Discover Québec City's history as you explore the walls surrounding the Old Town, Parliament Hill, and follow in the footsteps of Québec's first inhabitants.  

Outside of town, the regions of Côte-de-Beaupré, Île d'Orléans, Portneuf, and Jacques-Cartier offer routes showcasing everything from religious heritage and history to agritourism and the great outdoors. You can also check out the spectacular itineraries inspired by the mighty St. Lawrence River. Let's hit the road!

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    The Route de la 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 f...

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    Île d’Orléans

    Five kilometers downstream of Québec City, this island marks the border between the St. Lawrence River and estuary, and is presently the largest historical district of Québec. Tour the Île d’Orléan...

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    Chemin du Roy

    The Chemin du Roy is a signalized scenic route that begins in Old Québec, presenting New France's history and rich heritage by passing through three main Québec tourism regions: Québec, Mauricie and L...

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    The Gourmet Route

    Feast on local flavor in down-home settings 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. Producers, process...

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