Must-Dos

Centre-du-Québec- Parc écologique
Nicolet, Centre-du-Québec

Parc écomaritime de l'anse du port

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

L'écho des origines

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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Bécancour, Centre-du-Québec

Moulin Michel

Dating from 1774, the Moulin Michel is a building classified heritage by the Ministry of Culture. Its original mechanisms are still functional and continue to grind the buckwheat which is sold and cooked on site. In high season, it is possible to visit it accompanied by a guide. The site is both a museum, an interpretation center, a rustic crêperie, a shop showcasing local and regional products, and a performance and reception hall. It is also the host of several events of various kinds.

 

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Domaine Joly-De Lotbinière - Jardins
Sainte-Croix, Chaudière-Appalaches

Domaine Joly-de Lotbinière

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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Lévis - Côte du Passage
Lévis, Chaudière-Appalaches

Le Vieux Lévis et le quai paquet

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!

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Grosse-Île - Croisières Lachance - Montmagny et les îles
Berthier-sur-Mer, Chaudière-Appalaches

Croisière et Visite de la Grosse-Île

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 - Islet - Côte-du-Sud - Bateau
L'Islet, Chaudière-Appalaches

Musée maritime du Québec

Hop aboard two boats of real sailors and challenge your knowledge through our five exhibitions; let yourself be told authentic tales of adventures and shipwrecks that bear witness to the close ties that unite Quebecers to the St. Lawrence Escape virtually in our beautiful region through the podcast "Ralentis, la marée monte!" », A ride like no other that you can experience no matter where you are.

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Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Chaudière-Appalaches

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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Kamouraska Zodiak Aventure
Quai de Kamouraska, Bas-Saint-Laurent

Kamouraska Zodiac Aventure

Discover the striking landscapes of the St. Lawrence River and the Kamouraska Islands while observing marine mammals and bird colonies.

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Marina de Rivière-du-Loup, Bas-Saint-Laurent

Société Duvetnor

Daily guided cruises with or without disembarkation, observation of seabirds, visits to historic sites, hiking on a network of more than 45 kilometers with interpretation kiosk. Spend one or more nights in a chalet, inn or camping on the islands off Rivière-du-Loup.

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Bic - Bas-Saint-Laurent
RIMOUSKI, BAS-SAINT-LAURENT

PARC NATIONAL DU BIC

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 - Bas-Saint-Laurent
Rimouski, Bas-Saint-Laurent

Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père

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. 

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Anse-aux-coques - Ste-Luce-sur-mer - Bas-St-Laurent
Sainte-Luce, Bas-Saint-Laurent

Promenade de l'Anse-aux-Coques

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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