Parc écomaritime de l'Anse-du-Port
This 823-meter elevated boardwalk features an observation area and, since summer 2021, a brand new ecomaritime interpretation center. Discover the beauty of Lake Saint-Pierre and the St. Lawrence River! Experience the immersive adventures offered by Pilotes du Saint-Laurent, and admire the local flora and fauna at this regional hidden gem.
L'écho des origines
L’Écho des origines is a nighttime interactive tour of the forest hosted by the Musée de la Biodiversité du Québec. Each visitor is equipped with a device shaped like a tree branch to interact with other sightseers and with multimedia tools that reveal the hidden powers of nature.
Built in 1774, the Moulin Michel was designated a cultural heritage site by the ministère de la Culture et des Communications. Its original machinery remains functional to this day, grinding buckwheat that is cooked and sold on site. This site acts as a museum, an interpretation center, a rustic crepe restaurant, a shop and showcase for local and regional products, and a venue for various shows, events and receptions. Guided tours are available during the high season.
Domaine Joly-de Lotbinière
Known as one of the most beautiful gardens in North America, this unique site features a manor house, gardens with over 2,300 plant varieties, a forest of century-old trees that is a great spot for a picnic, premium access to the river, an outdoor café, and many thrilling activities!
Old Lévis and quai Paquet
Take a stroll in the heart of Old Lévis to take in the historic districts and quai Paquet. Crowds gather day and night to enjoy the 160 water jets and their accompanying light show. Lévis offers everything you need to relax—or to get moving and shaking!
Cruise and Visit to Grosse-Île
Hailing from l'Île au Canot, the Lachance captains are eager to share their fabulous stories of island life with you as you discover an archipelago of 21 islets, including Grosse-Île and l’Isle-aux-Grues. Acquaint yourself with the St. Lawrence River like never before thanks to this authentic experience.
Musée maritime du Québec
Hop aboard two authentic seafaring vessels and test your knowledge through our five exhibits! Hear true tales of adventure and disaster that attest to the close ties between Quebecers and their St. Lawrence River. Explore our beautiful region in audio form with our podcast "Ralentis, la marée monte!" , a unique tour you can enjoy wherever you are.
This tourist village is a must-see thanks to its many workshops, galleries, museums and parks, which highlight the importance of arts and crafts to this community. Ride a beautifully and creatively decorated bike all around this picturesque town—free of charge! You’re sure to fall in love with the place.
Cirque de la Pointe-Sèche
At Cirque de la Pointe-Sèche, artists create and perform shows featuring a variety of creative disciplines ranging from circus arts to theatre, dance and music. Each year, the Cirque stages a new performance against the whimsical backdrop of a spectacular rocky cliff. How better to showcase the sheer beauty of the Kamouraska area? Enjoy an immersive evening of artistic pageantry and natural majesty thanks to the Cirque de la Pointe-Sèche.
Could anything be more relaxing than watching ducklings paddle around with their mother? Tune out, relax and enjoy life at île aux Lièvres and île du Pot-à-l'Eau-de-vie. This guided cruise by Duvetnor takes you to a one-of-a-kind environment just offshore from Rivière-du-Loup, where eider ducks, razorbills and black guillemots flitter about by the thousands. There, you may choose to stay aboard or disembark to discover the rich local history, visit historic sites across 45 kilometers of hiking trails, and spend the night at a chalet, at an inn, or in a tent. You'll want to leave civilization behind for good!
PARC NATIONAL DU BIC
WOW!—a word that has echoed throughout the parc national du Bic across its entire history. One will never tire of the sights as they traverse this stunning chain of islands, coves and mountains on foot, on a bike or in a kayak. Come watch seals sprawl blissfully over warm sunlit rocks! Expert guides know everything there is to know about the local fauna, whether it dwells on land or at sea. Various accommodation options are available.
Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père
On the night of May 29, 1914, Sainte-Luce witnessed the worst shipwreck in Canadian history when a sudden fog bank troubled the calm waters of the St. Lawrence, sending a collier on a collision course with the ocean liner Empress of Ireland. The liner sank in just 14 minutes, disappearing with 1012 of its 1477 passengers. Hear all about this tragedy through artifacts and video presentations at the Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père, where you can also visit the Onondaga to learn about the life of a submariner. The site also boasts one of Canada's tallest lighthouses!
L'Anse-aux-Coques is a lively, yet relaxing cove where swimmers, kayakers and paddle boarders share the gentle rolling waves and salty air of the St. Lawrence by a stunning beachfront of endearing shops and hostels. Come enjoy your much-deserved respite and admire over twenty marine-themed wooden sculptures along the intimate, well-lit seaside footpath. While at it, why not let life run its course while you enjoy a refreshing bite at one of the available picnic tables?