Winter cultural activities
During the magical Christmas season take a tour to the marchés de Noël Européen de Saguenay where you will find artisans, local products, choirs, Christmas tales, mulled wine , grills and more in an enchanting setting.
The snow is performing! The village sur glace of Roberval, located on the ice of Lake Saint-Jean, consists of 150 houses surrounding a walking trail and an ice ring giving access to a host of outdoor activities to enjoy the joys of winter. In February, the Saguenay Festival en neige is a winter family celebration with 200 snow sculptures, a unique symposium and a gigantic ephemeral art gallery for eleven days of free activities! The parc national des Monts-Valin celebrates the magic of winter by inviting you aboard the shuttle Ghost-Express to the Valley of Ghosts. In a submerged white landscape, snowshoe trails lead to the impressive snow mummies that haunt the valley.
With the double défi des 2 Mario cross Lake Saint-Jean in full winter framed professionals! Three days on snowshoes or skis, and two nights in winter camping to raise funds for the Sur la pointe des pied Foundation, which cares for young people with cancer.
Winter is also a good time to discover the fascinating world of fur and taxidermy by meeting artisans at work. The Bilodeau ÉCONOMUSÉE du Pelletier-Bottier et de la Taxidermie enjoy a spectacular visit to discover the secrets of manufacturing 100% regional products.