Les Jardins du Cap à l'Aigle


In Cap à l'Aigle, a little village 2km east of La Malbaie, are these gardens, where 800 types of lilac range up the hill between a waterfall, a footbridge and artists selling their daubs. When this spot is in full bloom it's a heavenly little detour.

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1. Musée de Charlevoix

3.38 MILES

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3. Maison du Bootlegger


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4. Musée Maritime de Charlevoix

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5. Cidrerie et Vergers Pedneault

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6. Emu Charlevoix

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8. Les Moulins

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