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Terrasse Dufferin

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Neighborhood: Downtown Quebec City
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Address: 2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Phone Number: 418 648-7016
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St...
This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St. Lawrence River. Winter adrenalin junkies line up by the thousands at Les Glissades de la Terrasse to experience the rush of zooming downhill from 270 feet high (82 meters) in a toboggan speeding up to 60 mph (90 kilometers per hour) to the bottom 500 feet (152 meters) away. Located on the Dufferin Terrace overlooking the St. Lawrence River behind Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, the ride is open from mid-December through late March.
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Boardwalk from or to Plains of Abraham - much easier to walk down than up. Great views of St. Lawrence all the way along.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Boardwalk from or to Plains of Abraham - much easier to walk down than up. Great views of St. Lawrence all the way along.

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Quebec, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Nice view, but too many people for my taste. Although the terrasse is quite large it's always way too crowded

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Overlooking the St. Lawrence a relaxed stroll on this spacious boardwalk is well worth the walk. Sailboats in the St. Lawrence and nearby cannons just add to the historic yet modern atmosphere. Boardwalk is very wide and thus spacious and relaxed. Numerous sitting spots and shade for needed mid-summer breaks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Terrasse Dufferin is very clean and well maintained. It is pleasant enough to stroll along enjoying the impressive views over the St. Lawrence and there are plenty of seats to sit down and admire the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited Quebec City for New Year 2015. This was a beautiful place to walk and also a great place to watch people come down the ice slide.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I took a walk along this area, and it was absolutely beautiful. I definitely recommend visiting this area!

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This terrace was built over the ruins of old palace. A very nice walk. My kids ran for ages and had a lot of fun. This is right at the foot of Chateau Frontenac. On one end is Funicular which will take you down to the base of the city on Rue Notre Dame which is absolutely amazing. On the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was fine, literally a board walk along the edge of the upper town, but nothing to go out of the way for. It had a nice view of the river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Well worth the stroll to look over the river and enjoy the heights of the Old City. Bring a jacket if it's windy, cold or rainy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This terrace is at the heart of the city's history. Along the boardwalk you will find peak holes that demonstrate some aspects of the museum that is found below it. I recommend visiting this museum on a warm and sunny day. It gives you the time to cool off. The terrace is also great for taking a stroll while enjoying... More 

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Address: 2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Phone Number: 418 648-7016
Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City

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