Nights are magical on Île d’Orléans
 

Nights are magical on Île d’Orléans

Destinations to explore June 10, 2019
Nights are magical on Île d’Orléans. Photo: SébaZtien Girard
Nights are magical on Île d’Orléans. Photo: SébaZtien Girard
Did you know that plenty of cultural and gourmet activities come to life at sunset? All the more reason to make your fun-filled day on Île d’Orléans last a bit longer. Visit this island accessible by bridge from Québec City, see a concert or sit down to a delicious meal in a countryside setting. You’ll discover that there’s so much to do on the island at night!

Delicious foods to taste during the day

With rich fertile lands, Île d’Orléans has everything you need to fill your picnic basket. Not only can you pick up ingredients directly at farms, but you can also use the picnic tables many have set up on their properties so that you can taste their products as soon as possible. You’ll find craft beers, cider, vegetables and fruits, not to mention cheeses, breads, sweets and lots of other treats. Île d’Orléans truly is a destination to savour!

Stunning sunsets on Île d’Orléans. Photo: SébaZtien Girard
Stunning sunsets on Île d’Orléans. Photo: SébaZtien Girard

Let the music sweep you off your feet

No matter what your favourite genre of music is, you can find a concert you’ll love on the island. Classical music enthusiasts as well as new converts will be amazed by the quality of the performances presented by Musique de chambre à Sainte-Pétronille. From June 27 to August 22, 2019, concerts will be held at the church – which has unparalleled acoustics – and will feature six musical ensembles interpreting the works of the great composers: Beethoven, Schumann, Liszt and many more.

Contemporary sounds on the other hand can be heard at La Boîte à chansons at Espace Félix-Leclerc. This best-kept secret is a venue that welcomes well-known artists in an intimate setting. Concerts take place from June 21 to September 13, 2019.

Fun days turn into incredible nights

Days simply fly by on Île d’Orléans. Put off your plans to return to the mainland and make the most of your stay by admiring the sunset, soaking up the atmosphere at restaurants or having an ice cream cone under the stars. Nights and evenings on the island are so animated that you’ll probably end up staying overnight at one of its cozy B&Bs or inns.


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