All our circuits

The Route of New France

Route de la Nouvelle-France is one of North America’s oldest roads. Travel back through time as this narrow road winds past cultural, historical and agricultural attractions. Identified with signs illustrating the Coat of Arms of the Nouvelle-France, this 50 kilometer trail invites you to wind along the magnificent and historical avenue Royale (Route 360).

Explore the New France road as you please through our interactive map. Select the content of your choice and the map will show you where the places you want to discover are located. A wealth of content awaits you. As well, a walking tour through the heart of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré is an invitation to set out on foot.

The Route of New France
The Marie-Hélène Prémont cycle route

Named after a prominent athlete of the region, Véloroute Marie-Hélène-Prémont covers 55 kilometres over a substantial portion of Côte-de-Beaupré. Country fun in the heart of the first villages in French North America, on one of the oldest roads in Québec: Route de la Nouvelle France (New France road).

Discover 7 rural municipalities and close to 40 tourist attractions, as well as landscapes, history and heritage you will marvel at. The bicycle route, on a designated low-speed (50 km/h) road, is your perfect blend of nature, culture and fitness on a vast tour that starts where the Chute Montmorency bicycle path ends, and wraps up at either the Cap-Tourmente Wildlife Area, or at the base of Mont-Sainte-Anne.

Circuit Gourmand de la Côte-de-Beaupré

Côte-de-Beaupré’s Circuit gourmand proposes fifteen agrotourism experiences and over ten seasonal producers and farmstands. Its 110 km itinerary takes you out to explore the authentic aromas and flavours of the Dégustons Côte-de-Beaupré products. Proud of the history and unique character of their farm culture, its growers and producers have assembled under a new regional brand to underscore the authenticity and long-standing savoir-faire of its region farm scene.

Mainly featuring smaller tracts of land, Côte-de-Beaupré’s farmsteads are in the image of the old ancestral farms that once fed Québec, in its bygone days. Now celebrated for the diversity and quality of their products, terroir artisans and chefs alike offer a stunning variety of foodie discoveries, such as bakery treats, honey, pastries, microbreweries, a winery, cafés, ice cream shops, gourmet restaurants, breeding farms, produce growers with u-pick options, and even an organic kombucha brewer and agriculture interpretation centre.

Our Discovery Guide will give you a detailed overview of every experience on the Circuit Gourmand de la Côte-de-Beaupré.

St. Lawrence Lookouts

The St. Lawrence Lookouts are parks and piers that offer to visitors and residents a unique access to the St. Lawrence River. Those developments are the perfect places to stop by and have a family picnic or friends gathering by enjoying a breath of fresh sea air!

Along the region, from west to east, you will find:
Parc de l’Anse : next to the 5572 Ste-Anne boulevard, Boischatel G0A 1H0;
Parc riverain espace Fillion : next to 6318 Ste-Anne boulevard, L’Ange-Gardien G0A 2K0;
Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Pier : 9840 Ste-Anne boulevard, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré G0A 3C0 – Opening in summer 2022.

Picture : Parc riverain espace Fillion – Digital Direct

The Côte-de-Beaupré Creators’ Circuit

Art and culture lovers can follow this circuit to meet creators and artisans in their studio and tour exhibitions or interpretation sites. This artistic and cultural excursion is an opportunity to meet professional contemporary artists and traditional craftpersons, as well as visit multiple museums (including an economuseum), interpretive centres, art galleries and partner exhibition sites. This circuit breathes new life into the region’s cultural and tourist attractions.

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BaladoDiscovery Experience Côte-de-Beaupré – A Heritage Adventure

“Oh! What beautiful meadows!” These words, pronounced by sailors admiring the coast, are believed to have given Côte-de-Beaupré its name at the dawn of the 17th century. The region’s breathtaking pastures are the cradle of Quebec’s agriculture. Download the itineraries before and drive around without Internet connexion.

The Archéo-Vision circuit

The ARCHÉO-VISION Circuit takes you to a series of eight interpretation panels in Saint-Joachim.

Archeology uncovers memories by digging out of the ground traces of bygone ways of life. Walking, cycling or driving over a distance of 10 km, you’ll discover the rich archeological heritage of Saint-Joachim and Cap Tourmente that was unearthed by archeologists over the years.

The circuit starts at the central panel, on de l’Église Street, next to the Saint-Joachim town hall (April 15 to November 1).