Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière

Sainte-Croix • Lotbinière
important Covid-19, closing for the 2021 season
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In a few words

Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière, a well kept secret that is worth seeing! This unique natural site recognized as one of the most beautiful gardens in North America offers walk discoveries (over 2300 varieties including over 300 new plants distributed in 11 gardens), bird watching (over 180 species ), photography, hiking in the forest (2.4 km) and walk along the river (more than 8 km of beach). It also offers exhibitions exploring the house Pointe Platon (family history, embroidery and lace) and its art gallery. Located on the southern shore along the St. Lawrence River, 40 minutes west of Quebec bridges, the Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière is an ideal place to relax and choice for all lovers of nature, gardening, history, photography and walking. Enjoy the excellent local produce available in our café or take a picnic in the shade of large trees.

For Real!

Hélène Leclerc, Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière

Certifications et distinctions

  • The Navigator's Trail
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2006
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2009
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2015

Schedule and prices


Access to the site from May 23 to September 27, daily, from 10 to 5 PM. Services available from June 20 to August 30, daily, from 11 to 5 PM.
From May 23 to June 19 and August 31 to September 10, services only available on weekends.


Adults: 16 $; seniors (65 years and more): 15 $; students: 10 $. Family and group rates available.

Articles (5)


Gardens to visit this summer

For lovers of flora and horticulture, this summer, discover 5 gardens in Chaudière-Appalaches that are worth the detour. In addition, among these 5 gardens, discover 3 unique museums.

Curious Nature Une course aux nains de jardin, le prétexte parfait pour un dimanche mémorable en famille!

J’ai toujours été fascinée par les nains de jardin. Ces jolies petites créatures qui agrémentent les platebandes et apportent une touche de fantaisie aux jardins. Lorsque que j’ai découvert que nous pouvions aller à leur rencontre dans l’un des plus beaux jardins d’Amérique du Nord, j’ai évidemment convié 2 jeunes exploratrices à venir à leur conquête!

important Covid-19, closing for the 2021 season