The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
The Citadelle
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The Citadelle of Québec

The residence of the Governor General in the Citadelle of Quebec

Located within the Citadelle of Québec, the residence of the governor general is a remarkable heritage attraction. Steeped in history, this place has been the second official residence of Canada’s governors general since 1872.

Join the thousands of visitors that come each year.

Whether you visit alone, with family and friends, or as part of a group, our guides are eager to help you discover this unique residence that offers spectacular views of the St. Lawrence River and an exceptional collection of Canadian art, objects and furnishings.

All activities are free of charge.

For more information: 1-866-936-4422 (toll-free number) /

Date modified: December 10, 2014