Nightlife Walking Tour, Quebec City (Self Guided)

Quebec City is an historical city offering beautiful landscapes and architecture, and plenty of entertainment options as well. The long list of nightclubs and pubs will give you an idea of the importance of the nightlife in this city. Locals and visitors can enjoy a variety of options for enjoying an evening out. Here is a list of the hottest nightspots available in Quebec City.
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Guide Name: Nightlife Walking Tour
Guide Location: Canada » Quebec City (See other walking tours in Quebec City)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
Author: susan
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Maurice

1) Maurice

The famous Maurice nightclub is named after Maurice Duplessis, Prime Minister of Quebec in the 1950s. The club consists of various themed rooms to entertain its guests, including a giant dance floor, a VIP cigar lounge, the Library and the Oriental Sake Bar. To add to the experience, the club features a number of audio-visual devices to make things more exciting.
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Chez Dagobert

2) Chez Dagobert

Chez Dagobert is one of the most famous venues in the city, located on Grande Allee. It contains three floors to entertain its guests, offering live rock bands, a dance floor, laser lights, drink bars, techno and house music. This popular club can accommodate 1500 people.
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Les Voûtes Napoléon

3) Les Voûtes Napoléon

This is a very small bar located beneath the Restaurant Bonaparte. It has a friendly atmosphere and offers live regional music acts seven days a week at no additional charge, beginning at 10:30 pm. The pub is known for its old fashioned style and also carries a good sampling of local microbrew beers.
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Saint Alexandre Pub

4) Saint Alexandre Pub

With an 18 year history, this is considered the best looking pub in Quebec City. It offers a great atmosphere with exposed brick, a comfortable room with a fireplace, and a stage where local bands perform on the weekends. Enjoy traditional pub cuisine, more than 200 kinds of beer, warm cider during the winter and more than 40 single malt scotches.
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Casablanca

5) Casablanca

The unique ambiance of Casablanca bar and club is brought to life every night with its lively beats. Offering a full dance floor, it is a party place for everyone. At the same time, it is a small and intimate club where friends can meet and have a good time.
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Pub St. Patrick

6) Pub St. Patrick

Located in Old Quebec, to the left of the Rue Ste Jean, along the Cote de la Fabrique, this Irish Pub offers excellent beer and fine meals. Pub St. Patrick is a great place to visit, where you can have fun on the terrace or warm up with a seat by the fireplace. On Friday and Saturday, starting at 9:30 pm, the music of Ould Sod stirs up the crowd.

Walking Tours in Quebec City, Quebec

Create Your Own Walk in Quebec City

Create Your Own Walk in Quebec City

Creating your own self-guided walk in Quebec City is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Shopping Walking Tour to Quebec City

Shopping Walking Tour to Quebec City

Let us take you through the commercial district of Quebec City, home to great shopping for many years. Considered a European location, the city’s shops and merchandise strongly reflect European culture.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Old Quebec Walk

Old Quebec Walk

Called the city of New France, Quebec City shows its beauty through its cultural and historical places. The old part of the city offers magnificent old European architecture and traditions. Use the following list to discover the most popular attractions in Old Quebec.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Self-guided Tour to Famous Religious Buildings of Quebec City

Self-guided Tour to Famous Religious Buildings of Quebec City

The first religious buildings were established by Récollets and Jesuits in 1615 and 1625 when they first arrived to this part of the world. Later on, the colonists brought French culture and architectural traditions. The establishment of British and evangelical society brought major developments to the city. Here is a list of some of the most alluring divine attractions to visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
A Walking Tour to Art Galleries, Quebec City

A Walking Tour to Art Galleries, Quebec City

Quebec City is very rich in splendid architecture and art masterpieces, making the list of its art galleries a long one. This walking tour contains a list of some of the best art galleries the city has to offer.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Museums and Galleries Walking Tour

Museums and Galleries Walking Tour

Quebec City has been considered the fortress capital of New France since the 16th century. It has a remarkable history, being first settled by Europeans in 1608. In 2008 they celebrated its 400th anniversary. Considering its history, it has many interesting museums worth visiting. This guide highlights the city’s most famous museums and galleries.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Walking Tour to Museum Houses of Quebec City

Walking Tour to Museum Houses of Quebec City

Being one of oldest cities in North America, you can find the roots of the new civilization here. The museum houses give you a wonderful glimpse into the lives of these pioneers of Canadian civilization.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Quebec City for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Quebec City has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Quebec City, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.