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’Orléans (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. And, of course, enjoy farm-produce industry products (apple and strawberry picking, wine, cider, maple products) whose authenticity is the reflection of its people.

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    Forge à Pique-Assaut - ÉCONOMUSÉE® de la forge

    Economuseum owned by blacksmith Guy Bel. Whith his 40 years of experience, he is a veritable pioneer in wrought iron work in Québec: the fire and forge ...

    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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    Manoir Mauvide-Genest

    Discover a jewel of New-France! Visit an exceptional mansion (1734), once residence of surgeon from the king's army and merchant who became seigneur in ...

    Manoir Mauvide-Genest
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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 de nos Aïeux / Maison Drouin

    At Maison de nos Aïeux and Maison Drouin, follow the path taken by those who built the communities on the Isle of Orléans. New in 2014! Maison Drouin ...

    Maison de nos Aïeux / Maison Drouin
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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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    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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