Experience the colors of fall in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and let yourself be transported by the beauty of the landscapes that surround you. Pick-your-own, cafes, museums, nature and gastronomy will add color to your outings in our majestic region. Be at the forefront of a magnificent natural spectacle that extends throughout our beautiful region.
What are you waiting for to go on an adventure?
Gourmet Fall Flavors
Epicureans say loud and clear that Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean is the perfect region to make extraordinary gastronomic discoveries.
U-pick and visit the farm
U-pick is definitely the activity of choice when fall rolls around. Whether it's for apples, pumpkins, squash or strawberries, fall is a season to pick in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region.
For something different, consider a visit to the farm with your family or an initiation to mushroom picking in the forest guided by professionals.
On the road to the flavours of our region
Discover the flavors of our region on our delicious routes: The Beer Route including 15 unique regional microbreweries and The Cheese Route stretching from Normandin to La Baie.
There is no better way to discover the beautiful fall colors of our beautiful region. You can taste the cheeses and stock up on beers and products to enjoy later.
Visit a winery or distillery
Because of the richness of our boreal territory, the region is full of completely unique spirits, wines and craft beverages.
What better way to discover the history and production process of your favorite products? A different and rewarding fall activity!
Taste the flavors from here
The Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region is a culinary destination greatly appreciated by epicureans in search of new experiences. Accessible and varied, local products are reinvented in all sorts of ways to give way to unique local flavours.
Do a cultural visit
The Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region is full of historic buildings, museums and cultural activities. Take advantage of our cooler fall days to stimulate your intellect and feed your curiosity in one of the many museums in the region.
The region offers many free or low-cost activities for the whole family. Historic sites and artists' galleries are commonplace in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean throughout the fall. Take advantage of the opportunity to discover the artists of the region who meet at the Festival des couleurs du Fjord in the Bas-Saguenay area, which showcases the beauty of the fall colors.
Celebrate the local culture and history with many fall activities, each more stimulating and interesting than the last.
The cooler weather also makes you want to get comfortable and pamper yourself. We put on our warm clothes, relax in a spa or sleep in one of the coziest accommodations with a view of the blazing colors of autumn.
Sleep in an accommodation
The accommodations allow you to enjoy fall activities throughout the region while having the peace of mind that you will be staying in the perfect place for you. Why not get off the beaten path and enjoy our unusual accommodations? These places promise to provide you with an out of the ordinary experience and create unforgettable memories.
Let yourself be pampered at the spa
We love going to a health center with Nordic baths in the fall, it is the ideal temperature. The coolness makes us want to enjoy the warm baths while the ever present sun breeze warms our faces. Not to mention the enchanting scenery of the leaves turning from green to orange-red.
Combine the relaxing experience with a massage and there is no doubt that you will be relaxed to the max.
Making a fire
You don't have to go far to enjoy the fall. With a coffee or hot chocolate in hand, sit by the fire and simply relax.
The crackling of the fire and the warm flames will have a very calming effect on your mind. Enjoy the moment!
Admire the fall colors
Fall in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is the perfect time to admire the colors of the trees and to enjoy the fresh air of nature that will please hikers.
Many hiking trails are easily accessible in both the Saguenay and Lac-Saint-Jean regions. These places will allow you to observe the most beautiful landscapes of the region. Bicycle enthusiasts can also take advantage of the Véloroute des Bleuets or the Véloroute du Fjord to marvel at the beauty of the surrounding nature. And why not take advantage of the season to rent an electric bike?
Fall in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is the extension of summer: there is still so much to do. The only thing that changes is the scenery which becomes more and more colorful and we are not complaining at all!