Choose your ideal fall getaway for rest and relaxation

Attractions to discover, October 30, 2023 2023-10-30
KiNipi spa nordique
KiNipi spa nordique. Photo credit: JS Désilets

There’s still time left to enjoy the best of the season before winter rolls in, and late fall provides the perfect opportunity to indulge in moments of pampering and wellness. Whether you’re looking to surround yourself with serene nature, dive into history and culture in the city, or combine a resort-like experience with gourmet treats, take a look at our recommendations below for inspiring ideas to plan a well-deserved fall getaway!

Wellness and relaxation: treat yourself to a rejuvenating experience

In Trois-Rivières, KiNipi spa nordique (website available in French only) offers an exceptional relaxation experience tailored to your needs in a larger-than-life natural setting. Take a deep breath and slow down while you enjoy the incredible benefits of thermotherapy or get a massage and a beauty treatment. You can even stay on site for one night or more and create your very own wellness retreat. Make sure you don’t miss out on the creative cuisine featuring Quebec products served up at KiNipi’s restaurant.

Halfway between Montreal and Québec City, Auberge Godefroy invites you to experience a 4-season relaxation haven at Espace Aqua-Détente, access to which is included with your stay. Its indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools and hot tubs are perfect for a well-deserved break. To add even more enjoyment to the experience, stop by the Amerispa for a massage or a treatment, then head to Le Godefroy restaurant, where the kitchen staff whips up exquisite dishes featuring local produce.

Auberge Godefroy
Auberge Godefroy
Delta by Marriott Trois-Rivières
Delta by Marriott Trois-Rivières

The Delta by Marriott Trois-Rivières will charm you with its location near the St. Lawrence River and the Cogeco Amphitheatre, just a stone’s throw from the city. Staying at the Delta is also a great excuse to take it easy: you’ll love the Millénia Spa, located inside the hotel, where you can enjoy a host of soothing treatments. And while you’re there, why not take a few moments to check out the corporate suites and conference rooms so you can plan your next business meeting?

Culture and fine dining: immerse yourself in history and flavours

If you want to soak up Québec City’s culture and history, Hotel Le Concorde is the place to go. With the Fall Getaway offer, you can treat yourself to an affordable stay and enjoy plenty of time to explore the Petit-Champlain district and the Plains of Abraham. This legendary hotel on the popular Grande-Allée street also boasts an indoor pool, two spas and two excellent restaurants.

Hotel Le Concorde
Hotel Le Concorde. Photo credit: Guy Morel - Le Photographe
Québec City Marriott Downtown
Québec City Marriott Downtown

A cozy stay also awaits you at the Québec City Marriott Downtown, where many rooms offer a splendid city view. Turn your stay into a gourmet getaway courtesy of the hotel’s Que Sera Sera restaurant, where continental cuisine, cocktails and decadent desserts will delight your taste buds. Take the experience a step further by exploring nearby restaurants to sample local specialties while exploring the cobblestone streets and cultural wonders of Old Québec.

Also in Québec City, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec presents View the Night starting November 2. This group exhibition explores the theme of night and obscurity in a fascinating way. It showcases the artists’ virtuosity in an intimate atmosphere by drawing shapes, faces and landscapes from the shadows. View the Night is a unique exploration of nocturnal light, both natural and artificial, to be experienced day and night!

View the Night
View the Night at Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
Le Baluchon Éco-Villégiature
Le Baluchon Éco-Villégiature. Photo credit: Damien Lair

Nature and outdoors: escape to a natural paradise

Dreaming of discovering the idyllic landscapes of the Mauricie region with your partner? Le Baluchon Éco-Villégiature has created an irresistible Romance package, combining relaxation, fresh air and culinary delights. In addition to accommodations and access to 1,000 acres of nature to explore via 35 km of forest trails, this package includes a private horse-drawn carriage excursion, a delicious breakfast and a gourmet dinner featuring local products. Perfect for a couple’s getaway!

With its breathtaking natural beauty, the Gaspésie region is the ideal place to recharge your batteries surrounded by the great outdoors. Located near the Parc régional de la Seigneurie du Lac Matapédia and the International Appalachian Trail, Sélectôtel Amqui is the ideal home base to enjoy the surrounding nature. Plus, its relaxation zone is a true oasis where you can unwind. The glass solarium housing an indoor pool and spa offers a breathtaking view over the water and is perfect for basking in natural light.

Sélectôtel Amqui
Sélectôtel Amqui. Photo credit: André Roy Photographe

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