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From Kamouraska to Rimouski via Rivière-du-Loup and the interior, Bas-Saint-Laurent offers a wide range of scenery, from the islands in the St. Lawrence to coniferous forests and frozen lakes. Explore the region along the Bas-Saint-Laurent – Gaspésie Snowmobile Tour or find a home base and ride on loop trails. Here are four establishments you may want to add to your itinerary.
This 4-star hotel in Rivière-du-Loup is a great place for snowmobilers to stay as it provides secure parking in a locked garage or outdoor parking lot under video surveillance. Located close to trail #526, the hotel offers 220 recently renovated rooms and suites, two restaurants and many amenities. In the evening, relax in the indoor pool or Nordic spa or treat yourself to a spa treatment. Several packages are available.
Auberge du Chemin Faisant
Located just 300 metres (980 feet) from Trans-Québec trail #85 in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, Auberge du Chemin Faisant is an ideal place to stop and recharge your batteries while your sled is securely parked in a closed garage. The inn’s six rooms, all of which have a warm and unique atmosphere, will provide a dream getaway. You can also enjoy an excellent meal in the inn’s dining room, which offers fine artisanal cuisine showcasing masterfully prepared local ingredients.
Located in Dégelis, Hôtel 1212 features 48 rooms, most of which have been recently renovated, and offers many amenities, including a pool and spa as well as a fitness room. In addition, you’ll be happy to know that the hotel is home to the Microbrasserie Madawaska brewpub where you can enjoy beer made on site as well as tasty comfort food! The hotel is easily accessible via Trans-Québec trail #85.
This 4-star hotel facing the St. Lawrence in Rimouski offers 185 modern rooms, including 52 suites. To get there, take Trans-Québec trail #5 and then a local trail. Park your snowmobile in the parking lot under video surveillance, then treat yourself to a gourmet meal at the hotel’s bistro or restaurant. For the perfect end to your day, take advantage of the indoor pool, sauna or spa where you can enjoy massage therapy. Inquire about the various packages available.
Hôtel Le Navigateur
Offering 112 rooms, suites and studio apartments, this completely renovated hotel in downtown Rimouski is sure to provide you with a comfortable stay! To get there, take Trans-Québec trail #5 and then a local trail. Enjoy an excellent dinner at the hotel’s Italian restaurant and treat yourself to a moment of relaxation at the Noah Spa, a new establishment with large windows through which you can soak up all the beauty of the St. Lawrence.
Located inland in Saint-Gabriel-de-Rimouski, Domaine Valga is accessible via trail #579. You have two options: you can stay in one of the 9 rooms in Eastern Québec’s largest log inn or you can rent one of three chalets, each of which can accommodate up to 9 people. Breakfast and lunch are served daily from mid-January to mid-March to snowmobilers; dinner is available upon reservation. A warm welcome awaits you here!
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