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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.
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!
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!
The capital of spectacular sunsets, Bas-Saint-Laurent is not only home to beautiful landscapes that will awaken your senses and imagination: its unforgettable flavours are sure to delight your taste buds and create amazing foodie memories.
Bas-Saint-Laurent is a charming and picturesque region in all seasons. In the winter, the snow-covered landscapes will delight outdoor enthusiasts and photography lovers. To give you an idea of what awaits you in this region in the cold season, here are a few winter souvenirs of Bas-Saint-Laurent found on Instagram.
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.
The Bas-Saint-Laurent region features both sea and forest scenery. One way to immerse yourself in these landscapes is to opt for unusual accommodations, which are often located in idyllic surroundings. Here are a few options to add to your itinerary.