The Most Picturesque Streets in Quebec City

Meander the cobblestone alleyways and streets of this beautiful town.

4 Rue du Parloir
Perhaps the most picturesque street in Old Quebec, the Rue du Parloir is a tiny lane that connects the Convent of the Ursulines to the main Rue St Louis. As with most cities, come early in the morning or late in the afternoon to find the street nearly empty!
27 Rue Notre Dame
Quebecois artisans have painted beautiful murals on the facades of a few of the Lower City buildings, depicting life as it would have been over the centuries of Old Quebec settlement. The mural at the entrance to Rue Notre Dame, with the church steeple in the background, is especially picturesque.
10-30 Rue des Remparts
Braving the massive hill from the Lower City up onto the Rue des Ramparts, the architecture changes from the early 17th century settlers homes to the more Victorian ironworks of the upper town. With views that stretch over the original cannons up the river to the Ile D’Orleans, this street provides beautiful photo opportunities.
1-3 Ruelle des Ursulines
Hidden away from the normal bustle of the streets of Old Quebec, Ruelle des Ursulines is a tiny dead-end street that is the perfect spot to hide from the crowds! Inhabited by just one picturesque petite hotel and a few private homes, this little tree-covered street provides for some lovely pictures and a great moment of rest from the hot sun.
31-41 Rue des Grisons
A stroll up the lovely Rue des Grisons on a sunny day will lead you directly to the Citadelle du Quebec, complete with the ruins of the old military structure and sweeping views over the Old City. You can even seen all the cruise ships that have docked at the old port (at last count, my highest sighting was nine at one time).
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