Feel the magical of winter in the charming Quebec city! We have listed for you our favorite activities to do in winter in Quebec city.
Enjoy the snow!
MUST-DO WINTER ACTIVITIES
IN QUEBEC CITY
You can’t come to Quebec city without saying ”Hello!” to Old Quebec! Take a peak at Dufferin Terrace, stroll along the Old Port of Quebec, admire the Plains of Abraham and Parliament Hill. You won’t have the time to visit everything in one day, so choose wisely!
Did you know Quebec city has its own Ice Hotel? It is located in Village Vacances Valcartier. You can either visit the Ice Hotel or you can spend an entiere night in it! Isn’t cool?
For a unique winter experience in Quebec city, the Ice Hotel is the place to be!
Forty minutes drive from L’Hôtel et Suites Le Dauphin Québec, Jacques-Cartier National Park is hosting one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Québec : the Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier. Here, you’ll have the chance to cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, winter hiking, fatbiking, snow tubing and skating.
It is a great place for outdoor lovers!
If you have the chance, you should really try dog sledding at Duchesnay Tourist Resort! It is a rare and unique winter experience to admire the work of the musher and its dogs.
Guaranteed success for pet lovers and family!
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During winter, the Village Vacances Valcartier is still open! You can enjoy snow slides, skating, snow rafting and much more! Younger one will love the children playground, the mini-slides and the snow fort.
Have fun with your family at the largest winter playground in America!
Our best spot for board sport near Quebec city :
- Stoneham Mountain Resort (43 trails, olympic half-pipe, magic carpet lifts)
- Mont Saint-Anne (71 trails, boardercross, 1 high-speed lift)
MUST-SEE WINTER EVENTS
IN QUEBEC CITY
The Festilumières is an illuminated outdoor experience for an excellent family outing at the Aquarium de Quebec! Winter slide for children, musical atmosphere, enchanted forest, animal-shaped structures and bright projections will transport you and your family into an unforgettable winter experience!
If you want to feel winter’s magic, you must absolutely go to Quebec Carnival (Le Carnaval de Québec), the oldest and most important winter carnival in Quebec! Dress yourself properly (you don’t want to freeze!) and prepare yourselves for crazy activities!
Will you be brave enough to jump into snowbanks… in swimsuit?
If not, maybe you’ll prefer to visit Bonhomme’s Palace, a ice palace where Bonhomme, the Carnival mascot, can rest itself during the day. Warm up at Jos Camp, the best place to partying during Quebec Carnival! In this warm vintage atmosphere, you’ll have the chance to admire a bar counter embedded in a tree upside down! Fascinating!
Don’t forget to take a look at Carnival Parade and night parades, they are worth seeing.
Once you’ve seen the biggest winter carnival in Quebec, you could also attend games at the world-class pee-wee hockey tournament of Quebec! Worldwide hockey players, aged between 11 and 12 years old, will compete among them at the Videotron Center. Last year, visitors had the chance to see professionnal hockey players such as Patrick Roy, Jarome Iginla, Guy Lafleur, Raymond Bourque and Vincent Lecavalier.
Tickets are really affordable, don’t miss it!
REST WITH THE BEST AT
L’Hotel et Suites Le Dauphin Quebec
Just 10 minutes drive from Videotron Center, L’Hôtel et Suites Le Dauphin Quebec is your family hotel in Quebec!
Always include with your accomodation :
- Free hot buffet breafkast
- Free high speed wireless Internet
- Indoor pool with water games
- 24/7 Playroom and Fitness room
- Pet friendly
- Free parking