Tours

SIGHTSEEING TOURS


Walking Tour of Old Québec, A World Heritage Site

First a visit to the Quebec Parliament and its flourishing gardens. A unique structure of architectural style inspired by the expansion of the Louvre in Paris. The tour stops onto Place d’Armes to enjoy its grandiose fountain statute. Close by, the tour continues to the Château Frontenac and its Dufferin Terrasse, a magnificent boardwalk overlooking the St. Lawrence River and offering a breathtaking view. Then is the Seminary of Québec, founded in 1663. Now occupied by the Architecture School of Laval University, this institution is a remarkable collection of buildings erected around enclosed courtyards. Following is the spectacular interior of the Notre-Dame-de-Québec Basilica-Cathedral. Then continuing to the Lower Town, finding ourselves in the middle of Place Royale where Samuel de Champlain founded Québec in 1608. Discover the restored houses of merchant families from the New France era. Let’s wander into cobblestone streets and historic houses and take a peek at the Royal Battery facing the river for the defense of the city. A ride in the Funicular will bring you back to the upper part of the city. Time to appreciate the St-Lawrence River’s panorama and a spectacular view of the lower town from a 45-degree angle.

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017

Schedule:
- 14:00 Departure from the Hotel le Concorde
- Guided walking tour:
o Dufferin Terrace (upper town)
o Seminary of Québec (upper town)
o Notre-Dame-de-Québec Basilica (lower town)
o Place Royale (lower town)
o And more
- 16:30 Arrival at tthe Hotel le Concorde

Cost: $43.00 CAD (Tax included)

Minimum participants required: 15

Important Dates

Call for papers and registration starts
October 19, 2016

Abstract submission deadline
March 14, 2017

Paper acceptance notice
April 8, 2017

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 18, 2017

Conference
June 19-23, 2017

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