Discover Charlevoix, a fantastic winter playground!

Destinations to explore, February 7, 2022 2022-02-07
Ski resort in Charlevoix Mont Grands-Fonds © Tourisme Charlevoix, André-Olivier Lyra

It’s a well-known fact that Charlevoix has an undeniable charm when blanketed in its great white coat. And the region has something to satisfy all outdoor enthusiasts, whether you are the adventurous type or less daring. The snow-covered mountains offer great challenges for winter sports, while multiple attractions offer a wide range of activities, from winter walking to cross-country skiing, dogsledding and ice canoeing.

Vallée des Glaces,
Vallée des Glaces, Photo credit: Tourisme Charlevoix, André-Olivier Lyra

Between the infinite peaks and the mighty river, you will discover incredible views of the treasures of this region, no matter which activity you choose!

A dreamy winter with the Passeport Attraction Charlevoix

Tourisme Charlevoix and its partners are offering a 30% discount on an avalanche of activities thanks to the Passeport Attraction Charlevoix program. Whether it's an exhilarating day of downhill skiing, a thrilling dogsled or snowmobile ride, a good dose of adrenalin on a via ferrata or helicopter ride or a memorable ice canoeing experience, expect an incredible adventure and breathtaking scenery. What's more, a bit of pampering at the spa is sure to make your winter moments even more magical. Spas are scheduled to fully reopen February 14.

Explore an exceptional ice valley

Did you know that the Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie is known for the presence of a network of valleys deeply cut into a setting of high mountains? The stark differences in altitude, the beauty of the panoramas and the particular course of the Malbaie River make this park one of the most spectacular sites in Quebec. In the icy heart of the Vallée des Glaces, a wide variety of winter activities are offered: fatbiking, snowshoeing, walking and Nordic skiing, not to mention skating at the foot of the cliffs. Getting to this natural jewel couldn’t be simpler: take the shuttle that connects the Le Draveur centre to the Équerre sector!

A skier’s paradise

When you discover Charlevoix's ski resorts, the first thing you might notice is that this magnificent region receives an amazing amount of snow, a great delight for winter sports enthusiasts. Mont Grand-Fonds and Le Massif de Charlevoix, two must-see resorts, are places where you can go downhill skiing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and tobogganing. Whether you're with your family, with your sweetheart or on a solo ski trip, conquering the summits of these two impressive mountains will make you fall in love with winter in Charlevoix!

Massif de Charlevoix
Massif de Charlevoix, Photo credit: Alain Blanchette

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