Café Krieghoff’s Bistro and Petit Hôtel are located at the heart of Cartier Avenue—only minutes away from Old Québec. This proximity with large-scale events and festivals is an attractive feature for our clients.

things to do

Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

Located 15 minutes from Old Quebec, the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency is a spectacular historical site. The waterfall dominates the landscape with its 83 meters height. During your visit, you will be able to approach it in different ways and feel all its strength.

Baie de Beauport

Beauport Bay is the beach in Quebec City. Lovers of nautical activities and beach sports, enjoy the wind, the sand and the water! Visit our food truck for a bite to eat and discover an enchanting site bordered by a beach and the St. Lawrence River.

Observatoire de la capitale

Observatoire de la Capitale is an observation point of Quebec City. It is located on the 31 ᵉ and top floor of the Marie-Guyart building, on Quebec City’s Parliament Hill.

St-Paul street

Saint-Paul street is a historic street in Old Quebec where you can find antique shops, boutiques and restaurants. The street leads to Place Royale, a place of incredible history and culture.

Stroll down the street while discovering the wonderful antique shops that are there!

Maison de la littérature

Public library in a former Methodist church from 1848, with exhibitions and literary events.

Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre is a cultural center in Quebec City. It is designed to showcase the historical and current contribution of English-speaking culture. It is located in a national historic site in the heart of Old Quebec. It is probably one of the city’s best kept secrets and a place to discover!

St-Roch district

Saint-Roch is a trendy neighborhood with many small restaurants, cafes and lively bars. It is also home to boutiques selling clothing, home goods and toys along St. Joseph Street. Concert halls, theaters and contemporary art galleries dot the area. The Jean-Paul-L’Allier garden features an artificial waterfall, and the huge Saint-Roch church is nearby.

Ol Quebec tours

Discover Quebec City from the top of an open-top double-decker bus! Take a one-hour orientation tour to see Old Quebec, the Plains of Abraham, Grande-Allée Street, Place Royale and much more. Discover Quebec City in the best way possible!

The Citadel

The Citadelle of Quebec is a fort located on Cap Diamant in Quebec City, Quebec. Adjacent to the Plains of Abraham, it is an integral part of the fortifications of the old city. Let our guides escort you through the fortress, an active garrison occupied by the Royal 22e Régiment, and immerse yourself in the heart of this national historic site while admiring its architecture and the spectacular view of Quebec City and the St. Lawrence River.

Strom nordic spa - Old-Quebec

Enjoy a relaxing and invigorating spa experience at Strøm Nordic Spa in Old Quebec, located on the shores of the beautiful St. Lawrence River. Give yourself a moment to recharge before heading out on your next adventure.

Saint-Jean Street

Saint-Jean street is one of the oldest streets in Quebec City, and one of the most popular and frequented. Take a stroll down it to discover many shops, microbreweries, bars and restaurants.

Château Frontenac and Dufferin Terrace

Summer or winter, a walk on the Dufferin Terrace is emblematic of a visit to the Capitale-Nationale. On one side, you can admire Quebec City’s iconic Château Frontenac, and on the other you can contemplate the panorama of the St. Lawrence River. The historical charm of the promenade makes this place a must-see to capture your next Instagram photo. Aspiring archaeologists will be fascinated by the excavations of a 17th-century fort, located on the edge of the Dufferin Terrace. In the winter, for thrill seekers, try the 80+ meter slide that goes down at speeds of up to 90 km/h.

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Petit-Champlain district

The Petit-Champlain district is located in the heart of this area, just below the funicular that connects the lower town and the upper town. These pedestrian streets are considered by many to be the “coolest” place in Quebec. The architecture of yesteryear makes this district, which is probably the oldest commercial artery in North America, irresistible. Be sure to venture down Rue du Cul-de-sac, where hundreds of umbrellas hang over the street.

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Grand Théâtre de Québec

The Grand Théâtre de Québec is a national artistic and cultural complex located in Quebec City and includes two performance halls, theater and opera houses as well as several foyers.

Cartier Cinema

The Cartier Cinema is a small independent cinema that shows international, art house and mainstream films.

Cartier street

Cartier Street is full of interesting stores and attractions for art, culture and food lovers. Don’t hesitate to go for a walk, the street is pedestrianized every weekend in the summer!

The Plains of Abraham

The Plains of Abraham are the main component of the Battlefields Park, forming a large urban park in Quebec City. It is a 98-hectare plateau composed of grassy valleys and small wooded areas.

Musée de la Civilisation

Take part in interactive workshops for the whole family on current, historical and sometimes unusual subjects. This great popular museum offers exhibitions that reflect Quebec’s identity, as well as a fresh look at various societies and eras through magnificent exhibitions, some of which are of international calibre, such as Maya, and others on more unusual subjects, such as ô merde, both of which will be presented in the summer of 2021.

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Proud of its reference collection of Quebec art, which includes more than 40,000 works, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec offers a vast panorama of the history of Quebec art from the 17th century to today. Stroll through the pavilions in the heart of the Plains of Abraham to measure the artistic talent from here and elsewhere!

Île d'Orléans

Take pleasure in stopping at the many artisans and market gardening stands to savor 1001 local delicacies and do some tasty shopping. Find yourself in the middle of rural Quebec of the last few centuries, a country getaway that Île d’Orléans offers you with its villages, farms, churches and century-old houses.

Old Quebec

Explore the fortifications surrounding this UNESCO World Heritage Site and cradle of French America. Visit places that have witnessed history: the Petit-Champlain district, Place Royale, the Plains of Abraham and the Parliament Building. Take a stroll on the Dufferin Terrace to take a picture of the famous Château Frontenac, the most photographed hotel in the world!

Experience the Festival d'été de Québec
July 6 to 16, 2017

Stay a short five-minute walk from the main stage of the Festival d’été de Québec—one of the largest musical festivals in Canada, with 300 shows, 10 stages, and 11 days of music. At the very heart of the Old Québec, artists from all over the world will be performing on the outdoor and indoor stages of the festival, while Café Krieghoff’s sunny terrace will be soaking up the festive atmosphere of the event.

Go back in time at the New France Festival
August 9 to 13, 2017

Once again this year, the New France Festival will bring the streets of Old Québec back to colonial times, giving passers-by a taste of life at the time of the first Europeans settlers. More than 12 sites and many streets will be bustling with costumed actors and festivalgoers alike, creating a lively atmosphere and experience. Once again this year, Café Krieghoff’s bistro and Petit Hôtel will extend their warm welcome to all participants.

The Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec

MNBAQ – Krieghoff Package: Combine comfort, good food and art!

Wheter you come to visit us as a solo or as a couple -for a meal or a night in our Petit hôtel, you can benefit from an admission to the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec for $15 per person.

The Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec is two steps away from Café Krieghoff. To discover Quebec art of all periods, from ancient art to contemporary art, through exhibitions or other cultural activities, the Musée National des beaux-arts du Québec is a destination of choice.

Festival d'opéra de Québec
July 24 to August 5, 2017

Come to the Festival d’opéra de Québec to discover and enjoy lyrical art in all its forms, from renowned signer acts to international opuses, fireworks, and outdoor performances. Classical music aficionados will find a haven in the warm atmosphere of Café Krieghoff’s bistro and Petit Hôtel.