With a stunning natural beauty the Jacques-Cartier region offers a mountain of possibilities for fun and relaxation. Come and have some fun!
Lush. Green. Simply spectacular. Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, is the western gateway to the region—and heaven for people who love the great outdoors. If you love to play outside, make sure you add this destination to your vacation.
Un-be-live-able! If you’ve heard about Lac Saint-Joseph, then you already know Fossambault-sur-le-Lac. Here, you can view the gorgeous lake from almost anywhere. The local population literally doubles in size in the summer. Spend the day soaking up the rays on the beach.
Awe-inspiring. This sprawling lake is the home to quintessential cottage country. You can make your way around Lac-Saint-Joseph on sinewy country road. Come have a look around.
Explore the surroundings by car or bike!
Verdant, with a hush countryside and the Rivière Jacques-Cartier winding its way through the municipality, Shannon offers the perfect harmony between civil and military life. Its culture, heritage and landscapes were greatly influenced by its first inhabitants, Irish immigrants. Experience a warm, friendly welcome!
Yes! THAT Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, home to Village Vacances Valcartier, Québec’s ever-popular waterpark resort. But did you also know that this municipality is the largest turkey-raising area in the Québec City region? With its rolling hills and river, you’ll bask in its amazing landscapes. It’s a great place to unwind.
Turn off your cellphones! Take the time to get a breath of fresh air. Located right beside Lac Delage and surrounded by mountains, this area is ideal to kick back and forget about the daily grind. Recharge your batteries and take the time to enjoy the good life.
07. Lac Beauport
Energizing! The municipality of Lac Beauport is… activities, activities, and (Oh! Did we mention it?) activities! Surrounded by a sublime forest, rivers, lakes and mountains, this town is a hands-down favourite for outdoor enthusiasts. It’s time to have some fun!
Here, everything is beautiful. Nestled in between mountains and the Rivière Montmorency, Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval’s unique and magnificent landscapes will make you want to prolong your stay. With its many hiking trails, this town is an ideal destination for a picnic with the family.
Dynamic and bucolic. From morning until night, Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury gives people so much to dream about, especially with its breathtaking views of the Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier. Love bike riding—and a challenge? The Route des Équerres route is a cyclist’s dream ride to take it to the nexe level. Do yourself a world of good.