Beach, outdoor, culture, relaxation: Plan your trip!Here are some suggestions to start :
Schedule: August 1 to Labour Day, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Les Halles du Vieux Port
Schedule: Mid-May to mid-October, every day, 8:00am to 9:00pm.
MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION DES JARDINS DU QUÉBEC
Renowned artist and landscape designer, Brian Scullion realized a childhood dream by creating a genuine Earthly Paradise on a 40-hectare farm. You can feel his passion as soon as you enter Jardin Scullion, where outstanding landscapes, comprising 2,000 plant species from around the world that have adapted well to Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean weather. This family site, which boasts a mini farm, games for children and picnic areas, is described by professional gardeners as one of the most beautiful gardens in Québec. Three-time recipient of Tourisme Québec’s Grand Prix, Jardin Scullion also offers guided tours of a peat bog and different forest plots. On the ground floor of the reception lodge, a giant mural depicts regional biodiversity. Free strolls or guided tours – on-site restaurant service available. Schedule: June 15 to September 15, every day, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; September 16 to October 15, upon reservation.
Admission (taxes included) : Adults: $22.50, children (5-16): $11, children under 5: Free. Group rates (20 +).
Average visit length: 3 hours.
Last guided tour: 4:00 pm.
Day-fresh organic cheese, bulk or curds. Organic aged cheeses: Saint-Félicien, Lac-Saint-Jean, Les chutes à Michel, Les chutes à l’Ours, Les chutes Chaudière, and Rapide Arcand...
Free sampling, picnic area, group guided tour upon reservation (paying), observation window.
Schedule: Year round. Summer: June 24 to September 5 : Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; Sat. and Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. September 6 to June 23 : Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday 10:00 am to noon.
Fresh and specialty cheddars.
Sampling (paying), picnic area, group or individual guided tour upon reservation, observation window.
Located near centre town, close to the tourist information office.
Products: Fresh blueberries and blueberry products.
Schedule: Last week of July to Labour Day, every day, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Homemade chocolates (made on the premises), soft ice cream dipped in real chocolate, blueberry chocolates, jam and honey.
Observation window, picnic area. Service in English depending on availability.
Schedule: May to September, every day, 9:30 am to 10:00 pm; October to April, Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Preserves, cakes, tourtière, blueberry pie, jams, broad-bean soup. Regional products cooked on location.
Schedule: Year-round, every day, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Off-season, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm).
Beer-based cooking, regional products. Guided tours upon reservation. Service in English depending on availability. Reservation preferred.
Schedule: Year-round: 11:00 am to 3:00 am. Reservations preferred.
View of the Saguenay River, outdoor terrace, live music, pub-style menu. 15-minute guided tours upon reservation (bilingual for groups).
Schedule: Year-round. Guided tours Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.