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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
Certificate of Excellence
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2, rue d'Auteuil / D'Auteuil street, 2 | chateau Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 5C2, Canada
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The Terrasse Dufferin has an outstanding viewpoint of the St. Lawrence River. From its long walkable deck / stairs leading up to the Fort, it is certainly something to take in on a beautiful sunny day.
This a beautiful setting, and it routinely had great numbers of people about. The scenery is enough of a reason to walk along here. But, if you also enjoy watching people, you are in for a special treat!
If you want to take that iconic shot of Chateau Frontenac, then Terrasse Dufferin is where you want to be. It is also a scenic boardwalk that take you from Chateau Frontenac to La Promenade des Gouverneurs, a scenic elevated walkway which leads to La...More
No visit to Quebec City should miss a stroll along Terrasse Dufferin. There isn't a great deal to do (unless you're there in winter and fancy going on a toboggan), but it's very picturesque before or after you visit the Chateau.
Although it doesn't take much time to see it all, you get some of the best places to take photographs, Whether you overlook the St. Laurence, or admire the Chateau Frontanac, you need to visit the Terrasse before you leave
We stayed at the Chateau Frontenac in September after a cruise we were on ended in Quebec. One of the many cool features about the Frontenac is that the Dufferin Terrace starts (or ends depending on which way you go) here. The terrace is a...More
Kudos to the city fathers for having the foresight to protect and preserve such a large expanse of area in the old city. Surprisingly large area of boardwalk, both length and width, with extensive improvements that are well maintained. Helpful displays.