The Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region is one of a kind, and there's never a dull moment here! Whether it's our exceptional landscapes, our majestic bodies of water or our unique festivities, everything here exudes beauty and discovery. For vacations with family, friends, couples or solo travelers, there's no doubt that Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is THE summer destination per excellence!

Because a vacation in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region is much more than just a stay. It's an incredible adventure that begins the moment you set foot here. On this page, discover all the experiences that make the region so magical, warm and different. In short, a completely unique place that will leave you wanting more!

This summer, YOUR adventure starts in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean!


Here, every new day is the start of a great adventure

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region is much more than its magnificent landscapes... It's also a place for genuine, authentic encounters, where strong emotions and a sense of belonging are created almost instantly. This summer, take the time to savor every moment. Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is the start of YOUR adventure!


Because YOUR adventure deserves to fit your image, we've put together a number of steps to enhance your itinerary with us!

  • Drop by one of our distribution points to complete your collection of stickers, 100% SagLac! 

  • During your roadtrip, take the opportunity to listen to our brand new podcast “L'Essence”. Let yourself be transported through the seasons and unique sensory experiences!

  • To preserve our splendid territory and the environment, don't forget to offset your carbon footprint with our brand-new interactive calculator! Doing a good deed has never been so easy.

Aquatic Experiences

Natural resources as far as the eye can see

From lake to fjord, moments spent exploring our aquatic paradise are most precious.

SagLac is often associated with large sandy beaches. It's also home to kayaking, paddleboarding, cruises and opportunities to see marine wildlife. During the day or in the evening, there's sure to be an activity to make you enjoy your time on the water!

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To make the most of every moment on the water, take a look at these pages!

Enjoy the warmth of summer with our 42 kilometers of sandy beaches!

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To experience the Saint-Lawrence from a whole new way, look no further!

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Treat yourself to a dream vacation right here in Quebec, without even having to catch a flight! 

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Great Outdoors

Moments that will be anything, but ordinary!

Here, nature unfolds and awakens our instinct to explore.

With so much nature all around us, how can we resist the possibilities? Its landscapes envelop us and its mountains make us want to push back our limits. Here, dreams of gentle or extreme adventures come true. Give free rein to your imagination and throw yourself headlong into adventure!

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Must-do activities to add to your summer bucket list!

With its three national parks, the region is sure to delight!

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For a leisurely or sporty walk, discover our many hiking trails.

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Get inspired by these hikes to get your steps in with your dog on our trails.

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Gourmet Tourism and Agrotourism

Tasty discoveries and enriching encounters on the menu

Let the world of our artisans surprise you.

Here, the richness of flavors inspires by its great diversity. Our terroir is unique, and its particularities can be seen in many aspects. But beyond that, it's the local people who create all this richness. Let yourself be carried away by their know-how and discover what makes Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean so irresistible!

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Looking for activities to experience gourmet tourism 100% this summer?

To buy fresh produces or enjoy a family activity, look no further for unique activities.

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Bring your basket and head out to pick fruits and vegetables. Will you taste our famous blueberries?

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Let yourself be guided by the gastronomic culinary experience of our colleague Marie-Laurence.

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Bike Experience

The ultimate cycling destination

By bike, nature unfolds and awakens our instinct to explore

The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region boasts two official bicycle routes, with over 700 kilometers of breathtaking scenery! Whether you're looking for a big challenge in the forest or a gentler ride on a bike path, you'll find a circuit to satisfy your need for exploration.

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With several mountain biking centers in the region, thrill-seekers are well catered for.

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After a day on the bike, a good meal and a beer on a terrace is a guaranteed win every time!

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The region's cycling offer is a must for all levels. Let this blog post inspire your stay.

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Culture and living history

Let our roots transport you

Celebrating our culture with pride

With its unique heritage, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean has many stories to tell! With that distinctive charming accent, we'll share with you the secrets and traditions that make this region one of the most authentic and welcoming.

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Travel through the different eras of our region and discover all it has to tell!

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Soak up the happy blend of tradition and modernity of the Ilnus of Mashteuaitsh!

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Soak up spirituality and discovery in complete harmony with nature.

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Road Trips

When the road inspires your adventure

Here, the road challenges us 

Through mountains, valleys and around every bend, the options are endless. Let the majestic landscapes of the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region sweep you along as you discover the natural riches that surround us. 


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Covering 235km between the municipalities of Petit-Saguenay and Tadoussac, the Route du Fjord will make you dream!

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Let yourself be inspired by this four-day family discovery itinerary around magnificent Lac Saint-Jean.

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Our tourist information advisors can help you plan and enhance your stay in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.

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Vibrant towns and festivities

From towns to villages, there's plenty to do!

A stone's throw from nature and festivities

Here, we're know how to throw a party! There's an event for every taste and every age. Our people know how to transmit that contagious energy, so you can enjoy every song, every laugh and, above all, every moment!


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Take part in the effervescence of the many shows on offer in the region and enjoy a wonderful evening.

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Discover all the towns and villages that make up our great and vast region, for a 100% SagLac experience.

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The joy, wonder and contagious energy of the locals promise unforgettable experiences and memories.

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Different ways to explore Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean!

10 experiences to do with your little family!

In this Family au Menu itinerary, discover the best things to do with kids around Lac Saint-Jean. Here are their 10 unforgettable family experiences!



Lac-Saint-Jean experienced by Wheeled World

Adventures, discoveries and encounters: these are the three key words guiding Myriam and Pierre Cabon's adventures in our beautiful region! Follow their wilderness itinerary to see some extraordinary activities.



The region is waiting to show you surprising discoveries and experiences every day that will become adventures for life!

Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is all this, and so much more!


Discover our summer packages!

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