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Baie-Saint-Paul, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François

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Petite-Rivière-Saint-François is to eels what Baie-Saint-Paul is to wolves, sympathetic names which, in the popular folklore, refer to the residents of both municipalities considered as the entrances to Charlevoix to the West. Along the Saint-Lawrence, Petite-Rivière-Saint-François and Baie-Saint-Paul are the beacons of the region, the first being the cradle of settling in Charlevoix and the second ranking among Canada’s cultural capitals.

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.

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    Photo : François Rivard

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