Portneuf is a popular destination for cycling. Whether you are looking to explore magnificent rural tourist routes, discover safe, well-developed bike paths or take up mountain biking on renowned, top-quality trails, Portneuf is THE place to cycle in the Capitale-Nationale region in the fall. From the St. Lawrence River to the mountains to farmland and forests, Portneuf’s breathtaking scenery will dazzle you with its fall colours. Make the most of your getaway on two wheels by exploring Portneuf and its unrivalled historical, gastronomic, scenic and pastoral routes.
Imagine yourself on a motorcycle riding freely along the river, around a huge lake, across gigantic mountains, all the while filling up with fresh air. Mototourism and the Bas-Saint-Laurent make for a more than successful marriage. Several circuits, including three tourist routes, are available to you and will lead you to discover the region’s best kept secrets
For a truly memorable getaway, let the region’s enchanting fall landscapes and the unique appeal of its inns work their charm on you. Find yourself in the heart of nature at the Auberge des Gallant or at one of the traditional cabins at Sucrerie de la Montagne. Discover the charming town of Hudson while staying at the Auberge Willow Inn or the Maison Rose Hudson. And for the ultimate luxury weekend, you can’t do better than the elegant Château Vaudreuil.
Dating back to the 19th century, the magnificent stone buildings on Saint-Paul and De la Commune streets are still full of life today. Some used to be warehouses but have been renovated and now house local designer and craft stores, art galleries, artists’ studios and the famous Marché Bonsecours. Chansonnier bars, jazz clubs and buzzing lounges make for a lively nightlife along these old cobblestone streets with a unique character.
Let the captains at Croisières Lachance take you on a voyage of discovery less than 35 minutes from Québec City! With nearly 175 years of experience plying the waters of the majestic St. Lawrence River, they’re the perfect guides to help you explore the maritime treasures of the Chaudière-Appalaches region. Embark on an amazing ship to cruise through the fascinating history of the mysterious Grosse-Île, once a quarantine station where tens of thousands of immigrants passed through between 1832 and 1937.
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