About Québec City
Québec City is one of Canada’s oldest and most beautiful cities. At once historic and modern, the provincial capital delights thousands of visitors each year. The city has everything it takes to please: an architectural heritage, a rich and colourful history and, above all, the special joie de vivre found in communities more than four centuries old.
· Québec City Tourism (link - www.quebecregion.com)
· Québec City Official Website (link - www.ville.quebec.qc.ca )
· Bonjour Québec (link - www.bonjourquebec.com )
Skiing in the Québec Region
Mont-Ste-Anne - A short 40 km drive (25 miles) east of Québec City, Station Mont-Sainte-Anne is one of the largest downhill ski resort in Québec with its 66 trails, 17 for night skiing. Artificial snow. Vertical drop: 625 metres (2,050 feet). Chair lifts, T-bars, and gondolas whisk you up to the top of the mountain (800 metres/2,625 feet) and a panoramic view over the St. Lawrence River valley landscape. Boutique, ski school, equipment rentals, restaurant and day care services. Link - http://www.mont-sainte-anne.com/1/Lamontagne/SkiSurf/infogenerale/tabid/336/Default.aspx
The fix rate is $100 one way to go to Mont Ste-Anne and there is no pre-arrangement needed (only if you have your own skis). Just ask the hotel concierge and they will call for them. It takes 45 minutes to get to Mont Ste-Anne. You could have a minivan (7 places) and can travel 5-6 maximum depending on equipment.
Le Massif - Approximately 75 km from Québec City. Towering high above the St. Lawrence River, The Mountain creates a natural hideaway for action, adventure and intrigue. Due to the unique geomorphology and climate of this part of the Mountain, the Summit feels like a world slightly apart from the rest. Link - www.lemassif.com
Stoneham - Located 20 minutes from Québec City, the Stoneham Mountain Resort is one of the best-known ski resorts east of the Rockies, thanks to its ambience, installations and ski conditions. Thirty-nine runs, including 19 for night skiing. Beginner’s slope with two carpet lifts. Vertical drop of 420 m (1386 feet). Chair- and draglifts can handle 14 200 skiers per hour. Sport school, snowpark, Olympic half-pipe, babysitting, equipment rental, repair shop, ski boutique, restaurants, bars and accommodations. Link - http://www.ski-stoneham.com/3/Stoneham/tabid/53/language/en-US/language/fr-CA/Default.aspx