Tourism

Near the hotel

Old Port
Nestled between Saint-Lawrence River and the renowned Diamond Cape, our neighbourhood has always been a hive of activities as well as an historic site for exchanges. Nearby, there are plenty of arts galleries, famous restaurants and several antiques shops. 
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Place Royale
Birthplace of French America, Place-Royale is a small square rich in history. It is where Samuel de Champlain founded our city in 1608 by building his first settlement. Hotel Le Priori is located near this heritage site. You will be impressed by the majestic fresque, which retraces 400 years of our history. This lively site is always enchanting, whatever the season is!
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Civilisation Museum
Founded in 1988, the Civilisation Museum helped develop the Old Port. Its initial mission was to keep the heritage of the city. The Civilisation Museum links the past, the present and the future. While remaining strongly rooted in the reality of Quebec, it projects a new and dynamic outlook on civilizations from all over the world.
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Art Galleries
Located next to our hotel, they exhibit renowned masterpieces from all over the world and from local artists. All styles are represented: from classic to modern.
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Petit Champlain
Located at the bottom of the famous Chateau Frontenac, Petit Champlain district has plenty of exclusive boutiques and restaurants, all on cobblestone streets.  With its Breakneck Stairs and the funicular, it is always a pleasure to walk in this charming and lively part of town.
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Marina Port
Located in the heart of the Old Port, it is the ideal site for a family and friend walk over the Bassin Louise. You can appreciate a panoramic view of Old Quebec!
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Local Market
Located in the Old Port, the local market offers a unique and warm ambiance! Thousands of local products are available onsite. It is the perfect place to try and discover what Québécois gastronomy is all about! Every season, plenty of fresh products from the region are offered. 
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Naval Museum
This museum explains the naval history of the Saint-Lawrence River as well as the history of the Naval Reserve of Canada. The permanent exhibition "Meanders, memories of wars on the Saint-Lawrence" is an original way to discover this part of our history!
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5 minutes walk

Chateau Frontenac
The majestic Chateau Frontenac is the most recognizable landmark of Old Quebec. It was built on the ruins of Fort Saint-Louis. The Comte de Frontenac never had the chance to visit this heritage of our region. In front of the castle, do not miss the Terrasse Dufferin, which offers a breathtaking view of the Saint-Lawrence River!
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Upper Town
Back in the old days, it was the residence of civil servants, military and clergy and reflects the heritage of Quebec City. The cobblestone streets and the quaint houses offer a charming atmosphere that many would describe as being in Europe.
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Musée de l'Amérique Francophone
The Musée de l'Amérique francophone is the oldest museum in Canada. The museum is essentially focused towards history and now set up exhibitions and organizes numerous others activities about the settlement and development of French culture on the North American continent.
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15 minutes walk

Quebec City Walls
Quebec City is the only city of North America that has kept its fortifications. The walls were built by the French and the English regiments to protect the city. The walls surround most of Old Quebec and as you walk them, you can learn more about the defence system with commemorative plaques located through the walk.
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Quebec City Citadel
The Citadel is the most important British fortress built in North America. It is recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada. The British built the Citadel in the early 19th century to protect Quebec City against American invasion. Today, it is the home of the Royal 22e Regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces and also houses an official residence of the Governor General of Canada. 
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Nouvo Saint-Roch District
A trendy downtown neighborhood bustling with IT workers, merchants, artists, and artisans, Saint-Roch was recently given a major facelift. The redevelopment of Saint-Roch is now renowned for its fashionable restaurants, bars, and boutiques and has given the area a new lease on life. There are a lot of things to do out there!
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Grande Allée
Grande Allée Street is the main drag of the city! It is where we can find the biggest concentration of restaurants, bars and nightlife of the city. Every evening of the year, that street is lively and abundant of people who want to live the experience of being on Grande Allée Street and party!
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Plains of Abraham
The Plains of Abraham are a popular site for a family lunch and to encourage local sport teams as well. This park is often used for relaxation, outdoor concerts and festivals. During winter, the famous Winter Carnival (with bonhomme) is organized out there, and during summer the impressive Festival d’Été de Québec rocks the place!
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Quebec Parliament Building
The Quebec Parliament Building is located in Quebec City, on Parliament Hill. It is where all the political life is concentrated. It was designated a Historic Site by the Government of Quebec in 1985. The Parliament Building is home to the National Assembly.
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Quebec City Observatory
The observatory gives a 360 degrees view of Quebec City from 221 meters up! It is the highest building of the city. You have the possibility to enjoy the beauty of the majestic Saint-Lawrence River by the vast windows!
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Musée des Ursulines
The authentic Musée des Ursulines de Québec is an art and history museum whose mission is to preserve and present the rich heritage of the oldest teaching order in the province of Quebec.
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