Auberge du Jardin

Activities

 

 

Located in the heart of the Saguenay Fjord, right next to Parc national du Saguenay, the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park and the Charlevoix region, Auberge du Jardin offers a wide variety of four-season activities that will delight all nature enthusiasts looking for adventure in the Great Outdoors.

 

 

 

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES :

 

 

Kayak

 

 

Sea Kayaking: Fjord en kayak
Guided excursion of the Saguenay Fjord. In search of belugas!

 

 

 

 

 

Whale Watching
Cruises departing at Baie Ste-Catherine or Tadoussac.

 

 

 

 

Saguenay Fjord
Cruises
on the Fjord and its marine park

 

 

 

Randonnée en canot

 

Canoeing Excursion
A great exotic and relaxing experience in the heart of nature on the calm waters of Petit-Saguenay river.

 

 

 

 

Hiking
A fantastic area of more than 100 km of way-marked trails crossing the entire Parc national du Saguenay. Direct access from
the inn.

 

 

 

 

Cycling
Access to the mountains of Saguenay with marked or unmarked trails from the inn. Mountain bike rental on site.

 

 

 

 

Horse Riding
From Anse-St-Jean, many forest excursions allow you to reach with a horse the Saguenay fjord sand bars.

 

 

 

 

Pêche au saumon

 

Salmon Fishing
In the Bas-Saguenay region, two salmon rivers are offered to the most demanding fishermen but also for beginners looking to be introduced to angling:
An always renewed pleasure!:


 

- Petit-Saguenay river
- Saint-Jean river

 

 

 

Baignade

 

Swimming
Many water activities are accessible from Anse St-Étienne, its beach and its vacation village.

 

 

 

 

Golf
(6 golf courses in the vicinity)
La Malbaie, Tadoussac, Saguenay.

 

 

 

Nordic Bath and Spa
A new concept of Scandinavian spa for an “hydro-relaxation” experience at the foot of the Mont-Édouard ski resort.

 

 

 

 

Site de la Nouvelle-France
A superb site next to the Saguenay Fjord presenting an accurate re-enactment of the life of the 17th-century settlers and a horse show highlighting the history of the Canadian horse.

 

 

 

 

La Fabuleuse histoire d'un royaume
Large-scale show

 

 

WINTER ACTIVITIES :

 

 

Downhill Skiing at Mont-Édouard
28 ski slopes, 450 m of altitude which ranks the mountain 6th in the Quebec ski resorts. Slopes designed for snowboard enthusiasts and telemark skiing. Mont-Édouard is a mountain full of full located only 15 minutes away from Auberge du Jardin.

 

 

 

 

Snowmobiling
By its location close to the fjord, Auberge du Jardin is a most enjoyed stop for snowmobilers.

 

 

 

Traineaux à chiens

 

Dogsledding
Close to Mont-Édouard, a trip in the hinterland is an unforgettable and not-to-be-missed winter experience.

 

 

 

Raquettes

 

Snowshoeing
Many km of marked and unmarked trails from the inn as well as numerous sites all over the Bas-Saguenay area. Possibility of renting material and reserving a guide upon request.

 

 

 

 

Ice Fishing
2 exceptional sites are accessible on the Saguenay Fjord close to the inn:
- at Anse-St-Jean
- at Rivière-Éternité

 

 

 

 

Nordic Cross-Country Skiing
100 km of marked and well-kept trails on the “Sentier des Murailles” for every difficulty levels and where you will encounter breathtaking landscapes.

 

 

 

 

Ice Climbing
2 certified ice cascades offered in the inn’s park

 

 

 

 

See also www.fjordenhiver.com

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES :

 

 

 

 

 

Symposium "villages en couleurs"
On Thanksgiving weekend, exhibitions of the works from more than 40 Quebec painters.

 

 

 

 

Exposition internationale des crèches de Rivière Éternité :
More than 250 mangers coming from 55 countries are exhibited. More than 150 of them are displayed outside throughout the village and illuminated at night.

 

 

 

 

Exhibition of giant greeting cards (starting in December and mid-January), More than 150 Christmas cards are decorated and exhibited throughout the village.

 

 

 

 

Fall’s colours and Indian summer (September-October)
Magical show of nature throughout Parc national du Saguenay, particularly impressive on Sentier des caps trail running alongside the Saguenay Fjord and the Petit-Saguenay river trail.

 

 

 

Pêche au saumon