A SUMMER BETWEEN CULTURE, NATURE AND EXCESS
OR SLEEP ?
It is the emblem of the village, facing the bay of Tadoussac and the St. Lawrence River, with its beautiful red roof that can be seen from afar. Open for more than a century, it is a great reference in terms of resorts and gastronomy. Bonus: you are steps away from whale watching cruises.
VILLAGE VACANCES PETIT-SAGUENAY
Family vacation center par excellence in Saguenay, offering an all-inclusive package in camping or chalet with entertainment for all ages and a host of sports and outdoor activities for all tastes. Special mention to its 3.7 km beach on the edge of the magnificent Saguenay Fjord.
POURVOIRIE DU CAP-AU-LESTE
An idyllic place, overlooking the Saguenay Fjord at more than 200 meters and nestled in the heart of the boreal forest. Different types of accommodation are offered there as well as relaxation facilities, outdoor activities both on site and in the surrounding area, and the tastiest regional cuisine.
WHAT TO DO & LIVE:
HISTORICAL VILLAGE OF VAL-JALBERT
This is the site of the former pulp mill of Val-Jalbert and its model village. Now restored, this authentic company village from the 1920s will take you back in time with its inhabitants in period costumes animating the site. The school, the general store, the post office … everything is there!
AMERINDIAN MUSEUM OF MASHTEUIATSH
Guardian of the ancestral culture of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh (the Ilnus of Lac-Saint-Jean), this Native American museum bridges the past and the present through its permanent exhibition The Spirit Pekuakamiulnu and the trails of the interpretation site of the native flora Nutshimitsh / In the forest .
UASHASSIHTSH, ILNU CULTURE TRANSMISSION SITE
On the shores of Pekuakami (Lac Saint-Jean), this native site invites you to immerse yourself in the heart of Ilnu culture and traditions. The various animation boards will show you the manufacture of wooden objects, the tanning of moose skin or the repair of canvas canoes.
SAINT-FÉLICIEN WILD ZOO
Polar bear, Amur tiger, Canada lynx, caribou, Japanese macaque, snowy owl … different habitats of this wild zoo. Also see: ANIMA LUMINA, an immersive multimedia experience created by Montreal firm Moment Factory.
Member in good standing of the ECONOMUSEUM network, you can discover all the facets of the trades of shoveler (fur processing) -bottier and taxidermist, interpretation center and craftsmen at work at the ‘support. A guided tour of the workshops is a must, as is a stop at the boutique.