Northern people are said to be some of the warmest people in the world. The people of Dolbeau-Mistassini are no exception to the rule. Renowned both for its landscapes and for its surroundings on the majestic Lac Saint-Jean. In August, Dolbeau-Mistassini celebrates the season of harvesting the small blue fruit with the holding of the Blueberry Festival and with the annual production of the legendary fresh blueberry chocolate of the Pères trappistes.
The time will be festive in the city on August 23 and 24 as part of the Dolbeau-Mistassini Brewers Festival. Enjoy local produce and attend a multitude of activities, including a contest where 10 microbreweries will try to create the best blueberry beer in the WORLD.
Want to relax? Make sure to not miss the resort Vauvert-sur-le-Lac-Saint-Jean. With its beautiful 7 km sandy beach on the shores of Lake Saint-Jean, its green campsite, rental cabins available 12 months a year and many hiking trails, the site will be perfect for your small family vacation.
The parc régional des Grandes-Rivières du lac Saint-Jean is also a must for the observation of the rivers that animate the city. Dolbeau-Mistassini is an interesting relay point that offers all services for travelers including a tourist information office located at Les Halles du Bleuet.
Want a sweet adventure? Kayaking on the calm waters of the lake will delight young and old. Need action? Go rafting on the big rivers surrounding. Need to shake it up a little? Start your day at the bike house and go exploring the north of the lake along the Véloroute des Bleuets!
One thing is certain: the welcoming smile of the people of Dolbeau-Mistassini is as comforting as a huge bonfire and you will leave with the same ardent fire that inhabits the residents.