With cheap car hire in Quebec, one can discover many amazing places situated in and around the surrounding area of Québec. On Route 360 which goes along the northern stream of the St.Lawrence River, Côte de Beaupré, along to Beauport where you can visit the Bellanger-Girardin-House that was built in the style of the Normans in 1673. The next stop on the way is the Bar des Manoir Montmorency- from here you can admire the impressive 83.5 metre high Montmorency Waterfall. The next stop is the famous Basilique de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré- the most important catholic church of pilgrimage in Northern America. If you visit this area in autumn- you should definitely drive a few more kilometres to the east with car hire - The Cap Tourmente is the intermediate stop for over 300,000 snow geese on their journey to southern climes.
Above all many people visit Québec because of its historic buildings. The city is located on a huge cliff above the St.-Lawrence-River- the Cap aux Diamants. The fortifications of the historic city of Québec are still in tact and earned the title of World Cultural Heritage from UNESCO in 1985. The almighty Château Frontenac is situated on the highest point on the cliffs and has been converted into a luxury Castle Hotel. For those of you that are on a smaller budget can comfortably afford a room in the small but fine Aubèrge du Trèsor in the heart of the city of Quebec. The historic hotel with its 21 rooms is very reasonable despite its optimal location. The hotel in Quebec also offers breakfast on the terrace where you can admire the view of the Castle Hotel situated opposite.
Furthermore in the Old Town you will find many museums such as the National Art Museum (le Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec) and the spectacular building of the Musée de la civilisation that displays varying exhibitions based on the cultural history of Canada. In the Musée du Fort, sieges and battles are displayed as a mark of patriotism that took place in the city during the 18th century. Small galleries and souvenir shops can be found predominantly in Rue de Petit-Champlain and around the Place Royale invite you to have a browse around. The Place Royale is where the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, a church that was constructed in the 17th century.
In the evening you can leave your hire car in Quebec and enjoy the French way of life and of course the French cuisine in one of the many bistros that can be found in the Old Town. Tip: the Le Marie-Clarisse is in a very central location and has a very large variety of dishes on offer as well as small terraces where you can sit outside. Those of you that are fish and lobster fans should go to the lively harbour and seek out a restaurant that tantalises your taste buds - they tend to surprise their guests with unique culinary delights.
Before you go, you should definitely not miss out on the magnificent Citadel on the southern outskirts of the city. You can reach the Citadel easily with car hire. The citadel stands on the 110 metre high point of the Cap aux Diamants. In the summer if you come here at 10 o’clock in the morning you can watch the changing of the guard. Then relax in the wide fields around the city wall and reflect upon the historical background and the experiences of your exploration in Québec. MCR wishes you a pleasant journey with car hire in Quebec.
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