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"L'Escaliere Casse-Cou (french..." Place Royale & Le Petit Champlain Tip by PrairieDee


L'Escaliere Casse-Cou (french spelling) which translates to 'The Break-Neck Staircase'
This is part of the approximately 7 flights of stairs you can taken from Lower to Upper Old Town. When the stairs were made of wood they could get really slippery (guess how the staircase got it's name)

Directions: At the bottom of the stairs is the Rue du Petit Champlain which is a beautiful, but crowded and touristy street with lots of shops and boutiques.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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