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Island of Orleans Food and Drink Tour

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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 (blackcurrant liqueur), cider, maple sugar, 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 Orleans. Bilingual Tour, English and French

  • Try a variety of Quebecois specialties over the course of the tour
  • Guide provides context through anecdotes about the island’s history
  • Enjoy ice cider, wine, and blackcurrant cassis without driving worries
  • Try chocolate and learn about the production of maple syrup
What to Expect
After being picked up from near the Chateau Frontenac, take a short, scenic ride to the nearby Island of Orleans. Avoid the hassle of renting a car or planning a trip on your own—instead, relax and let the guide navigate for you. Once on the island, visit 5 establishments where you sample a variety of Quebecois specialties, including handmade chocolate, ice cider, and cassis. Stop at a vineyard for a wine tasting with views of the Beaupré coast, and then continue on to a sugar shack to learn about the production of maple syrup. Your guide ensures you leave the island with proper historical context and an understanding of the region overlooked by many visitors. For your convenience, the trip ends back at the tourist information center, where staff are happy to provide further recommendations for your visit.
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Important Information
Departure Point
19 Rue du Fort, Québec, QC G1R, Canada
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Food and wine sampling
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Vignoble du Mitan
  • Entry/Admission - Cassis Monna & Filles
  • Entry/Admission - Cidrerie Verger Bilodeau
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely tour - the stops were amazing, but the food was all sweet stuff (chocolate and nougat) so if you are looking for cheese, charcuterie, you won’t get that. The tour guide, Jeff, was incredible! Very informative, fun and enthusiastic!! I would definitely recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Jeff is the best tour guide ever!! He’s so happy, friendly, and kind! His cheer is infectious, and he is incredibly knowledgeable. He stopped and bought everyone strawberries as a treat, and also gave great snippets of history from the island. Definitely make a reservation...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Alice M
Reviewed 3 days ago

made about 5 different stops. Stopped at a chocholate store, wineries, apple cider, and a nuggat shop. all were great and the samples were wonderful. Would go on this tour again.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JimOfMinn
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was looking forward to seeing the beautiful island of orleans again so booked this tour. We got so much more than we expected. Firstly the island is so beautiful with the fall colours and the various food outlets we visited provided lovely tastings of their...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Judy06
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide, Jeff, was entertaining, knowledgeable, and fun to talk with. The tour itself took us to a local chocolate maker, vineyard, cider maker, candy maker, and a wine / spirit make that uses blackcurrants. All of the products were very good. It was a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sschweitzer218
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27 August 2019|
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Response from brucew697 | Reviewed this property |
You are on a bus for most of the time. The bus drops you off at the door for each stop
Nadia M
17 October 2018|
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Response from JBartNZ | Reviewed this property |
Hi I did the 1:45. It was 3 1/2 hours.
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