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What to Do in Winter

Wintertime at Pohénégamook Santé Plein Air

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Right in the heart of Témiscouata county in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region lies a wonderful lake: Lake Pohénégamook. It’s in this beautiful natural setting that Pohénégamook Santé Plein Air Resort invites you to spend unforgettable winter vacations!

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Winter Fun at the Ferme 5 Étoiles Holiday Resort

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

A true paradise is hidden some 15 minutes away from Tadoussac, in the Côte-Nord region. Nestled along the majestic Saguenay Fjord, the Ferme 5 Étoiles holiday resort combines a prime location with a range of diverse and original activities to make the most of winter in Québec.

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Wintertime at Domaine Valga

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Located in the highland of Bas-Saint-Laurent, right in the middle of the idyllic forest and mountain, Domaine Valga has all the ingredients for great wintertime vacations: a perfect environment for winter activities, cozy lodging and high-quality cuisine served in a relaxed atmosphere.

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A Winter Road Trip Through Gaspésie

   |   By Callum Snape

Translated from the Mi’gmaq First Nations tongue, Gaspé means Land's End. My road trip around the Gaspé Peninsula began here, at the very tip of this beautiful region. The East Coast is renowned for heavy wet snow, but this was light and soft, just as good, if not better than the snow out west.

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Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding in the Chic-Chocs

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Do you love the grandeur of winter landscapes? Are you looking for a feeling of total freedom? Are you craving the adrenaline rush that comes with mountain activities? Then, backcountry skiing is made for you. And the Chic-Choc Mountains, in the Gaspésie region in Eastern Canada, are a true paradise for this.

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5 Days of Fun and Powder in Gaspésie

   |   By Taylor Burk

Coming from Western Canada with little prior knowledge of the region, I was pleasantly surprised to discover world-class alpine skiing. The underrated Gaspé Peninsula is the best powder skiing you will get east of the Rockies, which I got to experience first-hand during my five-day trip with fellow photographer Callum Snape.

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