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The Best Cross-country Ski Centres in Québec

Québec has no shortage of snow-covered landscapes, which means we can count on a long cross-country skiing season. As a matter of fact, it's the longest in Eastern Canada. Each of Québec's region proposes its own wintry charms through about one hundred planned ski trails for all levels of skiers. Whether it's for a quiet hike or more of an intense sports outing, cross-country skiing is the ideal family activity. Red cheeks and...

6 orchards in the Québec City area worth discovering

6 orchards to discover near Québec City (île d’Orléans, Saint-Anne-De-Beaupré and Chaudière-Appalaches). Everything you need to know about the region’s best spots for self-picking, hiking, guided tours, and product tastings such as ciders, vinegars and jams.

Six Places to go Dogsledding this Winter!

This winter, discover Quebec’s natural beauty from another angle! A popular, yet lesser-known activity, we present six places that offer dogsledding excursions.

Eight of Quebec’s best cider houses

Looking for a new way to visit Quebec? Take the cider circuit! Winding through eight regions, it’s the perfect way to combine a getaway with a taste adventure.

Discover the Eastern Townships with these bike path recommendations

There are so many reasons to visit the Eastern Townships: breathtaking scenery, a warm welcome anywhere you go, unique outdoor activity ideas, plenty of gourmet experiences and much, much more! Cycling enthusiasts will agree, however, that the region's main attraction has to be its many outstanding bike paths. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or expert rider, the Eastern Townships offers bike paths to suit your skill level. To make the most...

Fatbike in Québec: 4 things you must know

One thing is for certain: If a Fatbike ever crossed your path while on a hike or cross-country ski outing, you noticed it. With huge wheels and tires that make it easy to ride in the snow, those who try their hand at Fatbiking become instant fans! So if the thought of swapping your snowshoes for a Fatbike has ever crossed your mind, now is the time! Fatbiking is now more accessible than ever, and you can try it throughout Quebec. What’s more, you can actually ride it all year long.

7 Quebec Ski Hills to Discover with the Whole Family

If renting a cottage for a weekend is on your list to-do list this winter, chances are you'll be heading over to the busy slopes of some of the large mountains in your area. There are, however, many other ski hills that are at least as beautiful as the well-known destinations, yet are not as crowded and not as expensive. We have rounded up for you 7 hidden gems in Quebec: Massif du...

Charcoal barbecues: what to know before choosing

Source: Le Petit Persan The first signs of warmth and spring are synonymous with swimming or holidays for some, but for barbecue lovers, the return of the sun means the first grills, the good dinner with friends and families at the cottage. Several types of barbecues are on the market, from gas barbecues to electric barbecues to charcoal barbecues. The latter is known for its use in camping, but it...

5 must-see ski resorts in Vermont

Source: Luxury Ski Trips The mountains of Vermont annually seduce thousands of people from all over the world to practise their favourite winter activities. The many ski resorts have high snow-capped peaks and slopes for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. However, we are not talking about simple ski resorts. These are real villages and many factors come into play in determining the ski destination for a getaway or winter holiday....