The summer tourist season is taking off; a road trip is a must!
From the first weekend of May, a summer vibe will be in the air, while many restaurants, shops and boutiques will open their doors for the summer season. Many workshops and activities will also be he…
May 3, 2019
Curious NatureStay in a chalet by the river!
We are lucky since for some years the summer tends to want to extend until September, see until October, to our greatest happiness! This is why my colleagues and I took the opportunity to plan a shor…
Updated on April 28, 2023
Curious NatureA shopping spree in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli
A perfect way to discover the know-how and culture of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, which abounds with an impressive number of specialty shops, art galleries and artists' studios. You'll find a host of Quebe…
Updated on March 22, 2023
Foody NatureGourmet trip - Saint-Jean-Port-Joli and its surroundings
3 days on the road eating, drinking, tasting, smelling, and most importantly having #LiveItForReal meetings. Bon appétit!
Updated on April 21, 2023
Curious NaturePodcast- A drive like no other with Lina and André
The sunsets over the Charlevoix mountains are a colorful sight from the L'Islet wharf. It is because we were invited by Tourisme Chaudière-Appalaches to follow the route proposed by the podcast "Rale…
Updated on April 19, 2023
Arrêts GourmandsThe know-how of our gourmet stops - Le Moule à Sucre: ambassador of Quebec terroir
It was in 2002 that Roberto Di Giulio and Nathalie Niemeyer moved to Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, very close to the water. They set their sights on a large and magnificent old-style barn which then housed a…
Updated on March 29, 2023
Hikers and fatbikers, here's what you need to know about the trails in Sainte-Louise
It's no longer a secret: there are hiking, skiing, snowshoeing and fatbike trails in Sainte-Louise that are well worth the detour. To get there, if you don't know the area, it can be a bit complicate…
Updated on March 22, 2023
Curious NatureAlex's favorite for the musée de sculptures sur bois des Anciens Canadiens
Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, where the talent and creativity of the people here are exposed to the general public. A jewel in the sector of L'Islet, the Musée de sculptures sur bois des Anciens Canadiens is…
Updated on March 20, 2023
Foody NatureA Perfect day in St-Roch-des-Aulnaies.
Again this morning, I was asked " Where does it end Chaudière-Appalaches? To my great happiness, I speak of St-Roch-des-Aulnaies and one of the most beautiful places for a picnic in the region. I wil…
Updated on February 17, 2023
Curious NatureMusée de la mémoire vivante : the discovery of the intangible heritage of yesterday and today!
Reminding us of our origins or our childhood memories, this is an experience of visiting the Musée de la mémoire vivante, a museum dedicated to the person and which preserves intangible heritage. New…
Updated on February 10, 2023
Les sentiers de la forêt ancienne du Ruisseau-Hamon
En découvrant ces magnifiques sentiers, vous entrerez dans une vieille cédrière où, en plus du thuya, se côtoient sapins et épinettes rouges n’ayant subi aucune perturbation majeure depuis plus de 30…
Updated on November 11, 2022
Les Jolis Vélos Créatifs, he ideal means of transport to discover Saint-Jean-Port-Joli
Eh ? Yes, it is possible with Les Jolis Vélos Créatifs which can be borrowed for free in the heart of the village. Then, you know what? It's just too perfect to discover this village and go shopping …
Written on October 26, 2022
Active NatureKayak down the Ferrée River
Our ambassador Maryse shares with you a favorite activity of the region: a kayak trip on the Ferrée river in Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies.
Written on August 23, 2022
Arrêts GourmandsThe know-how of our gourmet stops - Café Bonté Divine: a unique roasting house
In 2003, in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, a small café – the first roasting house in the village – moved into a yellow and red ancestral home dating from 1885.
Written on July 26, 2022
Arrêts GourmandsThe know-how of our gourmet stops - La Fée Gourmande: double the pleasures
Kamouraska's sweet teeth can be nourished at the La Fée Gourmande chocolate factory for 22 years now thanks to Michelle Vallières, the first fairy of the place who had been inspired by the chocolates…
Written on July 14, 2022
Arrêts GourmandsThe know-how of our gourmet stops - Poissonnerie Tremblay : between reputation and novelties
In Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, on route 132, the sign installed above the red door of the village fish shop has changed from “Lauzier” to “Tremblay”. But inside, we find the same quality products and, abov…
Written on July 11, 2022
Arrêts GourmandsThe know-how of our gourmet stops - Auberge La Marguerite : local menu pioneer
From the moment they purchased their ancestral home located not far from the river, Christian Dufour and Janic Thibodeau had one idea in mind: to serve their visitors with the best of the region.
Written on July 8, 2022
Active NatureSea songs, terraces & camping: a dreamy weekend in L'Islet
When it comes to organizing our summer excursions, my boyfriend and I have to compromise a lot. We both want to see amazing landscapes, I want to eat amazing food, and my boyfriend wants to do out-of…
Written on May 5, 2022
Arrêts GourmandsThe know-how of our gourmet stops - La Marina resto-bar: generous seafood dishes to enjoy by the water
Thanks to its incredible location, La Marina resto-bar is the perfect place to lounge all afternoon or admire a majestic sunset in the evening. But beyond a breathtaking view of the river, this frien…
Written on August 13, 2021
Curious NatureThe long summer weekend of Nanc' in Chaudière-Appalaches!
How I was looking forward to (re)discovering the Chaudière-Appalaches region in the summer!
Written on August 11, 2021