A destination of valleys and mountains, lakes and rivers, trees and forests, the Jacques-Cartier region is inspiring, authentic and natural. It is a vast, dynamic territory, able to cater to fans of outdoor summer fun as much as visitors in search of relaxation, delicious food and cozy or original getaways. Plan the vacation of your dreams at the heart of Québec’s biggest playground!

Water activities

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There's nothing better than playing in the water in summer! Enjoy the water slides at Village Vacances Valcartier, paddle boarding, the new electric surf, rafting, canoeing or kayaking. On the water, life is always beautiful in summer!

A recreation centre to explore

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Located in Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, the Centre récréotouristique des Hautes Terres offers plenty of activities, such as electric mountain biking, hiking and mountain biking in a majestic setting.

A cultural circuit to discover La Jacques-Cartier

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Take your car, motorcycle, or bike and follow the silver, blue, and green steel structures that make up the “Discovering the Jacques-Cartier Valley” circuit! Make your way through the 10 audio terminals and interpretation panels installed all around the region. Whether you follow the circuit in the suggested order or not, you will discover rich history! To guide you, pick one of the three routes and follow the markers!

Golfing in La Jacques-Cartier

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Discover 5 different golf courses in a breathtaking setting for amateurs and experts of this popular sport. Choose from Golf Stoneham, the Lac St-Joseph Golf Club, the Centre du Castor, the Mont Tourbillon or the Alpin Golf Club.

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