Old Streets and Walls of Ice

What Does Quèbec Offer?

Quèbec in the winter is a magical destination, with charming snow-covered streets, picturesque landscapes, and a wide range of activities and sights to see. Whether you’re looking to relax and rejuvenate, or to explore and discover, Quèbec has something for everyone. Here are some of the top experiences to have in Quèbec during the winter:

Nordic Spa Experience:

Quèbec is home to several luxurious Nordic spas, such as the Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant and the Nordic Spa Estérel, where visitors can relax and rejuvenate in a variety of thermal baths, saunas, and outdoor hot tubs. Visitors can also indulge in body treatments and massages, and take in the snowy landscapes while relaxing in the warm waters.

Old Town of Quèbec City:

The Old Town of Quèbec City is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and offers a charming blend of history and culture. Visitors can take a stroll along the fortified walls for stunning views of the city and the St. Lawrence River, explore charming boutiques and restaurants, and indulge in traditional Quèbecois cuisine, such as maple taffy and tourtière.

Outdoor Activities:

Quèbec in the winter offers a wide range of outdoor activities, such as traditional Quèbecois culture, attending a traditional music show, dog-sledding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and the opportunity to see the Northern Lights from locations such as the Parc National des Monts-Valin and the Parc National de la Mauricie

Hôtel de Glace:

For a truly unique experience, visitors can spend a night at the famous Hôtel de Glace, Québec’s Ice Hotel, located just minutes from Quèbec City. The hotel is entirely made of ice and snow, from the beds to the chandeliers. Visitors can choose from a variety of room types, including standard rooms, suites, and even an igloo-style room. The hotel also features an ice bar and an ice chapel, making it a truly unforgettable experience.

In conclusion, Quèbec in the winter is a destination that offers a unique blend of culture, history, and outdoor activities. From indulging in a Nordic spa experience, to exploring the Old Town of Quèbec City, to experiencing the traditional Quèbecois culture and a night at the Hôtel de Glace, a winter trip to Quèbec is truly unforgettable.


Main Photo Credit: Etienne Dionne

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Nathan Moronchuk

Having previously being mostly an “Indoor” person, and generally avoiding situations that moved me out of my comfort zone, or outside at all, I’ve come a long way to enjoy what I do now. Photography became the spark that lit my heart on fire, for with it I had found what I am truly passionate about. Nowadays I take any chance I can to create as many memories as possible in the little time we have to do so.