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  Quebec City travel guide - Wikitravel
Quebec City (French: Québec) [1] is the capital of the province of Quebec in Canada.
Quebec City is the capital city of the province of Quebec (though it is referred to as the National Capital in the province).
Quebec City is 2.5-3 hours by car from Montreal, on either Highway 40 or 20 (north and south side of the St. Lawrence, respectively).
wikitravel.org /en/Quebec_City   (3922 words)

 Quebec City Marathon Hotels - Quebec City
All of our Quebec City hotels have been approved by AAA and Mobil Travel Guide for quality and your safety.
Whether you are running the Quebec City marathon or cheering on those participating, let the Marathon Hotel Guide be your guide to the world's best marathons.
City tax to be paid at the hotel.
quebeccity.marathonhotelguide.com   (265 words)

  Québec City - Tourist Guide of Quebec, The Portal of Quebec, Canada, Accommodation, Vehicules Virtual Marketplace, ...
Three centuries of colonial conquests, a French, English and finally Quebec regime, are at the origins of the unusual architectural aspect of Quebec City.
We willingly admit that Quebec's charm comes from the combination of historical, cultural and architectural factors, however we must not forget the geophysical one.
Quebec is first and foremost a city of contrasts, an animated place where original activities abound and you'll find the best entertainment, summer and winter.
www.quebecweb.com /tourisme/quebec/villequebec/introang.html   (641 words)

  Quebec City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Among the tourist attractions in the city are Montmorency Falls and the Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré in the town of Beaupré.
The mayor of Quebec City is Andrée P. Boucher, independent, and the chief of the official opposition is Ann Bourget from the Renouveau municipal de Québec.
The city is served by VIA Rail (Gare du Palais), and is the eastern terminus of the railway's main Quebec City-Windsor Corridor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quebec_City   (3369 words)

 Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quebec is bordered by the province of Ontario, to the west, the provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Nova Scotia to the east, the United States (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York) to the south and Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay to the north.
Quebec City was founded by Samuel de Champlain who established the Habitation de Quebec in 1608 as a permanent fur trading outpost, where he quickly forged a trading and military alliance with Algonquin and Huron nations against the Iroquois and the British.
The avian emblem of Quebec is the snowy owl.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quebec   (4018 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Quebec City   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mayor of Quebec City is Andrée P. Boucher and the chief of the official opposition is Ann Bourget.
Quebec is located in eastern Canada, bordered by Ontario and Hudson Bay to the west, Atlantic Canada to the east, the United States (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York) to the south and the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Quebec City was founded by Samuel de Champlain who established the Habitation de Quebec in 1608 as a permanent fur trading outpost, where he quickly forged a trading and military alliance with Algonkian and Huron nations against the Iroquois and the British.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Quebec-City   (1500 words)

Cities and towns are both often referred to as "villes." Special municipal legislation calls for more governmental autonomy for Montréal, Québec City, and the Cree and Northern villages organized under the James Bay Agreement in 1975.
The Université du Québec in Québec City, founded in 1968, is the second-largest university in Canada and the nation's largest French-language higher education institution; full-time enrollment in 1990/91 was 29,312.
Québec City, North America's oldest fortified city and Québec's capital, is a seaport with an estimated metropolitan population of 700,000 in 1998 (eighth in Canada).
cms.westport.k12.ct.us /cmslmc/foreignlanguages/canada/quebec.htm   (7499 words)

 Quebec, city, Canada - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1663, Quebec was made the capital of New France and became the center of the fur trade.
The city was unsuccessfully attacked by the English in 1690 and 1711.
The Quebec Conference was held in the city in 1864.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/Quebec   (455 words)

 QUEBEC CITY PHOTOS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Built on a prominent estuary, Quebec City is divided into a Lower and Upper town separated by a 300 foot cliff.
Despite the English conquest of Quebec (1759-63) and the emerging dominance of Montreal upstream, Quebec City has retained its function as the seat of the provincial government and as the cultural heart of French Canada.
Modern Quebec City spreads westward and northward from "the narrows".
www.mala.bc.ca /~stone/courses/geog290/outline/sub-out/que-phot.htm   (1826 words)

