Lower Town (Basse-Ville), Quebec City

4.7
Consider riding the funicular down from the boardwalk to explore the cobbled lanes of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), a World Heritage Site since 1985. Today the town represents a popular tourist destination brimming with European atmosphere that features some of the colony's first houses with architecture from the 17th and 18th centuries. Small streetside shops offer artisan products and souvenirs, and museums and art galleries will familiarize you with the area's culture. Work out when and for how long to visit Lower Town (Basse-Ville) and other Quebec City attractions using our handy Quebec City driving holiday planner.
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  • So many quality shoppes, from candy to clothing. Some very high end, while others are souvenir types. Plan to walk a good distance, as this is a wide area to navigate through and many sites to see...  more »
  • We were there Jan 10 - 13 and disappointed that many of the small shops were closed at night. It was beautifully decorated and we were especially looking forward to visiting that area.  more »
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