celebrate its 5th anniversary, Le Nordique Spa et Détente is opening a
new building where you will find, among other things, a 12-seat
eucalyptus steam bath, a Nordic shower and a dormitory-style rest area
with a view of the Jacques-Cartier River.
Go on, pamper yourself. You deserve it…Le Nordique Spa et Détente/ 418-848-SPAS (7727)
you thinking of going cross-country skiing in 2011? We have the
information you need to plan your outings properly. Be sure to check out
the cross-country ski station guide. Did you know that there are
approximately 2500 km (1500 miles) of cross-country ski trails within a
150-km (90-mile) radius of Québec City? During your next snowshoeing or
skiing getaway weekend, you could stay at an inn and savour local
cuisine, or pick up that new piece of equipment at one of the region’s
you consult the online guide, you can subscribe to the newsletter to
get tips from experts on such topics as: ‘What to eat before, during and
after exercise?’ and ‘Making sure to drink enough water, even if it’s
Regroupement des stations de ski de fond de la région de Québec
Paraski Aventure introduce you to a thrilling, yet little-known, winter
activity. Just strap on a pair of skis, a harness and a giant sail, and
you are ready to zip over the fields and frozen lakes in the beautiful
Québec City Area.
Ice fishing is a traditional Northern activity that has a special al-lure.
can go ice fishing on Stein and Lindsay lakes in the réserve faunique
de Portneuf. This activity is reserved to those who spend at least one
night in this wildlife reserve. Note the entry fee to the reserve is not
included in the cost of your accommodations. A heated rest station is
located onsite, and all of the fishing equipment is provided. A Québec
fishing licence is also required.
a vacation with family and friends at the réserve faunique de Portneuf.
Your quiet little retreat—a cottage in the woods near a frozen lake—is
less than an hour northwest of Québec City. Over the course of a few
days, you can do all the fishing, hunting, skiing or tobogganing you
want. But if R&R is what you have in mind, you can unwind, all snug
and cozy, in your comfortable accommodations.
Ice fishing season runs from mid-December to mid-March, depending on ice conditions.
you need to get away to the great outdoors, you can go snowshoeing
along the trails criss-crossing the Bras-du-Nord Valley in Portneuf. You
can spend the night in a deluxe yurt, gazing up at the stars while
lying in your sleeping bag. Our new visitor reception building will open
in January 2011.
cabins, deluxe cottages and yurts let snowshoe lovers get the most out
of the Coopérative Vallée Bras-du-Nord snowshoeing network—that’s over
80 km (48 miles) of trails.