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Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

1. Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

Visit the island of Orléans in the Saint Lawrence River on this air-conditioned bus tour from Quebec City. Take part in 5 mouth-watering tastings at 5 different stops throughout your day. Be picked up from Place d'Arme and travel towards the Island of Orléans to discover the flavors of the area. At each stop, taste products and discover their stories. Indulge in something sweet at Chocolaterie Ste Petronille (producer of chocolates, truffles, jams, and ice-cream soaked in chocolate) and at the Nougaterie of St. Pierre (a producer of nougats and other sweets).  Visit the Cidrerie Bilodeau (a producer of cider, juice, and apple jelly) and tickle your taste buds at the Vineyard of Mitan (a producer of white wines, red wines, and ice wines). Finally, reach the Tigidou jam makers. Taste creations cooked from fresh, seasonal berries. Learn more about the history and the beginnings of the colonization the area along the way. At the conclusion of your tour, return to Place d'Arme in Quebec City. 

2-Hour Walk Through Québec City's History

2. 2-Hour Walk Through Québec City's History

Follow your cicerone, or guide off the beaten path and into history. You’ll be charmed by Old Quebec, the only walled city in North America. On your 2-hour walking tour you’ll be accompanied by an authentic and unique character dressed in full colonial costume. Relive 400 years of action-packed Quebec history! You’re sure to be impressed by this UNESCO world heritage site where fine old buildings and proud monuments line the winding streets. Visit picturesque places such as the Château Frontenac, Dufferin Terrace, the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec, and Place Royale. Place Royale is considered the cradle of French civilization in North America.

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What people are saying about Quebec City

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 41 reviews

I loved the tour! The guide, smartly dressed in a period costume, was very nice and knowledgeable. I learned lots and highly recommend this tour.

So enjoyable. The stops were short, but lovely. The foods were wonderful. Such a pretty place in the summer. Worthwhile excursion.

Informative, friendly guide. Enjoyable stops for sweets, wine and snacks. Tour was longer than advertised.

Comfortable bus ride through a gorgeous community. Food stops were delightful.

Great tour guide, informative/educational and funny