Charlevoix

Charlevoix – La Routes des Saveurs is an introduction to local producers, cuisine, artisans and inspiring entrepreneurs

Charlevoix Hugging the north shore of the St. Lawrence from the enchanting village of Baie St. Paul up to La Malbaie and beyond, the Charlevoix region is a year-round tourism destination. During the spring, summer and fall, the local artisans open their farms, studios and workshops to visitors. We recently visited several, and were impressed with the high quality of the products, but also with inventiveness and entrepreneurial spirit of the...
Le Manoir Richelieu

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu – magic moments in a Winter Wonderland

Famous for summer holidays and its magnificent golf course, Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu offers a similar kind of magical quality for winter holidays; where guests stay in a castle and dine like royalty after an invigorating day of outdoor activities Dog sledding through the woods is a memorable experience Overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River in the picturesque Charlevoix region of Quebec, the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu Resort has the...
Club Med

Club Med is coming to Charlevoix

A sneak peek of the new Club Med Québec Charlevoix Resort Scheduled to open December 2020 1st Club Med mountain resort in Canada The new resort Club Med Quebec Charlevoix will be an enchanted interlude for families, couples and groups, to experience the best of Canadian Ski Sports and Quebec lifestyle, with a unique Club Med spirit. “We’re especially proud to partner with Club Med to welcome the first mountain resort in North America,” says...

Quebec’s Charlevoix Region and the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu are a perfect pairing

If there is any validity to the old adage that practice makes perfect, then the Charlevoix Region’s hospitality industry could be regarded among the best in the country. Remarkably, the area’s long standing resort tradition was born at least two full centuries ago followed by decade after decade of growth and refinement. By anybody’s standards, that’s a lot of practice and what evolved was a lot of perfection. I discovered the Charlevoix’s...
Charlevoix

Scenic Charlevoix and La Route des Saveurs, Part II

Scenic Charlevoix and La Route des Saveurs The Charlevoix region extends along the north shore of the St. Lawrence from the charming post-card community of Baie St-Paul to La Malbaie and beyond. The area has a history of being a popular tourist destination and its natural beauty has attracted painters for generations. It’s now home to an eclectic group of artisans who combine their craft skills with online marketing to extend their customer...
Manoir Richelieu

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu – Five Star elegance in Quebec’s picturesque Charlevoix region

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Originally a favourite summer destination for wealthy Americans and Montreal’s elite, the Charlevoix region is now a popular four season holiday destination, anchored by the historic Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Le Manoir Richelieu has a rich history beginning in 1899: interrupted for a year when the resort was rebuilt in 1929 with steel and stone after the original wood structure burned in 1928. In 1998 the new...
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu is at the centre of a Winter Wonderland

Fairmont Le Manor Richelieu – magic moments to remember for a lifetime

Famous for summer holidays and it’s magnificent golf course, Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu offers a similar kind of magical quality for winter holidays; where guests stay in a castle and dine like royalty after an invigorating day of outdoor activities Overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River in the picturesque Charlevoix region of Quebec, the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu Resort has the majestic appearance of a castle, its stone walls, turrets and...
Mont Grand-Fonds

Mont Grands-Fonds – skiing at its finest in Charlevoix

When it comes to rating ski centres in Canada, the writers at Ski Canada have the decided edge, based on their first-hand experience. In the publication’s 2018 Buyers’ Guide, the writers gave top marks to Mont Grand-Fonds, a short drive from La Malbaie and 14 kms by a free shuttle from Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu. Adam Rutherford is the congenial Ski School Director Adam Rutherford is the congenial Ski School Director, and his first comment...

Pleasure Island in The Charlevoix

Quebec’s beautiful Isle-aux-Coudres is a relaxing, family-friendly vacation destination. Hurry and hustle is far from a way of life on Isle-aux-Coudres, a small incredibly scenic island in the St. Lawrence River 90 minutes north of Quebec City. Lying off the mainland coast of the province’s Charlevoix region, this little gem is a remarkable, year-round vacation find for people looking for peace, tranquility, soft adventure and a great spot for...

Magic moments at Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

Overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River in the picturesque Charlevoix region of Quebec, the Fairmont Manoir Richelieu Resort has the majestic appearance of a castle, its stone walls, turrets and green peaked copper roofs rising above the shoreline cliff. On entering this historic property, we quickly came to appreciate that “Le Manoir” is full marks for its 5 Star status – one of a handful of Fairmont properties to have achieved such a high...