Winter Sports

Charlevoix is charming coated with her splendid winter jacket. Aside from admiring picturesque landscape worthy of post card, we can find, in the region, a wide range of winter activities to enjoy rigorous Quebec wintertime. A variety of local businesses are recognizing and featuring winter sports in Charlevoix, from inescapable alpine skiing to fearless ice canoeing. Here are some of our favorites!

Le Massif de Charlevoix


Although alpine skiing is the most popular activity, Le Massif de Charlevoix offers a wide range of winter sports like cross country skiing, alpine hiking, snowshoeing and lately, toboggan rides. At the summit, a restaurant and a festive bar are awaiting you for an after-ski party and a memorable experience!

Crédit photo: Alain Blanchette Facebook Instagram

1350, rue Principale
Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, QC
G0A 2L0

418 632-5876

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Crédit photo 1 & 3 Francis Gagnon

Smaller than the Massif but a significant asset, Mont Grand-Fonds offers nice winter activities. The ski station has been recognized for her exceptional ski conditions, her magical cross country skiing trails and her warming family vibe. Adventurous spirit
are meeting on the Lynx hillside to slalom through glades and trees. Snowshoeing and hiking are also doable.

1000, chemin des Loisirs
La Malbaie, QC
G5A 1Y8

418 665-0095

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La Reine et le Millionnaire


This enterprise is not inviting you to drink tea or to eat scones in a private setting. This company will give you another perspective of the Charlevoix region: travelling several kilometers driving your own dog sled!

You will firstly meet the pack of hounds and a passionate guide will professionally train you to drive your cockpit. Experience an authentic ambiance where everything has been planned in full respect of animal life. This is a must do winter activity in the region!

600, rang Saint-Placide Nord
Baie Saint-Paul, QCG3Z 3A7

581 807-0140

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Crédit photo Héli-Charlevoix

This company proposes stunning experiences!  inboard an helicopter cockpit, you will be carried over marvelous Charlevoix sceneries.  The mountains, the valley, the St-Lawrence River: you will admire breathtaking sceneries from a unique perspective, accompanied by a kind storyteller pilot.

It is not the first time we mention this company located in Baie St-Paul.  Héli-Charlevoix is one of our favorites! We do offer a partnership with them and have created the “Up in the air package”! You can visit our package section for more details.

735, boulevard Monseigneur-de-Laval
Baie Saint-Paul, QC
G3Z 2V6

418 435-4071

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Les Palissades de Charlevoix


Are you adventurous? Try the winter via ferrata from the Palissades de Charlevoix! A bold mix between hiking and ice climbing. This facility proposes a safe walking path overlooking steep cliffs, secured by strong steel wires attached to solid rock walls. Accessible to families and to beginners the path ends his course by rappelling and a fun zipline. A journey filled with adrenaline, great memories and stunning sceneries!

Crédit photo Les Palissades de Charlevoix

1000, route 170
Saint-Siméon, QC
G0T 1X0

418 647-4422

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La Vallée des Glaces


In the heart of the impressive mountains of the Hautes-Gorges-de-la-rivière-Malbaie national park, the splendid Vallée des Glaces welcomes you in a magical decor ideal for practicing fat biking, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing and ice skating.

SEPAQ des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie

418 439-1227

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Les Traverseux –  Canot à glace


You think you have experienced all the pleasure that Quebec winter has to offer? Les Traverseux are offering unique sightseeing tour on the majestic St Lawrence River departing from L’isle aux Coudres island. Ice canoeing is an exceptional experience that will take you to the core of an ancestral tradition. In fact, don’t miss out to visit the museum, entirely dedicated to this traditional sport.

Photo credit: Canot à glace

1922, chemin des Coudriers
L’Isle-aux-Coudres, QC
G0A 1X0

418 438-2996

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Momentôm, is well located and is a good place to stay to enjoy all the winter activities available in the surrounding areas!


Although Charlevoix is a very popular destination in the winter, it is now possible to fully enjoy your time in the region all year round! It is no exception on our premises.
A few steps away from your unit and you will get access to nice hiking trails and home -based sled runs in the winter. After a playful day outside, you will happily return to your comfy unit and enjoy the privacy of your spa on your private deck.

You are planning a visit in the region? Take advantage of the Charlevoix Attraction Passport. You will be granted nice savings on major leisure activities.

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