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Chemin Royal (Royal Road)

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Address: Chemin Royal | Saint-Pierre-De-l'Ile-d'Orleans, Quebec G0A 4E0, Canada
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As a family we LOVE this place, some of the most outrageous Strawberries I have ever eaten! Great place to have a relaxing drive.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Drakarula
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Merrick, New York
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Merrick, New York
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family we LOVE this place, some of the most outrageous Strawberries I have ever eaten! Great place to have a relaxing drive.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a drive that you should take in. You can get a tape cassette at the visitors reception center that will provide a vocal guided tour of the island (French or English). You will motor through seven villages all different and with its own charm. We visit the island to get away from the hectic nature of the city.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was a nice short drive to get out and away from the city. The drive was nice and relaxing as there’s no traffic this time of year which is great since there’s only one lane in each direction. So, we were able to stop and go and drive at our own pace. Being November quite a few things were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

What an amazing way to spend an afternoon, and so close to the City! The architecture and style of the vintage homes is amazing, and essentially this is a road trip full of wineries, a brewery, chocolate, crafts, etc. The trip takes about 4 hours, so be sure to give yourself enough time. We stopped at the chocolaterie, one gift... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Just to take the time and appreciate what we have near the city of Quebec is awesome ,a change of pace and well deserved. Having a day just to discouver this Island is well spent ,from the strawberries you can pick yourself ,apple that are not too high in the trees,tasting jams ,butters and ciders are always awesome. taking the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Chemin Royal which circles Isle d'Orleans is a beautiful and relaxing drive. We drove it during the fall and the change of colors were a real treat. The small villages all around the island are filled with quaint houses and small business primarily revolving around agriculture; lots of farms, a few wineries, cheese stores, and chocolate stores. We were... More 

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Weston, Florida
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

If I lived in Quebec City, I would go to the Island every weekend to go shopping for fresh vegetable, fruits, eggs, cider, wine or just to enjoy the countryside 20 minutes away from town. Driving through the shaded Chemin Royal in the little town of Sainte-Petronille was enchanting. The south side of the island is less wooded, but has... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Driving around this rural island in the St. Lawrence is a little like stepping back in time. Produce stands, a few restaurants the chocolate/ice cream shop at one end. Gorgeous views of the St. Lawrence and the farmlands. The bridge to the island is scenic also. Very close to Montmorency Falls. Could be done the same day...we did. And so... More 

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Western MA
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216 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Just a short drive from Quebec City, driving around Ile d'Orleans is a relaxing and scenic drive. Views of the Saint Lawrence, charming old houses and churches and interesting shops along the way. Lots of dining options. Leave yourself 3-4 hours for the loop with lunch and multiple stops (about 40 miles).

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Coming from a big city, it is always a welcoming site to see greenery. The drive around the island is very relaxing. There is a section of the road that is been worked on as of the time of this posting so we ended up detouring on a dirt and gravel road in the fields. It did not dampen our... More 

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