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Covering 6000 square kilometers in the Canadian shield, Charlevoix has a magnificiant mountain scenary caused by a 15-billion metor 350 million years ago.  The earliest vacation visitors who came in Charlevoix are as far as 1760.
 
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==Get in==
 
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===By car===
 
===By car===
'''Baie St-Paul''' is the major city of this region.  You get by car using the 138 road.  It is about 4 to 5 hours from [[Montreal]] and 2 hours from [[Quebec City]].  
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'''Baie St-Paul''' is the major city of this region.  You get by car using the 138 highway.  It is about 4 to 5 hours from [[Montreal]] and 2 hours from [[Quebec City]].
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===By ferry===
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'''Rivière-du-Loup—Saint-Siméon''', duration: 65 minutes, (418) 638-2856 or (418) 862-5094.
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'''Baie-Sainte-Catherine—Tadoussac''', duration: 8 minutes, free, (418) 235-4395.
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'''Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive—Isle-aux-Coudres''', duration: 15 minutes, free, (418) 438-2743.
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===By bus===
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'''Intercar''',  1-888-861-4592 (toll free),  offers the service from [[Montreal]] (Central station, Metro Berri-UQAM) and [[Quebec City]] (Gare du Palais, 320, rue Abraham-Martin)  to Baie St-Paul and various cities in Charlevoix along the St-Lawrence River.  Departs from Montreal : 6 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM from Saturday to Thursday; 6 AM, 9 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM on Fridays.  20% off for students.  Reservations are mandatory for some cities.  Schedules and stops: http://www.intercar.qc.ca/fr/02-01-15.html
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==Get around==
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The best way to go around in Charlevoix is by car.  However, you can get to many locations by bus with '''Intercar''' (see above).
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*Hiking: '''Parc National des Grands Jardins''', '''Parc National des Hautes-Gorges de La Malbaie'''
 
*Hiking: '''Parc National des Grands Jardins''', '''Parc National des Hautes-Gorges de La Malbaie'''
 
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*Les Saveurs Oubliées, Les Eboulements  
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*'''Les Saveurs Oubliées''', Les Eboulements, 350, Rang Godefroy, (418) 635-9888.  Exquisite country and Charlevoix regional cuisine.  Famous for their lamb meals.  Bring your wine.  Reservation must be made well in advance.  Around 40$ per person.  http://www.agneausaveurscharlevoix.com/english.html 
 
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Revision as of 07:18, 26 July 2004

Charlevoix is in Quebec.

Contents

Regions

Cities

  • Baie St-Paul
  • La Malbaie
  • Les Eboulements
  • Baie-Ste-Catherine

Other destinations

  • Ile-aux-Coudres
  • Port-au-Persil
  • Baie-des-Rochers

Understand

Covering 6000 square kilometers in the Canadian shield, Charlevoix has a magnificiant mountain scenary caused by a 15-billion metor 350 million years ago. The earliest vacation visitors who came in Charlevoix are as far as 1760.

Talk

Get in

By car

Baie St-Paul is the major city of this region. You get by car using the 138 highway. It is about 4 to 5 hours from Montreal and 2 hours from Quebec City.

By ferry

Rivière-du-Loup—Saint-Siméon, duration: 65 minutes, (418) 638-2856 or (418) 862-5094.

Baie-Sainte-Catherine—Tadoussac, duration: 8 minutes, free, (418) 235-4395.

Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive—Isle-aux-Coudres, duration: 15 minutes, free, (418) 438-2743.

By bus

Intercar, 1-888-861-4592 (toll free), offers the service from Montreal (Central station, Metro Berri-UQAM) and Quebec City (Gare du Palais, 320, rue Abraham-Martin) to Baie St-Paul and various cities in Charlevoix along the St-Lawrence River. Departs from Montreal : 6 AM, 11 AM, 2 PM from Saturday to Thursday; 6 AM, 9 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM on Fridays. 20% off for students. Reservations are mandatory for some cities. Schedules and stops: http://www.intercar.qc.ca/fr/02-01-15.html

Get around

The best way to go around in Charlevoix is by car. However, you can get to many locations by bus with Intercar (see above).

See

Do

  • Alpine Ski: Massif de la Petite Rivière Sant-Francois
  • Hiking: Parc National des Grands Jardins, Parc National des Hautes-Gorges de La Malbaie

Eat

  • Les Saveurs Oubliées, Les Eboulements, 350, Rang Godefroy, (418) 635-9888. Exquisite country and Charlevoix regional cuisine. Famous for their lamb meals. Bring your wine. Reservation must be made well in advance. Around 40$ per person. http://www.agneausaveurscharlevoix.com/english.html

Drink

Sleep

  • Les Mésanges, Baie-St-Paul

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