The Appalachian
Discovery road trip

The Appalachian

  • 08 attractions
  • 02 days
  • 69 km

This two-day tour lets you make one discovery after another in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, and enjoy a pleasant stay in a Victorian house classified as a heritage property.   

  • Discover the variety of items found at Jean Deshaies, an antique dealer with an endearing personality.
  • Follow in the steps of our ancestors and the French-speaking Prime Minister of Canada by visiting the Antique Tools Museum and the Musée Laurier.
  • At the top of Mont Arthabaska, stop for cocktail hour and enjoy a view of the region.
  • Enjoy a picnic and wine tasting on the charming site of the Vignoble Les Côtes du Gavet.

Note: Before leaving home, check the opening hours for each antique dealer and tourist attraction.

  • Stop #1

    Shad Café

    The Shad Café is a bistro/café located in downtown Victoriaville

    309 rue Notre-Dame Est
    Victoriaville (Quebec)
    G6P 4A4

    819 751-0848
    shadcafe@videotron.ca

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  • Stop #2

    Musée Laurier - Lieu historique national du Canada

    Go back in time to visit the sumptuous Victorian residence of Sir Wilfrid Laurier (1896-1911)!

    16 rue Laurier Ouest
    Victoriaville (Quebec)
    G6P 6P3

    819 357-8655
    info@museelaurier.com

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  • Stop #3

    Mont Arthabaska

    Observation point with lookout over the region and great location for outdoor activities

    100 chemin du Mont Arthabaska
    Victoriaville (Quebec)
    G6S 0N4

    819 751-4520
    info@montarthabaska.com

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  • Stop #4

    Restaurant Pacini Victoriaville

    Savor the freshness of Italy with the traditional bread bar and its varied menu!

    15 boulevard Arthabaska Est
    Victoriaville (Quebec)
    G6T 0S4

    819 751-1212
    resto@pacinivictoriaville.com

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  • Stop #5

    Gîte La Clé d'Art

    Welcoming and cozy cottage that blends comfort, flavors and arts

    80 avenue Pie-X
    Victoriaville (Quebec)
    G6P 4R9

    819 604-1777
    info@gitelacledart.ca

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  • Stop #6

    Vignoble Les Côtes du Gavet

    An enchanting site, the Vignoble Les Côtes du Gavet vineyard introduces visitors to wine-making in Quebec

    1690 Chemin de l'Aqueduc
    Tingwick (Quebec)
    J0A 1M0

    819 850-3391
    info@cotesgavet.com

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  • Stop #7

    Parc Marie-Victorin

    The largest ecological garden in Quebec

    385 boulevard Marie-Victorin
    Kingsey Falls (Quebec)
    J0A 1B0

    819 363-2528
    info@parcmarievictorin.com

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  • Stop #8

    Musée des outils anciens de Saint-Rémi-de-Tingwick

    The largest antique tool museum in Canada

    143 rue Principale
    Saint-Rémi-de-Tingwick (Quebec)
    J0A 1K0

    819 749-1072
    mbenoit@ivic.qc.ca

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