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Quartier Petit Champlain

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Address: 61 rue du Petit-Champlain, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4H5, Canada
Phone Number:
418-692-2613
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Dating back to the 17th century, the Petit Champlain street is the oldest...

Dating back to the 17th century, the Petit Champlain street is the oldest commercial artery in North America. Quartier Petit Champlain counts today more than 45 shops and restaurants.

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Ultimate Tourist Attraction in Old Quebec

The street is filled with many shops (mostly souvenir stores) and a handful of restaurants (mostly French cuisines). It's undeniably a very photogenic street tailored for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The street is filled with many shops (mostly souvenir stores) and a handful of restaurants (mostly French cuisines). It's undeniably a very photogenic street tailored for tourists. The stores are decorated with Christmas lights and the street is lined Christmas trees. It's a very charming and romantic spot.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a definite must see in Quebec City. I've never witnessed such a beautiful mural and best of all, it's located near lots of shops and restaurants.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Quartier Petit Champlain is very close to our cruise ship dock # 22. It was a very easy walk, even though there were cobblestone streets. We were most impressed with the fresco 3 dimensional painting on one wall of a building. It was difficult to get a good photo because there was a fence in the way. Nice shops &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quintessential Québec in one beautiful little street. Boutiques worth stepping into (a favorite of mine is Pot-en-ciel, a small kitchen supply store). Restaurants serving typical Québec comfort food, a tiny park often with someone playing live music, all close to other areas worth visiting (Place Royale, Dalhousie street with the civilization museum, and the upper city with the... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The shopping is wonderful, with a little something for everyone. There is a good selection of restaurants to choose from, from inexpensive to pricey. I especially love walking down here during the Winter Carnival, when the atmosphere is so festive and lovely, with ice sculptures and lights everywhere. It's like stepping into a Dickens story.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of our favorite areas while staying in Old Quebec. Charming shops and restaurants. Quebec at Christmas is a must do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area to take a stroll, even in winter. Nice little restaurants and stores. You could walk to the Ferry from here.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This magical place that looks like 'Whoville' in the Grinch movie. Cute stores lit up. Very romantic. I really wanted to come here during Christmas time and was so happy I was able to achieve that. Beautifully lit. Lots of stores and restaurants. I recommend the restaurant Cochon Dingue for dinner and Bistro Sous Le Fort for dinner. Yum!

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Rodney, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A breath-taking street that pretty much epitomizes what one would expect of an 'old world' Christmas. Thoroughly enjoyed! Will definitely return again.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This street was mobbed every time we came across it. Typical tourist street with the same style of shops you'd find in so many cities but a few pleasant restaurants. Difficult to stand back and admire the buildings so look down on it from above.

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