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Quebec City advice

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by dreunc1542, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    My friends and I will be heading up to Quebec City this coming week to take in the sights and sounds of the winter carnival while drinking copious amounts of alcohol. Only one of us has been there before and he wasn't there long so I was hoping to get some advice from the folks here on: general places to go and see, places to eat and places to drink. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Catch a Nordiques game. Oh wait, all the hockey teams north of the border left.
     
  3. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Oh my gosh, I love Q.C.! Simply one of the prettiest places I've ever seen.

    Get your ass up to Hotel Frontenac, hang out on the plaza overlooking the St. Lawrence Seaway and don't forget to drop by the Plains of Abraham, site of a huge battle between the British and the French in 1759 (Seven Years' War).

    I'm a nut for church architecture. There's the Notre Dame Basilica and Sainte-Anne-du-Beaupre (amazing place ... check this out: http://www.ssadb.qc.ca/en/index.htm)

    And for heaven's sake, make sure you can get out to a sugar shack.

    And eat, eat, eat! They know how to do it up right there!
     
  4. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    I believe Le Colisee houses a QMJHL team.

    That'd be worth catching, I do believe.
     
  5. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Oui. Les Remparts ... avec entraineur Patrick Roy.
     
  6. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Went to Quebec a couple years ago with my wife, and I'm still kicking myself for not buying a Remparts t-shirt while there. If I'm ever up there again ...
     
  7. Gomer

    Gomer Active Member

    Learn French.
     
  8. huntsie

    huntsie Active Member

    Beautiful city. Old Quebec is tremendous.
     
  9. JR

    JR Active Member

    I think it's virtually impossible to have either a bad time or a bad meal in Quebec City.
     
  10. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Never been, although I'd like to someday.
     
  11. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Yep, watch Patrick Roy coach the Remparts.

    Also, walk through the old city of Quebec, below the Frontenac. And do breakfast at the Frontenac one morning.
     
  12. JR

    JR Active Member

    If you can afford it, STAY at the Frontenac.

    And other than in winter, a visit to the Plains of Abraham is a must.

    The lower (old) city is about as close as you'll get to a European city in North America.
     
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