Animated Crime Walking Tour in Old Quebec

1 Day


New France is about to enter its darkest period! Would you like to spend an hour and a half conversing with the ghost of a notorious felon from the reign of New France? You will be guided by your spectral host through Old Quebec. Once the sun has set, allow the gloomy mood that permeates the old city’s walls to sweep over you. You are summoned by the executioner Jean Rattier and his wife Marie Rivière, but one issue remains: Will you dare to try it?


  • Gain knowledge of Quebec crime facts that have been kept secret for too long
  • Hear tales of scandals, offenders, murders, and executions
  • Take a ghostly guide on a walking tour that is animated.
  • Examine Quebec's shadowy side

Complete Description

On this journey through the city’s darker past, spend 90 minutes strolling around old Quebec. Learn more about the horrible crimes, arrests, and executions that took place centuries ago when you journey with your ghostly host.

Your guide, who is dressed as one of the city’s legendary personalities, will take you through Ancient Quebec and introduce you to the gloomy mood that settles over the old city as the sun sets.

Learn everything there is to know about a past that has been kept secret for far too long. You will explore Old Quebec’s streets and the New France judicial system while taking the animated tour.

Find out how one came to be the city’s executioner and discover the penalties for different offenses. Find out where the convicts were housed before being put to death.

This walking tour is for you if you enjoy stories of eerie events and bumps in the night.


What to anticipate

This is the usual route for this product.


Common Quebec jail

Public Area

Include & Exclude

Included are

  • live performances

What is excluded

  • Gratuities

Know before Book

What to Pack

Suitable footwear
Winter attire
a raincoat


Not Permitted

video capture


Prior Knowledge
The spirits will be strolling regardless of the weather on this tour, so there are no refunds or exchanges allowed. Please bring rain gear and an umbrella in case of rain. Since the entire tour is outdoors, you might also wish to dress warmly. Last but not least, keep in mind that the meeting place and the drop-off location are separate.

Arrival and Departure

Arrival Information

Morrin Centre, 44 Chau. des Écossais, Québec, QC G1R 4H3, Canada
At 8 o’clock, there will be a gathering in front of the Morrin Center (44, Chaussée des Écossais).


Return Specifics
Quebec City Mural is located at 29 Rue Notre-Dame in Quebec, Canada, G1K 4E9.

Added Information

  • Upon booking, a confirmation will be sent
  • No major medical conditions, such as heart issues, exist.
  • There must be an adult present with children.
  • You cannot check show availability without making a reservation. Credit cards won’t be charged until the availability of the performance is confirmed.
  • Stroller-friendly
  • Service animals accepted
  • Convenient access to public transit
  • Moderate physical fitness is recommended for travelers
  • There will be a limit of 10 participants on this tour or activity.

Refund and Change Policies

  • Free cancellation must be made at least one day before the date of usage and at 0:00 or earlier.
  • A 100% cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations made after 0:00 but at least one day before the date of use.
  • This reservation cannot be partially canceled.

Trip Facts

  • 1h 30m
  • maximum 10 people/group
  • Mobile
  • English, French
  • 1
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