Victoria Day Weekend in Quebec City

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.


5 Great Activities to Do During May Long Weekend


To Fit the Historic Theme of this Public Holiday…

  1. Take a Guided Tour of the Legendary Citadelle

Walk along the walls of this impressive 300-year-old military fortress perched on the Plains of Abraham. Don’t forget to make a stop at Musée Royal 22e Régiment before you go.


  1. Visit the Battles 1759–1760 Exhibition at the Plains of Abraham Museum

Tour this unique living exhibition that takes visitors on a trip back in time to unravel the historic event of the Seven Year’s War.

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To Discover the Historic District of Old Quebec…

  1. Take Part in a Fantastic Georally in Old Quebec

Equipped with a GPS, stroll down the cobblestone streets of Old Quebec and discover the historic, cultural and architectural gems of this famous neighborhood recognized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO and well-known for its European charms.


  1. Go on a Guided Tour with Nomad Tours Québec

Explore on foot the most sought-after attractions of Quebec City’s upper town and lower town. This guided tour gives a good overview of these two areas of town which are very appealing to travellers.


For Everyone’s Enjoyment…

  1. See Penny Lane Band Perform Live at Ginger Restaurant

This pop-rock fusion band with indie, reggae and folk influences will be performing live at Ginger restaurant of Hotel Plaza Québec, on Saturday, May 20th, from 6-9 pm. Penny Lane Band presents dynamic musical numbers and performs the best singalong hits from the 60s to today.



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