Fall under the spell of Québec City’s charming areas and picturesque neighborhoods within the only walled city north of Mexico. Strolling the streets of Old Québec is like journeying back in time. The eminently walkable walled city has a unique European feel and is extraordinarily well preserved after 400 years. Whether you have a few hours or a few days, you’ll love the look and charm of Québec City’s lovely historic neighbourhoods.
The island was one of the first parts of the province to be colonized by the French and a large percentage of French Canadians can trace their ancestry to early residents of the island. The island has been described as the "microcosm of traditional Quebec and as the birthplace of francophones in North America." Île d'Orléans is twinned with Île de Ré in France.