Situated north of the Outaouais region and at the frontier with Ontario, the vast region of Abitibi-Témiscamingue is famous for its lush forests and fish-filled lakes. Nature enthusiast and adventure seeker will be pleased!
From La Pocatière to Sainte-Luce-sur-Mer, passing through Kamouraska, Rivière-du-Loup, Trois-Pistoles and Rimouski, the greatness of the St. Lawrence river and its rich maritime heritage awaits you. Further south, lighthouses and islands give way to the lovely rolling countryside and majestic lakes.
Tucked away among lakes and mountains, the Eastern Townships region is characterised by its various and breathtaking landscapes. Blessed by nature, it offers a whole range of possibilities much to the delight of visitors, from sailing to kayaking, and water skiing to windsurfing.
From the foothills of the Appalachians to the St. Lawrence plains, the Centre-du-Quebec region do not fail to charm. The passage of the snow geese on the edge of the Lake St Pierre Biosphere Reserve, kilometers of bicycle paths along the Saint-François river and the beauty of Lake William make it a destination of choice.
Set along the St. Lawrence river and the majestic Laurentian Mountains, Charlevoix is a Biosphere Reserve with a diverse flora and fauna. With the St. Lawrence river on its east coast and its panoramic views and landscapes, this destination is a must-go to experience outdoor activities, all year round.
Chaudière-Appalaches is 200 km (125 mi.) of coastline along the St. Lawrence, a 21-island archipelago, the Appalachians and the myriad activities there year-round, lakes and rivers and spectacular waterfalls and natural beaches. Places to discover on foot, by bike or in a canoe.
Côte-Nord–Duplessis is a region of majestic proportions. Amidst the immensity of the river and mountains, eastern Côte?Nord will take your breath away with its views of the Mingan Archipelago, Anticosti Island and the Lower North Shore. Hunting and fishing buffs: adventure awaits you!
Eeyou Istchee Baie-James will amaze you. With its immense lakes, wild rivers, Northern Lights, and wealth of wildlife the destination is perfect for canoeing, kayaking and rafting. The abundance of its aquatic fauna is increasingly recognized and the diversity as well as the enormous size of certain specimens makes the region a real paradise for fishing enthusiasts.
Gaspésie is at the same time, the sea and the mountain. A true year-round playground, this region has a wealth of exciting activities, places brimming with history, unique flavours and new people to meet. A must-see destination that leaves no one indifferent to its charms!
This Gulf of St. Lawrence archipelago’s elongated forms are garbed in sandy, wave-kissed beaches. Pale dunes, rolling green hills, ochre cliffs and brightly coloured houses stand out against the backdrop of the deep blue sea. This idyllic seaside setting is perfect for a holiday in the open air.
Located almost on Montreal’s doorstep between the St. Lawrence river and the mountains, Lanaudière is a colourful region where you can enjoy all kinds of interesting and lively activities. This region’s wide-open spaces, 10,000 lakes and rivers, waterfalls, plains, mountains and numerous beaches all make it a perfect outdoor paradise!
The Laurentians is 22,000 square kilometres of pure delight just north of Montreal. The great diversity of its ecosystems opens up ever-new horizons, providing an outstanding natural experience to suit visitors of every ilk. Be awed by the tranquility of the more than 9,000 lakes and rivers and lose yourself in this all-season playground.
Surrounded by the Mille Îles River and Des Prairies River, Laval region is a perfect combination of city and nature. Both rivers and Laval’s 10 parks will satisfy the needs of kayakers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Extending from Tadoussac to Baie?Trinité, with Baie?Comeau and Fermont in between, Côte?Nord–Manicouagan is a wonderful region to visit year-round. You will find in this coastal region, where the mixture of the wind and the salty sea air create an intoxicating scent, one of the most beautiful bays in the world, numerous onshore sites for observing whales and birds and a lot of charm.
This is a region of stunning natural beauty located between Montréal and Québec City. It spans from the St. Lawrence River to the heart of the boreal forest. Ideal for water sports enthusiasts like canoe and kayak, the Mauricie region offer many beautiful and enchanting places for paddling or fishing.
The Montérégie region is a pleasant mix of city and village a stone’s throw from Montréal and the U.S., between Québec City and Ottawa. With its bountiful nature, its beaches and water bodies, the region abounds with outdoor activities that are just perfect, summer and winter.
Nestled in the heart of the magnificent St. Lawrence River, the island of Montreal teems with contemporary life among antique beauty, stunning architecture and epic views. From wandering on or around the Lachine Canal or the De Prairies River or cruising on the St. Lawrence River from the Old Port, the region pulses with activity. Boaters, make a stop at the Port d’escale marina. The Old Montreal awaits you!
Presenting a remarkable display of truly wild tundra, taiga forest, scenic mountains, untamed rivers and countless lakes, the Nunavik region is the ideal playground for nature lovers in search of a true adventure. This region is also home to polar bears, seals, walrus and whales.
Outaouais is where the effervescence of city life meets the quiet of nature. With its superb lakes and its countless outfitters in the north of the region, its large national parks and a long river rich with history, this destination offers various activities on water or on the shore.
A UNESCO World Heritage City, Quebec is surrounded by beautiful landscapes where mountains, lakes and rivers meet. The city lies along the St. Lawrence River on which mingle together cruise ships, sail boats, motorboats, kitesurfers, kayakers and windsurfers.
Nestled between the frenzy of urban centers and the wilderness of the northern area, the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is a choice destination for all kind of holidays. The huge Lake Saint-Jean and the Saguenay fjord offer a wide range of cultural and adventurous activities.