What to do on Victoria Day
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.
Maybe you are asking yourself: How can I celebrate these days with a historical thematic? Here are few suggestions:
A simple answer to this question is Old Quebec. Whiteout wanting to exaggerate, this city is considered Canada’s most beautiful city by many. Old Quebec is the definition of history and this is why it has been included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO. To discover or rediscover its beauties, many options are available to you.
Québec City Tourism offers many guided tours of all sorts, such as Les Promenades Fantômes (ghost tours), Tours Lévis-Québec, Broue-Tours, etc. You prefer going on an adventure by yourself? Here is an offer which might interest you. Trails of Old Quebec is an easy to use application, which creates a course in Old Quebec that meets your expectations.
Autocar Excellence brings you along the mains historical sites of Old Quebec. Also, it is possible to go explore one of Quebec’s region, such as Saint-Anne-de-Beaupré, Île d’Orléans, Parc de la Chute-Montmorency (Montmorency Falls).
You go everywhere with your bike? So why not visit Old Quebec in this fashion. After, leave from Old Quebec on a cycle path of a network of many paths with multiple destinations. Cycle paths going from 9 to 50 km, the Corridor de la Rivière-Saint-Charles, the Corridor des Cheminots and the Corridor du Littoral have all many things to see that will make you fall or fall back in love with Quebec and its regions.
STOP AT THE MUSEUM
To enhance your historical and cultural bath with a stop in one of Quebec’s enriching museums. All different field of interest will be pleased because the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Musée des Plaines d’Abraham, the Musée de la civilization all offer unique expositions. Do you want to dive directly into Quebec’s military heritage? Than the Citadelle de Québec is where you need to go because it presents on May 19, 2018 and May 20, 2018 the École du soldat en Nouvelle-France.
END ON A HIGH NOTE
Vacations need to be celebrated in big, so instead of going to an ordinary restaurant, go in one of JARO Hotels’ restaurant, because they have invited artists to come perform during dinner time. An offer you can not turn down! Restaurant Les Palmes, situated inside of Hotel Québec inn, offers, every Friday and Saturday night from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm, an experience like no other by accompanying clients meals with the blues music of the prodigious pianist Guy Cardinal. Restaurant Ginger, situated inside Hotel Plaza Québec, presents, from 6h30 pm, music rather pop and rock with the group Penny Lane.
FOR THE KIDS… AND THE ADULTS
During your stay in Quebec, to laugh and have fun go to Centre d’amusement Carie Factory. It is the perfect place for Arcades, Ball-O-City, maze game, 4D ride, and toddler’s park. The youngest and the oldest kids, and even the adults will be entertained. Moreover, for this special weekend, the fun center will open, in addition to the regular Friday and Saturday nights, it’s famous Night-Time Disco on Sunday night of May 20, 2018. Festive atmosphere, music hits, lighting effects, glowing surprise, and automatic envy to dance are to be expected!