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“lawrence river”(197 reviews)
This elevated area offers panoramic views of Old Quebec and the St. Lawrence River. Winter adrenalin junkies line up by the thousands at Les Glissades de la Terrasse to experience the rush of zooming downhill from 270 feet high (82 meters) in a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
Downtown Quebec City
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All reviews lawrence river chateau frontenac street performers wide boardwalk wooden boardwalk lower town toboggan run people watch great place to stroll plains of abraham board walk view of the river nice walk fairmont hotel old quebec sunny day take pictures
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice walk with great views plus the glissades is open so you can take toboggan rides. Teens enjoyed the slide on old wooden toboggan a few times. Snowy day so they were running slower down the hill but lines were shorter so that was good....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can see a lot from up here. Great views of the river and island, and of Lower Town/Petit Champlain. The Chateau Fairmont du Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace Slides, Funicular and Fort. St. Louis are all right there. Quintessential QC!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KatJen76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really loved the views of the Saint-Lawrence river from up there especially at sunset. The statues, the Chateau, and the boardwalk, all stunning!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the most beautiful place to stroll by the river! The panoramic views are breathtaking! The Fairmont Chateau Frontenac anchors one end and a trail at the other end leads to the Plains of Abraham, another gorgeous place to walk/snowshoe/cross country ski in winter....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 987sandig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful area of Quebec City. A stroll on the boardwalk, has amazing views over Old Quebec & out to St Lawrence river. There were street entertainers at the end of the boardwalk giving Quebec City a real buzz.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShellTheBell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boardwalk is amazing, always something of interest going on, no matter the season. Always brings a crowd, mimes, jugglers, singers, toboggan run in winter, great for just a great place for a stroll or sit on a bench to enjoy the views.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gator567
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is always something going on here, even if it is just a stroll with people watching. Good views of Old Quebec and the Saint Lawrence River. Buskers in tourist season. It can be windy and rainy in the fall, so be prepared.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 17 January 2019

This was a must-do on our list and we weren't disappointed. It's quite a ride, even on a day when we were frozen to the core because the high was 3 degrees. Fun for the family!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Had brunch here on the morning that we departed the Château Frontenac. Great brunch, great local items (croissant, lox, syrups, etc) and an omelette chef to make anything you’d like. Classy brunch!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ktimmons001
Reviewed 5 January 2019

We walked along here, on a beautiful July evening. We had been here before, but only during the day. It was great to walk along, and stop to look over the wall to the areas down below, and see the mighty St. Lawrence River. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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6 September 2018|
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Response from Paulomen | Reviewed this property |
To go up to the terrasse and Notre Dame you can get a funicular downtown. Bedtd
Ray W
10 August 2018|
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Response from NatalieMira | Reviewed this property |
It was the Thursday night when we were there... They were spectacular. I believe the rest of August is Thursdays and Saturday evenings. It started around 9:30pm or so.
Maureen C
8 July 2017|
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Response from Hjalmar B | Reviewed this property |
Top shape..walk.If not use bus,shuttle if cruse has one,taxi it is a short distance or finuclaire for the lift the rest is flat walking.