See how inspiring winter can be in the Jacques-Cartier region

See how inspiring winter can be in the Jacques-Cartier region

Destinations to explore January 28, 2019
See how inspiring winter can be in the Jacques-Cartier region
See how inspiring winter can be in the Jacques-Cartier region
Located just 20 minutes from Québec City, this generous territory never fails to enchant. Whether you’re looking to put your daily cares on hold, get together with family or friends or embrace outdoor activities, find inspiration on the biggest playground in Quebec: the Jacques-Cartier region. Leave your cell phone behind and go play outside!

Ideas for a getaway

Discover the wonderful things to do in the region this winter. Visit the official website to find activities, the season’s musts as well as events you won’t want to miss. You’ll also be able to choose nearby places to stay from a range of hotels, inns, cabins, family vacation centres and B&Bs. You’ll be all set to unwind and relax after a fun-filled day!

Schedule some outdoor fun

Energize, go outside and play! Enjoy a change of scenery by going for a skate through the magnificent landscapes of the valley and around the river on the enchanting 350-metre-long frozen trail at the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier. Illuminated sections make your skating experience even more magical after sunset.

Schedule some outdoor fun!
Schedule some outdoor fun in the Jacques-Cartier region

If you love back-country skiing, you’ll be happy to know that a third sector specifically for that purpose was added to the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier. Starting just 2.5 km (1.5 mi.) from the Discovery and Services Centre, this new sector near the Sautauriski River has a forest of mature birches, maples and cedars. The sector covers close to 50 hectares (123 acres) and has a 200 m (656 ft.) drop. A thrill for skiers!

Escape from the daily grind

After filling your lungs with fresh air, treat your body to a bit of pampering! Stop by Nordique spa Stoneham for an exceptional moment of relaxation. Located on the shores of the majestic Jacques-Cartier River at the heart of a splendid valley, this extraordinary spa offers Finnish saunas, a Nordic bath, outdoor hot tubs and various spaces for massages.

Feeling peckish? Grab a bite at Brasserie artisanale La Souche known for its creative, delectable cuisine and wash it down with a delicious beer brewed on site. Another option, for creative, healthy, flavoursome dishes, is L’ilot Repère gourmand at the Entourage-sur-le-Lac Hotel, which is sure to delight the finest palates!

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