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New Year's Eve in Quebec City

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An aerial view of Quebec City on New Year's Eve

Quebec City: Festival of Lights

Québec City, one of the oldest cities in North America, is magical during the winter holidays, from its authentic Christmas markets to its luminous Québec City Lights Festival which ends New Year's Eve. Install yourself in the grand Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel, situated atop Cap-Diamant and overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. Spend the day exploring Old Québec and be sure to take in the city's famous fortifications. For New Year's Eve, the festive Grande Allée (the "Champs Élysées" of Québec City) is the place to be with charming restaurants and bars, music entertainment (singers, DJs) and fireworks at midnight. Or head a couple of minutes outside the city to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, featuring the spectacular Montmorency Falls. Here, at Manoir Montmorency, you can reserve either a seven-course meal or a buffet with music and sparkling wine at 12 a.m.

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