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La Promenade des Gouverneurs

Dufferin Terrace, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5, Canada
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This elevated walkway provides wonderful views of the city and the St. Lawrence River.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Dufferin Terrace, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stumbled upon this path by accident. I was on the Terrasse Dufferin boardwalk by the hotel Frontenac and I just kept walking. Next thing I knew I saw a bunch of stairs so I followed them up. The path is also a wooded one...More

Thank where2nextbabe
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely circular walk from Place d"Arms to the Plains of Abraham and the citadel. There are quite a few steps involved. It was a fine day so the views were great. You could stop enroute to view or visit the citadel.

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is not particularly well marked, but is definitely worth the stroll. Starting at the west end of the Dufferin terrace ( away from the hotel), it takes you just below the walls of the Citadele all the way to the Plains of Abraham. great...More

Thank Lonelobster
Reviewed 1 week ago

World class promanade and an energetic walk. Lots of stairs and plenty of rest spots. Great view and if I lived I Quebec this would be my go to walk.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Running in front of the Chateau Frontenac along the cliff above the Vieux Port and overlooking the St. Lawrence River, the Promenade is a lovely site for an early morning of late afternoon saunter. Street musicians add to the charm.

Thank John N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well made promenade. It is very wide and long. It goes from the Hotel Fontinac to the Plains of Abraham. Just as a warning - there are quite a few steps close to the Plains of Abraham.

Thank 50grandmacookie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk along the Fleuve St. Laurent, up stairs and through a tourist area. Be prepared to climb and to sit and admire the view. There are many plaques that describe the history in English and French. You can also admire the Chateau Frontenac and the...More

Thank Alexis K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first saw this walkway when we arrived at the southwest end of Dufferin Terrace. An information sign indicated that there would be 310 steps to climb along the 0.4-mile promenade, which connects the Terrace with the Plains of Abraham. We decided to take the...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wooden walkway was built in the late 1950s and provides a staircase to the Plains of Abraham. It has several viewpoints and provides great views of the St Lawrence river.

Thank DP1066
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well maintained walkway. Good views. There is a viewing point and small garden at the end. Information plaque also gives details of its inception.

Thank gastronaut_11
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