 Lessons of Quebec City
The sympathy of Quebec residents for the protesters stemmed in part from the fact that they had literally been shut out of their own city by security forces.
The key to the Quebec demonstrations was that, as in Seattle, they brought together a range of independent activists fighting around various issues with the organized labor movement.
Quebec gave a whole layer of activists a taste of what it would be like to actually shut down a major trade meeting.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Dissent/Lessons_QuebecCity.html   (4331 words)

 Québec City: Fire & Ice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The inhabitants of Québec City during the harsh winter months turn their city into a playground made enticing to visitors from the four corners of the globe.
While many other cities located in the northern parts of the world worry about the cold and how to pass the winter months in Québec City, the inhabitants look forward to enjoying this time of the year.
Travelers to Québec City for pleasure or to attend conferences in winter are urged to stay at least one night in its famous Ice Hotel.
www.romartraveler.com /RomarPages/QuebecCityFireAndIce.html   (1942 words)

 Quebec City Mural - 1 more Quebec City Info Site
Quebec City has the Lower City, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River and place where the city was founded.
Overlooking this on a bluff was the fortified Upper City.
Dominating both the Upper and Lower Cities, of course, is Chateau Frontenac, a towering castle that serves as a hotel.
www.inquebeccity.com /gallery01.htm   (1069 words)

 Quebec   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canada's largest province is Quebec, and Quebec City is the capital of this province.
The city is beautifully located at the point where the St. Charles River meets the narrowing waters of the St. Lawrence River.
Quebec City is the capitol of the province of Quebec.
www.valdosta.edu /~iheath/quebec.html   (3052 words)

 Quebec City Mansion Quebec Bed and Breakfast Quebec City B & B Quebec City Canada Bed and Breakfast - Au Petit Chateau
Au Petit Chateau is a 1910 three-storey brick Victorian Quebec City mansion located in a quiet location 5 minutes driving to the ferry to Old Quebec.
At the Chateau near Quebec City Helene is a music lover and teacher, a grand piano is in the music room.
The Chateau’s espresso, cappuccino, latte coffees are on the house at Au Petit Chateau BandB near Quebec City.
www.aupetitchateau.com   (495 words)

 Quebec City, Canada
Québec City (the name derives from the Indian word "kebek" meaning "at the meeting of the waters") is situated at the mouth of the Rivière St-Charles which flows into the St Lawrence River at the head of the St Lawrence Estuary.
The city, built on a rocky spur reaching a height of 100 m (330 ft), considers itself the "cradle of North America" and still retains something of a European air.
Large numbers of cannon were mounted on the cliffs of the Old City, trained to fire on the opposite bank or any hostile ships in the St Lawrence River.The first meeting of the "Conseil Général de la Nouvelle Québec" was held in the city in 1648.
www.planetware.com /canada/quebec-city-cdn-qu-quq.htm   (1104 words)

  Quebec: Quebec City, Enjoying Snow Extremes.
Quebec City as a snow vacation place for families is perfect.
In the snow area surrounding Quebec City there are plenty of typical winter activities.
In Quebec City on almost every corner there are friendly spots to enjoy a delicious meal with kids at the table.
www.thefamilytravelfiles.com /ezine/articles/98.asp   (2226 words)

 Québec - Canadian Heritage Gallery
Seminary of Quebec The Seminary of Quebec, established in 1663 as an institution for Canadian priesthood studies and leading to French Canada's major Laval University in the mid 19th century.
Quebec in 1761 A view of Quebec in 1761, from fields to the river, with the Ursulines Convent inside the old town wall.
Quebec City Quebec City in the era of the American Revolution, as depicted in a water colour by James Peachey, looking from the south bank of the St. Lawrence across to Cape Diamond and the massive stone Citadel.
www.canadianheritage.org /galleries/places4800.htm   (262 words)

 Quebec City
Quebec City Hilton - Centrally located in Quebec City facing Parliament, the Hilton is one minute's stroll from the old walled city and 3 blocks from the nightlife and eateries of the Grande Allee.
Au Pied du Mont Condominiums - located 25 miles from Quebec City these modern 1 and 2 bedroom condos are less than one mile from the lifts at Mont Sainte-Anne Resort.
Best Western - the Best Western in downtown Quebec City is located a short taxi ride or long walk from the Old City and the nightspots along the Grand Allee'.
www.snosearch.com /East/QCity.htm   (375 words)

