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The Citadelle is an active military garrison and a National Historic Site located on Cap Diamant. Its construction began in 1820. Its walls enclose 300 years of military history spanning the French, British and Canadian periods. Guided tours of the...more
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1, Cote de la Citadelle | Cap-Diamant, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 4V7, Canada
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We decided to see the Governor's Residence rather than the army side. It was a very interesting tour with guide Maud. The tour was fully accessible for my wheelchair and the fact that it was free of charge was an added bonus!
From Terrasse Dufferin, we hiked along the walls around the southeastern flank of La Citadelle, then the southwestern flank, reaching Cote de la Citadelle, and entered La Citadelle via the Dalhousie Gate. I have seen pictures of Dalhousie Gate with soldiers guarding the gate. Now...More
I ended my day with a trip to the Citadel. As it is an active military base, you are only allowed to have a guided tour.
The museum is part of the admission fee and it is very worth it! The views are spectacular with...More
Because it's still an active military base, you have to be on a guided tour to see it. Our guide, Sabrina, was very friendly and knowledgeable. The tour took us about 60 minutes and we got to see quite a bit. Along the way we...More
I like this tour much more than I expected. The tour was excellent and very well done. The tour guide was very informative, interesting and humorous. We were there for the noon cannon fire. It was very loud! You cannot walk around on your own...More
This is the French and then later the British garrison originally built to fight the British and later the British used it in the case they might need to fight the USA. It is still a working military base and there is a museum. It...More