Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec, one of the oldest cities in North America, has remarkable historical and cultural wealth. Its ramparts, built in the 17th century, surround a large part of the old town and are the oldest and the only ones still intact on the continent. Visitors can take a walk along the ramparts and admire the magnificent views of the city. A dynamic and modern city, it is also known for its rich artistic and cultural scene, home to numerous museums, art galleries, theaters and festivals. It has a diverse population, a wide variety of restaurants, bars, boutiques and shopping centers.