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Urban forest titre

History in Urban Nature - Parks and Gardens

$85. CAD per participant/ minimum 2 up to 6 

Duration: 3h

Hike Cape Diamond hills, walk across the first urban park better known as Plains of Abraham or Battlefield Park.
Located just outside the boundaries of the Walled City, the former Abraham Martin's field is now part of the first national Historic Park of Canada  with 242 acres made of gardens and natural forest.


In addition to finding out about many historical events, the Tour is an invitation to walk in the footprints of the first herbalists and learn about the traditional use of plants and trees for health issues, even before the French colony.  This Tour offers the opportunity to explore the benefits from 'forest bath' and time spend in natural forest as we share stories about the role of nature in today's life!

With a historical overview of the park in relation to the city transformation,  the Tour illustrates how climate, weather and geography influenced the course of history.

This Tour is for active visitors, history buffs and nature enthusiasts who expect more than traditional walking tours when visiting a new destination:

  • The walk is about 3km (1.8 miles) and can be extended to include the Parc-des-Braves or the Parliament Hill Gardens (up to 4km-2.4 miles)

  • The Tour ends on the Grande Allée, the Quebec City’s Champs Elysées, a good place to zip a drink and watch who’s in town as we sit at a terrace bistro.

  • Point of departure will be provided upon booking

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