An iconic city for the Group of Seven, the birthplace of Cirque du Soleil and a cultural capital in Canada, Baie-Saint-Paul perpetuates a lifestyle where art and culture flourish in perfect harmony.
Baie-Saint-Paul has been an inexhaustible source of inspiration for countless artists and artisans who dream of capturing on canvas the unique luminosity of the region’s postcard landscapes. Rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste has Canada’s largest concentration of art galleries per square kilometre.
Baie-Saint-Paul also features a wharf, a sandy beach, a century old pine grove and a fish-friendly river that is a shared habitat for trout and salmon. In the cafés, bistros and high-end restaurants, inspired chefs create daily renditions enhanced by regional delicacies.
Baie-Saint-Paul is a festive and trendy town. It holds annual events that enjoy a wide reputation. Foremost among them are the International Symposium of Contemporary Art, Le Festif and its Christmas Market (Le Marché de Noël). In any season, it is the perfect location for a cultural, gastronomic, romantic or sporting escapade.