Charlevoix

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Over 200 years of hospitality

A hospitable region that has long captivated painters, poets, writers and musicians, Charlevoix paints things larger-than-life, from the majesty of its peaks to the immensity of the St. Lawrence. In the heart of the Canadian Shield, the region’s turbulent topography is due to the impact of an enormous meteorite. This UNESCO World Biosphere reserve features distinctive fauna and flora.

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46 establishments

Lanaudière

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Wide-open spaces

We came to hear the music of its hundreds of waterfalls as well as that of its festivals.” Culture, nature, food and adventure: there’s lots of good reasons to head for the hills of Lanaudière! The region also has plenty to please sports buffs and outdoor enthusiasts, with activities for every season.

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89 establishments

Laval

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No end of things to do

In 1965, the island of Laval merged its 14 municipalities into a single city. Self-defined as “Urban by nature”, Laval today offers the best of both town and country. Along with superb shopping at mega-malls like Carrefour Laval or Centre Laval, attractions that combine fun with education, and numerous dining destinations, the island is an important centre of agricultural production, with fully 30% of its surface area given over to the activities of some 150 farmers and growers.

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51 establishments

Québec

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Cradle of French North America

Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, Québec City is the only fortified city in North America north of Mexico. Brimming with treasures, it’s much more than just a living museum. Inside and outside the walls of Old Québec are a host of gastronomic discoveries, cultural goings-on, special and sporting events and, of course, superb shopping. The surrounding region doesn’t lag behind, either. There’s Île d’Orléans, the largest heritage site in Québec. There’s one of North America’s oldest thoroughfares, the New France route, which links Old Québec with the Côte-de-Beaupré and is studded with points of interest.

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191 establishments

Chaudière-Appalaches

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Say hello to Québec’s most beautiful villages

So-named for the rivière Chaudière that crosses it and for the Appalachian foothills in its southern reaches near the Maine border, Chaudière-Appalaches is a fertile garden. The shoreline facing Québec City unfurls a string of some of the most beautiful villages in the province, with watermills, stately manors and ancestral homes bearing witness to three centuries of history.

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73 establishments

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