Tantalizing trails and a trip for your taste buds

Attractions to discover, September 14, 2020 2020-09-14
La Route des Saveurs
The Charlevoix Flavour Trail

In Quebec, a variety of food-themed circuits, each more inviting than the last, allow road trippers to taste homegrown delights. On your trails, you will meet enthusiastic hosts that will proudly introduce you to their delicious products and share the secrets of their trade. Here are a few suggestions of circuits to discover Quebec’s unique foods and drinks.

Countryside flavours to savour

When you follow the Chemin du Terroir in the Laurentians, you’ll discover scrumptious treasures and charming country sites from a new angle. The vineyards, honey farms, orchards and cheese shops on this route are run by passionate producers and located in a pastoral environment that makes an ideal background for a romantic getaway or family vacation. Informative visits, activities out in nature and quaint shops also make an appearance on the menu.

Ever heard of the Charlevoix Flavour Trail? Foodies flock to it in droves! This trail features producers and chefs who welcome you with open arms amid spectacular scenery. Drop in on cheese shops, bakeries, honey farms, cider houses and other food-themed attractions that have given this marvellous region a gourmet reputation.


Take your bike or car onto the Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route, a haven of valleys and vineyards. These vineyards invite you to learn about wine-growing in a northern climate and taste locally produced vintages. Make the most of your trip to plan a picnic or take part in a number of activities during the harvest in September and October.

Calling all beer connoisseurs: how would you like a trip with friends on the Sherbrooke Craft Beer Tour? Choose between the pedestrian circuit or the car circuit (or both!) and combine your tour of six craft breweries with a closer look at Sherbrooke’s famous murals and distinctive buildings.

Foodie favourites in Montérégie

The quintessential destination for food and agriculture, the region of Montérégie is home to a number of gourmet circuits called “Virées gourmandes”. This place known for cider- and wine-making as well as fruit orchards and vegetable farms is as delicious as it is inspiring thanks to the generosity of its producers. Ride or drive down the roads, picking up a diversity of surprising food-themed experiences along the way.

Tournée des microbrasseries de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke Craft Beer Tour

In Montérégie you’ll also find the Circuit du Paysan trail of country landscapes sprinkled with homegrown delicacies. Stands of fruits, vegetables and meats, cheese shops, butcher’s shops, bakeries and chocolate shops all welcome you with open arms! Discover this circuit on your own, with your sweetheart or with family and make it an amazing road trip on one of the province’s most tasty roads.

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