Saguenay's Top 5
Collected by Erin Levi , AFAR Contributor
1831 6e Ave, La Baie, QC G7B 1S1, Canada
For insight into local history, visit some of the villages that make up Saguenay: Val-Jalbert, a 1920s pulp-mill company town with around 40 original buildings, and L'Anse-Saint-Jean, known for its beautiful 1931 covered bridge. The Sir William...
300 Rue Dubuc, Chicoutimi, QC G7J 4M1, Canada
The charming museum in the Chicoutimi Pulp Mill has a new permanent exhibit, Arthur Villeneuve Far from Naïve!, which traces the unlikely career of Arthur Villeneuve, a painter without any artistic training who became an important force in the...
177 Rue des Pionniers, Tadoussac, QC G0T 2A0, Canada
Tadoussac, located where the Saguenay Fjord meets the St. Lawrence River, is a 90-minute drive (126 kilometers, or 78 miles) southeast of Saguenay. This quaint coastal town happens to be the best place to go whale-watching in North America: Of the...
91 Rue Notre Dame, Rivière-Éternité, QC G0V 1P0, Canada
Saguenay Fjord National Park stretches 100 kilometers (62 miles) along the shores of the fjord from Saguenay to Tadoussac. The dramatic landscape began as a rift between two mountain ranges and was then scraped deeper and polished by glaciers...