Upper Town is known for being walkable and family-friendly with many neighborhood options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the riverfront. Choose one of Upper Town's hotels or holiday apartments and explore the area around Quebec with ease.
Sightseeing around Upper Town
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Study the collections at Quebec National Museum of Fine Arts, Royal 22e Regiment Museum, or Le Lieu. You can attend a show at Quebec Symphony Orchestra, Grand Theatre of Quebec, and Palais Montcalm. Martello Tower, Saint Jean-Baptiste Church, and Observatoire de la Capitale are monuments worth a look. Swing by Maison Henry-Stuart, Plains of Abraham, and Church of St. Roch to learn about local history. Be sure to get some family photos at Old Quebec Funicular, Le Montcalm Tennis Club, and Jardin Botanique Roger-Van den Hende.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Battlefields Park, Esplanade Park, and Artillery Park. With a shopping trip to Quartier Petit Champlain, Place Sainte-Foy, or Place de la Cite, you might find that perfect souvenir. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Quebec - Levis Ferry Terminal, Quebec Cruise Terminal, or Agora Port de Quebec.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Citadelle of Quebec, Place Royale, and Laval University. Tourny Fountain, Le Capitole, and College Merici are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Upper Town
The Quebec, QC (YQB-Jean Lesage Intl.) airport is 7.6 miles (12.2 km) from Upper Town.