Must-Dos

Parc écomaritime de l'anse du port

Nicolet

Centre-du-Québec- Parc écologique

The newly rebuilt elevated wooden footbridge leads visitors along the St. Lawrence River. This magnificent pedestrian bridge crosses woods and marshes, and  gives visitors a chance to take in landscapes that change with each season. The path eventually leads to a 12-metre observation tower that offers a breathtaking view of the surroundings!

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Centre de la Biodiversité du Québec

Bécancour

L'Écho des Origines - Centre de la Biodiversité du Québec

L’Écho des origines is a nighttime interactive tour of the forest hosted by the Centre de la Biodiversité du Québec. Each visitor is equipped with a device shaped like a tree branch and interacts with other sightseers and multimedia tools to reveal the hidden powers of nature.

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Domaine Joly-de Lotbinière

Sainte-Croix

Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière - Jardins

Known as one of the most beautiful gardens in North America, this unique site features a manor house  and gardens with over  2,300 plant varieties, a  forest of century-old trees that is a great spot for a picnic, as well as privileged access to the river, a  café-terrace and many  thrilling activities!  

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Le Vieux Lévis et le quai paquet

Lévis

Lévis - Côte du Passage

Take a stroll in the heart  of Old Lévis while taking  in the historic districts and the Paquet quay. Many people gather both day  and night to watch the  160 water jets dance in  the lights. In Lévis, there  is no shortage of activities that will get you moving  and shaking!

 

Croisière et Visites de la Grosse-Île

Berthier-sur-Mer

Grosse-Île - Croisières Lachance - Montmagny et les îles

Originally from l’Île au Canot, the Lachance captains are excellent storytellers and will gladly tell you the  fabulous story of island life while you discover an archipelago of 21 islands including Grosse-île and l’Isle-aux-Grues. This authentic experience will allow you to discover the St. Lawrence like never before.

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Musée maritime du Québec

L'Islet

Musée Maritime du Québec - Islet - Côte-du-Sud - Bateau

In 2018, this museum will celebrate  its 50th birthday. Hop aboard two  real sailors’ boats and discover five exhibitions including a brand new one in the Chalouperie. This entertaining museum offers a superb view of the river and everything within it! 

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Saint-Jean-Port-Joli

This tourist village is a mustsee thanks to its workshops, galleries, museums and parks that demonstrate the importance of sculptures, and arts and crafts in this community. Peruse this little village – free of charge – while riding a pretty bike… you’re sure to fall in love with this place!

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Village of Kamouraska

village de Kamouraska - Bas-Saint-Laurent

This municipality is known for its man-made heritage, sunsets, landscapes and local products. The best attractions in the area: the beach, bike routes, walking paths, restaurants, accommodations, locally made crafts, art galleries, museums, fish shops, farms, and interpretive sites. 

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Quai de Rivière-du-Loup (marina)

Go on an excursion and visit the islands with the Société Duvetnor (duvetnor.com)  or go whale watching  with Croisières AML  (croisieresaml.com).  Embark on the Traverse Rivière-du-Loup/Saint- Siméon (traverserdl.com). Things to check out close  by: tasty restaurants,  charming accommodations and awesome tourist  attractions.

Parc national du Bic

Rimouski (district Le Bic)

Bic - Bas-Saint-Laurent

This park has headlands,  coves, islands and mountains. Here, birds nest and you can also observe the terrestrial and marine animals that live here, along with various kinds of plants. Activities: walking paths, cycling, kayaking, wildlife watching, theatre, activities for kids, minibus rides, and evening activities. There are many types of accommodations available as well. 

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Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père

Rimouski

Site historique maritime de la pointe-au-Père - Rimouski - Bas-Saint-Laurent

Musée Empress of Ireland : Experience the history of this ship, whose sinking (in 1914) remains Canada’s greatest marine tragedy.  The Onondaga Submarine: Take a  tour and discover the daily lives of  the 70 submariners.  The lighthouse: Climb the 128 steps of one of Canada’s highest lighthouses. 

Promenade de l'Anse-aux-Coques

Sainte-Luce

Anse-aux-coques - Ste-Luce-sur-mer - Bas-St-Laurent

On the edge of the Sainte-Luce beach the Anse-aux-Coques promenade follows the beach and offers a moment of relaxation  while enjoying the salty air. There is a  full service chalet, a well-lit pedestrian  walkway, benches, picnic tables and more than twenty sea-themed wood sculptures. 

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