This activity has ended for the 2020 season.
Guides may be available at certain stations throughout the fall season depending on availability. Please contact us for more information pc.evquebec-quebecve.pc@canada.ca

Explore the fortifications in a different way! Parks Canada guides, posted along the fortifications, will reveal Québec City's best-kept secrets.

At each station on the tour, you will learn more about Québec City's defensive system and the history that has shaped the city and its architecture.

Enhance your discovery with a visit to the Dauphine Redoubt, one of the oldest military buildings in North America, or view the 6.15 m wide authentic model of Québec City at the Arsenal Foundry.


Suggested starting points :

St. John Gate
At the entrance to Artillery Park, overlooking Saint-Jean Street

St. Louis Gate*
At the entrance to Esplanade Park on Saint-Louis Street

Frontenac Kiosk
On the Dufferin Terrace, at the corner of Saint-Louis and Fort Streets (near the Fairmont Château Frontenac)


Discovery station locations:

St. John Gate Station
At the entrance to Artillery Park, overlooking Saint-Jean Street

Artillery Park Station
Corner of McMahon and D'Auteuil streets

Dufferin Terrace Station
Corner of Saint-Louis and du Fort Streets (near the Lorne Kiosk)

Governors’ Kiosk Station*
Avenue du Cap-Diamant, at the western end of the Governors' Promenade

St. Louis Gate Station*
At the entrance to Esplanade Park on Saint-Louis Street


*Stations open subject to the availability of guides and good weather conditions.

Dates
From July 13 to August 23, 2020
Every day - 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  
Price
This activity is free in 2020.
Details
  • Duration: 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Ideal for: families, children, adults, seniors and teenagers
  • Languages: This activity is offered in English and French.
Activity may not be available during poor weather conditions. In the event of bad weather, you can contact us to check the availability of the Discovery Circuit.

Telephone: 418 648-7016
Email: pc.evquebec-quebecve.pc@canada.ca
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Activity not available for groups.