Want to take THE best photos to boost your Instagram? Or else, just want to enjoy the most beautiful Quebec landscapes?
At Outgo, we think of you and to finish the summer on the right foot, we offer you our best suggestions for activities in nature that will put you in the spotlight!
Explore our walking trails
Still looking for the best spots in the province to go hiking? Look no more! Whether you are from Abitibi-Témiscamingue or Québec City, passing through Laval, several parks and reserves are available to you! Speaking of the suburbs of Montreal, Laval's nature centre is worth a visit. A former quarry, this urban park of more than 50 hectares offers a large number of activities for the whole family at a lower cost! Walking trails, farm visits, themed gardens, canoe trips, train rides and tropical greenhouse; there is definitely something for everyone in this beautiful space where nature has found its place.
Close to the metropolis, we also find the Parc de l'île Lebel in Repentigny. A vast relaxation area along the river, the park offers three kilometres of walking trails as well as exercise modules and a children's park. In addition to picnic areas and pétanque courts, it's the perfect place to relax with the family on the last beautiful days of summer.
For Quebec City residents, a walk on Île d'Orléans is a must when the first colors of autumn arrive. Inhabited by its many orchards, historic centres and art galleries, theÎle d'Orléans offers an unforgettable stay to its thousands of visitors every year.
Still very close to the capital, Grand-Héron Park is located on the banks of the Jacques-Cartier River. On site, you will find everything you need for a day with family or friends near the major centres. Softball, soccer, tennis, volleyball as well as water games and skate park, what more can you ask for? A bike path allowing you to take a 14 km walk along the river? There's one too! It's up to you to discover this beautiful place less than 35 minutes from Quebec City.
Few people think of Abitibi-Témiscamingue for their summer holiday. And yet! The Val-d'Or Recreational Forest offers a wide range of outdoor activities for young and young. In addition to mountain biking and in-line skating activities, it's more than 50 square kilometers of space to enjoy the outdoors. Open all year round, the Val-d'Or Recreational Forest also offers a 2-kilometre icy trail for family skating. The best? No need to take anything, equipment rental is available on site at low cost.
La Véloroute des Bleuets- discover the shores of Lac-Saint-Jean in complete peace
The Veloroute des Bleuetsis 256 kilometers (!!!) of bike paths throughout the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. Although the length of the circuit is scary to many, the Véloroute des Bleuets allows you to cross the various municipalities of the region with your family thanks to its well-maintained, easy-level cycle paths.
In addition to being free for everyone, the different portions will offer you stunning views of the area while keeping you away from city life. A wonderful bike ride to conclude the summer!
Via Ferrata - the picturesque landscapes of Charlevoix from the top of the Palissades
What could be better than being perched on the Palisades de Charlevoix and the Bras-du-Nord valley for breathtaking views? This is what theVia Ferrata experience by AventureXoffers. As autumn approaches, come and enjoy sunsets over the river 400 m above the ground. Experience is uncommon!
In addition to two days of Via Ferrata, the ultimate gift package includes accommodation in an inn at the rustic pavilion or a wild camping in a 2-seater tent courtesy of AventureX. Join this team of enthusiasts to discover the beauty of Charlevoix in large size!
A stay in a Nordic spa
At Outgo, we take pride in the quality of our partners present on the platform. Consider, for example, the Noah Spa, a unique concept in Canada founded in 2011 in Scott, Chaudière-Appalaches. Now present in Thetford and Venise-En-Québec, the Noah Spa offers you an experience combining relaxation and massage jet therapy. In its eaunergicpelvis, browse this spa gently, activating your blood circulation for deep muscle relaxation. Suitable for everyone, the complete spa experience includes cold pool, sauna and steam room.
On the Montérégie side, we find the Nordic Spa of Saint-Christophe , which offers you the benefits of Finnish saunas on an enchanting outdoor site. In addition to its thermal experience, admire the lake view at a four-course gourmet table d'hôte dinner, included in the “Délice des Sens” gift package. Finally, a sensory experience combining gastronomy and relaxation at an affordable price!
Kwe! Meeting Aboriginal Cultures
Although First Nations have profoundly influenced the history of Quebec, few of us can boast a thorough knowledge of Aboriginal cultures. The KWE event! Encounter with Indigenous Peoples, aims to introduce these nations to the general public. Crafts, traditional cuisine, tales, legends and music will be in the spotlight for four days of festivities from August 30 to September 2. Renowned Aboriginal artists such as A Tribe Called Red and Kashtin will host the National Assembly Square in the evening. To top it off, admission is free for everyone!
Need accommodation nearby? Think of theHôtel-Musée Premiers Nations de Québec. The 4-star Native boutique hotel offers 55 rooms and suites along the Akiawenrahk' River. With its architecture inspired by longhouses, this hotel will offer you a unique stay where tradition and modernity combine to offer you the best experience. In addition to accommodation, you will have the chance if you wish, to participate in the guided tour that offers a window on the territories, memories and knowledge of a people proud of its roots.
That's all for our best suggestions of activities that offer landscapes worthy of your Instagram! Do we forget about it? Share the article and write to us to let us know your best places!