 Quebec - Historic Quebec City - photos of sightseeing in Québec City on Worldisround
Quebec City is the oldest city in Quebec.
Quebec City is the only remaining walled city in North America.
Quebec City is truly a unique place: as European as any city in France yet, as with most Canadian settlements, it has a character & charm all its own.
www.worldisround.com /articles/8274   (598 words)

 Quebec City Tourism & Travel: Quebec City Tourism Guide
The city is the second-oldest existing European settlement in Canada.
The Naval Museum of Quebec and the Old Port of Québec are found in Lower Town, as well as Place-Royal, the site of the first permanent settlement in New France.
Quebec City is also famous for the Quebec Winter Carnival, which showcases world-class ice sculpture and more during its annual snowy celebrations.
www.quebeccity.worldweb.com   (258 words)

 Quebec City
Quebec, the only walled city in North America, reminded us of our many travels in Europe when Belli was in the army stationed in Germany.
It is easy to appreciate how this city, located at a narrowing of the Saint-Laurent, at one time dominated of all commerce into the interior of the "new world".
Quebec City, like Ottawa, has a changing of the guard within the confines of the walled Citadelle.
pages.prodigy.net /rmfz/quebec.htm   (823 words)

 City Tour: Quebec City Highlights @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fleur-de-lis flag became the official flag of the province of Quebec in the mid-twentieth century.
Quebec boomed as a port city in the early 19thcentury, when raftsmen steered their long timber bundles down the St. Lawrence andSt.
Beyondthe lock connecting the Bassin Louise to the St. Lawrence, broad boardwalks giveaccess to the riverside, whose performance area, Agora du Vieux Port, is popularin summer.
www.nationalgeographic.com /destinations/Quebec_City/Quebec_City_Highlights.html   (1496 words)

 Cruise to Quebec City, Canada
Quebec City is delightful for fall foliage and impressive with its boughs of green and remarkable light in spring and summer -- all seasons that will find cruise ships in town.
The city is located on the St. Lawrence River Valley, framed to the north by the majestic Laurentian Mountains and to the south by the Appalachian foothills and mountains leading to New England.
The Old City is situated on two levels, Lower Town, at the Port, and the Upper Town and quick walk from the terminal.
www.cruisecritic.com /ports/newport.cfm?ID=47   (1533 words)

 Quebec City - CouchSurfing Wiki
Quebec City is the capital of Quebec Province, in Canada.
It is very easy to go to Quebec City from Montreal, either by bus (Orleans Express), hitchhiking or carpooling (Allo-Stop, Amigo Express) Train (Via Rail)is although pretty expensive.
In Quebec, the public transportation system is called "Réseau de transport de la capitale".
wiki.couchsurfing.com /en/Quebec_City   (794 words)

 AlterNet: Quebec City Crackdown
When Quebec City hosts the 3rd Summit of the Americas, the largest police deployment in Canadian history will be there to prevent anti-globalization protesters from shaking up the process.
Once their story became public, both the police and Quebec City Mayor Jean-Paul L'Allier quickly apologized for the "mistake," by explaining that the officers had misunderstood a local bylaw.
CASA and CLAC are also planning a series of events in Quebec City, for activists to discuss strategy, build networks, and become familiar with the city.
www.alternet.org /story.html?StoryID=10510   (1816 words)

 Quebec - Quebec's Old City & Petit Champlain
Old Quebec sitting high on the bluff above the Saint Lawrence River, and Quartier Petit-Champlain the lower town, at water's edge, have roots that date to the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Old Quebec is one of the oldest and the only fortified, walled city north of Mexico.
Going out for Sunday breakfast is a Quebec tradition and there's no better place to partake this meal than the buffet at the Terrace Café in the Chateau Frontenac, followed by a guided tour of the c1893 portion of the hotel, conducted by costumed staff.
www.mestern.net /canada/quebec/drive/index.php   (1496 words)

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