Whether as part of a trip on the river or in the Saguenay Fjord, do not hesitate to go whale watching and discover the majestic banks of the two rivers. This experience can be lived aboard a luxury cruise ship type, or for the adventurous, by small Zodiac-type boat.
Ski at the Massif
of the small St. Francois River
and at Mont Grand-Fonds
Alpine skiing is certainly one of the most popular winter activities in Quebec. The Charlevoix region is a dream location for this sport. Moreover, several other ski destinations in Quebec envy its excellent natural snow conditions. Alpine skiing in Charlevoix is downright impressive!
The Casino of Charlevoix
Located on a beautiful site on the river, at the Casino de Charlevoix you will enjoy an intense and entertaining time. Accessible late at night during weekends, the Casino de Charlevoix is a must when visiting the area.
Greater Charlevoix has more than a thousand kilometres of trails, connecting the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Côte-Nord and the National Capital Region. Whether you choose a path along the banks of the St. Lawrence River or opt for the mountains, you will discover the majestic views and an unforgettable setting.
The Taste Trail
Following the Flavour Trail, you can enjoy what makes the strength and reputation of local products from the Charlevoix region, discovering the Charlevoix region and its residents.
The circuit of the Taste Trail takes its origin from a close link between producers and chefs. On one side, producers open their doors to visitors wishing to explore the secrets of farming and processing. In most establishments, it is also possible to sample the products and get them on the spot. On the other hand, the chefs use these products; they blend them with common foods, and get excited to showcase them. Traveling along the Taste Trail is a unique way to discover the Charlevoix region and its inhabitants.
The summer sports
Come move with us by doing one of the many sporting activities available in the region. Guests can enjoy mountain biking on the slopes of the Massif de Charlevoix, explore the many rivers and the St. Lawrence River by sea kayak, tease the fish through salmon or trout sport fishing, climbing in mountain sightseeing by bike rides, etc..
With three golf courses, the Charlevoix region is one of the finest golf destinations in the province. It has one of the oldest clubs in Canada, the Murray Bay Golf Club and one of the 10 most famous in the Golf Resort magazine; Fairmont Golf Club. With its unique scenery and views of the river, three golf courses will make your round of golf a unique experience in a dream setting.
Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix
140 kilometres of discovery between river and mountain, is what offers the experience aboard the Train of Le Massif de Charlevoix. Its wagons, fully restored, leave an opportunity for travelers to experience the unique landscapes of the region between Quebec City and La Malbaie. During your stay, a local meal in the region will be served and you will have the opportunity to attend a multimedia performance on the theme: The Saint Lawrence River and Charlevoix
The City of Baie-Saint-Paul
In summer, make a visit to one of the many art galleries in the city or visit the Contemporary Art museum of Baie-Saint-Paul where you will find splendid artwork. Baie-Saint-Paul is known for its unique character, its good food and scenery. In fine weather, enjoy a drink on a terrace in the city; it’s a real delight.
Hiking in the forest, summer and winter
Sportsmen and nature lovers will be delighted in the multitude of hiking trails available just minutes away from the Villa. The breathtaking scenery will convince you that the Charlevoix region is the most beautiful region of Quebec. Whether walking in the summer and snowshoeing in the winter, go on an adventure in the woods in provincial parks (Parc national des Grands-Jardins and Parc national des Hautes-Gorges de-la-Rivière-Malbaie) that will impress you.