7 Compelling Reasons to Pack Your Bags for Quebec City this Christmas
Updated: Apr 4
Unquestionably, it isn't easy to put vibes and the sheer charm of the city of Quebec into words. Visitors making their way to Quebec City for the first time are left amazed by the extravagant views and ambiance of the place. A winter trip to Quebec City is all that you may require to soak in the beauty of this place truly. Winters in Quebec are amazing and chilly. People often come from different parts of the globe to celebrate the Carnaval du Quebec (Quebec Winter Carnival), one weekly festival of snowy fun in the city to stay warm and happy every February. The carnival’s mascot, the snowman Bonhomme, is a beloved Quebecois figure leading the daily Carnaval Parades through the city is the best of all, and that should not be missed.
What more? Visitors will get a chance to see the best architecture, picturesque scenery, eat delicious food, stay in luxurious hotels in Quebec City Canada and, of course, live the most amazing vacation right here. Every day in this beautiful place comes along with innovative adventures, unbelievable sightseeing, unique wildlife and a lot more. Here are the most amazing experienced you can have in Quebec City during winters and Christmas:
Stay in the Ice Hotel
Do you ever dream of living in an igloo? Staying overnight in North America's only ice hotel will give you the same feel. It is a frosty, 44-room abode constructed from 30,000 tons of snow and 500 tons of ice. The friendly staff will provide guests with a lesson on how to dress for the night and maneuver their sleeping bags. You can choose any of the available chapels or ask for your custom suite carved before arrival. Hotel Temperatures are around -4˚F, restrooms are in an “outhouse,” and curtains serve the purpose of room doors.
Have Endless Fun at Village Vacances Valcartier
For how long have you not been to skating, rafting and tubing? Village Vacances Valcartier will take you to your childhood by offering you the best play experiences on the ice. With more than 35 snow slides, tubing, rafting, and skating paths, ice carting, you will get the chance to unleash your inner child in this North America's largest winter playground. From a slope-side sugar shack, you can suck a maple candy-pop or defrost in the park’s restaurant, which is family-friendly.
Relax at Nordic Spa
The Nordic spa experience consists of alternating stints based on a 1,000-year-old Viking tradition, which includes alternating stints of marinating in an outdoor hot tub, spending time in a sauna, and immersing yourself in freezing waters. All this is followed by a visit to the hammam and an hour-long Swedish massage. You can choose any of nine Nordic spas in Québec City and immerse yourself in serenity.
Sugar Shack Is the Most Important Stop
Taste snow-cooled taffy at a traditional Québécois cabane à sucre, or sugar shack, and check how 75% of the world's supply of maple syrup is made. With a total of at least a dozen sugar shacks located within a short drive of Québec City, the day trips include a family-style feast of Québécois food, a taste of “caribou,” and a slice of Tarte au sucre.
Enjoy a Comfortable Stay at La Princesse Des Champs
From grand châteaux to cozy inns to the unconventional, Quebec City has everything to make your stay comfortable and memorable. La Princesse des Champs is one of the best hotels in Quebec City, offering a comfortable stay with a wide range of amenities at nominal rates. It’s a calm and friendly accommodation where visitors can rest in an enchanting setting, surrounded by magnificent farmland and ancestral houses. Compare various Quebec City hotel prices, and you will find our B&B the most affordable and comfortable.