The New Holiday Destination of the Hour is Quebec's North Shore!
June 23 2017, Richard DesRochers
For many of us, the Côte-Nord (Quebec North Shore) is really unknown. However, for those who love the outdoors, large spaces and breathtaking scenery, the Côte-Nord has become a must-see destination.
A thriving tourist Haven
The Côte-Nord is vast geographical area. For those who insist "I want to see everything in two days," it’s virtually impossible to do even with a Private jet. The region alone covers 236,700 square kilometers. The Côte-Nord region is divided into the following sectors: Tadoussac, Forestville, Baie-Comeau, Manicouagan, Panoramas, Fermont, Port-Cartier, Sept-Îles, Île-D'Anticosti, Rivière-au-Tonnerre, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Natashquan, and the Lower North Shore.
The available activities and sights relate mainly to the area being visited. For example, the Saguenay-St. Lawrence ecosystem is recognized worldwide as one of the best places for whale-watching. To see them, you’ll have to choose from over 20 types of cruises.
The Côte-Nord tourist site: a must
To plan your trip carefully and to help you discover the region, it’s a good idea to consult the Côte-Nord tourist site before leaving. It’s truly a region that offers something for all tastes. To give you a taste of planning a perfect trip, here are some activities in which you can participate:
- Visit to Jardins des glaciers
- Horseback riding on the beach
- Whale tours, over 20 different cruises
- The great outdoors in Forestville
- Golfing, canoeing, mountain biking await you
- Ornithology, cycling and hiking in the Sept-Îles area
- Scuba diving
In addition to sports activities, on the Côte-Nord tourist site you’ll find a wide range of festivals and cultural activities to enjoy in the region. In short, Québec's North Shore will be an unforgettable destination for you this summer and beyond.