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Here is a winter vacation for lovers of great nature and tranquility!

Sportvac takes you to live an authentic experience in Québec Maritime, a region whose power of attraction is amplified when the snow covers it and the cold freezes it!

Two fascinating places will allow you to experience the magic of winter: the Bic National Park, on the sea side, and the Matane Wildlife Reserve, on the mountain side! In a setting that encourages contemplation and wildlife observation, we invite you to take a deep breath of fresh air by trying out the wide range of non-motorized activities that make the region’s reputation in winter!

Bic National Park, your winter stay on the St. Lawrence River!

The Bic islands form one of the most remarkable landscapes of the St. Lawrence estuary, in Quebec Maritime. In this setting frozen by winter, only the river seems to resist to immobility! It is difficult not to fall under the spell of the capes, bays, coves, islands and mountains that make up the park!

The atmosphere of Bic Park is unique: its small size makes it familiar, the sunsets are reputed to be among the most beautiful in the world and winter brings an extra layer of magic to the place! Settle down in the heart of the park for a total immersion in this fascinating setting!

A variety of winter activities allow you to access all the natural beauty of the site. In addition to hiking, try snowshoeing, snow scooters and Nordic skiing (equipment can be rented on site). Whether you are a novice or more experienced, discover the marked trails and their breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence Estuary. For a stopover, heated shelters are at your disposal.

In the heart of the Chic-Chocs, winter adventure in the mountains!

Highly comfortable lodging in a wilderness area: that’s the concept of the Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge. Unique in Eastern Canada, it is perched at an altitude of 615 m, in the heart of the Matane wildlife reserve, where Quebec’s three great cervids are found: moose, caribou and white-tailed deer. Well-being, pleasure and tranquility are the key words here. Inside, a warm atmosphere where nothing is neglected. Outside, 60 km2 of nature to practice your favorite activities alone or in the company of experienced guides.

Putting down your bag at the Chic-Chocs Mountain Lodge is to offer yourself a collection of adventures and a different, healthy and privileged lifestyle. Your winter package will allow you to fully enjoy this way of life at altitude, without any worries, through seasonal activities: snowshoeing, hiking on marked trails, wildlife observation, photography, skiing.

In the off-piste paradise, skiers will have the choice between high road skiing, splitboarding and hok skiing. All equipment is provided. And to end the day, there’s nothing like a sauna or an outdoor spa!

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Your journey begins and ends in Quebec City!

It is in Quebec City, the only fortified city in North America, that we suggest you start and end your journey! Stroll through its oldest districts, such as Petit Champlain, Place-Royale and the Old Port. Don’t miss the Citadel, the Château de Frontenac, the Plains of Abraham, etc.


This is a travel suggestion. As specialists in Canada travel, we make it a point of honor to adapt it according to the season, the time you have available, your pace, your travel philosophy, your desires of discovery, your budget! Get inspired by our suggestions and ask for a personalized offer!

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