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Bas-Saint-Laurent

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.

 

Discover Bas-Saint-Laurent in the Fall!

   |   By Nathalie Katinakis

If you want to fill up on fall colours, Bas-Saint-Laurent is a great destination. From scenic tourist routes to amazing hiking trails, this maritime region of Québec has more than one trick up its sleeve to charm those who love this special season!

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Bas-Saint-Laurent: Discover the Capital of Sunsets!

   |   By Ulrich Josserand

When visiting Bas-Saint-Laurent, be sure to turn your eyes to the west at the end of the day since this region is renowned for beautiful sunsets! As the sun slips below the horizon, the sky turns a glorious blaze of colours. Bas-Saint-Laurent is home to many magnificent places where you can soak up all this dazzling beauty. Here are seven you won’t want to miss!

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What to See by Snowmobile in Eastern Québec: Lake Témiscouata

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Bas-Saint-Laurent obviously has a maritime side to it, with snowmobile trails that run along the coast, but there are also some real gems hidden inland. Through the lush forest, you will encounter several frozen bodies of water, including majestic Lake Témiscouata. Discover what’s so special about this lake and where to go to admire it!

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Snowmobile-Friendly Lodging in Bas-Saint-Laurent

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

From Kamouraska to Rimouski via Rivière-du-Loup and the interior, Bas-Saint-Laurent offers a wide range of scenery. 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.

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Off the Coast of Bas-Saint-Laurent… A Sea of Flavours!

   |   By Diane Drapeau

Locals say: “This side is the sea!” And they’re quite right: the St. Lawrence Estuary, with its persistent tides and briny air, where the sun sets in dazzling displays of blushing pinks and blues, offers all the splendours of the sea. A sea whose salty waters abound with culinary treasures!

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Bas-Saint-Laurent: A Dream Destination!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation, Bas-Saint-Laurent never ceases to amaze visitors, whatever the season! Find out more about this less well-known region of Québec and fall (or fall back) under its spell. Nicknamed Bas-du-Fleuve (which means “Lower River,” or Lower St. Lawrence), this peaceful territory has so much to offer!

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