If you’re on the search for adrenalin
and you're all about the latest sports, look no further! The Jacques-Cartier
region is made for you. Find fun in the heart of nature at
Empire 47 in Lac-Delage on 31 km (19 mi.) of mountain biking
trails and hiking trails that will satisfy your thirst for action!
On the Sentiers du moulin, active hikers can explore 20 km (12
mi.) of trails, and cyclists have 30 km (18 mi.) of bike paths.
Feel like something more out-of-the-ordinary? Try rafting with
Expéditions Nouvelle Vague for safe expeditions at great speed! On
hot summer days, you might be more tempted to go to
Village Vacances Valcartier to cool off in one of the 35 water
slides, including the impressive Everest, which is the highest
water slide in North America and lets you reach speeds of close to
80 km/h (49 mph)!
Feel like putting everything on hold?
In the Jacques-Cartier region, there’s fun for the whole family.
Take your bikes out to discover magnificent scenery along the 68
km (42 mi.) of the Vélopiste Jacques-Cartier/Portneuf, which is
connected to Québec City. You could also head to Station
touristique Duchesnay, where you’ll find a playground, multisport
courts, an indoor pool, a beach as well as the treetop courses at
Arbraska. At Village Vacances Valcartier, the exceptional Bora
Parc welcomes you into a tropical ambience that will entice your
inner child! And if you want some fantastic adventure, look into
Aventure Nord-Bec for fishing, a visit to the dogsledding kennel,
mountain survival training and rustic camping by the river!
Aventure Inukshuk is another option for wild animal lovers. See
black bears, head out on a quad safari or take on the maze!
In the Jacques-Cartier region,
wide-open spaces, green expanses and lakes and rivers make the
perfect places for exhilarating activities. The majestic
Laurentides Wildlife Reserve alone has more than 2,000 lakes and
nine rivers. At Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier, you’ll find a
range of accommodation options and plenty of activities including
rabaska expeditions. And don’t miss the splendours of the Marais
du Nord: excellent for a canoeing or kayaking trip and to see
plants and wildlife up close. After a fun-filled day, make your
way to Stoneham and drop by the La Souche microbrewery. Inspired
by hunting camps, this place provides the ideal setting for
telling stories while enjoy a beer or local specialty.
Reduce your level of stress in the
heart of nature in the Jacques-Cartier region. Set your mood to
"relax" and book a stay at Hotel Entourage sur-le-Lac and enjoy a
restful vacation day! This modern, inviting hotel overlooking the
Beauport Lake offers daring gastronomy at its Îlot Repère Gourmand
restaurant as well as a bunch of fun things to do. Spa-goers will
love the prestigious Nordique Spa Stoneham, which provides access
to the river for an invigorating dip! And if you’re looking for
inner peace and the change to reconnect with yourself, the Centre
de l'hêtre invites you to embrace the present moment and enjoy the
facilities as well as à-la-carte treatments and courses, such as
massages, yoga, meditation or paddleboard. Boost your day with a
trip to the Érablière du Lac-Beauport maple grove. This sugar
shack also doubles as an actual maple museum! Wait no longer to
plan your memorable vacation to the Jacques-Cartier region!