This summer, let’s support Quebec City’s tourism industry together
Thanks to the flexibility of government measures, the summer is shaping up to be more exciting than ever! This is why we’ve put together a small selection of activities to enjoy with friends, family or as a couple. Below are a few suggestions for outings to make the most of the magnificent Quebec City region this summer.
Stay in Quebec City and save money!
As part of Quebec City’s tourism revival, we have partnered with L’Office du tourisme de Québec to offer you a $75 gift card valid at many participating merchants. How to obtain it? Book directly with us a stay of two nights or more in one of our hotels between June 24 and October 11, 2021. The special offer is valid on new reservations only and the quantity of gift cards is limited. Book now!
Exhibitions on Picasso
From June 15 to September 6, 2021, Le Center des congrès de Québec will present Imagine Picasso. CThis immersive exhibition, which was originally created in Lyon, France, is entirely dedicated to the works of the famous artist Pablo Picasso. For the first time ever, it will be presented in North America. This exposition, where Picasso’s artistic universe and state-of-the-art technology come together, is sure to impress the whole family.
Several of Picasso’s masterpieces will also be on display at Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec this summer, from June 12 to September 12, 2021. Never before presented in Quebec City, the thematic proposal Picasso. Figures will transport you through more than seventy-five years of wonderful artistic production.
What a coincidence that the two exhibitions are being presented at the same time! Now is your chance to discover the fabulous Pablo Picasso!
Crédit: Imagine Picasso
Crédit: Passages insolites
Are you looking for a different and totally free activity? This summer, come to the 8th edition of PASSAGES INSOLITES. This year’s edition will reveal its new itinerary of public art that emphasizes the urban experience. From Petit Champlain to Saint-Sauveur, passing through Place-Royale, the Old Port and Saint-Roch, visitors will be invited to follow a 5km journey. For the very first time, satellite works will even be presented in the Upper Town. It is through an array of artists such as Nicole Banowetz, BGL and Delirious Québec that art takes over the city!
Want to get out and about and admire the breathtaking scenery? Several tourist sites in Quebec City offer short or long trails to suit all types of adventurers. Located only a few minutes from Quebec City, the trails of the Jacques-Cartier National Park, the Stoneham tourist station and the Bras-du-Nord Valleyare some of the sites that allow you to access fabulous panoramas. You will also enjoy a magnificent view of the St. Lawrence River by visitingLe Mont-Sainte-Anne and theParc de la Chute-Montmorency..
On your bicycles!
Travelling around Île d’Orléans is a must for all those who like to discover new local products and take in the view. Doing it by bicycle is even better! It’s a great opportunity to savor every moment while admiring the beauty of the island. Moreover, with our JARO Passport – Quebec City Getaway , you will benefit from several discounts valid at various stores and restaurants on Île d’Orléans. To have access to these discounts, you must book online (advantages of booking directly with us HERE ) a stay in one of our hotels between June 4th and September 30th 2021.
Enjoy a picnic
Old Quebec is full of ideal places to hold a picnic and enjoy the warm rays of the sun. The Plains of Abraham are the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal in good company. The Pierre-Dugua-De Mons Terrace also offers a breathtaking view of the Château Frontenac and the St. Lawrence River. The Place des Canotiers is another example of a place to enjoy an outdoor meal. Our Adventurer’s Picnic Package (offered in 4 hotels) and our Gourmet’s Picnic PackagePackage (offered in 3 hotels) are the perfect option to combine a tasty gourmet experience and a memorable stay in Quebec City.
Crédit: Festival d’été de Québec
Festival d’été de Québec
The FEQ has recently announced its program for this summer and it will be an edition like no other! From July 8th to 18th, 100% Quebecois music and comedy shows will be presented at the Armoury. Spectators will be seated to enjoy the show. Given the current situation, seats are limited. Don’t delay! You will also be able to attend the shows virtually, as they will be offered in webcast.