The Plains of Abraham in the heart of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
September 5, 2018 – Québec – The National Battlefields Commission
For a 9th consecutive year, the National Battlefields Commission (NBC) is pleased to welcome the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec to the Plains of Abraham, Friday September 7. As a backdrop to this international calibre competition, this exceptional rallying site in Québec City is sure to delight elite cyclists, their supporters, and spectators from around the world!
" It is an honor to be a part of the host sites of this world-class competition. May this partnership between our two organizations be a long-lasting one. Welcome and good luck to all cyclists! "
– Michèle Gagné, Secretary-Director General of the National Battlefields Commission.
Following the example of the 4 million visitors welcomed annually at the park, the world of elite cycling converges on Québec City to race along a circuit that largely includes Canada’s first national historic park, the Battlefields Park.
The NBC invites families and sports enthusiasts to take advantage of their presence on the Plains to explore history at the Plains of Abraham Museum (835 Wilfrid-Laurier Avenue) and see the Battles | 1759-1760 and Identities | Artefacts that tell tales and reveal identities exhibitions.
Information: 418-649-6157 | 1-855-649-6157, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nathalie Allaire, Coordinator, Communication Services
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