Here's a little secret: Québec saves some of its best events for winter. At Igloofest (Jan. 17 - Feb. 2), Montréal turns into a giant dance party and light show. Québec City's massive February carnival (Feb. 8-17) includes snow sculptures, night parades and an ice palace. Whatever the activity, Québec turns cold into cool.Learn More
Feel the energy.
Québec's urban spaces hold surprises at every turn. Scenes from Montréal's history are projected onto downtown buildings. Québec City's Petit Champlain neighborhood is a hub for artists and artisans. Clubs, cafes and theaters are bursting with effervescent energy. Go ahead and explore -- this is a place to inspire and be inspired.Learn More
The past comes to life.
Few places offer a better snapshot of the past than Old Montréal's cobble-stoned streets. French settlement is documented in Québec City's Musee de la civilisation. Around the province, First Nations communities showcase ancestral customs. Québec has hundreds of years of history to show you, and it's just getting started.Learn More
A vast playground.
Blessed with abundant snow and a long season, the Laurentian Mountains are a draw for all types of snow sports enthusiasts. Mont Tremblant's 102 trails make it the best-known resort, but Le Massif de Charlevoix -- home to the highest vertical drop east of the Canadian Rockies -- has become one of Canada's best-kept skiing secrets.Learn More
Savor the flavors.
If you really want to know Québec, you have to eat. Visit a sugar shack to learn how maple syrup production evolved from Indigenous techniques. Try one of 500 varieties of cheese born of the province's French and British pasts. Chow down on late-night poutine with locals. The flavors are endless, and there's a story in every bite.Learn More