Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Marichel educational farm: the link between the land and the food
Even before the emergence of organic certifications, Marielle Martineau and Michel Gendreau were involved in promoting the environmental cause among young people. It was in 1995 that they founded La Ferme Pédagogique Marichel inside the Sainte-Agath…
July 8, 2021
Active Nature The beautiful view and the good life
Charmée is the idyllic word to describe what I experienced last Thursday ... That day, I had reserved my place at the Belle-vue campsite in Sainte-Croix. I have prepared my tent, my supper, my firewood and my reading book. My good humor and spirit o…
Tourisme Lotbinière July 7, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Station Rustique: tasty meals and a warm atmosphere
Based in Laurier-Station, the Station Rustique restaurant was born when Véronique Perron decided she wanted to become her own boss. It was in the company of Stéphanie Boisvert that the restaurateur, who has 27 years of restaurant experience, was abl…
July 6, 2021
Foody Nature Strawberries & Wonders!
The end of classes rhymes with the arrival of strawberries in the fields of our favorite producers! This is a fruit that marks the start of the holidays because it SMELLs, because it TASKS good and because we LOVE it! Sweet, juicy and tender, there …
July 5, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - On the side of Chez Swann: Breton pancakes and tasty beers for fine palates
It was from the coasts of Finistère that Michèle Youinou transported precious ancestral Breton knowledge to a magnificent red barn nestled in the heart of the village of Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly.
June 18, 2021
Curious Nature A walk at Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière, in Sainte-Croix
At the start of their 2021 season, I went for a walk in one of the most beautiful gardens in Canada, which we are lucky to have here in Lotbinière! From the moment I arrived, I felt that I was going to make incredible discoveries and see breathtakin…
Tourisme Lotbinière June 18, 2021
Curious Nature Back to the time of the lords!
Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière is a pure heritage gem, in addition to being recognized as the number one essential in the Lotbinière region! Because of its architecture, its presence and its history, it shines before our eyes like a gold nugget found in…
June 16, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Cidrerie Saint-Antoine: apple passion
It was in 2009 that Jonathan Aubin and his wife, Émilie Vaillancourt, took the reins of the five hectares of orchards planted in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly in 1983 by Jonathan's father, Émile Aubin.
June 15, 2021
Active Nature The river with many faces
The river is a colorful character with many faces: sometimes clever and then calm as a mirror, it has the advantage of being 100% transparent through the emotions that rock it. We could easily find 50 shades of blue! My blog, I hope, will reconcile …
June 15, 2021
Active Nature Nature in its raw state
If I tell you that the Lotbinière region has a well-kept secret that covers more than 163 square kilometers, will you believe me? Well, this is the case with the public land of the Forêt de la Seigneurie de Lotbinière. But, what does public land eat…
June 15, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - La Charloise: for the love of wine and berries
In 1997, Charlotte Reason and Charles L’Écuyer decided to leave town for the fresh country air and bought land in Lotbinière. The following year, then inhabited by an immense passion, they engaged in fruit production and planted, until 2005, no less…
June 10, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Fromagerie Bergeron: Canadian master of gouda cheese
Established in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, the Bergeron family is one of artisan cheesemakers who have mastered the art of seducing the taste buds with its range of flavors and textures for over 30 years. Fromagerie Bergeron stands out thanks to its spe…
June 1, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Verger de Tilly: a passion for apples, emerging crops and fruit beers
Owners of the magnificent Verger de Tilly since 1993, Denis Maltais and Lucie Fortin continue to grow this enchanting site of Saint-Antoine-De-Tilly located by the river. With 3,500 dwarf, semi-dwarf and giant apple trees offering some thirty variet…
May 28, 2021
Arrêts Gourmands The know-how of our gourmet stops - Domaine Small: birch syrup and organic microdistillery
Owned by the Small family since 1904, the magnificent 68-acre land located in Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière has long been devoted to the operation of a sugar bush. Things changed when Richard Small took over the family business 100 years after its fou…
May 20, 2021
Active Nature Reunion mission with the Moulin du Portage
Our last shows in a crowded hall already go back several, several, several months! I don't know about you, but I really miss it! Exchange a tchin-tchin, a giggle, and devote 100% of our attention to a performing artist for a few hours to come out of…
May 17, 2021
Active Nature Bike ... bike ... bike ... yeah!
The snow has melted… yeah! What are we doing? We come out of our hibernation and stretch our muscles by stepping over our bikes and exploring the nooks and crannies that we have missed the most throughout the winter season!
April 19, 2021
Foody Nature « Maple Box » for Sweeten your kisses at Domaine Small
I don't know about you, but for me the school break announces the official start of the sugaring season! Yeah! This delicious moment when you can put maple syrup absolutely everywhere: from your breakfast, to your pre-snack, to your post-snack, to y…
March 8, 2021
Active Nature “Ski” does us good ...
Need to get some fresh air? One has a nice suggestion to "ski" might just do you good! Discover or rediscover an energizing activity in the Lotbinière region: cross-country skiing!
January 25, 2021
Active Nature Rando...lution!
The holiday holidays are over! It was, without a doubt, the most relaxing of my life! I, who usually can't keep still, picked up on myself and indulged in new activities. I was in "learning to stay at home" mode which hardly ever happens to me durin…
January 12, 2021
Active Nature Girls' getaway in times of pandemic
Is it because the snow had deposited such a beautiful white carpet on the ground or because we could not take any more of all these virtual meetings, but my friend Isa and I decided to take a break from the routine and improvise a girls' getaway. No…
December 14, 2020