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  • What to do in August in Quebec City?

    July 13th 2018

    Time flies and August is already here! But the weather is still nice, and festivals and events are still everywhere in the city. You still haven’t gone on vacation, or you’re thinking of coming back to Quebec City during the month? You won’t be disappointed, here is a list of events for August:

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  • Taking Smarter Pictures With Your Smart Phone

    July 12th 2018

    Summer holidays are here, we have fun, we discover things, we have a good time and we come back home with a heart full of memories. We want to cherish those memories, to make them last forever! Thanks to smart phones, no need to buy expensive cutting-edge cameras to take great pictures of your trip to Quebec City! Here are some tricks to help you reach a new level of picture-taking:

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  • Top 10: what to do when it rains in Quebec City?

    June 20th 2018

    We all wish for a cloudless summer, but what can you do when the sun decides to hide anyway? No need to stay home when the sky is gray! Quebec City offers tons of indoor activities for when the weather isn’t playing along.

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  • For a memorable month of July

    We’re already a few weeks into summer and school is out, it’s time to choose where to go and what to do in July. It’s time for Quebec City and its surroundings to live to the beat of festivals and vacationers, local and foreign.

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  • The Incredible Festival d’été de Québec

    June 18th 2018

    Every year, the Festival d’été de Québec is the number one event for Quebecers. Since 1968, the FEQ has grown so big that it became one of the main musical events in Canada. With eight stages located in the heart of Old Québec’s historic district, it’s an annual rendezvous for all music lovers from all parts of the country and beyond. It is also the best time to enjoy the city’s main streets and their festive atmosphere. Their terraces and animation are sure to win you over.

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  • Celebrating Quebec: Where to go?

    June 11th 2018

    It’s almost time to take out your Fleurdelisé (the famous Quebec province flag), your white and blue accessories and to sing Happy Birthday Quebec! The celebratory weekend of June 23 and 24 is almost here. There are several activities in Quebec City to meet up and have fun for the Fête nationale du Quebec. The whole city will move to the sound of Quebec music during the entire weekend!

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  • A Beach in the City

    May 29th 2018

    Do you know Baie de Beauport? There really is a beach close to downtown Quebec and it is only a five minutes (4.2 km) car ride away from the Hotel Palace Royal. What is best to enjoy the warm summer sun than to spend a day relaxing in a hammock or with your feet in the sand? Baie de Beauport is a place to move and enjoy the great Saint-Laurent River that surrounds it. There are activities for all tastes.

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  • JUNE’S OUTDOOR EVENTS: HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT

    May 18th 2018

    The arrival of June marks the beginning of summer holidays, of long hot evenings, of festivals, and of outdoor activities. We see the return of bikes, dairy bars, and BBQ with friends. In brief, there is a lot to keep us occupied! One thing's sure is that in June we move because sports events follow one another. But that’s not all!

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  • What to do on Victoria Day

    May 11th 2018

    Victoria Day rimes with long spring weekend! For many, this break is the perfect moment to celebrate the highly anticipated arrival of the sun. Moreover, it is a moment to remember Queen Victoria. This special day occurs every Monday before May 25. This year, it will be on May 19, 2018, to May 21, 2018. No matter what this weekend signifies for you, Quebec welcomes these first sunny days and the beginning of summer activities with open arms.

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  • 4 WAYS TO CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY

    May 07th 2018

    Now that winter has come to an end, here comes a day that needs to be celebrated. Summer tires are on, so take the road and come celebrate Mother’s Day in Quebec City! Mothers are constantly ensuring that the people around them are not missing anything to the point of forgetting themselves. So It is fundamental that they are not forgotten. To help you, here is a list of activities to do in Quebec City that will please mom.

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  • JARO Hotels are ready for Easter

    February 23rd 2018

    For great Easter celebrations, JARO Hotels have thought of you and have prepared many activities and meals especially for the occasion.

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  • Maple sugar season in Québec City

    February 21st 2018

    Maple sugar season is almost here in Québec City! This period usually lasts from 4 to 6 weeks, from mid-March to the end of April. It’s the moment when the sugar shacks collect the sap of the sugar maple trees to make varied products, including the famous maple syrup. Besides, did you know that the province of Québec provides 2/3 of the world production of maple syrup? Quite impressive, right?

