At the end of Governors’ Promenade is a long and steep staircase ending at Terrasse Dufferin. Fortunately, there are viewing platforms along the way. Unfortunately, this is not handicap friendly. Notice the cruise ships in the background. Québec City has become increasingly popular as a port of call, especially in the autumn when the foliage is a spectrum of vibrant colors. About 250,000 passengers arrive annually aboard over 150 cruise ships.