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Animated Crime Walking Tour in Old Quebec

Highlights
  • Enjoy a haunted tour of Old Quebec
  • Walk the city streets with character guides in costume
  • Learn about the city’s sordid past
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Animated Crime Walking Tour in Old Quebec
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Animated Crime Walking Tour in Old Quebec
From $15.31
Overview
Discover the darkest years of New France on an animated, 90-minute, crime walking tour in Old Quebec. Follow ghostly guides — the executioner Jean Rattier and his wife Marie Rivière — to learn about the details of terrible crimes, arrests and executions that happened in Quebec City centuries ago. Walk the city streets after dark and discover the many secrets of this historic and haunted neighborhood.
What to Expect
Take a 90-minute walking tour of old Quebec on this trip through the city’s darker history. Join your ghostly host and discover more about the wretched crimes, arrests and executions that happened centuries ago.
Dressed as one the city’s notorious characters, your guide will lead you through Old Quebec and introduce you to the somber atmosphere that descends the old city once the sun is gone.
Learn all about the sordid details of a history that has been hidden for far too long. During the animated tour you will walk the streets of Old Quebec and discover the judiciary system of New France.
Discover how one became the city’s executioner and learn about the punishments for various crimes. See where the criminals were incarcerated and later executed. If you like bumps in the night and tales of ghostly goings-on, then this is the walking tour for you.
Reviews (96)
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile
Fun walk

Marie Rivière was our tour guide and was very animated. I really liked her a lot and am glad she was our guide. It was chilly in October, so bundle up and be ready to do some walking. You start in the Upper Town and...More

Thank amygervais
Asirois S, Directeur général at Les Promenades Fantomes, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment! We are glad that you liked our Marie! You can be sure we will show her this message from you! We are aware that our tours include some walking and that it might be a concern for some...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018
fun evening

We had Marie Rivière as our guide for the evening. She was just great - animated, informative, and entertaining. So glad we did the tour. There was some walking involved.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SPH78
Asirois S, Directeur général at Les Promenades Fantomes, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you! We are glad that you have had a fun evening with Marie! Have a nice day :-)

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Entertainment while touring the old city

My husband and I did this tour with friends in late June. It was a fun way to see the city and learn a bit of criminal history. The actors were fun and engaging using humor and theatrics to tell stories about old Quebec in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank deboraho502
Asirois S, Directeur général at Les Promenades Fantomes, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for your comment! We are glad that you have enjoyed it! We hope to see you again someday :-)

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile
Legends and Superstitions

We had Jeremy as our guide, his makeup was amazing and the stories and supporting actors made this for a fun evening, a great way to see the town.

Thank David T
Asirois S, Directeur général at Les Promenades Fantomes, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you very much! We are glad that you have liked Jérémie's tour! Have a nice day :-)

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile
Well worth it!

My 15 year old son and I did the English Crimes of New France tour last week and really enjoyed it! Our guide, Anne, did a fantastic job of explaining describing the crimes and punishment, and ways of life, in Quebec in the 1700s.

Thank Jason C
Asirois S, Directeur général at Les Promenades Fantomes, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you very much for the review! We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your evening with our ghosts! We will make sure that Anne sees this! Have a nice day :-)

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