Enjoy the beautiful sunny days and crisp clean air!
When September rolls around, fall is in the air in the Québec City area. Vibrant hues of green, orange, yellow, and red abound not only in the trees but also in the fields and orchards. It’s apple-picking season, and delightful activities await you, whether with family, as a couple, or among friends.
Apple picking is a cherished fall tradition in Québec, and the area boasts many orchards surrounded by breathtaking landscapes—great for taking colourful family photos!
September and October are the perfect months for picking different varieties of fresh apples and enjoying processed products like apple juice, apple butter and jelly, apple pastries, cider, and ice cider.
Many sites are open to the public so you can fill your bag with apples as you create beautiful memories.
On Île d'Orléans, ride through scenic and picturesque villages to pick your apples at Cidrerie Verger Bilodeau, Vignoble Domaine de la source à Marguerite, Ferme Guillaume Létourneau, Le Domaine Orléans or at Polyculture Plante Inc. (Cidrerie du Bout de l'Île).
Local vineyards let you make an old dream come true—grape picking! In addition to gathering the divine fruit, you can learn about vine cultivation, grape harvesting, and wine making. Grape picking is upon reservation only.
To your health!
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