Wildlife viewing in every season is extremely rewarding, with over 700 animal species in the province.
There are over 35 parks and wildlife reserves, many of which are less than a two-hour drive from Montreal or Quebec City.
A wonderful mixture of culture, language, architecture and landscape make Québec a thrilling and educational area to visit.
An added bonus is the length of the season in this area, which often stretches well into late spring.
Quebec is a province in east-central Canada.
Quebec is Canada\'s largest province by area and its second-largest administrative division.
Montreal and Quebec City are Quebec\'s largest cities.
Quebec City—or Ville de Quebec—is the capital and remains the only North American city still fortified by its original city walls.
Total area is 1,542,056 km2 (595,391 sq mi).
Millions of pristine lakes and rivers are scattered throughout this immense land.
A fresh water network of over 175,000 square km., allows endless possibilities for backcountry adventure and exploration.
Quebec is a province where every season is a time for adventure.
In the summer you can take advantage of 6,000 km of coastline for some unforgettable sea kayaking.
Mountain bikers can choose from thousands of kilometers of fantastic single track at any of Quebec\'s downhill ski centers. Mont Ste.
In the winter, you can backcountry ski in the beautiful Chic-Chocs range on the Gaspé peninsula.
Last week of August to second week of October.
Quebec City\'s main airport, Jean-Lesage International, is also the second-largest commercial airport in the province.
To get some great views of Old Quebec, ride the ferry across the Saint Lawrence River. Departures are every 30 minutes during the day.
Quebec\'s main railway station is the Gare de Palais which is situated towards the Old Port on the edge of Downtown and at the bottom of the hill from the Old City.
Don’t walk by yourself and stay out of dark and isolated parts of the city.
The usual petty crimes occur, such as muggings and theft.
Tourist attractions include the shrimp industry and salmon pass of Matane, regional gastronomy and the scenery of its sea coast, the Perce Rock, and Chic-Chocs Appalachian mountains.
The Quebec City Winter Carnival is held every winter in Quebec City, and is famous for its world-class ice sculpture competition, sledding at the feet of Château Frontenac and its mascot, Le Bonhomme Carnaval.
Quebec is home to many professional sports teams and events, the majority of which call Montreal home.