Shopping Walking Tour to Quebec City, Quebec City (Self Guided)

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.
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Shopping Walking Tour to Quebec City Map

Guide Name: Shopping Walking Tour to Quebec City
Guide Location: Canada » Quebec City (See other walking tours in Quebec City)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Author: susan
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Soierie Huo

1) Soierie Huo

Since 1987 this house has been the home of silk painting. This unique shop is a must-see. Admire the beautiful pieces by artisans Dominique Huot and Hugues Beaulieu, who create a wide assortment of beautiful silk scarves and men’s ties.
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
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Boutique Brin De Folie

2) Boutique Brin De Folie

This is one of the best places to buy a special gift. Here you can find a variety of collectibles and figurines, including objects by local artisans and the city’s largest collection of hand-painted Russian dolls. All items are organized into various categories, making it easier to find your favorite piece.
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
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Atelier La Pomme

3) Atelier La Pomme

This boutique was established in Quebec City in 1985 and offers unique collections of fur, leather and accessories for men and women from 15 designers. Atelier La Pomme offers assistance in French, English, Spanish, Japanese and Korean. You can find great suede and leather merchandise by Odette Nappert and Paule Lamarche.
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9:30 to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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Verrerie La Mailloche Glassblowing Studio

4) Verrerie La Mailloche Glassblowing Studio

The name is telling of half of the process in this special studio, afterwards using the broken glass to make marvelous works which can be seen in the gallery. They organize informative demonstrations for those interested. You can spend as much time here as you want and find out more about world famous Jean Vallieres at this unique shop in Quebec City.
Hours: Sat-Wed: 9:30am-5pm; Thu-Fri: 9:30am-9pm.
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La Maison Darlington

5) La Maison Darlington

La Maison Darlington is one of the most respected and well established boutiques in Quebec, the store has been around for over 100 years. The boutique sells modern and traditional clothing for men and women by designers such as Ballantyne, Geiger and Dale of Norway. They also carry unique clothing for children and babies. High-quality hats, scarves, sweaters and umbrellas can be found here at reasonable prices.

Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm; Sat 9:30am-5pm; Sun 10:30am-5pm

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.
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
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
Nightlife Walking Tour

Nightlife Walking Tour

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Quebec is considered to be the most beautifully located city in Canada. Being the only walled city in North America it was named one of the most historic sights in Canada. The city features 17th and 18th century stone houses and churches, spectacular monuments, graceful parks and an amazing squares. It also offers a world-famous gastronomic diversity of over a thousand restaurants and a wide range...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 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

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.