Old Quebec, a spot for tourists

Luxury hotel, Old Quebec

Quebec was founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain on the St-Laurent banks. Old Quebec, one the districts of the city, has been listed at the UNESCO World Heritage since 1985.

Frontenac castle

Frontenac castle (photo by B. Hervé)

Esplanade overlooking St-Laurent river

Esplanade overlooking St-Laurent river,

Saint-Laurent river lookout, Quebec

Saint-Laurent river lookout (photo by B. Hervé)

Saint-Laurent river, Quebec

Saint-Laurent river (photo by B. Hervé)

Divided in two areas, the upper town and the lower town, the Old Quebec district has fortifications, unique case in North America.

Shop and restaurant, Old Quebec

Shop and restaurant (photo by B. Hervé)

Souvenir shop, old quebec

Souvenir shop (photo by B. Hervé)

Many murals are part of the Old Quebec urban setting in order to remind quebec history.

Petit-Champlain mural, old quebec

Petit-Champlain mural (photo by B. Hervé)

Petit-Champlain mural, old quebec

Petit-Champlain mural (photo by B. Hervé)

Quebecois mural, Old quebec

Quebecois mural (photo by B. Hervé)

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