The lighthouse of Pointe des montsMoving away from Tadoussac and Les Escoumins towards Manicouagan, one finds much to offer. Heading eastwards to follow the whales, you will come along many small villages set upon the coast, rivers, ecological interpretation centers, many lighthouses the famous Pointe-des-Monts lighthouse which offers visitors an original place in which to spend the night. As for Baie-Trinité, it is home to a shipwreck center.

Popular activities also include visiting the famous Hydro-Quebec dams, such as Manic-2, Manic-5 and Outardes. One can also participate in bear-watching as well as cruises in Manicouagan in certain small ports. Cruises on the North-Shore, with the exception of those in Tadoussac, Les Escoumins and Rivière-Portneuf – which are almost exclusively devoted to whale-watching – are aimed at bird-watching and discovering the St-Lawrence River.

The St-Lawrence’s Boreal Center located in Baie-Comeau offers a unique experience pertaining to the last Ice Age, an interpretative center, guided tours and hiking. Golf amateurs will be fulfilled in Tadoussac, Forestville and Baie-Comeau.


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