC has secured discounted hotel rates for its delegates at the Delta Hotels Quebec. Hotel booking is on a first come first served basis, so please book at your earliest convenience to ensure availability! Click here for more information.
A Treasured UNESCO World
Old Québec will delight and amaze you. The cradle of French America, it’s the only fortified city on the continent north of Mexico. Stroll through the cobblestone streets and soak in the city’s magnificent heritage, storied past, and European charm. It’s festive, welcoming, and wonderfully safe.
[Pictured: Old Québec]
A Unique Culture
Quebecers are known for being warm and welcoming. Everywhere you go, you’ll be met with a smile. People here are proud of their francophone culture and North American roots. The myriad activities and attractions on offer throughout the year give you the chance to experience the wealth of this vibrant, authentic culture. The people you meet in the city’s many tourist spots will happily share with you their passion for this place, in French and English.
[Pictured: fontaine de Tourny]
A Winter Wonderland
Québec City is at its most charming under a blanket of snow. See North America’s only ice hotel and enjoy a winter vacation that guarantees heaps of snow.
[Pictured: Hôtel de Glace]
A Top Foodie Destination
Québec City’s passionate chefs, both emerging and established, have made the city a culinary mecca. These artists of the edible are deftly reinventing classics and launching new trends, celebrating the quality and variety of local farms and producers in showstopping meals. The city’s food scene is known for its wide range of styles, excellent service, and its French, British, North American, and Indigenous influences.
[Pictured: elli, tartare de boeuf]
Close to Nature
Québec City Area is famous for its natural beauty, from peaceful lakes to rolling rivers to the glacial valley in Jacques-Cartier National Park. No matter what your age and in any season, there are all kinds of things for you to see and do here in the great outdoors.
[Pictured: Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier]
The Fun Never Stops
A steady string of events and exhibitions keep Québec City hopping all year long. No matter the month or season, there are always tons of things to see and do, for free or at a great price.
[Pictured: Grands Feux Loto-Québec]
Information is courtesy of Québec City Tourism: "Why Visit Québec City?"
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