Quebec City is filled with many unknown activities. Whether you are in town for a few days or you live here, this page will allow you to discover some of the city's secret little places around the Hotel Le Concorde Quebec!
Petit Champlain is the oldest district of Québec city. Enjoy strolling around its charming and lively colored cobbled streets, shopping in its boutiques, most of which are owned by local craftsmen or having a great meal in one of its fine restaurants. Nearby, access the Musée de la civilisation where you can discover temporary exhibitions such as “Masters of Olympus”, and also permanent exhibitions such as “People of Québec...then and Now” and “This Is Our Story: First Nations and Inuit in the 21st Century”. From Hotel Le Concorde Quebec you can walk to the Petit Champlain district, either admiring the Old Québec’s architecture, or following beautiful fleuve Saint-Laurent by taking the stairway of the Promenade des Gouverneurs.
Perpendicular to Hotel Le Concorde Québec, Grande Allee is sure to make you stay festive, with its numerous and various restaurants, ranging from trendy to casual. With its many sidewalk restaurants, it offers a unique ambiance. Looking for a place to party? Grande Allee is a sure choice for a memorable evening. At night, this street becomes a nightlife district with wine bars, nightclubs and bars with local artist performing.
Address : Grande Allée
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Directions from the hotel
With its 400 years of history, its unique architecture and European ambiance, Old Quebec will charm you. Once you’ve crossed one of the four fortification doors, you will feel that every street corner has its own story to tell. With many monuments and churches, numerous boutiques, typical gastronomic restaurants, and a festive atmosphere, Old Quebec offers a travelling experience in itself. Hotel Le Concorde Quebec is located near the fortifications, offering you easy access to these great treasures.
The Cartier Avenue is the unknown gem of Quebec City. Located in the heart of the Art District, it will make you live exceptional moments thanks to its warm ambiance, its independent stores and its various restaurants. In summer, the avenue is very lively thanks to the terraces and the street artists who perform at the Richard-Garneau Place, the Cartier avenue and René-Lévesque boulevard corner, and in front of the Parchemin du Roy store.
Take time to admire the work of painter artists Rita Letendre and Jacques Hurtubise exposed on the 34 giant lampshades over the street. The lampshades illuminate at night so you can enjoy the magnificent show and ambiance. You won’t find anything like this in the city, we promise you.
The Port of Quebec is filled with many unknown little gems. Discover the events organised at the Espace 400e, such as the BBQ Fest or the Beerfest of Québec. The free admission allows you to walk around and see if something attracts you! The Marché du Vieux-Port is the perfect place to find fresh fruits and vegetables, good beers of tasteful sausages. You can also enjoy a drink on-site. By the nightfall, enjoy the projections on the grain silos: the only place you can see aurora borealis in summer!
Quebec City is a sports city heated by young talented teams who give amazing performances to all the spectators. Whether you are a hockey, baseball or football fan, you will have the opportunity to see breathtaking high level games thanks to the local teams.
Quebec’s Remparts, the hockey team of the city, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and organizes uniform removal for three former players on October 28th, 2016, December 17th, 2016 and February 4th, 2017 at the Videotron Center. The young hockey players are also willing to equal, or outdo, their last year’s performance, which led them to the series.
The Quebec’s Rouge et Or football team also offers high quality games at the Université Laval’s stadium until the end of November, if they can reach the final. If we look at the lasts years, the Rouge et Or team have the best chances to reach it!
Whether you are looking for a discovery trip, relaxation or sport activities, Cote-de-Beaupre is the place to go. This cultural region has a lot to offer. Take a moment of your time to visit Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre sanctuary. This unique church brings its share of myths and legends. For sports lovers, Mont Sainte-Anne is the place to go. Whatever the season, the mountain offers a lot of activities such as hiking, disc golf, biking, skiing, golf and much more. To end your trip in beauty, nothing is better than a Nordic spa. Spa des Neiges and Blü Station offer you the opportunity to take some rest and to enjoy a relaxation moment with the ones you love.
The Halles Cartier is more than 25 stores, restaurants and services in the same building at the corner of the Grande-Allée and the Cartier Avenue. Whether you are a pastry, pastas or nuts lover, you will find all kinds of speciality products prepared onsite. If you are in a hurry, you can eat delicious meals at the dining area at the end of the mall. At the Halles Cartier, you can also find amazing fresh products such as meat from Marcel Labrie’s butcher shop, cheeses from Aux petits délices or fresh vegetables from the Jardin Mobile.