Winter or summer, there are plenty of nearby activities to enjoy as a guest at Le Gaspésiana.
The St. Lawrence by bike
Le Gaspésiana is proud to be a partner hotel of the St. Lawrence by bike, a route of over 1,000 km, from Toronto to Rimouski, adapted to the needs of travelers on two wheels. The natural landscapes, the different towns and the charming villages will amaze you. During your journey, it’s also possible to discover the history of the St. Lawrence River, which symbolizes the first arrivals, or even the first road built in 1737 under the name of Chemin du Roy. Go on an adventure with your bike and follow this amazing route along the river!
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Mitis river Park
The Mitis river Parkoffers the opportunity to enjoy nature in its 3 km trails accessible in all seasons. Located just 5 minutes from the hotel, this is the perfect place to get some fresh air nearby.
All trails are available for hiking and walking. In total, you have 8 walking trails and a 8-meter observation tower. Moreover, there are 4 exhibitions to discover.
Walk through the forest and admire the wildlife on snowshoes!
Created from 1926 to 1958 by Elsie Reford, those gardens are a canadian’s historical place that you must absolutely visit! More than 3000 different plants and flowers species are organized in 20 gardens.
Every year, from June 22 to October 6, the festival welcomes more than 20 artists and architects to create a temporary installation, according to the year’s special theme. Every year, more than 60 000 guests visit this festival.
Canyon des Portes de l’Enfer
The Canyon des Portes de l’enfer offers a wide range of outdoor activities to try with your family or with friends. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you can explore the various attractions such as the Descent to Hell’s Gate, the footbridge or the Grand Sault Waterfall and enjoy the unique nature’s wonders by the site. Admire the river, brave the footbridge over 60 meters tall and live a moment out of the ordinary browsing through the tribute of log drivers. The treasure hunter in you could even cross paths in search of hidden objects left behind by geocaching lovers!
1280, chemin Duchénier, Saint-Narcisse-de-Rimouski, QC, G0K 1S0
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Mont-Comi Nature Park
Nature lovers will be amazed by the breathtaking view from the summit. In Summer, the access is free for many outdoor sports: hiking, mountain biking, trails and chairlift.
BONUS: In summer and fall, dogs on a leash are accepted.
Ski and snowboard lovers, explore the 30 runs of the station, which have different levels of difficulty. Also, practice your acrobatics in one of our two snow parks.
Located at only 30 minutes from the hotel, the station also offers you the opportunity to practice snowshoes and cross-country ski.
As soon as warmer days come around, golfing guests looking to play a round or two have several options to choose from, with no fewer than six courses in the vicinity—including spectacular Boule Rock in Métis-sur-Mer.
Geocaching is growing in popularity in the province of Quebec, as it is an excellent way to discover a region while enjoying the fresh air. For fans of this phenomenon, know that there are many hiding places in the Gaspesie region as well as some in our area. Come discover the wonderful Gaspesie scenery in a unique and original way, but do not forget your GPS!
Parc National de la Gaspésie
With its 1268 meters high, the Mont Jacques-Cartier is the second highest peak of Quebec on which trails allow you to observe the habitat of woodland caribou.
Activities during winter : snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, backcountry skiing, etc.
Activities during summer : canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, etc.
Parc National du Canada Forillon
Surrounded by sea, mountains and cliffs, the Parc National du Canada Forillon is well known for its observations of seals & whales (cruise), beavers, black bears, moose and many bird species. Also offering walking trails, kayaking, snorkeling, horseback riding, cycling, swimming, etc.
Parc National de l’Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé
On a 15-km trail, discover a large colony of Northen Gannets and nature and history interpretation program!
Parc National Miguasha
Real fossil cliff of fossil fish, the National Park Miguasha is one of the most important observation sites of fish fossils in Canada, and it is world renowned. It offers a natural history museum, temporary exhibits, picnic areas, etc.
CULTURE, ART & RELAXATION
Pure relaxation at the Maison Hélios
Le Gaspesiana offers you the ideal place to refresh and renew yourself. In a charming environment, calling for relaxation, fully enjoy your stay with us by visiting our health center, the Maison Helios. You will find caring employees, ready to give you our finest treatments. Massage therapy, wraps, face care treatments and many morewill provide you an ultimate resting moment!
For the full experience, choose from one of our relaxation packages.
Culture, Art & Relaxation
In summer, the village of Sainte-Flavie comes alive as restaurants, galleries, museums, and the Artistes en fête Festival welcome travelers for a memorable stay. Take advantage of your time with us to enjoy a stroll along Promenade Clément-Chouinard, watch Marcel Gagnon’s evocative sculptures appear and disappear with the ebb and flow of the tides, or fish for smelt off the village quay. And be sure not to miss some of the most beautiful sunsets in Québec.
Pointe-Au-Père’s Historical Naval Site
Being a part of our region’s national heritage, the site presents multiple attractions to assure you a complete travel through our former naval traditions. You will have the chance to visit the remains of the Onondaga submarine, as well as Canada’s second highest lighthouse, built in 1909!
You will also find the old house of the lighthouse’s guardian, and a brand-new exhibition of Empress of Ireland museum, starring the big liner’s history.