Fortifications of Québec

Fortifications of Québec

Storm the ramparts! Québec is a UNESCO World Heritage City and the only remaining fortified city in North America. The Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site tells the tale of over three centuries of Québec's military past.


Discover the City's Defences

Dating back to the 1800s, the Fortifications of Quebec are a real treasure to see. From imposing walls to wide ditches, take the guided tour to find out about all the fortification projects and different defence strategies.

How much time will I need?

  • About 2 1/2 hours.

Do I need any special equipment or gear? What else should I bring?

  • No special equipment is required, but you may want to bring a camera.

Is this activity free?

  • Yes.

When's the best time to do this?

  • Early June to mid-October.


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