The second largest province in Canada
, Quebec is a predominantly French-speaking city, with its heritage and lifestyle still primarily French-orientated. Quebec is one of the few places in North America to have preserved its Francophone culture, having been a French
, colony for more than two centuries.
Its European and multi-national feel has seen Quebec develop into a national and international tourist hotspot. It also remains the only Canadian city in which French remains the sole official language.
Quebec contains plenty of attractions of natural beauty. The beautiful Montmorency Falls is surprisingly taller than Niagra Falls. Meanwhile the city boasts 22 provincial parks ranging from quaint parks to expansive remote countryside with a vast selection of vacation rentals and holiday homes.
The city is well known for its festival spirit, with near on 400 various festivals held in Quebec on an annual basis. The region is still under French influence and that is no more obvious than in its cuisine. A combination of French, American and Northern European influences attracts visitors from the UK
, and Northern Europe who never feel that far from home.