This region is an excellent
destination for outdoor enthusiasts, culture lovers and foodies
alike. In Charlevoix,
you can go snowshoeing, skiing and even dogsledding in the backcountry! It’s also a place where there are many art galleries and
shops to visit and cozy B&Bs and hotels to stay in. The best of
winter fun awaits you in the Charlevoix region!
A renowned tourism destination, La
Malbaie is where you’ll find numerous tourist attractions and
welcoming inns for a most pleasant vacation. Choose Auberge
des 3 Canards for home-away-from-home comfort, a country-style
design and an impressive view of the St. Lawrence River.
Distinguished palates will be well catered to at the fine dining
restaurant on site, which has won several awards. You could also
stay at Motel
Le Mirage, located close to all sorts of attractions and a
number of stops on themed road trips. It’s also a great choice for
snowmobilers and alpine skiers.
Other options for your accommodations
include the Petit
Manoir du Casino Hotel and Pavilions, an establishment with an
eco-friendly approach and an array of package deals that make it
easier to visit the region’s main attractions. This hotel also sets
itself apart thanks to the O’Quartz Spa built right into
the natural cliff of Pointe au Pic, from where spa-goers can admire
the panoramic view of the river and relax to the sound of the
22-foot-tall crystal-clear waterfall flowing onto quartz.
Make your vacation all the more
spectacular by booking a room at the majestic Fairmont
Le Manoir Richelieu. Experience life at a resort in a place
where you can put your cares on hold and appreciate winter scenery
that is nothing short of inspiring. Explore your stunning
surroundings, take shelter at the Moment Spa and reap the benefits
of sophisticated, specialized treatments. And don’t forget to take
advantage of all the outdoor activities you can do directly on the
grounds of this resort.
Once you’re well rested, it’s time to get
out and discover Charlevoix! You’ll be only twenty minutes from Mont
Grand-Fonds, which boasts some of the best snow conditions in
Quebec, with an average natural yearly snowfall of 500 cm (16 ft.).
This favourite hidden gem of winter sports enthusiasts is sure to
delight visitors looking for downhill skiing, off-trail skiing,
cross-country skiing (with heated shelters along the way),
snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
Less than ten minutes from either of the
hotels previously mentioned is the Centre de Plein Air Les Sources Joyeuses, open for the entire winter season. Expect great snow
conditions and plenty of little extras that will make you want to
return. The trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and hiking
lead to breathtaking points of view, and the skating rink and tube
slides promise giggles and thrills!
Proud of its reputation as a cultural
destination, its art galleries and picturesque scenery, the city
of Baie-Saint-Paul is well worth a detour. Settle in at the
Germain Hotel and Spa for a family vacation or romantic
getaway. Choose among rooms spread out among distinct pavilions
that each offer a selection of services and amenities and take the
time to relax at the Nordic spa. At Les Labours, savour seasonal
cuisine and local delicacies, or grab a quick bite at Restaurant
Le Bercail after a day full of outdoor activities.
Discover Charlevoix this winter and plan
a vacation that’s exactly what you want!