Travel up and down the River to discover its physical features.
Musée du Fjord
While visiting the Saguenay Fjord and Baie des Ha! Ha!, I stopped in at the Musée du Fjord. In addition to learning about the rich biodiversity of these waters, I had a lot of fun doing the interactive science activities.
Address: 3346 boulevard de la Grande-Baie Sud, Ville de Saguenay, La Baie borough, Québec
Phone number: 1-866-697-5077
The Thousand Islands archipelago in Ontario is a magnificent region, extremely rich in history and biodiversity. At the Aquatarium, I dove into discovering the River’s wildlife and its geological history! I was even able to visit several old ships. Loved it!
Address: 6 Broad Street, Brockville, Ontario
Phone number: 613-342-6789
Garden of the Glaciers
In Baie-Comeau, a cliff made of seashells stands in mid-forest!
Lake St. Pierre in winter
This lake is where the River widens between Sorel-Tracy and Trois-Rivières.
Île d'Orléans shoreline
Located downstream of Québec City, Île d'Orléans marks a transition zone for the River’s waters.
Fields on Île d'Orléans
Potatoes, strawberries, apples, vines, berries... Farming is this fertile island’s main resource.
It is probably due to its long sandy beach that the Montagnais named this North Shore village “Neshtât Kâmiluâs” (beautiful sandy spit).
Located on Cap-aux-Meules, on the Magdalen Islands, these red rocks contrast magnificently with the blue of the ocean.
Jacques Cartier Bridge
This majestic bridge has linked Montréal to Longueuil on the River’s south shore since 1930.
Mouth of the Saguenay Fjord
Between Tadoussac and Baie-Sainte-Catherine, are the cliffs of the fjord.
Baie des Ha ! Ha !
Flowing towards the River, between the fjord’s dizzying walls, the Saguenay detours through this large bay.
Located on the Canada-United States border, this archipelago has more than 1800 islands.
Prince Shoal Lighthouse
Located in mid-River, at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord, this lighthouse has been dubbed “The Top”.
Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada
With its giant, surprisingly-shaped monoliths, Anse des érosions (Île Quarry) has an air of mystery…
Port of Paspébiac
This village is home to the Banc-de-Pêche-de-Paspébiac historic site, where a series of period warehouses bears witness to the history of fishing in Gaspésie.