The air is crisp, the temperature is dropping. Autumn is on its way to the nation’s capital, and wonderful activities are on the calendar for the season of rich colours and wool sweaters.
Musée national des Beaux-Arts de Québec
The Turner and the Sublime exhibit begins on October 15, 2020, and is showing in Canada exclusively at the Musée national des Beaux-Arts de Québec. It showcases the gouache and watercolour works of Joseph Mallord William Turner, one of the most important European artists of the 19th century. Come and discover his unique way of transporting you through his landscape interpretations.
A little trip to ’Île d’Orléans
With its diverse array of delicious products from local artisans, Île d'Orléans is sure to delight. You’ll instantly fall under the spell of the company Cassis Monna et filles, located near the entrance to the island. The rustic and enchanting scenery of the island combined with syrups, liqueurs and homemade jams made from blackcurrants grown on site make an exquisite team.
The 10th edition of the Québec Exquis! festival takes place from October 8 to 31, 2020. This is your chance to enjoy the best restaurants in the city! In collaboration with the region’s top chefs, this special edition of the festival will feature 3-course gourmet menus for lunch and dinner, all at accessible prices. In addition, participating restaurateurs will be showcasing Quebec wine and spirits. This is the ideal occasion to discover them!
Jacques-Cartier National Park
Just 30 minutes from downtown Quebec and with more than100 km of hiking trails for all levels, it’s easy to admire the colours of the highest elevations in Jacques-Cartier National Park. It’s a superb outdoor adventure for when you want to surround yourself with autumn’s one-of-a-kind beauty!
Located in Saint-Roch and St-Malo, the two branches of Noctem Craft Brewers are among the many microbreweries in the Capitale-Nationale region. It stands out for its menu of beers of various inspirations, always crafted with the same rigour, as well as by its locally inspired food menu, which includes items like Saint-Laurent poutine with gravy made from beer and seaweed!