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  • School break with JARO Hotels

    February 16th 2018

    The school break is almost here: JARO Hotels thought of you and have prepared some awesome activities and deals so that parents and children can enjoy the week without any worries!

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  • Like a local: Québec City’s microbreweries

    February 06th 2018

    Locals from Québec City are fond of microbreweries: there are ten of microbreweries and pubs in the city to gather with friends over a beer. Discovering these places unknown by tourists is a must for an unforgettable experience in the city!

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  • What to Wear for your Winter Trip to Québec City

    January 22nd 2018

    Québec City is a wonderful city to visit during winter: the city is slowly getting covered with snow and, with its European charm, it has a unique touch of magic! However, winter also means colder temperatures, so it’s important to wear proper gear to enjoy the Old Capital fully!

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  • Discover Québec City Like a Local: coffeehouses

    January 10th 2018

    Whether it’s for enjoying a coffee, a tea or a hot chocolate, coffeehouses are places that bring people together and where it’s pleasant to wander. Alone or with friends, we forget the coldness of winter during hours by letting our beverage warm up our body and soul. There are tens of small coffeehouses in Québec City that are worth a visit if you know where to look!

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  • What to Do in Québec City When It’s Cold Outside

    January 05th 2018

    The freezing temperatures of January have now arrived in Québec City! The Siberian cold seems to be here to stay, so we rather like to remain comfortably warm inside. Fortunately, there are all kinds of fun activities to do in Québec City without the need to go outside.

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  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Québec City

    January 03rd 2018

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! It’s time to start planning how you are going to celebrate love with your better half. Do you prefer a romantic dinner, a walk side by side with your lover or a stay in a hotel? There is something for every taste in Québec City!

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  • Celebrate winter with the Carnaval de Québec 2018

    December 15th 2017

    From January 26 to February 11, 2018, it’s winter’s emblematic party, the Carnaval de Québec! This carnival for young and old is a staple of winter in Québec City: people from all over the world invade the city, armed with their boots and their snowsuit to enjoy the many activities offered.

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  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Québec City

    December 12th 2017

    Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018! To celebrate New Year’s Eve, many options are available in beautiful Québec City. For the occasion, JARO Hotels and their renowned restaurants organize several activities to welcome the New Year.

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  • Hiking Trails: Where to Go?

    August 18th 2017

    September is on its way, and with it comes a breeze of fresh air, beautiful foliages as well as colourful scenery that is worth admiring. What better way to enjoy the great outdoors and contemplate nature’s beauty than to go for a walk or a hike in the region’s greatest trails? Here are some of Quebec’s best trails for autumn hikes.

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  • Find your suitable match: A hotel for every traveller

    July 14th 2017

    When travelling to Quebec City, booking the right hotel for you and the type of vacation you are looking for can be challenging. Situated in three of the most sought-after areas in town, JARO Hotels & Services’ seven locations each provide a unique experience to guests. Here’s where you should book your next stay in Quebec City according to your travel personality.

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  • SPORTS EVENTS IN QUEBEC CITY: MARK YOUR CALENDAR

    July 06th 2017

    Sports fans: put Quebec City on your radar! In the coming months, Quebec City will be the host of many major amateur and professional sporting events you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendar: here are the main sports events going on this summer and fall in Quebec City.

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  • FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC: 50 YEARS OF SPECTACULAR MOMENTS

    June 27th 2017

    Summer 2017 marks a turning point in the history of Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ): Canada’s biggest outdoor music festival celebrates 50 years of pure musical magic.

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  • Summer Vacay: 5 Reasons Why Quebec City is the Best

    May 26th 2017

    With hot summer days just around the corner, now is the time to plan and book your next vacay. Thanks to its numerous attractions and landmarks, Quebec City will definitely not let you down; here are 5 reasons why Quebec City is the best destination for a super awesome summer vacation.

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  • Victoria Day Weekend in Quebec City

    April 27th 2017

    The National Patriot’s Day long weekend is the highlight of spring in Quebec City. Flowers are blooming, days are getting warmer and summer activities are in full swing, meaning that the city is definitely in a festive mood! Thanks to the cheerful atmosphere that surrounds town at this particular time of the year, the National patriot’s Day weekend is one of the best times to visit Quebec City and to discover or rediscover the great cultural heritage of the most European city in America.

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