Cheminduroy SgqadjjzftThe Chemin du Roy (King's Road) is an official tourist route that begins in Old Québec, presenting New France's history and rich heritage by passing through three regions: Québec, Mauricie and Lanaudière.

In the Québec region, the Chemin du Roy is mainly associated with the Portneuf area, where you will pass through some of the most beautiful villages of Québec: Neuville, Cap-Santé, Deschambault and Grondines. You will discover breathtaking waterside landscapes along the St. Lawrence River. 

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

Official Chemin du Roy website

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    Villa Bagatelle

    Villa Bagatelle, with its distinctive irregular forms and ornamentation, was built in the picturesque English architectural style of the 19th century....

    Villa Bagatelle
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    Maison Hamel-Bruneau

    This charming house has been transformed into a centre for the arts and science, with a focus on stimulating debate and the exchange of ideas. It...

    Maison Hamel-Bruneau
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    Maison des Jésuites de Sillery

    Located at the site of the area’s first Jesuit mission, founded in 1637. Permanent exhibition on the history of the mission. The artifacts on display...

    Maison des Jésuites de Sillery
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    Aquarium du Québec

    Located on the bank of the St. Lawrence River and overlooking the bridges, the Aquarium is the ideal place for a meeting, cocktail or other special...

    Aquarium du Québec
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    Parc nautique de Cap-Rouge

    This nautical park is dedicated to recreational boating. Explore the St. Lawrence and Cap-Rouge rivers aboard a canoe, kayak, sailboat or deckboat. If...

    Parc nautique de Cap-Rouge
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    Moulin de La Chevrotière

    Built in 1802, this mill, located on the western edge of Deschambault, was named a historic monument. It stands on rue Chavigny, a street formerly...

    Moulin de La Chevrotière
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    Moulin à vent de Grondines

    Built in 1674, the Grondines windmill is the oldest of the 18 windmills in Québec. A permanent exhibition tells of the windmill's dual role, first as...

    Moulin à vent de Grondines
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    Aliksir Essential Oils

    The Arab word aliksir means essence, that which is the nature of being. Aliksir Essential Oils has been producing and importing organic extracts since...

    Aliksir Essential Oils