Discover History, Art and Architecture

David Mendel

Historian David Mendel is a renowned speaker and expert guide who has given tours for many visiting dignitaries, including heads of state and royalty. The author of best-selling guidebooks, he was honoured as Tourism Personality of the Year, in 2014, and awarded the Medal of the Quebec Historical Society, in 2015. He offers private tours, tours for small groups, and inspiring talks on the history of Quebec City.

Guided Tours

For an experience you will long remember, explore Quebec City with a true expert. Enjoy a privileged, insider’s view in the company of David Mendel, a resident of Quebec’s Historic District since 1976. Discover a wealth of art and architecture spanning four centuries. Visit remarkable interiors and discover nooks and crannies that you are unlikely to find on your own.

Talks on History

David Mendel’s outstanding presentations have inspired and fascinated thousands of visitors from around the world. Learn about the dramatic history of this fortified city, and discover revealing aspects of French, British and American history from unusual points of view. David has given hundreds of these richly illustrated 40-minute talks for conventions, meetings and cultural travelers.