Quebec City: A unique Canadian hideaway

Positively perfect Quebec City will set your heart a-flutter.

Taking locals and tourists up nearly 300 feet at a 45 degree angle to Terrase Dufferin, the Quebec Funicular has been operating since 1879.

Richard T. Nowitz

The Fairmont Chateau Frontenac stands high on a bluff overlooking the St. Lawrence River in the heart of Quebec City.

Tibor Bogn·r

The Fresque des Quebecois Mural fills an entire four story wall, and illustrates 400 years of Quebec history.

Richard T. Nowitz

Ice canoe racers push and paddle their canoes along the St. Lawrence River, during Quebec's Winter Carnival.

Alison Wright / Robert Harding World Imagery

Quebec's Ice Hotel is located just outside of Quebec City, and is rebuilt each winter with new and unique architecture.

Alison Wright / Robert Harding World Imagery

Pedestrians walk in the rain on Rue de Petit Champlain, in Quebec City.

Richard T. Nowitz

The Gare du Palais Fountain is illuminated at night across from the Gare du Palais train station in Quebec City.

Nik Wheeler