Spectacular and sublime, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean impresses with its fjord, lake and natural attractions. This welcoming region is home to many museums that teach visitors about its history as well as outdoor centres that invite thrill-seekers on an adventure. Its unique landscapes are revealed on a cruise, a biking expedition or a hike around one of its magnificent parks.

The beer circuit

La route des bières is a circuit comprising 15 microbreweries throughout the region. Download the app and collect the 15 stamps to receive $150 for your next tour, as well as the full immersive brewing experience. (Website only available in French)

 

La Fabuleuse Histoire d’un Royaume

La Fabuleuse Histoire d’un Royaume is a show that re-enacts key moments in the region’s history. The new show, Les Fabuleuses Histoires de l’Esprit du Fjord, takes you on a journey into the lives of the families that first settled in the region. (Website only available in French)

 

Vauvert-sur-le-lac-Saint-Jean

Vauvert-sur-le-lac-Saint-Jean is a tourist complex set on the shores of majestic Lac Saint-Jean at the heart of the Boreal forest. In addition to the beach, services include camping, cottage rentals, kayak rentals, summer theatre, and a variety of other fun activities.
On one of the private campgrounds or in the comfort of a fully-equipped wooden rental cottage, enjoy this unique site with access to a fine sandy beach and forest trails for hiking or mountain biking expeditions. (Website only available in French)

 

Festival international des Rythmes du Monde

An innovative event featuring 950 artists and artisans. Through the beat and lively ambiance of this festival, visitors are treated to an inspiring encounter with multiculturalism in the heart of a French-speaking region: Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean. Free shows are held on two outdoor stages in downtown Chicoutimi.

Parc régional des Grandes-Rivières du lac Saint-Jean

This regional park showcases beautiful landscapes along the rivers located north of lac Saint-Jean. It features a network of trails where visitors can go hiking and biking in the summer, as well as snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in winter. You can also book a wilderness camping trip there thanks to sites located in several sectors of the park. (Website only available in French)

 

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