Whatever the time of year, this national wildlife area welcomes over 300 species of bird to its shores.
Wander between the St. Lawrence and the clifftop to admire the mighty Montmorency Falls—by foot, from a gondola, or inside the first-rate restaurant.
A 74-metre high waterfall plunging down the side of gorges that are 1.2 billion years old is always a sight to behold!
Born in France about forty years ago, canyoning (or canyoneering in the U.S.) is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques such as stream hiking, abseiling, swimming and jumping. Canyoning-Québec imported this summer activity and invented ice canyoning for winter.
Projet Vertical - UNINTERRUPTED VIA FERRATA
Experience strong and unforgettable emotions on the zipline suspended 60 metres above the ground and push yourself to the limit with various via ferrata. Extreme sports enthusiasts will appreciate the two rappels, one of more than 50 metres!
Stay on the move at the Château!
Be sure to pack your running shoes or bike helmet for your next conference or vacation! Hop in the saddle with the Mont-Sainte-Anne cycling club or head out with the Endorphine running club. Just reserve at the front desk.
Biking at Mont-Sainte-Anne
Mont-Sainte-Anne is paradise for mountain bikers, boasting the most spectacular trails in Eastern Canada.
Marie-Hélène-Prémont Bike Trail
This scenic bike trail is unique in all Québec. It runs alongside Route de la Nouvelle-France, one of the oldest roads in North America.
Mont-Sainte-Anne is synonymous of paradise for road bike enthusiasts. Come and enjoy kilometres of breathtaking scenery between river and mountains.
Baie de Beauport
An oasis at 15 minutes from Chateau Mont-Sainte-Anne, the Baie de Beauport is a must in Québec City. The ideal place to escape the everyday, it offers a unique panorama with its sandy beach and its stunning views of the St. Lawrence. In addition to a wide range of water sports including kayaking, paddle boarding and kitesurfing, Baie de Beauport is home to a sailing school and a nautical club. Beach activities are numerous with its soccer, volleyball and petanque courts, water games, pumptrack, picnic areas and a unique foodtruck in Quebec City!
When you stay at Château Mont-Sainte-Anne, you have access to hiking trails of Mont-Sainte-Anne. Totaling 42 km, Mont-Sainte-Anne offers scenic trails to the top of the mountain and the Jean-Larose waterfalls.
Open year round, the Mestachibo Trail stretches from the Jean-Larose waterfalls to the church in Saint Ferréol-les-Neiges. A beautiful hike!
Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix
This trail has views of the St. Lawrence and its islands that you won’t want to miss.
Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie
Explore 35 km of trails in this park’s glacier-sculpted valleys.
Parc national des Grands-Jardins
A favourite haunt of fishermen, hikers, and campers, this park is the great outdoors at its best.
The Cap Tourmente national wildlife area boasts more than 20 km of family-friendly hiking trails. The views of the St. Lawrence will take your breath away.
High-performance karts and the most exciting race track in town. Fast, powerful and well-tuned, these karts will satisfy your need for speed. K.C.R. Karting Château-Richer offers you the pure excitement of safe outdoor racing. Alone or with a group, you'll enjoy the thrill of barrelling down the track at more than 75 km/h in a kart with a 9.5 hp engine. Two-seater karts for an adult and a child, as well as special children's karts. New in 2014, 30 karts SODI GT 1014 and 10 karts for children.
Le Grand Vallon
Le Grand Vallon golf course is right at the foot of Mont-Sainte-Anne. The undulating course features tree-lined fairways and a broad plain at the midway point.
This golf course stands at the highest point of Île d’Orléans, providing spectacular views of the St. Lawrence and the Laurentians.
Village Vacances Valcartier
Located only 20 minutes from Québec City, Valcartier Vacation Village has 35 waterslides for the entire family, 2 theme rivers, a huge wave pool and much more. In winter, Valcartier Vacation Village becomes the largest winter playground in America with more than 35 slides for thrill-seekers of all ages, 17 mechanical lifts and skating paths. Restaurants and bars onsite.
After the exercise and fresh air, put your feet up and relax in our health centre.
Spa des Neiges
Nestling between the St. Lawrence and the mountain, Spa des Neiges specializes in heat therapy. Baths, sauna, and hammam await, down by the river.
Nordique Spa Mont Sainte-Anne
Located on a beautiful property of over 300,000 square feet bordering a private lake, Le Nordique spa Mont Ste-Anne is the most family oriented spa in the Quebec City region, welcoming children to its safe and relaxing environment over 200 mornings a year.
Less than a 10-minute drive from Château Mont-Sainte-Anne, the basilica is a popular destination.
Galerie d’art Mont Sainte-Anne
This art gallery is a hotbed of inspiration and creativity, featuring canvases and sculptures by well-known artists.
Old Québec is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, combining the charms of European living with a storied North American history.
Ni Vu Ni Cornu
Ni Vu Ni Cornu is a studio and gallery that takes a playful look at the works of established and up-and-coming artists.
This art gallery and economuseum is a great place to learn more about traditional wood sculpture. Chat with artists and visit the sculpture garden.
Riding the Charlevoix Train Transit blends practicality and fun. The spectacle between river and mountains is simply stunning.
Skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne
Mont Sainte-Anne has incredible skiing conditions, with no fewer than 67 runs, a lift cabin, and 9 ski lifts.
Skiing at Le Massif de Charlevoix
Le Massif de Charlevoix is the place to go for the biggest vertical drop east of the Canadian Rockies (770 m) and take-your-breath-away runs that slide right down to the river.
Cross-country skiing at Mont-Sainte-Anne
Some 208 km of trails for classic skiing and 125 km for ski skating make this centre the best in Canada.
Dedicated snowshoers, hiking enthusiasts, and visitors keen to learn more beat a regular path to the Atlas training centre and 38 km of marked trails for snowshoers of all stripes.
Strike out alone or with family and friends and sled your way across our pristine winter wonderland.
Mont-Sainte-Anne fat bike trails network counts 7 loops for a grand total of 26 km, located at the Cross-Country Skiing Centre, 7km away from the alpine Mountain. Trails have been designed to fit all levels of riders, from begineers to experienced fatbikers.