Québec City has made good use of its strategic position above the mouth of the St Lawrence River. Guided sightseeing cruises are a great way to see the city from a different perspective and take in the beltways of green that slope down to the river’s edge, like the Parc des Champs de Bataille, a favourite spot with locals for its lush setting. (Denis Corriveau/LPI) (Credit: Denis Corriveau/LPI)

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