What to do during spring break in Lac-Saint-Jean?

In Lac-Saint-Jean, spring break is synonymous with family fun and plenty of fresh air! To help you plan this fast-approaching vacation, here are some suggestions for various activities that will delight young and old alike!

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Tour the ice villages of Lac-Saint-Jean

Only have a weekend to spare? Why not take a tour of the ice villages of Roberval and Saint-Félicien? In addition to offering a host of family activities, access is free!

Roberval Ice Village

The Village sur Glace in Roberval offers various activities to enjoy a full day with the family, including fatbike rentals ($), an ice ring, walking trails, and even the reservation of a prospector's tent to rest and warm up ($)! The site is accessible 7 days a week, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Try your hand at ice fishing

A little further out on Lac Saint-Jean, the experienced guides of Aventure Lac Saint-Jean invite you to fish in their facilities for an all-inclusive and safe day.

A little further out on Lac Saint-Jean, the experienced guides of Aventure Lac Saint-Jean invite you to fish in their facilities for an all-inclusive and safe day.

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Boreal Village of Saint-Félicien

Located on the Ashuapmushuan River, the Boreal Village of Saint-Félicien also offers family area with an ice ring and play modules, a heated relay shelter, as well as activities and theme days. Check their Facebook page for the schedule of activities!

A short hike at the Chute-à-Michel Park

At the end of the afternoon, if you feel like it, make a quick stop at Parc de la Chute-à-Michel for a short hike along the Ashuapmushuan River.

Spend the week at the lake!

Are you spending the whole week in the region? Here is a five-day itinerary to enjoy a busy family spring break in the Domaine-du-Roy RCM. This well-balanced selection of activities will allow your little jack-of-all-trades to get moving, fill up on fresh air, and make many discoveries!

Day 1: Enjoy winter activities at the Val-Jalbert Historical Village

Throughout spring break, the Village historique de Val-Jalbert invites you to enjoy the joys of winter on its site. Many activities are offered in partnership with the Club Plein-Air Ouiatchouan: walking, sliding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, entertainment, and opening of the general store.

Also taste the famous blueberry taffy on snow, a real delight!

Spend the night in a period house!

From February 25 to March 5, 2022, Val-Jalbert offers its accommodations in winter mode! Enjoy a room furnished in the style of the 1920s in the heart of the Village, in a period house or on the floor of the General Store, and live a unique experience.

The package includes one night's accommodation, access to the site and its activities, 3-course table d'hôte dinner, breakfast, access to the illuminated waterfalls in the evening, and blueberry taffy on snow. Hurry, this package is very limited!
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Day 2: Discover the Pekuakamiulnuatsh at the Amerindian Museum of Mashteuiatsh

During spring break, visit the Musée amérindien de Mashteuiatsh, one of the most interesting museums in Quebec. Come and discover the culture of the Pekuakamiulnuatsh (Ilnus of Lac Saint-Jean) and other First Nations of North America through fascinating activities and exhibits.

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Stretch your legs in Saint-Prime

Once the visit to the Amerindian Museum is over, head to Saint-Prime for a family walk or snowshoeing tour of the Boisé de Curé trails, located behind the Centre Récréatif Quatre-Temps. In the evening, from 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., the trail is illuminated with strings of lights and spotlights.

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Miss Gâteaux!

Are there food lovers in your family? In Saint-Prime, a stop at Miss Gâteaux is a must to taste their delicious cakes and pastries.

Day 3: Meet the animals at the Saint-Félicien Wild Zoo

During spring break, discover the Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien and its residents in a different way! As most of the species living at the Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien are acclimatized to the cold, it is possible to observe animals in quasi-liberty and very active in winter.

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Day 4: A day of sliding at Club Tobo-Ski

Whether it's downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, or tubing, we welcome you to Club Tobo-Ski in Saint-Félicien for a day of sliding! Fatbike and snowshoeing enthusiasts will also find plenty of trails on the site.

Day 5: A visit to the Pioneer Mill

At the Moulin des Pionniers in La Doré, enjoy 2 km of snowshoe trails and a 12 km cross-country ski trail.

An overnight stay in a themed cottage

Looking for an original experience to accommodate the family? Spend the night in one of the themed cottages! The choice is yours: Would you prefer to sleep like the owners of the mill in an ancestral house, or in a dormitory, like in the days of the logging camps?

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Where do we sleep during our stay?

After a long day discovering the region with your family, a good night's sleep is a must! Located near our main attractions, our accommodations offer a full range of services and, above all, absolute comfort. Find the accommodation that suits your needs and your budget.

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Lac-Saint-Jean Cottages and Spa

In Chambord, stay on an enchanting site in a cottage overlooking Lac Saint-Jean at Chalets et Spa Lac-Saint-Jean. As a bonus, treat yourself to a moment of well-being by accessing the Nordic baths or by booking a massage therapy treatment!

Domaine des Trois-Iles

For atypical accommodation on the banks of the Ashuapmushuan River, in Saint-Félicien, experience a stay in one of the Coolboxes of the Domaine des Trois-Îles. Rent snowshoes, sleds, snow scooters, and even electric fatbikes directly on site!

Hôtel de la Boréalie

Also located on the banks of the Ashuapmushuan River, in Saint-Félicien, the Hôtel de la Boréalie offers hotel or motel rooms with a view of the river.

Hotel with swimming pool

Hotels with indoor swimming pools are always a must for families! In Roberval, take advantage of the indoor pool at the Château Roberval. Or, in Saint-Félicien, head to the Hôtel du Jardin to entertain the children in the indoor swimming pool

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Win your trip to Lac-Saint-Jean!

To celebrate March Break, we're giving away one (1) holiday with three-days of winter activities and two nights in our magnificent region!

Included in the stay:

You have until February 20, 2022, at midnight, to complete the entry form. . The winner will be announced on the Bienvenue au Lac Facebook page on February 21, 2022.

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