Municipalities

The island’s population of nearly 7000 permanent inhabitants is divided among six villages, all equally charming, yet each with its unique appeal. Use the interactive map below to learn more about each village’s history and attractions.

The six villages on the island

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The historical borough of Île d'Orléans celebrates Québec's rural tradition with its gorgeous scenery stretching along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, only a few minutes from Québec City. Visitors are encouraged to experience the rich and vibrant culture of this island jewel, which is the birthplace of New France. Inhabited since time immemorial, Île d'Orléans has a diverse offer of first-rate attractions.