Finding a guide

What is a tour guide?

The Québec guides have successfully completed a mandatory training program recognized by the Quebec Ministry of Tourism and the Quebec Ministry of Education. This course is taught by CEGEP Ste-Lawrece or Mérici Collégial Privé. Québec City tourist guides hold a permit from Quebec City.


  • Guides comment on and guide tours of the city by bus, car, on foot, by bike and by boat.

  • The guides are professionals who show great flexibility for all kinds of visits, scouting tours, familiarization trips, student trips, private tours, etc.

  • The guides of Quebec City are all Quebeckers of origin or adoption. Quebec guides have an excellent reputation in the local and international tourism industry.

Visitors looking for guided tours in Quebec City

Are you visiting Quebec City and looking for a certified guide? The AGTQ invites you to consult the website of the Quebec City Tourism Office. It presents a list of tourist agencies offering guided tours in Quebec City. The AGTQ wishes you an excellent stay in Quebec!

Companies looking for tourist guides in Quebec City

If you are looking for guides in Quebec City, we invite you to write to us. We will then send you the list of active guides for the current year. You can then directly contact the guides you need. We do not share job postings to our members.

How to recognize an official guide in Quebec City?

All Quebec City guides must carry their permit during the performance of their duties in accordance with G-1 bylaw of the city. If it is not visible, a visitor or a consumer may, at any time, ask to see this permit.


Association des guides touristiques de Québec 

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C. P. 17
Québec, QC

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