Winter is a big deal in Québec. Although we could use the cold weather as an excuse to stay indoors, there are actually lots of fun things to do outside, including many that are quite unusual.
In addition to skiing, snowshoeing and snowboarding, several other outdoor activities make the most of the magic and wonder of winter. Indeed, our regions offer something for everyone, so here are a few suggestions for unusual winter activities. Which of them makes you look forward to winter this year? Read more
Côte-Nord – Manicouagan is home to many exceptional bird-watching sites. Whether you are a first-time or regular visitor to the region, here are four must-see sites where you can observe the birds that live and feed along the St. Lawrence. Read more
In late February, early March, tens of thousands of harp seals give birth to their pups on the ice surrounding the Îles de la Madeleine in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. For several weeks each year, you can participate in a seal-watching excursion with Château Madelinot to observe the whitecoats (baby seals) up close.
During the excursion, great care is taken to ensure that the seals are not unduly disturbed by the presence of visitors. Read more
Summer or winter, I’m a big fan of the great outdoors! In the winter, I swap my hiking boots for snowshoes or skis and set off to explore the trails, whether in national parks or elsewhere. Here, then, are a few suggestions of places to visit for your next snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or backcountry skiing trips. Read more
Sea kayaking, hiking, wildlife observation, interpretive activities, etc., there’s so much to do in the maritime regions of Québec. If you have little time, but the head full of projects – whether you come in the summer or in the fall when nature puts on her most beautiful colours – a stay at a resort offering lodging and various activities is likely the perfect solution for you. Here are a few ideas. Read more
It’s no secret that exploring the Côte-Nord region of Québec via Labrador is an epic journey spanning many days and hundreds of kilometres. Those who hear the call to adventure and want to experience a Jack Kerouac-style road trip will enjoy this voyage that is as exciting as it is awe-inspiring. Read more