I don't recall another fortress or citadel that is so close to a tourist destination so this is definitely worth a visit. It offers a great portal into the unique French-English-Canadian history. This hour-long tour runs every 15 mins and is a great outing for families and offers great views. Our tour guide, Alex, a young history teacher, was the best! Being the only French-speaking garrison, you do sense the unique history of the Quebec people.
The walk to the citadel through the battlefield park was a great way to approach it. The visitor entrance is off on the south side, just inside the city wall or through a tunnel from the battlefield park.
Remember to keep the sticker to attend the changing of the guard ceremony the next day. Stick around after the tour for a photo op with the mascot!
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