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Island of Orleans Food and Drink Tour

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Overview
Taste your way across Ile d’Orleans on this leisurely food and drink tour of the countryside. Rather than planning and navigating on your own, follow a guide to locally loved producers of Quebecois specialties, including chocolate, ice cider, wine, and blackcurrant cassis. Hear commentary about the area along with way, and don’t worry about indulging too much, as you can relax on the ride home while someone else drives.
Highlights
  • 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
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 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
Exclusions
  • 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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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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My friend and I greatly enjoyed seeing the area outside Quebec City, the drive gave us lovely views the whole time. The guide was friendly, funny and knowledgeable. The stops were a fun way to see a more local side of Quebec City.
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My wife and I took this tour on November 2, 2019. We got a feel for the island, took in awesome views of Quebec City's skyline, and the tastings were wonderful: a chocolatier, nougatier, winery and cidery. To top it off, our tour guide, Celine, was warm, funny and
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A lovely time with a full van of tourists. The companies visited provided lovely samples of gorgeously tasty treats. Claude the driver was as accomodating as they come. Bravo, recommend tour.
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The l’île d’Orléans tour was a variety of interesting tastes – wine, candy, maple products, black currant wine and other treats (the black currant mustard was awesome!), plus some very beautiful scenery. Peter was an excellent guide. He lives on the island and was extremely
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Celine was a great, fun and informative guide and added energy to the trip. A great way to see a part of Quebec that could be easily missed. The perfect opportunity to support local, traditional businesses and purchase some special gifts to take home. Will let definitely
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