Experts’ Choice Award

La Citadelle de Quebec

9 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Sitting like a five-pointed star among The Plains of Abraham and just above Terrasse Dufferin, La Citadelle de Québec is a still-active military base.”

– Travel + Leisure

Frommer's
"The duke of Wellington had this partially star-shaped fortress built... in anticipation of renewed American attacks after the War of 1812." Full review
Fodor's
"Built at the city's highest point, on Cap Diamant, the Citadelle is the largest fortified base in North America still occupied by troops." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Today the Citadelle is the base of Canada's Royal 22s... the regiment earned three Victoria Crosses." Full review
Afar Magazine
"Its picturesque steep streets and frowning gateways; and the splendid views which burst upon the eye at every turn, is at once unique and lasting." Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Some areas of the Citadelle are off-limits, as it is still a military base for the Royal 22nd Regiment" Full review



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