Exploring the wonderful region of Portneuf
means discovering charming villages ranked among the most beautiful
in Quebec, while travelling along the St. Lawrence River shoreline.
The region is also home to hundreds of km of hiking or biking trails
as well as the famous Chemin du Roy that is perfect for a
road trip. Portneuf is also a mix of flavours in local markets,
restaurants and regional producers. No matter what type of getaway
you’re looking for, Portneuf offers a multitude of activities to
discover culture, food or nature!
Are you passionate about food tourism?
You’re in luck, because Portneuf is full of unique and tasty
products made by businesses rooted in the region. Their exceptional
products, grown with passion, are showcased in the culinary
creations of Portneuf restaurateurs. This is why the municipality of
Portneuf and a group of agri-food partners have put together an
event called La Virée Enracinée.
From July 1 to September 4, 2022, for the
2nd edition of La Virée Enracinée, participating
restaurants invite you to eat local and discover the food of
Portneuf. A diversity of dishes can be on site, of as take-out meals
that are perfect for a delicious picnic complemented by the
magnificent scenery of Portneuf!
In Portneuf, the Chemin du Roy runs
along the mighty St. Lawrence River, offering breathtaking panoramic
views and must-see stops to discover beautiful villages and local
artisans. The 76-km section of the road that goes across Portneuf
allows you to explore one of the most undisturbed parts of this
route; the landscape bears the traces of the seigniorial regime,
both in the built heritage and in the way the territory was
Along the way, you can drop by many
cultural and heritage tourist attractions. The Auberge de
l'Ouest invites you to stay in the heart of one of the most
beautiful villages in Quebec. Les Voies du Sacré is a
route that features some of the oldest architectural and religious
art treasures in Quebec. Finally, the Deschambault
Public Market is a must-see on Saturdays during the summer to taste
the know-how of Portneuf producers. In short, a route with history,
food and more!