In Baie-St-Paul & Isle-aux-Coudres
Foodies should consider visits to some of the region's unique food producers. La Ferme Basque de Charlevoix, 813 rue St-Edouard in St-Urbain, just west of Baie-St-Paul (tel. 418/639-2246; www.lafermebasque.ca), is a small-scale family farm that raises ducks and makes foie gras sold throughout the province. Tours are C$4 adults. La Maison d'Affinage Maurice Dufour, 1339 boul. Mgr-de-Lavel/Rte. 138, Baie-St-Paul (tel. 418/435-5692; www.fromagefin.com), is a fromagerie that makes Le Ciel de Charlevoix, an artisanal cheese that is a highlight of the region (and 2009 champion in the Grand prix des fromages Canadiens, or Canadian Cheese Grand Prix).
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