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Chaudière-Appalaches

The region in short…

The Chaudière-Appalaches region is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, facing Quebec City, between the Centre-du-Québec and Bas-Saint-Laurent regions and bordered by the US border. It takes its name from the Chaudière River that crosses it from south to north and from the Appalachian Mountains.

You can buy a property in the Chaudière-Appalaches region’s cities and towns, and Via Capitale offers many choices. When you buy a property in the Chaudière-Appalaches region through a Via Capitale broker, the Via Capitale broker will offer you the benefits of the Via Capitale protections program. This protection for mortgage payments, plumbing, electricity and heating are reassuring when you settle in a new home.

Chaudières-Appalaches is a historical and heritage region with its charming villages, including some of the prettiest in Quebec. Nature is also very generous where the river meets fertile valleys; tourist attractions include Parc national de Frontenac, Parc régional des Appalaches, the hiking trails at Monts de Coleraine, Parc régional Massif du Sud and Ile aux Grues, historic routes Craig and Gosford, the Route des deux vallées, the Corridor international Chaudière-Kennebec and finally, Route des Parcs.

The forests and fertile lands are the territory’s main natural resources. Pig farming and dairy production have made Chaudières-Appalaches Quebec’s second largest agricultural region.

The region offers several tourist routes to discover its attractions and activities. Historic routes Craig and Gosford feature superb ancestral estates; the Route des deux vallées, which winds along the Chaudière and Etchemin rivers, offers gorgeous mountain and valley landscapes. The Kennebec-Chaudière Corridor runs through the region from north to south all the way to Maine; and the Route des Parcs spotlights the area’s parks.

Chaudière-Appalaches also has many annual festivals and events that attract people from around the world.

Median value
of properties
$145,000
Housing types
Maison individuelle non attenante
Population
410,829
Languages spoken
French
Age groups
44
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Michel Julien
Credit: Michel Julien
Michel Julien
Credit: Michel Julien
Michel Julien
Credit: Michel Julien