Road Trips, February 3, 2020 2020-02-03 2020-02-03 Quebecgetaways quebecvacances.com @Tourisme Charlevoix 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! Combine thrills and gorgeous scenery in Charlevoix Start in La Malbaie, by the river... 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. At Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, look forward to an exceptional vacation The perfect moment for some relaxation! Have fun on a snow-covered playground! 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. Families will find lots of things to do, too! 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! Make the most of your trip and visit Baie-Saint-Paul 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 charming Le 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! Enjoy a break from your routine!