Normandin is a city located in the greater Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region. By its geographical location, it is the perfect place to rent a cottage to be near the major attractions of this beautiful region.
The Petite-Chute-à-l'Ours halt offers you a magnificent landscape of the natural wealth of this part of the country. The beach of Île-aux-Trembles, near the Fall-to-the-world, is an oasis of peace with its sandy beach. Enjoy the Mistassini River for canoe or kayak river descents with its sandy beaches and varied landscapes.
The Ashuapmushuan Wildlife Preserve is only 26 minutes from Normandin. You will find yourself in the real wilderness to hunt small game, bear or moose, or fish in its many lakes and rivers, or for beautiful hikes. The Grandes-Rivières Regional Park of Lac St-Jean is the huge playground for outdoor enthusiasts with its 100 square km divided into several sectors for tourism, recreation and conservation. Large areas of boreal forest, spectacular rivers, and endless activities, you will be in a short drive to take the fresh air. Canoeing, kayaking, climbing, hiking, biking, dog sledding, wildlife viewing are just a few things you can do to enjoy the park.
Lake St-Jean is not far to go to enjoy the many beaches for swimming or sport fishing to catch landlocked salmon, walleye, northern pike or lote. Every year The Lac St-Jean International Crossing, one of the world's largest endurance swimming competitions, attracts many visitors each year.
The Véloroute des Bleuets is a 256 km bicycle tour around Lac St-Jean crossing 15 municipalities, including Normandin.
The Wild Zoo of St-Félicien is 25 minutes from Normandin for a beautiful day with the family of 1000 animals, 80 species, walking on footpaths or on the train to see them loose. The zoo is open all year.
On the cultural side, many events are coming back every year to Normandin: the winter carnival, the Dédé Fortin festival, the Volleyball Classic, the "Zanimé" theatre troupe. You should also stop by the many producers in the area for fruit, cheese, soap, beer and more. It will plan a long stay in a cottage to get to see everything, to do everything, to taste everything!