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Jacques-Cartier is an inspiring, authentic and natural territory. Sometimes hilly, sometimes mountainous, dotted with lakes, rivers, lined with trees and forests, it is a vast region for a stay or a day trip in any season.


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9 unique municipalities


Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier, is the western gateway to the region—and heaven for people who love the great outdoors.


This sprawling lake is the home to quintessential cottage country. You can make your way around Lac-Saint-Joseph, soak up amazing landscapes.


Located on the southern part of Lake St. Joseph, this municipality was occupied by Irish. In summer, the historic chapel becomes a cultural space with a terrace overlooking the lake.


Along the Jacques-Cartier River, Shannon stands out for its culture and landscape greatly influenced by its first inhabitants, settlers from Ireland.


You’ll bask in a breathtaking landscapes with mountains and a river. It’s a great place to have fun outdoors and indoors. Take advantage of this lively destination!


Located right beside Lac Delage and surrounded by mountains, this area is ideal to kick back and forget about the daily grind. Recharge your batteries and take the time to enjoy the good life.


Dynamic and bucolic. The city gives people so much to dream about, especially with its breathtaking views of the Vallée de la Jacques-Cartier. Do love challenges and relaxation? Get the best of both worlds here.


Energizing, Lac Beauport is a small town in a large forest! The best place to practice your favorite sport in the greatest landscape.


Outdoor activities, enchanting scenery worthy of a postcard, pure mountain air, welcoming citizens loving life...!

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