Time  5 hours 24 minutes

Coordinates 3613

Uploaded May 24, 2015

Recorded May 2015

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Sainte-Foy - Quebec - Sillery

Quebec (pronunciation in French [ke.bɛk]) is the national capital of Quebec2, one of the provinces of Canada. It is located in the administrative region of the Capitale-Nationale. It is the seat of many institutions including the Quebec Parliament. The city has nearly 530,000 inhabitants3 and more than 800,000 inhabitants in its metropolitan community4, making Quebec City the second most populous city in Quebec after the Montréal metropolis. The official name of the city is "Quebec," although the term "Quebec City" is often used to distinguish the city from the province.
The narrowing of the St. Lawrence River between the cities of Quebec and Lévis, on the opposite shore, gave the city its name, Kébec being an Algonquin word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec is one of the oldest cities in North America. The ramparts make Quebec City the only fortified city in northern Mexico. Old Quebec was declared World Heritage in 1985 by UNESCO.

Cradle of French America, Quebec is the main urban agglomeration of Eastern Quebec. Located in the middle of the inhabited area of ​​Quebec, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, it was founded in 1608. Having been the colonial capital of New France, Lower Canada and, for a short time, the capital of Canada-United, the city is nicknamed "the Old Capital".
Since 2001, Quebec City has been one of the most economically prosperous Canadian cities behind Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon8. It has the lowest unemployment rate in the country9. The growing sectors are biotechnology, manufacturing, tourism, life sciences, health and nutrition, insurance and applied technologies. Québec is also an important port center: in 2011, its port is the second largest in Canada in terms of tonnages behind that of Vancouver. In addition, it receives in 2013 nearly 162,000 visitors through cruises.
Quebec City is known for its visible history, its many museums and cultural institutions. Quebec is nicknamed "city of theater". Moreover, its historic district, Old Quebec, whose fortifications that surround it still remain, make of Quebec the only fortified city of America to the north of Mexico.
The expressions "à Québec" and "de Québec" are used to refer to the city, and "in Quebec" and "Quebec" to refer to the province or the Quebec nation in general.
In 2008, Quebec celebrated its 400th anniversary with great fanfare, highlighting its position as the cradle of French civilization in America. Celebrations took place all over the northern hemisphere.
In 2010, the population of Québec City was 511,789, 14 divided into six boroughs: La Cité-Limoilou, Les Rivières, Sainte-Foy-Sillery-Cap-Rouge, Charlesbourg, Beauport and La Haute-Saint-Charles. Its metropolitan area has more than 750,000 inhabitants. (See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Québec)
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918 rue Paradis

918 rue Paradis
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Rue Louis-Jolliet

Rue Louis-Jolliet
Intersection

Rue Mayrand

Rue Mayrand
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Chemin Saint-Foy

Chemin Saint-Foy
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Chemin Sainte-Foy

Chemin Sainte-Foy
Intersection

Quatre-Bourgeois

Quatre-Bourgeois
Intersection

Pie-XII

Pie-XII
Intersection

Boul du Versant-Nord

Boul du Versant-Nord
Intersection

Base de plein air

Base de plein air
Intersection

Blaise-Pascal vs Einstein

Blaise-Pascal vs Einstein
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Laberge

Laberge
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Laberge

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Jules-Verne

Jules-Verne
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Jules-Verne

Jules-Verne
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Aut Duplessis

Aut Duplessis
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De l'Aéroport

De l'Aéroport
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Wilfrid-Hamel vs de l'Aéropotr

Wilfrid-Hamel vs de l'Aéropotr
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Wilfrid-Hamel

Wilfrid-Hamel
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Rue Notre-Dame

Rue Notre-Dame
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Rue Saint-Paul

Rue Saint-Paul
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Rue Saint-Paul

Rue Saint-Paul
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Laurin

Laurin
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D'Alembert vs Péret

D'Alembert vs Péret
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Péret vs Père-Lelièvre

Péret vs Père-Lelièvre
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Père-Lelièvre

Père-Lelièvre
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Pére-Lelièvre-Wilfrid-Hamel

Pére-Lelièvre-Wilfrid-Hamel
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Wilfrid-Hamel vs Proulx

Wilfrid-Hamel vs Proulx
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Saint-Charles

Saint-Charles
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Marie-de-L'Incarnation

Marie-de-L'Incarnation
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Saint-Charles

Saint-Charles
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JCT 973

JCT 973
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Pont Lavigueur

Pont Lavigueur
River

Saint-Charles

Saint-Charles
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Pont Drouin

Pont Drouin
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Pont Dorchester

Pont Dorchester
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Pont Samson

Pont Samson
River

Saint-Charles

Saint-Charles
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Vers Centre Ville Québec

Vers Centre Ville Québec
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Centre Ville Québec

Centre Ville Québec
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Québec

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Boul Champlain

Boul Champlain
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Boul Champlain

Boul Champlain
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Boul Champlain

Boul Champlain
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Pont de Québec

Pont de Québec
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Pont Pierre Laporte

Pont Pierre Laporte
Waterfall

Chute

Chute
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Gare Sainte-Foy

Gare Sainte-Foy
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Chemin Saint-Louis

Chemin Saint-Louis
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Chemin Saint-Louis

Chemin Saint-Louis
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Pie XII

Pie XII
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Pie XII

Pie XII
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Fin JCT Pie XII vs Quatre-Bourgeois

Fin JCT Pie XII vs Quatre-Bourgeois

2 comments

  • Photo of Ricky3777

    Ricky3777 May 24, 2015

    Tour cyclable de 44 km à Québec et les environs.

  • Photo of Har Kadosh

    Har Kadosh Jun 30, 2015

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Un parcours qui permet s'enfoncer dans l'histoire de la ville de Québec et connaître le berceau de la Nouvelle France. Je le marque comme Catégorie Supra.

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