Cavalier-du-moulin Park

The Cavalier-du-moulin Park

In 1663, Simon Denys of La Trinité built a mill on a rocky mound called Mount Carmel, on the site of the present Cavalier-du-Moulin park. In 1693, this mill is integrated into a defensive work called Cavalier. By bringing the line of fortifications back to the west in 1755, the rider lost his mill and strategic value at the same time.

A unique look over the Vieux-Québec
Source: City of Québec

While waiting for the tall ships

A nice view of the port, waiting for the tall ships.

I create my first panorama from this nice terrace, well…  years ago. It’s one of my favorite spot no matter the season. In a few weeks, the port will be invaded by tall ships.

To mark the 400th anniversary of Quebec historian Marcel Trudel says without Pierre-Dugua-de-Mons, the founding of the city would have been impossible.

Best Winter Destination in North America 2016 – USA Today

Want to get away from home for the holidays?
Dreaming of a white Christmas?

Have a look why Quebec City was voted the best destination in North America by readers of USA Today. Québec turns into a winter wonderland during the colder months, making it the perfect destination for a snowy vacation getaway.

Old Quebec reproduced with 4.9 billion pixels

The best view of Quebec is from Levis. This very high definition panorama has been created with 320 different photos. The final image has 4.5 billion pixels. Zoom into the image and observe the fine detail of the Chateau Frontenac, the shore of the St. Lawrence River any building from this beautiful area of Quebec.

Saint-Louis Gate

St. Louis gate

St. Louis gate was built in 1693. It is located on St. Louis Street and overlooks the west, towards the Heights of Abraham. It is replaced by another, more to the west in 1745. It was demolished and rebuilt in its present form in 1878.

Source: >Wikipedia

Park of the Bastion de la Reine

One of the best location to view Québec

This small park is the glacis of the Citadelle of Quebec, on the north side and extends to Saint-Denis street.
One of the best places to capture both the fortifications, Dufferin Terrace, Old Quebec and Chateau Frontenac which is visible from almost everywhere.