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Cultural activities

Cultural activities

The Nouvelle-France Hotels, located in the heart of Old Quebec, are in the center of the cultural action of Quebec City, which will enable you to discover many activities and cultural sights, all of them accessible within a few minutes walking distance.

Petit-Champlain District

Petit-Champlain District

Located at the bottom of the cliff, the Petit-Champlain district will charm you as soon as you have entered its first street. The architecture of its buildings and the authentic boutiques on every corner will enrich your experience. Discover the cafes, the restaurants and the numerous art galleries that make this district a real source of pride for locals.

During the winter season, the streets are transformed in a wonderful fairy tale that will never stop to amaze you. When it gets warmer, and the sun stays out longer, you will be able to discover far off corners of the area thanks to the temporary exhibit Les Passages Insolites.

Address: Petit Champlain Street
Website: http://www.quartierpetitchamplain.com/en/  

Lights on art

Lights on art

In the heart of the Quartier des arts, near the Musee National des beaux-arts du Quebec, the ‘Lumiere sur l’art’ will amaze you with its ambitious and original lamps. Surrounded by 34 giant lampshades displaying Rita Letendre and Jacques Hurtubise’s colours, the Cartier Avenue takes on a fairy-tale atmosphere.

Discover this outdoor exhibition while discovering the many local shops, restaurants and coffee shops. During summertime, you will be able to enjoy the view from the terraces installed in the parking areas.

Address: Cartier Avenue
Phone: 418 525-9090
Website : www.quartierartsquebec.com

Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec

Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec

Only a few minutes walking-distance from Old Quebec, the Musee National des Beaux-Art du Quebec (MNBAQ) is a must-see among Quebec’s cultural activities. Permanent exhibitions will enable you to discover renowned Quebecer artists. No matter if one thinks about Riopelle, Pellan, Leduc or Borduas, one will find a work of art that will highlight his visit. Many temporary exhibits, worth the detour, are offered throughout the year.

Take advantage of your visit at the MNBAQ to take the time to savour a delicious meal at the restaurant inspired by Marie-Chantal Lepage. You will also be able to eat tasty sandwiches, heartwarming soups as well as be able to choose amongst a large variety of hot beverages at the coffee shop in the Charles-Baillargé pavilion.

Address: Parc des Champs-de-Bataille
Phone: 418 643-2150
Website: www.mnaq.org/en

Musee de la Civilisation

Musee de la Civilisation

Located near Quebec’s harbour and along the Petit-Champlain district, the Musee de la Civilisation attracts a large number of curious people every year.

Rich in history and Quebec culture, the exhibitions will enable you to trace back and live Quebec’s history in an actual and dynamic fashion. Near ten permanent exhibitions and numerous temporary exhibitions are awaiting you!

Address: 85 Dalhousie Street
Phone: 418 643-2158
Website: www.mcq.org/en