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Sledding – Le Massif de Charlevoix Style!

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   Typically, when spending a day or a week at an alpine winter resort, there are plenty of offerings for avid downhill skiers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers and snowshoers alike.  Over the years, traditional ski trails have been complemented by glade trails, and some challenging “hors-piste” terrain for experts.  Some resorts and their partners offer cat-skiing and helicopter skiing tours, …

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Experience Fun Day Trips with your Children in Les Éboulements, Charlevoix

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When in the Charlevoix Region, be sure to plan a few leisurely day trips with the kids.  It’s always better to enjoy stops that all members of the family will enjoy.   Suggested Stops Alpagas Charlevoix, 364, rang Saint-Godefroy (route 362), Les Éboulements (Québec), Canada    www.alpagascharlevoix.com; Charlevoix Maritime Museum / Musée Maritime de Charlevoix, 305, rue de l’Église, Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive (Québec), Canada   …

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Top 15 Charlevoix Preferred Activities of Chalet Charlevoix Quebec

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  Ski the trail La Fénomène at Massif de Charlevoix and admire the spectacular view of the St. Lawrence River. Then go on an sledding adventure in the Mount Liguori section of the mountain, and remember the thrill of gliding like when you were 10 years old. Walk or snowshoe the Gabrielle-Roy trail, just 5 minutes from the cottage, a  …

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Exploring Charlevoix: Experience the Eclectic 350 year old Town of Baie Saint-Paul, QC, CANADA

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When traveling eastward hugging the north shore of the St. Lawrence River from Quebec City, the town of Baie Saint-Paul is not only considered a destination in itself, but the gateway to explore the Charlevoix region of Quebec, CANADA. Baie Saint-Paul is a picturesque town over 350 years old with a rich history of tradition and culture. Over the years, …

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Exploring Route 362 : Isle-aux-Coudres, The Island Named By Famous Jacques Cartier

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Exploring Route 362 When in the Charlevoix region, be sure to plan a leisurely day trip down Route 362 that runs along the St. Lawrence through the hills between Baie St-Paul and La Malbaie.  In fact, take Route 362 both east and west, as it is one of the Top 10 most scenic drives in North America.  This breathtaking 56 …

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Something magical happens in April

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  Each year in the eastern Canadian provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, the anticipation of the thawing period of early spring means that there is a lot of activity in the maple groves.  The dedicated purveyors of maple syrup are busy re-acquainting themselves with their majestic trees, trudging through the deep snow on snow shoes, focused on choosing …

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Why the Charlevoix Region of Quebec should be on your “Bucket List”

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Definition of Bucket List – a list of things that one has not done before, but want to do before dying (or “kicking the bucket”). A couple of years ago, after a glorious day of skiing at Le Massif, we fell in love with Charlevoix.  Recently, one of my colleagues at work Julien stated during a break in our meeting …

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