Island of Orleans Food and Drink Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Canada
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Tour description

Discover the flavors of l'île d’Orléans (Island of Orleans), located in the Saint Lawrence River east of downtown Quebec City. Your guide will pick you up in downtown Quebec at Place d'Arme, located next to the Château Frontenac. During your 3-hour guided tour, you'll visit a vineyard, meet the producers and taste cassis, cider, and sugar shack, and visit a chocolate factory. Discover the specialty drinks and foods of the region and learn about the history and early settlement of the Island of Orelans.

During your 3-hour guided tour on the Island of Orleans, you will stop in different shops and meet local producers, with tastings included in each of the 5 stops. You'll have the chance to taste chocolate at the Chocolaterie, and walk around and enjoy scenic views of Québec city. Then taste wine in a beautiful vineyard with a splendid view of the Beaupré coast. Eventually, you'll get to taste the ice cider, a specialty of the region. Afterwards, visit a sugar bush and learn how to make maple syrup. Finally, you will discover the blackcurrant. A small sangria will be offered for tasting. The duration of the tour is approximately 3.5 hours. As you travel in a 21-seat bus, your friendly guide will share some stories and legends about the Island of Orleans. Bottled water is provided by it during the trip.

What's included

  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Food sampling
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide