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Upper Town (Haute-Ville)

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Address: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the...

The hilly section of the city known as Upper Town developed later than the original settlement it overlooks.

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Another highlight of our wonderful 6 weeks in Canada. We just loved Quebec and in particular Upper Town where we meandered around all day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another highlight of our wonderful 6 weeks in Canada. We just loved Quebec and in particular Upper Town where we meandered around all day.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first city that we visited during a tour of Canada, and it made a lasting impression on us.. We were staying in the lower town and used the funicular railway to reach the upper town, where an excellent view can be gained of the area and river below. The whole area has a pleasant ambiance and we... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting this part of Quebec City was like taking a trip to Europe. The shops were quaint and mainly carried locally made goods. Just a great place to browse and immerse yourself in the city.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is must see. Many great buildings, shops, restaurants, hotels and Artisans to see. Add in cobble stone, Cathedrals and fountains and you get a slice of europe, right in Canada.

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Arnold, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The other half of the Old Quebec scene the upper town is of course home to the Chateau Frontenac and it is surrounded by shops, cafes, churches, and museums. It is a wonderful area with more modern shops (MacDonalds) than the lower town. Spend the day

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It feels like your are in France with the cathredals and side walk cafes. Beautiful old buildings with the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac as a center piece. Beauterful place to just walk,around and shop or just enjoy the ambience. The cariage ride driver gives you a lot of history as you ride around.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in this area for three nights and had an excellent time. Great shops and restaurants, cafes, art galleries, attractions, parks, street performers. The place is really alive with a great resort vibe but you also feel like you are in Europe without all the hassels of traveling there. Felt very safe and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You really need several days to see Quebec City. There are so many beautiful and interesting sites, great restaurants and bars, fascinating historical monuments, and museums. The upper village is no exception. We had a ball just strolling the streets and visiting the many artisans along the way.

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an entire day walking up and down each of the streets of Upper Town. I enjoy looking at all of the old French architecture. There are many cafes to choose from on your strolls. Make sure you go into the cathedral and some of the smaller churches. Upper Town is a charming and quaint area. It is almost... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stroll along the pedestrian zone, watch the children jump in and out of the water feature by the Hotel de Ville, figure out where you're going to eat, visit the tourist office, arrange for a tour of the Ch. Frontenac, check out the basilica.

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