Guided Tours and Groups

A variety of tours and guided tour packages at the Domaine and in the Lotbinière region,
so that your groups can live a memorable experience.

We invite you to contact us at
or by phone at 418-926-2462 to discuss your guided tour and group project.

Discover the absolute must in the heart of nature

Welcome to the Lotbinière region in Chaudière-Appalaches! On the Route des Navigateurs in Sainte-Croix, discover the Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière. Located in an exceptional natural site, this garden is recognized as one of the most beautiful in North America.

A personalized guided tour of this true gem of national heritage will hold no secrets for your participants, whether they are passionate about history, nature, gardens, the outdoors, photography or walking.

Several tours and packages are offered to group tour organizers and associations ( horticultural, historical, walking, motorcycling and others) for a pleasant day of sightseeing. Close to major centres but in complete tranquility discover the rural landscapes, bucolic villages, cultural attractions and flavours of Lotbinière. Accessible and inviting, our region abounds with agrotourism attractions where "Déguster Lotbinière!" will delight participants in all your groups.

For all groups, reservation is required.

Group tour organizers, travel agencies, tour operators, as well as residences for seniors, retirees and senior citizens should contact us.

Welcome to our place!

Fee Policy

  • minimum required for a group: special rates apply for groups of 17 adults or more.
  • free admission (non-transferable): one (1) ticket for the bus driver + one (1) ticket for the organizer or the accompanying person. For schools only, free for teachers and chaperones.
  • for groups of 10 disabled people (intellectual or physical disability) and more: special group rates apply. One free admission is offered to the accompanying individual of a disabled person.
  • for teachers and school trip organizers: please contact us to inquire about rates for school groups.

Group Services

  • a guide interpreter will greet your group at the reception centre upon arrival.
  • buses can easily access the parking lot located near the reception centre. Afterwards, they can park free of charge in the spaces reserved in the 3rd parking lot.
  • meals, relaxation breaks, snacks and/or concerts can be added to your tour package.

Reservation Policy

  • Upon receipt of the Agreement, you have fourteen (14) days to sign and return it to us.
  • The group organizer must, fourteen (14) days prior to the date of the visit, confirm the total number of people provided for in the Agreement. Upon receipt of the confirmation, an invoice will be sent to you and must be paid in full, seven (7) days before the event, by Visa or MasterCard or by bank transfer.
  • If the confirmation period is not respected, an invoice will be sent according to the information on the signed Agreement and must be paid in full within the required time frame. If on the day of your visit, the actual number of people is greater than the number already billed, the person in charge will have to pay all additional costs. If on the day of your visit, the actual number of people is less or if there is a cancellation within seven (7) days of the scheduled visit, no refund will be granted.

Methods of Payment

  • Entrance fees are in Canadian dollars. These prices do not include taxes (GST and PST) or tips.
  • Fees must be paid one week (7 days) before the arrival of the group, except for travel agencies and wholesalers.
  • Fees can be paid by cash, debit card, VISA or MasterCard or by cheque payable to the Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière Foundation.

For Information or Reservation

For more information or to reserve now, please contact us by email at or by phone at 418-926-2462.