In the heart of Québec City, surrender yourself to the beauty and tranquility of the surrounding landscape. Follow the trail of Jacques Cartier, witness his meeting with the St. Lawrence Iroquois and discover the work of Father Jean de Brébeuf. Experience the excitement of major events and family activities. Take the bike trail, discover an amazing ecosystem or even picnic on the gras.It’s a good time in an inspiring environment.

Featured things to do

2017 events

Experience challenges of Cartier-Brébeuf Mission and participate in the annual Cartier Day fair. Take part in these activities, what a celebration!                 

Sites nearby

  • Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

    A jewel of the provincial capital, the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site is a reminder of the richness of the city's military past. The site takes us back to the French and British regimes when Québec played a deciding role in the defence of the colony.

  • Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site

    What was the actual work of the governor? How many Châteaux Saint-Louis were there in Québec City? What was château life like between 1620 and 1834? The answers can be found at the Saint Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site! 

  • Lévis Forts National Historic Site

    The purpose of the Lévis Forts was to protect Quebec City against an American invasion. Visit Fort No. 1 to discover its history as well as military strategies, and enjoy the splendid panorama as well.

  • Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

    Located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Grosse île was a quarantine station for the port of Québec from 1832 to 1937. Relive the troubling experiences of immigrants who set sail in hopes of a better future, and those who cared for them upon arrival.

Hours of operation

Site reopens on June 24
Open all year round for groups upon reservation

Complete schedule

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 418-648-7016
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: information@pc.gc.ca