Old Town Quebec: European Charm

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Immerse yourself in the European charm of Québec – a unique city that is today recognized as the birthplace of French North America. 

As you stroll around its cobbled streets, you will discover clues that will transport you back into the 400 years of history of this UNESCO World Heritage gem.

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Places you will visit


It will take you

73-103 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Take a stroll on North America’s oldest streets, along the Fortifications of Québec.

  • Discover the place where Québec City was officially founded.

  • Be puzzled by the mystery of the cannonball tree.

  • Learn about the founders of the capital of New France.


In 1759, the fate of the future state of Canada was decided in a battle on the Plains of Abraham in Québec. A British invasion force attacked the French troops, attempting to capture the city. 

You are one of the soldiers who survived.

In your pocket, you hold a letter, containing details of the plan of the next British attack on Québec.

You decide to find French general Montcalm, who managed to escape in the citadel of Québec. Can you give him the letter in time, prepare a defensive operation and save the city?
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  • Discover new places

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  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

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