ACTIVTIES & EVENTS
La Belle Époque - B&B invites you in the heart of one of the most cultural and animated villages of Quebec’s province.
A stay in our beautiful municipality gives every visitor an opportunity to discover the region’s attractions, to know more about the local’s defining features, and above all, to succumb to its charms! We guarantee you that you won’t have to look long before finding something to do in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli.
Located on the Cultural Pedestrian Tour, La Belle Époque - B&B is only a few steps away from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli’s most amazing outdoor sites, parks, events, best restaurants and local arts boutiques.
Designated Cultural Capital City of Canada in 2005 because of the city’s achievements in the arts and cultural industry, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli offers many activities to help you discover its love of arts and culture.
Musée de la mémoire vivante
Live again the story of Philippe Aubert de Gaspé, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli’s last lord, through several exhibitions and testimonies. The museum presents also some artifacts showing the life of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli’s pioneers. Visitors can wander across beautiful pedestrian walkways along the St. Lawrence River, and stop by the cute garden named “Jardin des souvenirs”.
Where: 710, De Gaspé West Avenue, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli
L'Épopée de la Moto
Discover an epic tale over a century old replete with amazing engines and human adventures. Have a wonderful time delving into the history of these highly coveted objects - featuring gleaming or rudimentary engines, evoking travel and romance and serving as a tool for sporting feats or transporting workers! Over 100 motorcycles on display, 50 different makes from various continents, three exhibit halls and one screening room. For the entire family. Bar & Hedy Hodgson awar winner for 2012
Where: 309, avenue de Gaspé Ouest (Route 132), Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, G0R 3G0
Musée maritime du Québec – Capitaine J.E. Bernier
Discover the maritime history of the Côte-du-Sud and l’Islet regions, through several major exhibitions and many activities highlighting on our maritime heritage. You will have the opportunity to learn more about a few sailors and legendary explorers, having sailed on Saint-Lawrence river!
Your children will be impressed by the ships-museum, exhibited on land, right next to our museum.
Where: 55, chemin des Pionniers Est L’Islet (Qc) G0R 2B0
Directions from our inn: http://bit.ly/2sZkyN0
The Aulnaies’ Domain
This interpretation center shows the ancient life of a lord and his miller, welcoming you in their enchanting and authentic domain. You will have the opportunity to travel back in time and to visit a Victorian mansion, a water-powered mill, a homecraft bakery and ancient gardens. Do not miss the chance to watch the production of homemade bio flour!
Where: 525, de la Seigneurie (132 Highway), Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies
On the outskirts of Saint-Lawrence River, La Belle Époque - B&B suggests many activities that will make you breathe the great fresh air. Parks, bicycle tracks, green spaces: many options are there so you can stretch your legs and get moving! Plus, you will have the opportunity to see our region’s breathtaking landscapes.
Cultural Pedestrian Tour
Located directly on the Cultural Pedestrian Tour, La belle Époque – Auberge B&B lets you discover its municipality, a unique way. The walking route of 3 km gives you the opportunity to visit a dozen of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli’s attractions and cultural sites. Art gallery, park, marina, chapel and many more: you will be instantly seduced by our city’s character and charm!
When: all year
Itinerary map: http://www.saintjeanportjoli.com/down/262.pdf
Always on the lookout for new events in our region, La Belle Époque suggests you on this page the list of upcoming events in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli. Take a look here to be aware of what is livening up our village.
Guitares en fête Music Festival – July 1st and 2nd
Come and enjoy the beautiful city of Islet-sur-mer, during its guitar festival, on July 1st and 2nd. Many shows featuring all kinds of guitars and several activities await your family and you. Moreover, there will be an exhibition of handcrafted products and guitars.
The admission for the shows and activities is completely free!
When: July 1st & 2nd
Where: Islet-sur-mer’s dock, at less than a 15 minutes’ drive from the inn
Summer Concerts at Parc Chanoine-Fleury - July 26 to August 13
Do not miss the 28th edition of the outdoor concerts at the Parc Chanoine-Fleury, from July 26th to August 13th. Every Sunday afternoon, appreciate the music of Claud Michaud, Serge André Jones and Couleurs Nomades, to only name a few, at the Marcellin-Leclerc music booth.
Discover the complete programme here.
When: from July 26th to August 13th
Where: Parc Chanoine-Fleury, in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli