Discover artisans and fabulous landscapes in the L'Islet region of Chaudière-Appalaches! For a vacation of one or more days, L'Islet is a beautiful destination bordered by the river. This summer, breathe in the sea-scented air while shopping, sipping a drink, spending quality time with family or stretching your legs in nature. Tempting, isn't it?

Saint-Jean-Port-Joli: A must-see creative destination

Photo credit: Le Vivoir, Stéphanie Allard

This charming little village with an impressive number of boutiques and artists’ workshops, is steeped in expertise passed on through generations of artisans that cannot be found elsewhere! You can observe artists at work in their shops or better yet, take part in a creative workshop yourself! Borrow a free Jolis Vélos Créatifs (bicycle) and discover the village in a fun, practical and environmentally friendly way.

Follow nature’s rhythm

Photo credit: Lac Noir de Tourville, DanielTphoto

Take off on an adventure and discover breathtaking vistas on 6 ATV circuits, 4 bicycle trails and 2 golf courses. Let the beauty of nature amaze you as you enjoy your passions, be it motorcycling, kayaking, hiking, sailing, hunting or fishing. It is also worth the detour to enjoy the spectacular panoramic view from atop Lac trois Saumons’ observation tower and to climb the Musée de la Mémoire Vivante’s Innovation Tower that offers a captivating and splendid view of the mighty St. Lawrence River! To top it off, enjoy restful and rejuvenating accommodations offered in natural surroundings.(Website only available in French)

 

A gourmet rendez-vous

Photo credit: Marina Resto-Bar, Stéphanie Allard

Take the Route des Navigateurs and discover the rich countryside. Enjoy the taste of summer in the region’s many restaurants, gourmet stops and terraces with a view! Fill a picnic basket with homegrown products and enjoy your lunch in an enchanting hide-away. Don’t leave without tasting products from the Vignoble du Faubourg winery and the Ras L’Bock microbrewery. (Website only available in French)

Pleasure and discovery for all the family

Photo credit: Musée maritime du Québec, Stéphanie Allard

Your family holiday in the L’Islet region will be a total immersion in breathtaking natural surroundings. Many campgrounds and accommodations offer exceptional sites. Discover local heritage by visiting museums and historical attractions and participating in exciting and captivating activities. Experience happy moments by trying some gourmet offerings at the Moule à Sucre, the Fée Gourmande or the Bar Laitier Chouinard. (Website only available in French)

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