Local history and flavours

For this six-day tour, you’ll journey from Montmorency Falls to the dizzying heights of Charlevoix. This picturesque route has stops to satisfy history lovers, thrill seekers and foodies alike. 

Charlevoix © S. Deschênes

Suggested itinerary

  • Day 1: History and heights
    Québec City and area

    Stroll through Vieux-Québec and its famous sites, including the Petit Champlain district, Place-Royale, and Plains of Abraham. Just a few kilometers away, the 83-meter Montmorency Falls dominate the landscape. Enjoy a unique Via Ferrata experience with breathtaking views of île d’Orléans.

  • Day 2: Delights and agritourism
    Île d’Orléans

    Visit the Confiturerie Tigidou jam makers in the village of Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d’Orléans, which boasts some of Canada’s top strawberry farms. Stop in at La Boulange bakery and the Cassis Monna & Filles boutique with its patio, shop, artisanal dairy bar and economuseum.

  • Day 3: All aboard for an adorable day
    Baie-Saint-Paul

    Hop aboard the Train de Charlevoix for stunning views of landscapes you can’t experience any other way. Discover the village of Baie-Saint-Paul’s boutiques and art galleries, then cap off your day by unwinding at Spa Nordique Le Germain.

  • Day 4: Treasure island
    Isle-aux-Coudres

    Take the ferry to l’Isle-aux-Coudres and rent a bicycle or motorcycle from Vélo-Coudres. Admire the island’s breathtaking landscapes by following its 40 km of cycling paths and discover the best of local artisans and producers.

  • Day 5: The majesty of the St. Lawrence River
    From Les Éboulements to La Malbaie

    Discover the breathtaking St.Lawrence Route, which runs along the river. Visit historic houses, windmills, art galleries, churches, heritage sites and boutiques. End your day with a gourmet meal and night’s stay at the romantic and picturesque Manoir Richelieu.

  • Day 6: A gourmet adventure
    From La Malbaie to Petite-Rivière-Saint-François

    Embark on a flavourful journey by following the Charlevoix's flavour trail. Savour the region’s famous ciders, craft beers, cheeses, chocolate, organic meat, humanely raised ducks and local produce.