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Les Calèches Du Vieux Québec allows you to get familiar with Quebec City by taking a horse-carriage ride around the city. There are three types of tours available with drivers narrating the tour while tourists sit back and enjoy a delightful ride of Quebec city. They also provide carriages to take you round shopping but only in the upper and lower Quebec town. Les Calèches provides visitors with an authentic European experience and with services available throughout the year but reservations mandatory during winters.
Aquarium du Québec is a popular attraction that is home to 250 species of fish, mammals and reptiles, including some that are unique to Quebec region. The Audio-Guide is a must when visiting the aquarium, as it provides fascinating information via headphones. Seals perform acrobatics three times a day, while a few trails, picnic tables and a restaurant are available on premises for relaxation. The aquarium is located near the Saint Lawrence River and offers an incredible view of the Old Quebec Bridge. Check website for varying dates.
The Parc of the Kabir Kouba Cliff and Waterfall is located a short distance from the city of Quebec. This public park features the popular Kabir Kouba waterfall, which is also known as the waterfall with the thousand detours. This waterfall is historically significant as it led to the growth of small settlements and industries around it, in addition to being an important geological site. An Interpretive Center chronicles and displays the history of the park and other information pertaining to it, and guided tours of the area are also available.
Previously known as Village des Hurons, Wendake is a major tourist attraction and a historic site which discusses the existence and history of the Huron-Wendate community in Canada. Located just minutes away from downtown Quebec City, the history of this place dates back to the 16th Century. The site also has a museum to explain in detail the culture of the community. Guided tours are available. Check their website to know more.
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency offers a multitude of activities for the entire family. In the summer, walk across one of two suspension bridges or through miles of parkland trails before enjoying a gourmet meal at the Manoir Montmorency. Winter can be just as relaxing, though daredevils can take an ice climbing course on the frozen waterfall wall of ice and snow. The park is located just east of Quebec City along Avenue Royale. Admission to the park is free but parking is charged.