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What can I do in Saguenay?

Saguenay is an outstanding area with a magnificent fjord; that is among the most fascinating wonders in North America. Offering a large array of outdoor activities, Saguenay is a teeming tourist destination with its varied tourist offer. The people are happy to welcome again the visitors at last. You will find all the information needed concerning the sites, attractions and activities on: tourisme.saguenay.ca Website. You can also consult our interactive map to see nearby activities and attractions while on the go.

Note that some establishments had to adjust their opening hours. We suggest that you contact them before going there.

Where can I sleep in Saguenay?

The area has a large accommodation capacity and variety. You could even opt for the unusual!

On the tourisme.saguenay.ca Website you will find the thorough list of accommodations by category and sector. Consult our interactive map and sleep near the attractions and activities you wish to explore.

In order to encourage local purchases and to give a helping hand to our partners, we strongly encourage you to book your stay directly with the accommodation you picked.

Where can I eat in Saguenay?

Beyond blueberries and meat pie, our restaurants, microbreweries, cheese dairies and other delicacies have this unique way of combining terroir, flavors and discoveries. Take your time: our well-known hospitality pleasantly lengthens the evenings … and sets the table at extraordinary times!

On tourisme.saguenay.ca Website, you will find the thorough list of restaurants by type of menu and sector.

Note that some establishments had to adjust their opening hours. We suggest that you to make reservation before going there.

I want to visit the Saguenay this summer. Do I have to make reservations?

Yes, reservations are highly recommended.

Reservations are even more necessary this year since some establishments are reducing their capacity, in order to comply with sanitary measures and to welcome you safely.

You should make your reservations now.

What can I do around Saguenay?

The city of Saguenay and the lovely villages neighbouring it have a distinct character, bubbling and attractive places. Urban or in a charming setting bordered by nature, each sector is imbued with a compelling atmosphere and dynamism.

Discover our interactive map to find nearby attractions and activities.

What outdoor activities can I do in Saguenay?

Holding the niche of excellence in adventure and ecotourism, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is «The» kingdom for outdoor activities. These open-air activities are specialized and diversified, done in remarkable natural landscapes and since there is 4 national parks, the adventure possibilities are unlimited: The National Geographic said it, thrills guaranteed!

On tourisme.saguenay.ca Website, you will find the thorough section on outdoor sports and activities to practice in Saguenay.

How to plan my biking vacation in Saguenay?

Challenge the Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay, a 435-kilometer biking circuit that runs on both sides of the fjord. The route offers breathtaking landscapes and follows the sign posted tourist circuit: Route du Fjord. Saguenay also offers nice challenges for mountain bike and fatbike enthusiasts, a wide variety of trails accessible to all and for all ranks.

Visit the Cycling Experience Website, you will find thorough information on the Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean cycling destination. Cycling routes can also be found on our interactive map.

Can I take a cruise excursion on the fjord?

Yes, a cruise excursion with Les Navettes Maritimes du Fjord, onboard of La Marjolaine, will be available from July 11, with departure from Saguenay and Sainte-Rose-du-Nord.

Get on board of the legendary vessel that travels between the city and the splendors of the only navigable fjord in North America.

On the Navettes Maritimes du Fjord Website, you will find all the details and itineraries.

What are the activities for the family in Saguenay?

Our museum network is thriving, varied and original. The discoveries are spectacular: touch marine species at the Fjord Museum, sit in a fighter plane at the Air Defense Museum to name a few. Families are pampered at the Parc Mille Lieux de la Colline, the Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien and the Village-Vacances de Petit-Saguenay are some of the must-sees. The network of Economuseums also promises unforgettable escapades.

On tourisme.saguenay.ca Website, you will find a thorough section on family activities available in Saguenay.

Are the National parks accessible?

The area enchants outdoor enthusiasts with three striking National parks, whose paths lead to the summits of the Monts-Valin National park to the capes and cliffs of Fjord-du-Saguenay National park, and to the beaches of Pointe-Taillon National park. Without forgetting the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine park which protects and enhances the riches of the Saguenay fjord and the St. Lawrence estuary.

On tourisme.saguenay.ca Website, you will discover a section about the National parks and the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine park.

How to discover local flavors?

The taste discoveries team up perfectly with the shared moments. Farms, microbreweries, cheese dairies and other delights hideout are thrilled to share, this exceptional way of combining terroir, flavors and pleasure. Plan some time: our legendary welcome reserves unexpected pleasures that you’ll savor without moderation.

On tourisme.saguenay.ca Website, you will find all the information on our regional treats.

What can I discover on the Route du fjord?

Along the majestic fjord, several villages are worth a visit, it will probably develop into a stay mingling authenticity and peacefulness. Follow the Route du fjord and uncover two gems some of the most beautiful villages of Quebec: L’Anse-St-Jean and Ste-Rose-du-Nord. Both nestled in the midst of natural coves, these picturesque villages have a lot to offer, starting with breathtaking vistas and above all proud and warm locals.

On tourisme.saguenay.ca Website, discover the circuits and tours in addition to some visits not to be missed on the Route du Fjord.