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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    Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent

    If you need a break during your tour of the island, you can weigh anchor at the Saint-Laurent maritime park. Charming site with a gorgeous view of the ...

    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 delights, the fruit garden, ...

    La Seigneurie de l'Île d'Orléans
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    Maison Drouin

    Would you like to travel back in time? Step into the Maison Drouin, an authentic historical Île d'Orléans house, and go back to the year 1730. A fire ...

    Maison Drouin
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    Cassis Monna & filles

    Many new experiences make Cassis Monna & Filles THE destination of Île d'Orléans! It is in a charming setting — only 15 minutes from Québec — that the ...

    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 Québec singer and poet for ...

    Espace Félix-Leclerc
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