As the largest province in Canada, Quebec is known for being breathtaking. With a long indigenous history and mixed settlement heritage, Quebec’s towns offer amazing insight into the province’s architectural present and past. It’s typical to think about Montreal and Quebec City when it comes to the beautiful features of Quebec but here are three beautiful towns with the most stunning architecture that will have you wondering if you’re in Europe!
This stunner is located in the Bas-Saint Laurent region of Quebec and it’s actually a member of the Association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Quebec. This charming town has been a well-known vacation spot for over 150 years, known for its beautiful architecture and natural surroundings. With its heritage of historic buildings, its islands, landscapes dominated by rivers, Notre-Dame-du-Portage has earned its place in the association of the Most Beautiful Villages of Quebec.
Known as the ‘Capital of the Detective Novel” Saint Pacome is a must-see village of the Bas-Saint Laurent, located among the foothills of the Haut-Pays(Upper Country) and the meandering Oelle River. When you visit Saint-Pacome you’ll find stunning landscapes, which are best seen from the top of mountains. It is famous for having historical architecture that is framed by hiking paths and that is what leads travellers into the local countryside.
Last but certainly not least, Stanstead is another town in Quebec known for being a beauty! This town is home to collections of beautiful historic buildings. Dufferin Street has been dubbed the “outdoor museum” due to the fact that it’s home to numerous landmark buildings and churches. Stanstead will have you wondering if you went through a time machine and went back to the 1800s because of the historical vibe and stunning architecture that makes you wonder if you took a trip to Europe.