The Route of New France

La Route de la Nouvelle-France 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), passing through the beautiful municipalities of Boischatel, L’Ange-Gardien, Château-Richer, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Beaupré and Saint-Joachim.

This old route, probably the oldest in Quebec, reveals close to thirty attractions depicting the culture, heritage, history, as well as agrotourism, all adding to the spectacular scenery and atmosphere of this old historical route.

Information : 1 877 611-6145

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La Route de la Nouvelle-France 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), passing through the beautiful municipalities of Boischatel, L’Ange-Gardien, Château-Richer, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Beaupré and Saint-Joachim.

This old route, probably the oldest in Quebec, reveals close to thirty attractions depicting the culture, heritage, history, as well as agrotourism, all adding to the spectacular scenery and atmosphere of this old historical route.

Information : 1 877 611-6145

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The Route de la Nouvelle-France Digital Experience

Explore Côte-de-Beaupré and 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 (photos, panoramas, audio tours and informative content). Take the map with you on your mobile device and discover all that Côte-de-Beaupré has to offer!

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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.

E-mail : info@circuitdescreateurs-cdb.com

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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.

E-mail : info@circuitdescreateurs-cdb.com

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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.

This cycling route runs through seven towns and municipalities of the region: Boischatel, L’Ange-Gardien, Château-Richer, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, Beaupré, Saint-Joachim and Saint-Ferréol-les-Neiges.

The bicycle route is on a designated low-speed (50 km/h) road. It opens new vistas and gives the cyclist a new appreciation of the many charms of Avenue Royale, which is also justly referred to as Route de la Nouvelle-France. Combine nature, culture and sport as you enjoy a long ride that is an extension of the bicycle trail that starts at Chute Montmorency.

It can end either at the Cap Tourmente wildlife reserve or at Mont-Saint-Anne, the mecca of mountain biking.

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Quebec, gourmet region

Côte-de-Beaupré is well known for the diversity and quality of its agricultural products and its gastronomy.

Chefs and local farmers are offering you stunning and various food products well as agrotouristical experience.

Discover the aromas and typical tastes of the Côte-de-Beaupré region, pround partner of Québec, région gourmande.

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Côte-de-Beaupré is well known for the diversity and quality of its agricultural products and its gastronomy.

Chefs and local farmers are offering you stunning and various food products well as agrotouristical experience.

Discover the aromas and typical tastes of the Côte-de-Beaupré region, pround partner of Québec, région gourmande.

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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.

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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).

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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).

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