This National Historic Site is located atop Cap Diamant in Old Québec. Its walls encloses 300 years of history from the time of New France until today. Known as "the Gibraltar of the Americas" on account of its strategic location, the Citadelle has the star-shaped form characteristic of Vauban fortifications. Spectacular views of the city and the St. Lawrence River. Guided tours year-round. Changing of the Guard ceremony in the summer. Night tours in the summer and fall. The admission fee for the Citadel includes admission to the new museum.
Hours: open year-round. May to October: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. November to April: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: adults: $16; seniors and students: $13; c hildren aged 8 to 17: $6; children 7 and under accompanied by an adult: free; families: $32. Fees include taxes. Year-round, fees include admission to the new exhibit "Je me souviens" (I remember) and the Hall of Medals in the new regimental museum. In summer, the fees include the Changing of the Guard. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Closed: December 25 and January, 1.
Minimum duration of a visit: 01 h 00 + accès musée
Schedule and rates are subject to change frequently and without notice. You should always visit their website or contact them before going.
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Address and coordinates, La Citadelle de Québec
Free outdoor bike parking on site, Free outdoor bus parking on site, Free outdoor car parking on site