Quebec City is the capital of the province of Quebec and the second largest city in Quebec after Montreal. It is also the oldest city in Canada and one of the oldest European settlements in North America, dating back to 1608. Located on a hill overlooking the St. Lawrence River, Quebec City has retained the fortifications which were originally its defense system in which it is today the oldest historic district of Quebec and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

With a population of half a million inhabitants, Quebec City has a lively cultural life and its nightlife is exciting. In addition to its bars, cafés, bars, museums, theatres and cinemas, the capital is home to several festivals, including:

HISTORIC AND CULTURAL HUB

Quebec is a captivating blend of history, natural beauty, and cultural richness. Its capital, Quebec City, stands as a living testament to its French colonial past, with the iconic Château Frontenac overlooking the St. Lawrence River. The province’s largest city, Montreal, embodies a dynamic fusion of European charm and modern vitality, with its bustling neighborhoods, vibrant arts scene, and world-class culinary offerings. Beyond its urban centers, Quebec’s diverse landscapes captivate visitors with their breathtaking beauty. Throughout the province, a rich diversity of traditions, festivals, and cultural celebrations reflects Quebec’s distinct identity and heritage, making it a captivating destination for visitors from around the world.

PLACES TO VISIT

DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE QUEBEC

  • the path of the Roy the Canada Road, built in the 18th century, linking the city of Quebec and Montreal
  • the Jacques-Cartier national park, a wildlife reserve in the West of the city
  • the Orleans island, an island in the River near Quebec City, famous for its culture traditional rural Quebec, its vineyards and its maple trees
  • the Massif, a famous ski center to the northeast of the city, with views of the St. Lawrence River
  • Montreal, the second largest metropolis in the Canada, to only 2.5 hours away to the Southwest

TRANSPORTATION

Access to the campus is easy, thanks to the proximity of major highways, of several parking lots, bus routes and a carpool system.

Bus transportation:

Carpooling:

Parking on campus:

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