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Learn all you ever wanted to know – and more – about cassis (blackcurrant), also known as gadelle noire in Québécois, and pick up some treats to go, including jam (currant-onion is a popular pick), vinaigrette, mu...
This store stocks 50 farm products, including six ciders made using apples from the organic orchard, one with maple syrup. If the generous tasting tickles your taste buds, tuck into a cheese or duck platter ($14...
Artisan blacksmith Guy makes star railings and decorative objects at this économusée . There's a store attached.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a more agreeable place to dine than the terrace at the back of this early-19th-century flour mill, with tables inches from a waterfall...
Boat tours from St-Laurent, in the southwest corner of the island, to Grosse Île.
Hires out traditional bikes (per hour/day $16/38) in addition to electric bikes (per hour/day $30/63) and tandems (per hour/day $27/72). It's near the bridge, around the corner from the tourist office.
A memorable bakery with a small irresistible store, La Boulange is the perfect spot for a light lunch of sandwiches or pizza, or to gather picnic supplies...
Using cocoa beans from Belgium, the chocolatiers at this 200-year-old house churn out tasty concoctions, including almond bark and flavored truffles. There's a cute little ice-cream parlor in the summer months.
This roadside gathering point for local couples, as well as drinking buddies at the bar, serves pub grub in addition to more dramatic dishes such as chicken in tarragon sauce.
A tour and tasting here should be on your agenda, and there's a gîte (B&B) if you can't drag yourself away from the red, white and rosé.
The island's hottest hangout, this pub attracts locals for its long menu of decent grilled meats, pizzas, inventive poutines and pastas.
Berthier sur Mer marina, 55km northeast of Québec City on Rte 132 (also accessible via Hwy 20), is the closest departure point for the boat tours to Grosse Île...
Offers two daily tours: a narrated return cruise and a Parks Canada–guided walk.
Operates full-day tours from Québec City and Île d'Orléans on the north shore.
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