Val-David is a village of more than 5,200 inhabitants in the Laurentian Mountains. Attracting about 100,000 tourists a year, Val-David is predominantly francophone although it has a small anglophone minority. The village is famous for its delicious and diverse food scene as well for its artistic character. Many renowned and amateur artists, writers and dancers live and have lived in Val-David, notably Quebecois poet Gaston Miron, jazz bassist Charlie Biddle, and singer-songwriter Alan Gerber. Val-David is also a centre for much outdoor recreational activity as its 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) Parc Dufresne is the most popular rock-climbing destination in eastern Canada.
Montreal - Val-David: 1 hr. 25 mins. approx.
Val-David - Saint-Alexis-des-Monts: 2 hrs. approx.
Saint-Alexis-des-Monts - Quebec City: 2 hrs. 10 mins. approx.