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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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+1 418-648-7016
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Perfect place for a stroll with great views across the St. Lawrence river and ample people watching, too. Lots of welcome shade late on a hot summer afternoon.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Terrasse Dufferin is a terrace near Chateau Frontenac and is a gem. Imagine ladies and gentleman walking along this promenade 100 years ago. The setting is perfect, historical, and family friendly. Enjoy the walk and the views.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to take a walk with your family, just be mindful of weather. There is not much shade or shelter from rain.

Thank Bostonian2011
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You need to be in good ship to go upstairs. In the Winter, you can go downwards with a sort of sleigh.

Thank Marcos S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an early morning visit to the terrasse and enjoyed the beautiful views and lovely opera busker.

Thank KNCooper
Reviewed 5 days ago

You cannot visit Quebec City without visiting Terrace Dufferin. It gives you a bird's eye view of the city with the beautiful Chateau Frontenac in the back ground.

Thank Jafoorty
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was also nice to sit on a bench and hang out with a coffee or tea. Someone we talked to said the Chateau Frontenac is the most photographed hotel in the world. I get it. What a magnificent view of this 18th Century architectural...More

Thank Davidxyz_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely wide walkway--doesn't ever feel crowded. There's an underground museum showcasing authentic period living quarters of first inhabitants of New France.

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dufferin terrasse is a walkway leasing to the foot of Diamond Cape. The view of the St-Lawrence river is fantastic and gives you an idéal of what the French had as a lookout point to monitor movements of British troops. Also the Allied forces...More

Thank PanchitoMontreal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful walk in old Quebec City. Along the walk you can see the iconic Fairmont Frontenac. There is also amazing view of the st Lawrence river. You can walk along and this will connect to the military base that over looks the...More

Thank Herman N
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Maureen C
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Hjalmar B | Reviewed this property |
Top shape..walk.If not use bus,shuttle if cruse has one,taxi it is a short distance or finuclaire for the lift the rest is flat walking.
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hcraw4d
August 8, 2016|
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Response from primavoce72 | Reviewed this property |
To the left of Chateau Frontenac if you are facing the St. Lawrence River.
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Man3d
May 26, 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
yes you can park at the hotel we did and so do many who dine there...there is also parking on the lower side a huge parking lot just below the fort....then take the elevator up....I hope this helps
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