For a hassle-free vacation, head to Duchesnay
Featured Getaways, July 2, 2018 2018-07-02
Photo credit: Station touristique Duchesnay, Sépaq
Photo credit : Station touristique Duchesnay, Sépaq
Set your sights on the quintessential all-in-one nature destination and make the most of summer! Nestled between the lake and the forest and located less than a 30-minute drive from Québec City, Duchesnay is a huge playground for kids and adults alike, just waiting for you! With exceptional views and wilderness as far as the eye can see, scores of activities, bistro cuisine and moments of relaxation to be had, this is a place where you’ll find it all!

A vacation marked by supreme comfort

At the heart of a one-of-a-kind natural environment, this country-style 4-star hotel has 48 rooms overlooking Saint-Joseph Lake. There are additional rooms spread out among three lodges near the hotel as well as a number of cabins. A wide array of services and amenities is at your disposal during your stay, including the heated indoor pool, the sauna, the outdoor spa and the game room. If you’re a foodie, you’ll love the cuisine at the Bistro-bar Le Quatre-Temps, which makes extensive use of regional produce and features a laid-back atmosphere. Enjoy your meal even more out on the terrace, where you’ll get an amazing view! And you won’t want to miss the delicious Hiker’s Brunch, served every Sunday.

Photo credit: Station touristique Duchesnay, Sépaq
Photo credit: Station touristique Duchesnay, Sépaq

Feeling good with family

This is a place for rest and relaxation! The Scandinavian-inspired Spa Duchesnay offers a variety of massages and has hot and cold Nordic baths and a sauna. Families can access the spa in the mornings until noon, when 30-minute massages are available to parent-child pairs.

Activities to suit any mood

There’s no time to get bored here! With choices that include archery, climbing and nighttime hikes, kids and adults are sure to have a blast! Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring the 25.7 km (16 mi.) of hiking trails or the treetop course at Arbraska, which also has a special course for your little adventurers. If you want to go out on the water, head to Saint-Joseph Lake for boating activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, rabaska and stand-up paddling.

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