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CARTE Baie James

► Cantons-de-l’Est

About 100 km from Montreal by Highway 10, the region owes its Anglo-Saxon character to its proximity to the U.S. border. « Villages” look like New England. In autumn, the forests are splendid.

Population: 425,000 inhabitants

Main cities: Granby, Magog, North Hatley, Sherbrooke

CARTE Charlevoix

► Charlevoix

At 400 km from Montreal via Highway 138 East, the Saint Laurent River and the mountains hug in breathtaking landscapes. The beauty of the place has inspired many painters, poets and musicians.

Major cities: Baie-Saint-Paul, Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive, Ile-aux-Coudres, La Malbaie


► Gaspésie

500 to 1000 km from Montreal via Highway 20 East and 132.

One of the most typical regions of Quebec. Its coastline leads to smaller ports, charming villages, breathtaking cliffs and beautiful beaches.

Main cities: Matane, Gaspé Percé, Bonaventure, Matapedia


► Laval

A suburb in north of Montreal, Laval offers many family-oriented activities.

It groups together different municipalities which became districts: St. Dorothy, St. Rose, St. Vincent de Paul


► Mauricie

At 150 km from Montreal via Highway 40 East, the history of this region is related to the pulp and paper and the hydroelectric power.

Main cities: Trois-Rivières, Shawinigan


► Montérégie

Within 50 miles of Montreal Highway 10 West, crossed by the Richelieu River, the region offers magnificent rural landscapes and magnificent forests.

Main cities: Chambly, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Rougemont, Mont-Saint-Hilaire


► Outaouais

The 200 km road leading from Montreal to Gatineau (Quebec) and her twin sister, Ottawa (Ontario) is a path lined with historic homes.

Main cities: Montebello, Gatineau, Ottawa


► Québec (ville)

Located 253 km from Montreal via Highway 40 West, the capital of Quebec, founded in 1608 and dedicated by UNESCO is lovely.

Population: 630,000 inhabitants, almost exclusively French.

Around Québec, Côte-de-Beaupré, Île d’Orléans and Portneuf offer attractions.


► Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

500 km away from Montreal via Highway 20 East and 312 North, this beautiful area is named after a city, a river and a fjord.

Go to the flower town of Alma to discover the Lac-Saint-Jean and Saguenay which merged three cities: Chicoutimi, Jonquière and the Bay