My Absolute Favourite Photos Of Quebec City

Although I will forever and ever be team Montreal (a girl’s gotta represent, yo), I have to give Quebec City some well-deserved credit. The only walled city north of Mexico keeps luring tourists in, enticing them with its old-world charm, its European flair, and, of course, its undeniably photogenic attributes.

And when you’re admiring the view from the waterfront or walking on some of America’s oldest streets, it’s hard to argue. The city knows how to please without even trying. If Quebec City was a girl, she’d be the kind of #flawless girl who wakes up in the morning without a hint of a zit and a breath that doesn’t smell and hair that feels like the fur of a newborn golden retriever. If Quebec City was a girl, I’d hate her instantly, out of sheer jealousy.

To prove my point, here are the 27 best photos of Quebec City out of the 1000+ I’ve taken over the years. I could’ve been more selective, but I presumed you wouldn’t really mind the overload ;-) There are worst things in life than too many photos of this gorgeous town.

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Picnic in Parc du Bastion de la Reine, with Ile d’Orléans in the background

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Rue du Petit Champlain

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Rue du Trésor

 

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Rue du Petit-Champlain and the many shops

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On the ferry between Québec and Lévis

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Historic Terrasse Dufferin

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Historic Terrasse Dufferin

 

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Concert on Place Royale, Quebec City’s oldest settlement

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Admiring the view from the ferry terminal on boulevard Champlain

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Houses of Place Royale

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Rue Sous Le Fort, looking up at the funicular

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Walking on Rue Saint-Louis

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A photogenic reminder that Canada is, indeed, still part of the Commonwealth

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Traditional New France architecture on Rue du Parloir

 

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Oh hello there :-)

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Assemblée Nationale, the government building of the province of Quebec

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The view from Escaliers Casse-Cou

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The many restaurants of rue Saint-Paul

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Jardin Jeanne d’Arc, one of my favourite green patches in the city

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Newly-refurbished Champlain Restaurant inside Château Frontenac – killer brunches!

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They don’t make them like that no more! Architectural details inside Château Frontenac

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Chef at work at bistro Le Sam, also inside the château

 

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The many frescoes of Old Quebec – a great way to understand what life used to be like in these parts

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There’s a storm brewing up behind the château!

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Fontaine de Tourny and Assemblée Nationale at nightfall

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Old Quebec streets are photogenic by day and by night

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Sunrise from my room at the Hilton – the best views to wake up to!

2 Comments on My Absolute Favourite Photos Of Quebec City

  1. Stephen Garone
    December 30, 2015 at 11:44 am (1 year ago)

    Nice photos! The Parc du Bastion de la Reine is one of my favorite spots to shoot Chateau Frontenac.

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    • Marie-Eve
      December 30, 2015 at 1:58 pm (1 year ago)

      Thank you Stephen! It’s such a photogenic spot, especially in winter!

      Reply

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