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Bas-Saint-Laurent is a rich blend of coastal, rural and forest scenery. The influence of the sea and land can be felt throughout this region, both in the architecture of the houses and on the menus of the region’s many fine restaurants. In addition, islands, lakes and rivers offer both hard and soft adventure opportunities.

In the winter, Bas-Saint-Laurent experiences heavy snowfall, much to the delight of winter sports enthusiasts. The forests, lakes and shoreline of this region offer many opportunities for winter activities, including snowmobiling, skiing, snowshoeing, dogsledding, ice fishing and more.

To plan your trip, check out our Bas-Saint-Laurent section.


Snowmobiling in Bas-Saint-Laurent: By the Sea or Inland

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

Offering abundant snow, well-marked and groomed trails as well as both sea and forest scenery, Bas-Saint-Laurent is a popular snowmobiling destination. By accessing the region from the west, you can choose between two Trans-Québec trails that will provide you with very different snowmobile experiences.

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Bas-Saint-Laurent by Motorcycle: A Feast for the Eyes!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Although Stéphane Dufresne has visited many places in Eastern Canada, including New Brunswick, Ontario and other parts of Québec, Bas-Saint-Laurent remains his favourite. “It’s a beautiful spot where you’ll never get bored,” he explains. Regardless of what part of Bas-Saint-Laurent you explore, you’re guaranteed to meet welcoming people, discover incredible roads and, above all, want to come back for more!

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5 Surprising Facts about Rimouski

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

A seaside city offering both urban vitality and proximity to nature, Rimouski promises you a stay that will meet all your expectations, whether you’re a culture lover, outdoor enthusiast or history buff. Are you planning to visit this city in Bas-Saint-Laurent during your next vacation? Here are five facts about Rimouski that may surprise you!

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