Quebec was known as The Fortress of New France back in the days. Many of the city’s museums, landmarks, and historic buildings are named in French. There are many cultural events held in Quebec throughout the year. It is absolutely picturesque and inimitable.
Quebec is the capital of a province in Canada with the same name, and since it is such a large city there’s always a lot of fun things to do in Quebec City.
This city is active in organizing vibrant carnivals and festivals all year round. The Festival d’été de Québec or the Quebec Summer Festival is a music fest where major singers and performers showcase the musical and cultural heritage of the city.
The city also organizes the Quebec Winter Carnival which features various winter events, parties, balls, performances, and shows. There are also different snow and ice sculpture contents held during the Winter Festival.
Quebec City also has unique and interesting museums that attract tourists. When you go to Quebec for a holiday, you should visit the Musée national des Beaux-arts du Québec, a place where Quebec art is preserved and displayed. Another fine museum is the Musée de la civilization where you can learn more about the rich history of Quebec.
The city also takes pride in its world-class aquarium, the Aquarium du Quebec. If you take a trip to this colorful tourist spot, you will see different marine species coming from the North Pole and other parts of the world.
The city of Quebec experiences a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are warm, occasionally hot, and very humid while winters are cold, snowy, and windy. The short spring and fall seasons are chilly to warm.
If you want to attend the Summer Festival, you should plan your Quebec holiday vacation in July. If you’re more interested in the Winter Carnival, visit the city in February.
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