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Weekday vs Weekend in Quebec City? To-do list?

S J
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Weekday vs Weekend in Quebec City? To-do list?

Hi folks!

So, I come to you for answers, oh wiseth ones.

First, I am debating between spending the week vs. weekend in Quebec city, or rather, which to finish off with- start during the week and end trip over weekend or start on weekend and end in the middle of the week? What is ideal? Trip will be approx. 5 days including travel.

Next, what places need to be hit up? Food spot suggestions would be very much appreciated as well! (Vegetarian please).

I am so excited to see your input!!

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1. Re: Weekday vs Weekend in Quebec City? To-do list?

First at what time will you be visiting?

Second will you be with a car? I supppose that you will be driving from Boston, if so do you consider that your vacation days will include two driving days?

Third what is your approximate budget?

Fourth what are your tastes for things to do?

Fifth did you have a look at the Things to Do box on top of this page? You should really do so and tell us a bit about your preselection. Note that many of the things listed (Terrasse Dufferin, Place Royale, Rue du Petit Champlain, etc.) are actually part of the general Old Québec area that is the first suggestion in the Things to Do. section.

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2. Re: Weekday vs Weekend in Quebec City? To-do list?

Indeed, for weekday vs. weekend it really depends on when you come. Weekends tend to be busier, of course. On Monday some museums are closed. But otherwise, in the summer, it doesn't change anything.

As for vegetarian restaurants, it's something that's seriously lacking in Quebec City. There's only one vegan restaurant in Lévis, le Soixante 5 (close to the ferry, on the south shore of the river), but I wouldn't recommend it to my worst enemy, it's just horrible. Most restaurants will offer vegetarian options though. The safest bet are always the thai/viet/cambodian, the indian and the morrocan/tunisian/algerian places, which offer plenty of vegetarian dishes. Otherwise, Nina Pizza offers the best margherita pizza.

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3. Re: Weekday vs Weekend in Quebec City? To-do list?

@ RickB

Thanks so much for your message!

We are visiting in August.

We will have our own car.

Our budget is modest but I am willing to spend for quality.

Taste for things to do- anything really, just walking around and sightseeing with the family. We do, however, love nature.

I did take a look at the Things to Do section and have researched, I suppose I was asking more in the way of lesser-known items or food places.

S J
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4. Re: Weekday vs Weekend in Quebec City? To-do list?

@Jeffqc

Thanks for the heads up....I will have to do some serious Yelping before checking out a place!

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