Five kilometres from Québec City, the island is at the border of the St. Lawrence River and its estuary. It 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.

Tour the island and discover the architecture, history and heritage of its charming villages along the St. Lawrence River. One of them, Saint-Pierre-de-l'île-d'Orléans, is also the home of one of the most renowned French Canadian poets of the 20th century, Félix Leclerc, who lived on the island for thirty years. Enjoy delicious terroir products (apple and strawberry picking, cheese, wine, cider, maple products) on your way.

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    Forge à Pique-Assaut - ÉCONOMUSÉE® de la forge

    Guy Bel, a blacksmith for 40 years, invites you to learn about his craft. Admire the skill used in creating finely-wrought gates, banisters, furniture ...

    Forge à Pique-Assaut - ÉCONOMUSÉE® de la forge
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    Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent

    Stop by the former Saint-Laurent shipyard, located in a charming natural setting, to learn about the region's maritime history. Visit Godbout Chalouperie, ...

    Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent
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    La Seigneurie de l'Île d'Orléans

    Visit the magnificent La Seigneurie gardens, which consist of a lavender garden with 75 000 plants, the garden of sensory delight, the fruit garden, the ...

    La Seigneurie de l'Île d'Orléans
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    Maison Drouin

    Do you feel like time traveling? Step into the Maison Drouin, an authentic historical house of the island of Orleans, and go back to the year 1730. A ...

    Maison Drouin
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    Cassis Monna & filles

    The blackcurrants grown at Cassis Monna & filles are used to make this economuseum's internationally renowned liqueurs, crème de cassis, port and other ...

    Cassis Monna & filles
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    Espace Félix-Leclerc

    Interpretation and educational activities are organized at Espace Félix-Leclerc, a cultural centre that pays homage to the Québécois singer and poet for ...

    Espace Félix-Leclerc
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