Helena Kyriakou


How to Spend a Summer Weekend in Charlevoix

Looking for somewhere new to plan your summer road trip to in Quebec? Located just outside of Quebec City, Charlevoix is a rustic area of the province bursting with small-town charm. The region is comprised of a number of villages nestled alongside the St. Lawrence River. To help you plan your vacation to Charlevoix, we’re sharing our favourite parts of this region to explore. Where is Charlevoix Charlevoix is a spectacular region in Quebec, situated on the north shore of the St Lawrence River, an easy 80 km drive east of Quebec City on Highway 138. This area features the wonderfully eclectic and artistic Baie-St-Paul, where Cirque du Soleil was founded in 1984. Driving east from Quebec City to Baie-St-Paul, it’s easy to see why the Charlevoix region is considered a must-see area in Quebec. This simple, short and scenic route along the St Lawrence River is an easy and…