Petite-Rivière-Saint-François was the first settlement of the region (1675). Located at the foot of the ski centre, Le Massif de Charlevoix, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François is a narrow strip of land running along the river for more than 6 kilometres. To the East, Baie-Saint-Paul – a true inspiratiion site to many artists and artesans – unfurls its beauty in a valley where the Rivière-du-Gouffre runs toward the Saint-Lawrence. Art galleries abund while festivals and cultural events multiply.
Espace Baie-Saint-Paul - Expo - Experience
The first permanent exhibition on history, heritage and cultural dynamism.
An inspirational area of discovery, Espace Baie-Saint-Paul invites you to a visit of the « artists’ haven » and the surrounding villages. The technological concept allows the visitor to select the themes or attractions he or she wishes to explore in the interactive room or in the field, traveling the city with the help of five circuits available on the App one may download free of charge from Apple store or Goggle play. An incomparable tool for anyone wishing to know all about Baie-Saint-Paul.See + About Espace Baie-Saint-Paul - Expo - Experience
Photo : François Rivard
Baie-Saint-Paul is a cultural capital, beautiful and crazy natural. Energy is always on overdrive here, between mountains and sea. This is where poets, painters and buskers have forever found larger-than-life inspiration. A meteor impact zone dating back some 350 million years could well be the reason for all this excitement. Now it’s your turn to be inspired.See + About Baie-Saint-Paul
Photo : Louis Laliberté
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