Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada

Baie-Saint-Paul is a town located in the regional county municipality of Charlevoix, in the National Capital administrative region, in Quebec, Canada. It is located at the mouth of the Gouffre River in the St. Lawrence River. Its agglomeration extends on both banks of the river, opposite the Coudres Island. The city attracts many tourists who love the landscapes of the region and the art galleries which are mainly located on St-Jean-Baptiste Street. Several artists have settled there and you can also find stores that sell their art and other shops dedicated to the sale of handicrafts (soap, honey, wines, etc.). There is the Baie-Saint-Paul Museum of Contemporary Art which presents various exhibitions throughout the year.

Tips

If you spend a few days of vacation in the region, you will find several interesting activities. In winter, for example, there is the Le Massif ski resort. You will also find two national parks within a 50 km radius; that of Hautes-Gorges-de-la Rivière-Malbaie and that of Grands-Jardins.

If you go to Baie St-Paul in July or August, you could take a guided tour through the crater of Charlevoix, organized by a scientific organization. Out of season, visits are possible only on request.

Find out about all the producers who sell directly to the public, some of them also offer an explanation of their production as well as the tasting.

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