Generous snowfall and gorgeous scenery: why else would you go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing anywhere other than in the Greater Québec Area this winter? You have your pick of warm and cozy lodgings both in town and deep in the woods. And with Québec City's never-ending festival season, you're in for some snowy fun!

Cross-country Skiing

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With hundreds of kilometres of trails winding through local parks, ski resorts, outdoor recreational centres and tourist resorts, it should come as no surprise that the Greater Québec Area is considered the winter vacation destination par excellence!

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Snowshoe hiking
More popular than ever, snowshoe hiking is on the rise. There is a lot of place to enjoy this activity in the Québec City area. Discover them by clicking here.

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5 good reasons
to ski in Québec City

  1. 1,200 miles of groomed trails

  2. A season that runs from November to April

  3. Exceptionnal snow conditions: the Québec City area receives an average of 130 inches of snow each year.

  4. More than 30 ski centers within 40 minutes of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Not to be neglected, some of them are located right downtown...

  5. The best cross-country skiing East of the Rockies