Those visitors seeking to immerse themselves in Canadian nature should ensure a stop at Saint-Alexis-des-Monts is on their Quebec province holiday itinerary.
Whether you prefer your activities a little more laid back, like berry picking and lake swimming, or are looking for an adventure such as bear tracking or small game hunting, the Saint-Alexis-des-Monts area has it all.
Highlights include the Réserve faunique Mastigouche, a wildlife reserve perfect for hiking, fishing and photographing stunning scenery, and home to a wealth of creatures including moose, beaver, black bears, hares and herons. Visitors to the area in the summer should make time to swim in the Lac Saint-Bernard; a supervised beach where you can also hire watersports equipment. Venturing to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts in winter? Then a snowmobile through the countryside trails is a thrilling experience.
Don’t miss a trip to the Novelle France Microbrasserie for a craft beer and hearty fare, and if you’re feeling rather weary from all your exploring, then there are plenty of lakeside spas to choose from for a relaxing treatment.