Quebec City - 2 Day Sample Itinerary
Day 1 - After breakfast at a local cafe, head to the Citadelle early (it opens at 9am). Take the first tour that begins at 9am or take one at 11am. Tours are 1 hour and happen on the hour. You want to be sure that you don't miss a highlight of visiting the Citadelle, the Changing of the Guards which is at 10AM!! (its about 40 minutes). After your have explored the Citadelle enjoy lunch at one of the many adorable cafes sprinkled around Quebec City. After Lunch walk the streets of Quebec to Musee du Fort. It is a 30-minute sound and light show that tells the story of the six sieges of Québec City including the famous battle of the Plains of Abraham and Benedict Arnold's march to Québec. After the show, walk across the plaza to famous Chateau Frontenac. The Château Frontenac was designed by American architect Bruce Price, as one of a series of "château" style hotels built for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Chateau Frontenac opened in 1893. The Château Frontenac was named after Louis de Buade, Count of Frontenac, who was governor of the colony of New France from 1672 to 1682 and 1689 to 1698. After exploring Chateau Frontenac, find a place for dinner and try some Poutine, a Canadian specialty!
Day 2 - After breakfast, walk the beautiful streets of Quebec to Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec. This stunning church has so much beauty and richness within. Spend the afternoon participating in a Quebec City Food Tour, tasting all of the amazing food that Quebec has to offer. Then take a ride on the Funicular from the upper town to the lower town to explore the lower streets. Spend your last evening in Quebec sitting in an outdoor cafe for dinner.