Routenouvellefrance YetpzkoksdThis 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. The heritage houses illustrate the architecture of France and England as well as the imaginative Québécois approach. Discover four centuries of busy life!

To learn more about this historic route (clearly marked with blue signs), discover some of the attractions listed below.

Official Route de la Nouvelle-France website

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    L'Îlot des Palais

    LÎlot des Palais, an exceptional historical and archaeological site, presents in its 18th century cellars the exhibition Revelations. Experience how hectic ...

    L'Îlot des Palais
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    Société du Domaine Maizerets

    Located on one of New France's first land concessions, Domaine de Maizerets is both a historic site and vast garden. The site belongs to the Commission ...

    Société du Domaine Maizerets
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    Maison Girardin

    Nestled in the heritage site of Beauport, this former family home dating back to the early 1800s features many elements of classic French architecture. ...

    Maison Girardin
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    Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

    Beautiful Montmorency Falls Park is just a few minutes from downtown Québec City. The waterfalls are 83 m (272') tall, a full 30 m (99') higher than Niagara ...

    Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
  • 5

    Aux Trois Couvents

    Located at the historical and archeological site of the three Château-Richer convents, this interpretation centre, which opened in 1984, hosts a permanent ...

    Aux Trois Couvents
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    Atelier Paré - Economuseum of Woodcarving

    The ''joie de vivre'' of famous Québec legends is brought to life in wooden and fiberglass sculptures. Our artists seek to give voice to each block of ...

    Atelier Paré - Economuseum of Woodcarving
  • 7

    Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine

    The Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, located only 20 minutes from Québec City, welcomes almost a million visitors annually. For over 350 years, people ...

    Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine
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    Centre d'initiation au patrimoine - La Grande Ferme

    Located in a unique ancestral setting in Québec, La Grande Ferme offers different programs for groups of adults, social clubs and schools. Once patronized ...

    Centre d'initiation au patrimoine - La Grande Ferme
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