Discover Québec City's history as you explore the walls surrounding the Old Town and the Parliament Hill.  

Just minutes from Québec City, the areas of Côte-de-Beaupré, Île d'Orléans and Portneuf offer routes showcasing religious heritage, historical monuments, agritourism and the great outdoors. Let's hit the road!

See also our 3 day and 5 day suggested itineraries. 

4 Routes

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    The Route de la Nouvelle-France

    This official tourist 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.

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    Île d’Orléans

    Five kilometres from Québec City, the island is the largest heritage site of Québec: 18 of the roughly 3600 buildings on the island are designated historical monuments. Long referred to as "Québec City’s garden" with its abundance of fine food products, Île d'Orléans is a perfect destination for agritourism.

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    Chemin du Roy

    The Chemin du Roy (King's Road) is an official tourist route that begins in Old Québec, presenting New France's history and rich heritage by passing through three regions: Québec, Mauricie and Lanaudière.

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    The Gourmet Route

    Feast on local flavours along The Gourmet Route. A real treat for the senses, the route is a network of fifty-odd agribusinesses in the greater Québec City area.

3 Podcasts