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This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St. Lawrence River. Winter adrenalin junkies line up by the thousands at Les Glissades de la Terrasse to experience the rush of zooming downhill from 270 feet high (82 meters) in a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
+1 418-648-7016
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in the city to go. It’s one of the spots where all the tourists congregate, yes, but it’s so large that you can always find some breathing room and (usually) a place to sit. The views are unbeatable...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

You have to go here if you are in Quebec City. Looks like people even go in winter since there is a toboggan slide. I wouldn’t want to walk in hilly the streets when there is snow though!

Thank madmaple
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The views from Terrasse Dufferin are great- in daylight or twilight. Nice promenade. Better when it is not so cold but good people watching and great scenery.

Thank AJMglobaltraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a big WOW ! It feels like you are in Europe. The place is big, very pleasant to walk along with your love one. I would love to go back there again to spend more time. Beautiful !

Thank Manolito M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonder walkway to look at the view of either the chateau or across the river. It si nice to walk up and down when it is warm. Nice break to sit at the benches with a soft breeze and take a mental break or...More

Thank unagiichi
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this place, can be busy during summer and on week ends but worth the walk. The walk and views all along this terasse are spectacular. We always take the afternoon and walk all the way to Les plaines d'Abraham. No access for wheel...More

Thank dtrottier2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can see all of town from here and it is very lively even in the off season. Do bring something warm that can stand up to the wind as it gets chilly and windy here.

Thank hoonkaorukim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can walk around Chateau Frontenac and the ski slides. Theres also a nice view Overlooking the board walk.

Thank Climber697867
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the views of the surroundings, including the Chateau Frontenac & the St. Lawrence River. This connected with the "La Promenade des Gouverneurs" (Governors Boardwalk) which takes you to the Citadele and the Fields of Abraham via many sets of staircases (310 steps all...More

Thank Kiki S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get the feel of the history of the city and the grandeur of the St Lawrence. Views on all sides are amazing.

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7 September 2018|
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Response from Paulomen | Reviewed this property |
To go up to the terrasse and Notre Dame you can get a funicular downtown. Bedtd
Ray W
11 August 2018|
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Response from NatalieMira | Reviewed this property |
It was the Thursday night when we were there... They were spectacular. I believe the rest of August is Thursdays and Saturday evenings. It started around 9:30pm or so.
Maureen C
8 July 2017|
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Response from Hjalmar B | Reviewed this property |
Top shape..walk.If not use bus,shuttle if cruse has one,taxi it is a short distance or finuclaire for the lift the rest is flat walking.