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Chemin Royal (Royal Road)

Chemin Royal | Saint-Pierre-De-l'Ile-d'Orleans, Quebec G0A 4E0, Canada
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Nice Drive, but Not Much To Do in Late October

Drove around in the third week of October. Most of the restaurants were closed. Island is much... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Northern Virginia, Virginia
Go before Thanksgiving weekend

Went end of October. Almost everything was closed. Only 2 restaurants still open on the whole... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
St. John's, Canada
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“strawberries” (15 reviews)
“quebec city” (31 reviews)
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Chemin Royal | Saint-Pierre-De-l'Ile-d'Orleans, Quebec G0A 4E0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Drove around in the third week of October. Most of the restaurants were closed. Island is much bigger than I expected. I was expecting a store after a store in short distances like in Napa Valley. Still there are some places open for tastings. We...More

Thank HeaveNEarth
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Went end of October. Almost everything was closed. Only 2 restaurants still open on the whole island. Only a couple of apple stands. Chocolate and maple syrup places all closed. Bit disappointing. Nice drive. Leaves were about 75% fallen. I could only imagine how great...More

Thank IMARover1973
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We drove on Route 368 or the Chemin Royal road which goes around the Ile d’Orleans. As soon as we crossed the bridge, we headed on the right for an anti-clockwise drive of the island. Our first stop was the Chocolatier right along the edge....More

Thank Dinesh R
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Scenic road that lets you see the entire island. You can travel by car or bicycle through the different towns, sample the local fare, and enjoy the breath-taking views of the St. LAwrence River.

Thank Pardo M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We drove the entire road with our 16 and 13 yr olds after we spent the morning at Montmorency Falls. It was one of the highlights of our week in Canada at the end of July.. We stopped multiple times to buy the BEST strawberries...More

1  Thank uk_zette
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you really want to see the island then you have to travel Chemin Royal and it won't disappoint. We enjoyed our leisurely drive with some stops along the way. The island should be on everyone's agenda. It's a big change from Quebec City.

1  Thank wasntme58
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My boyfriend and I spent the entire day on this road - from 11 am to 5:30 pm - and that's what I would suggest. Don't do Montmorency Falls and Ile D'Orleans in one day, you'll end up rushing to see everything and won't get...More

6  Thank chasinggrace7
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We drove around the entire island at the beginning to June. We stopped and bought wine, chocolate and cider at different stores. There were plenty of places to park and walk around or have lunch or ice cream. At the far end of the island...More

Thank Carolyn I
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We drove this whole road around the island. Maybe for Canada special, but being from a Europe we were disappointed. There are no small charming villages nor exceptional nature sights. Yes, the island has a special feel which differs from the mainland, but is that...More

5  Thank EMBE762
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We planned on spending the day here and driving around the entire island. We made several stops along the way. It truly was like a drive back in time. The highlight was finding my wife's families home from the 1600s!

1  Thank Dynamicjohn
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5 December 2017|
Response from HeaveNEarth | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any while we were driving about the third of the island, but there is a large grocery store, IGA, not far from the M. waterfall and the only bridge into the island.