Outdoor

Travel from sea to sky

60 km

10 stops

3 days

Travel from sea to sky

Well, maybe not quite the sea, but there’s a whole world to discover between lac Mégantic and mont Mégantic. Here, outdoor activities reign supreme, whether you’re on land, by the stars or swinging from tree to tree.

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Shoot for the stars

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Climb to the peak of mont Mégantic (1,105 m) and mont Saint-Joseph (1,065 m) to touch the stars… or almost! Explore 25 kms of versatile paths (including 17 hiking trails) to discover some exceptional vantage points. Looking for something longer than a day hike? Campsites, rustic shelters, huts and EXP. cabins are available.
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Uncover mysteries of the universe

ASTROLab du parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Come discover this one-of-a-kind scientific attraction that boasts public observatories, telescopes, exhibits and films, all geared towards unveiling the wonders and mysteries of outer space. Once night falls, don’t forget to look up: You’re in the world’s first Dark-Sky reserve.
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"T" marks the spots where you'll find some of the most delicious local flavours.
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Taste authentic cuisine

Gîte Au Vaillantbourg

To choose the Petit resto du terroir at the Gîte AuVaillanbourg is to be smitten by its charming décor, warm hospitality and creative, refined cuisine. The meats and fish are sourced from local microfarms while produce is grown on-site via permaculture. Don’t forget to visit the gardens!
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Sleep under the stars

Parc national du Mont-Mégantic

Stargaze at your leisure in one of seven EXP chalets at Mont-Mégantic National Park. A glass dome lies above the bed, giving you good reason to stay up all night and marvel at the wonders of the universe.
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Choose peace and quiet

Piopolis

Succumb to the blissful vibe of the area. From the village dock to the lighthouse and the pergola, you’ll have unique views on lac Mégantic and the majestic mountains that surround it. Interpretive panels tell the fascinating tale of Piopolis. Finally, in the heart of the village, sailboats, church, coffee shop and quaint hotel coexist in serenity.
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Calling all food lovers!
"T" marks the spots where you'll find some of the most delicious local flavours.
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Taste homemade gelato

Café de Pio

To experience Piopolis like a local, you’ll want to stop at Café de Pio, located right in the heart of the village under the Musée Laurier-Gauthier. This inviting space is also home to the works of many local artists and some of the very best homemade gelato and pastries.
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Sleep in a hammock-tent

Hébergement aux Cinq Sens

Enjoy a relaxing stay with family or friends. Soak in the hot tub, bliss out in the sauna and indulge in massage in a serene setting. Or, simply press pause in a hammock along a babbling brook. Come evening, sit around a campfire, watch the stars and dream the night away in a yurt or hammock-tent.
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Channel your inner Tarzan or Jane

D'Arbre en Arbre Lac-Mégantic

Swap the rope swing for ziplines and fly from one tree to the next. There are more than 60 games to enjoy in the forest’s canopy (in complete safety, of course!) on the shores of lac Mégantic. It’s a fun-for-all family activity that guarantees both giggles and an adrenaline rush.
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Head to the beach

Station touristique Baie-des-Sables

Looking for a family-friendly destination that has something for everyone? Don’t miss the Baie-des-Sables tourist complex, where you’ll enjoy activities on land, sea and even sky in a picturesque setting along lac Mégantic. Day hike or sailing school? The choice is yours! Word to the wise: Pack your bags and stay the night to enjoy the four star rated campsite.
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Calling all food lovers!
"T" marks the spots where you'll find some of the most delicious local flavours.
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Stop at the local café

Musi Café

Pull up a seat and enjoy the new and improved Musi Café. Despite the tragedy, the infamous spot is back with its inviting modern décor, varied bistro-style cuisine, wide array of craft beers and, of course, shows. Bonus: The patio offers a stunning view on lac Mégantic.
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Stroll through the city

Lac-Mégantic

This city has been through so much recently that it’s worth rediscovering. Everything has been rebuilt but more importantly, Lac-Mégantic has been reinvigorated. Wander along the shores of the lake, take the time to learn its history and stop in coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques. Life is back in Lac-Mégantic—and it’s more beautiful than ever!
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Piopolis

Discover the charm of a country inn in the picturesque village of Piopolis.
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