The most closer ski center from our auberge is the Massif de Petite-Rivière Saint-François. The ski center Le Massif offers visitors ski or snowboard, 770 meters of denivellation and more than 650 centimetres of perfect snow each year.
Snowmobiling is a winter activity renowned in the region because you can discover unforgettable landscapes. The 400 kilometers regional trail network includes 4 regional circuits that provide access to various local attractions including Isle-aux-Coudres.
Let yourself be tempted by a new slide experience. Both tall and small will be sledding down a 7.5 km rodeling trail… and straight back into childhood! A unique adventure on Mont à Liguori, the trail has been specifically designed for the sport. Depending on your tastes and interests, there are two ways of experiencing rodeling, which is ever so popular in Europe.
Experience an adventure in the great outdoors, while discovering the beauty of the Charlevoix landscape and familiarizing yourself with a healthy and natural way of life. The departure takes place in a very turbulent manner. One by one, the dogs are removed from the kennels to be harnessed. They're so excited, nervous and impatient that they cannot wait to take to the woods. Showing their pleasure, they are attached to the sleds one at a time. This commotion always accompanies the harnessing ceremonial.
The Casino de Charlevoix reserves many hours of exciting games and fun. You'll find 20 game tables like poker Grand Prix, Caribbean's poker, blackjack, mini-bacara and 800 slotmachines and keno lounge.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the area was already renowned for its amazing fishing sectors. Impressed by the carpet of lichen and the northern vegetation, which is unusual at this latitude, people who visited the area at the time christened it Grands-Jardins. Today, this sample of the Great Québec North is still a favourite of fishing enthusiasts, as well as hikers, campers and vacationers who appreciate the magical setting of this exceptional national park. It has the privilege of being one of the central areas of the Charlevoix World Biosphere Reserve, a status awarded to the region by UNESCO. The Parc national des Grands-Jardins is accessible through the village of Saint-Urbain.
Located at Le Massif's summit, Le Sentier des Caps – one of Quebec’s top 10 most beautiful cross-country ski centers – offers both scenery and serenity. Its extraordinary abundance of natural snow makes it the place for every skier who prefers the pace of alternating leg-work! Over 40 km of cross-country trails and 20 km of Nordic trails help you attain a peaceful communion with nature, in the pure whiteness of our northern forests. Some trails lead you out onto superb river vistas, with only you at the top of the world!