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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.
Pohénégamook Santé Plein Air
Located on Lake Pohénégamook in the Témiscouata region, this four-season resort is easily accessible by snowmobile via Trans-Québec trail #35 or secondary trails #544 or #548. Various lodging options are available on site: rooms in an inn pavilion, cottages, cabins, country homes and condo hotels. After a long day of snowmobiling, relax at the Nordic spa. White-tailed deer come to feed here in the winter, so keep your eyes peeled!
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.
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.
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!
What are you waiting for? Start planning your snowmobile trip in Bas-Saint-Laurent now!
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