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La Promenade des Gouverneurs

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: Dufferin Terrace, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4P5, Canada
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This elevated walkway provides wonderful views of the city and the St....

This elevated walkway provides wonderful views of the city and the St. Lawrence River.

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Easier to Go Down the 300 Steps of La Promenade des Gouverneurs

Much easier to go down the 300 Steps of La Promenade des Gouverneurs. Which is the way we planned our day! Many Quebec City workers were out for a stroll or jog on their lunch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Crossville, Tennessee
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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Much easier to go down the 300 Steps of La Promenade des Gouverneurs. Which is the way we planned our day! Many Quebec City workers were out for a stroll or jog on their lunch hour, so I would suggest morning or afternoon. Plenty of landing from which to take photos.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a giant boardwalk that connects the Plains of Abraham Park to the Terrasse Dufferin ~ The Governors Promenade (Promenade des Gouverneurs). I walked down the boardwalk and enjoyed the views of the river. I could see straight across to the island of Lévis. In good weather, many people would be jogging / walking / picnicking / & enjoying... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just to walk along the promenade, take in the Chateau Frontenac, St. Lawrence River, the cannons fortifying the area ...inspiring, historic & beautiful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the holiday in Quebec and strolled along the Promenade on more than one occasion. A warm hot chocolate from Starbucks helped keep the wind away on a few afternoons.

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Weston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Old Quebec Central -- the view of the St. Lawrence River, the landscape of Lower Town below you, the Chateau Frontenac behind you. You can go anywhere in Old Quebec from here!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed immensely walking on la Promenade des Gouverneurs. The floor is all made of wood. It's quite huge. Thousands of people could walk on it without any problems. Some amazing old building are located here, as well as canons. We can walk from the Dufferin Terrace to the Plains of Abraham Park. On my way, I even found a... More 

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Talent, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Be prepared to climb some steps! La Promenade connects Terrasse Dufferin with Le Citadelle. You can make a very nice, long walk clear around the Citadelle and back on this route. The view of the surrounding area is great, and there are several overlooks along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful places in the city. Great views of iconic buildings and the skyline is to die for. There were street performers everywhere and lots of shops. It wax close to all the action. But once again, like most other places in the city there is a lot of walking, particularly up hill. I saw many older... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Lots of steps and stairs provide beautiful views, with places to stop and rest along the way. I've been in winter and in summer and it's hard to say which one I like better! Great walk anytime of year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

There you can get a very beautiful view and I can imagine it is a wonderful place for walks in hot days. It was a bit too cold for me when I was there and quite windy :/

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