What to do in this month of December in Saguenay?
It's Christmas time in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean! It's also time to take your time to travel to the local rhythm. Why not enjoy the comforting cuisine here and shop for local Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean gifts?
Cafés to relax and enjoy
Passion Café - Chicoutimi et Arvida
Both quiet and lively, this café-restaurant will charm you. You will find excellent lattes, daily menus and decadent desserts.
Café Mont-Royal - Chicoutimi
Popular, simple and generous cuisine, with baked beans and homemade pancakes. Come and enjoy delicious menus of the day including the famous tourtière served once a month.
Café Bistro Boutique Léz'art - Petit-Saguenay
A multi-purpose bistro café, starting with a menu of fine pizzas, succulent paninis, gourmet salads and other delicacies decorated with edible flowers to accompany a local beer.
La Maison Banville Café Bistro - Saint-Félicien
The memory of Dr. Banville still lives in this vast heritage house. Enjoy fine market cuisine, paninis, salads, local and homemade products, and delicious espressos.
Bistro D - Chicoutimi
Friendly and warm, Bistro D has 40 seats. The menu with slate varies according to the inspiration of the moment. Savory food is not a coincidence; they are carefully thought out and cooked in front of you, in the open kitchen. Discover the Corsican-inspired artisanal chacurterie!
Restaurant La Cuisine - Chicoutimi
La Cuisine offers authentic and innovative market cuisine. Everything is cooked on site to offer a quality home inspired by the seasons, prioritizing the use of fresh regional products. recognized "Ambassador of flavors" of the Boreal Zone.
What to do on cold days? Visit museums!
Musée du Fjord - musée et centre d'interprétation - La Baie
The Musée du Fjord opens the door to the marine world of the Saguenay Fjord. It is both a laboratory and a place of learning and wonder where history and science coexist.
Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh - Musée et centre d’interprétation - Mashteuiastsh
The museum's exhibitions take you through the 6,000-year history of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh. Stroll through this vibrant and vibrant showcase of a thousand-year-old culture
La Pulperie de Chicoutimi - Musée régional du Saguenay—Lac-Saint-Jean
Discover the industrial cathedrals dating back to the last century, home to La Pulperie and its impressive collection of over 26,000 artefacts and works of art. Explore traveling permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Bilodeau ÉCONOMUSÉE du Pelletier-Bottier et de la Taxidermie - Normandin
At BILODEAU Canada, discover the fascinating world of fur and taxidermy through the meeting of artisans at work.
Touverre ÉCONOMUSÉE (soufflage de verre et taillage de la pierre) - La Baie
The sculptor Giuseppe Benedetto popularizes the characteristics of glass and stone. Witness the different stages of making unique and original works!
Les Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean ÉCONOMUSÉE - Albanel
Délices du Lac-Saint-Jean, a family-owned company specializing in the processing of wild blueberries, has the objective of offering products made from this emblematic little fruit from Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Come discover their universe!
Where to shop for local gifts?
Marie-Cuir Workshop - Chambord
To visit our shop is to discover almost 40 years of know-how. The pasion is in the way of modeling, shaping, painting to obtain unique pieces. Explore a variety of leather items: key chains with blueberries, flowers, jewelry, utility products, belts, reading lights, wallet, embossed leather board, and much more.
Eshkan Crafts - Mashteuiastsh
At Eshkan Crafts, you will experience an extraordinary artistic experience where originality, diversity and culture come together. You will find sculptures, dream catchers, purification items and souvenirs. On site, you can also purchase raw materials such as leather, babiche, feathers and pearls. An authentic boutique located 5 km from Roberval. Come meet us! A visit will charm you!
Twist Creations Crafts - Jonquière and Chicoutimi
The company works in the arts and serves as a showcase for more than 130 artisans and designers from Quebec and Canada. The products in shops are all handmade. We discover the quality and ingenuity of products from the know-how of craftsmen and designers. Behind a creation, there is a person, an idea, a passion. Gift ideas that appeal as much by their originality as by their history, their origin.
What to do as an activity?
Escaparium - Saguenay
The goal of the game is simple: you are a prisoner in a room and you must find a way to escape. By solving different puzzles, you will have access to several tools that will allow you to walk in the rooms until the exit.
Mission Évasion - Chicoutimi
Change your mind during these days of changing weather. Live the life-size escape game located in the heart of Chicoutimi! You will live a unique and original adventure where speed, logic and team spirit will be your best allies!