Québec Original

typically
Québec

It’s winter; let’s play outside! Holiday time The snowmobile was born here Our climate. Our architecture. Typical Québec The Great White North Never too much syrup From Kebec to Québec There’s no place like a cabane Everybody on the ice

rugged
of nature

Nature untamed Adrift on the Saint Lawrence Nature at our doorstep; it’s real. A renewed immensity Ski day and night A thousand and one things to do Shades of forest Where relaxation rules A front-row seat to the aurora borealis

creative
space

Boreal nights Pull on your tuque, it’s Carnival time The festive season Leave ordinary behind Creative Space Montréal, the sparkling city Not your typical lodging Big city, big heart A foodies’ paradise

Did you know

  1. Québec Winter Carnival
    is the world’s largest winter carnival.

  2. Château Frontenac
    is likely the most photographed hotel in the world.

  3. Montréal
    is the second-largest French-speaking city on the planet.

  4. snowmobiling
    can be enjoyed on over 33,700 km (20,000 mi.) of groomed and signposted trails, a network larger than all of Québec’s highways.

  5. Aboriginal communities
    of Québec include 11 major families: Abenaki, Algonquin, Attikamek, Cree, Huron-Wendat, Innu, Malecite, Mi’kmaq, Mohawk, Naskapi and Inuit.

  6. Charlevoix region
    owes its rugged terrain to a meteorite two kilometres (1.3 mi.) across that hit the area 350 million years ago. It’s a rare spot where you can do some whale watching with both feet planted firmly on the shore.

  7. Cirque du Soleil
    always presents the world premieres of its shows in Québec.

  8. Québec's territory
    is three times the area of France.

  9. RÉSO
    is a system of pedestrian corridors that connect the metro stations and crisscross downtown Montréal. A veritable underground city, the RÉSO has 32 km (20 mi.) of corridors filled with boutiques and small merchants.

  10. maple syrup
    is a treat enjoyed around the world, and 80% of it is produced in Québec.

  11. Montréal Canadiens
    is the oldest hockey team in the world that has played without interruption.

  12. La Macaza airfield
    is the Mont-Tremblant International Airport. It is made up entirely of log cabins.

  13. 6 Rue Donnacona, Québec City
    is the address of the narrowest house in North America. It is only 3.7 m (12 ft.) wide.

  14. Québec’s lakes
    are so numerous that people can’t agree on their number. Some say there are 500,000! Officially, there are 8,275 lakes over 3 km2 (1.2 sq. mi.) in size.