Upper Town (Haute-Ville), Quebec City

4.8
#6 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Quebec City
Tour the sights of Upper Town (Haute-Ville), a hilly district with a European feel to it. Growing out of a fort built in the early 17th century, the development of the area has been slow and steady, thanks to the military presence and fortifications. You'll see the positive impact that influence has had on the area, with its pleasant 19th century architecture, masses of parks and open spaces, and thriving local businesses. Take a stroll through the walkable neighborhood, admiring the views it offers of the city below. Use our Quebec City day trip planner to visit Upper Town (Haute-Ville) on your trip to Quebec City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • the most interesting part is the old city within the walls; the atmosphere changes radically compared to the city outside the walls; less crowds and less frenzy some wonderful buildings can be explained in several restaurants and tourist shops, for those interested
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  • What a wonderful area to shop. Lots of independently owned shops. Very artsy. Fun place to find local items and excellent artwork.  more »
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