Natashquan © TQ/M.Laporte
Laurentides © Image Nomade Production Inc.

Road trips

Hitting the open road is simply the best way to get a feel for Québec’s ever-changing landscape, unique culture and warm and friendly people. Locals are always ready to help you along the way, whether you’re admiring the mighty river and its islands along the Route des Navigateurs, visiting wineries along the Route des vins, or soaking up history on the Chemin du Roy. The mystery of what’s around the next bend is the best part of a road trip in Québec—follow the horizon, be mesmerized by a rush of colourful leaves, or dream yourself into exciting cityscapes. Here, all roads lead to discovery.

  • Rte. 138. Québec’s longest road

  • Chemin du Roy begun in 1660

  • Follow the blue signs

Shift into a different state of mind

  • Get a taste of the good life Charlevoix Flavour Trail

    They don’t call it the Flavour Trail for nothing. Charlevoix is a culinary adventure for those with a taste for all things local—ciders, home-brewed beers, fine cheeses, chocolates, organic meats, and more.

    © Tourisme Charlevoix/R.Chiasson
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    © Tourisme Charlevoix/A.Ferland
  • Experience storied roads Route des Belles-Histoires

    Say hello to the beautiful Laurentians. Follow the roads that colonized this popular vacation getaway. Discover the famous P’tit Train du Nord, now a breathtaking trail for hikers, cross-country skiers, nature lovers and cyclists.

    © Tourisme Laurentides
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    © Tourisme Laurentides
  • Set your course Navigators’ Route

    Become enlightened in a lighthouse. Paddle a sea kayak. Inhale the sea air. Enjoy a maritime experience like no other. This summer, set your course for the ports of Centre du Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches or Bas-Saint-Laurent.

    Bas-Saint-Laurent © N.Gagnon
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    © Go-Van/Z.Rose
  • Light up your travels Lighthouse Trail

    With 43 traditional lighthouses located on the coastline and the province’s maritime islands, Québec’s lighthouse collection is a true sight to behold. Many of them have been transformed into inns and cottages for your sleeping pleasure.

    Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs © Québec Maritime
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    Gaspésie © TQ/A.Quenneville