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CÔTE DE BEAUPRÉ & ÎLE D’ORLÉANS : Near Québec City

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Near Quebec City, Côte de Beaupré and Île d'Orléans regions are full of treasures to discover!

CÔTE DE BEAUPRÉ: The Route to Nouvelle France
The Route de la Nouvelle-France is one of the oldest thoroughfares in North America. This signalized scenic route connecting Old Québec and Côte-de-Beaupré was mapped out by Monseigneur de Laval and formerly used by the inhabitants of Côte-de-Beaupré to transport food supplies to downtown Québec. The heritage houses illustrate the architecture of France and England as well as the imaginative Québécois approach. Discover four centuries of busy life, one of the oldest thoroughfares in North America.


ÎLE D’ORLÉANS: Treasures Island
At just 15 minutes from Quebec City’s downtown (by bridge), the Île d’Orléans has many activities to offer. About 7 000 people reside on this island which is 34 km long by 9 km wide. L’Île d’Orléans posseses a very rich history. The Île d’Orleans holds many tourist attractions, among them the Mauvide-Genest manor and Sainte-Famille Church (both erected in 1734) are a must to visit. The view on Montmorency falls is incredible. Shops, handicraft artists, vineyards and farmers will make you buy and taste the many local food and produce. High quality B&B’s are also located on the island.


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Consult or dowload the 17th édition of Quebec Rainbow Guide (Guide arc-en-ciel)