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Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

The outdoor enthusiasts will take pleasure in discovering the Montmorency Falls and the Plains of Abrahams, two places not to be missed during your next stay in Quebec City. Many parks and green spaces are accessible from Hotel Universel Quebec, in the heart of Quebec City. It can also be very agreeable just to walk around the Université Laval campus and to explore its small woodlot.


Plains of Abraham

Location of the 1759 conquest, this unique park is now a protected site. Considered as Quebec’s Central Park, the Plains of Abraham abound with history. This is the perfect place to walk, to relax or to enjoy a picnic. Adjacent to the Plains, you can access the Citadelle of Quebec, which is the most important British fortress in North America. Now converted into a museum, you can visit the Citadelle during the day and early evening.

For more information, please visit the Plains of Abraham’s website.


Address : Plaines d'Abraham, 835 Wilfred-Laurier
Phone : (418) 648-3506
Website :
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Discover the Promenade Samuel-de Champlain

Created in 2008 for the 400th anniversary of Québec City, the Promenade Samuel-de Champlain is the perfect place to enjoy de St. Lawrence River and to discover another facet of the city’s history. The huge park of 2.5 km long proposes many activities divided in four stations. See 5000 years old natives’ remains, thematic gardens or enjoy observation points and the outdoor sports’ installation such as hiking paths, soccer fields, kayak docks, etc. Take time to admire the Promenade Samuel-de Champlain’s breathtaking view and let yourself live entirely the present moment.

Address: Quai des Cageux 2795, boulevard Champlain Québec (QC) G1T 1X9
Website : Promenade Samuel-de Champlain
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Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

Via Ferrata, suspension bridge, cable car and much more ways to fully enjoy the impressive 83-metre high waterfall. Parc de la Chute Montmorency is a must-see attraction during your stay in Quebec City. Outdoor lovers will be pleased by this amazing parc and by the wonderful view on St-Lawrence River and on Ile D'Orleans, a few steps away from there.

For more information regarding the activities, visit Parc de la Chute-Montmorency's website.


Address : 5300 Boulevard Sainte-Anne
Phone : 418 663-3300
Web site :
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Via Ferrata

Discover this activity, requiring skill and courage, that lets you enjoy the Canyon Sainte-Anne’s great landscapes and iced waterfall.

On site, you will find a zipline and many climbing routes, differently customized to the experience you need. Therefore, you can live an exciting experience with friends, or an outdoor adventure with your family!


When: January 3rd until MArch 31st, 2019 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: 206, Route 138 East, Beaupré
Online booking:
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