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  • 1 Barrage Daniel-Johnson Recommended Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    CDN - Les Sept-Lacs

    Measuring 214m/702ft in height and 1,314m/4,307ft in length, the spectacular dam is the largest arch-and-buttress dam in the world. Named after a former prime minister of Quebec and inaugurated in 1968, the dam regulates the water supply to all the p..

  • 2 Place d'Armes de Québec Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    CDN - Québec

    Located outside the confines of the Fort Saint-Louis, the square (1620) originally served as grounds for drill exercises and parades. With the building of the citadel in the early 1900s, Place d'Armes lost its military function; today it's a lovely g..

  • 3 Hôtel du Parlement Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    1045 r. des Parlementaires CDN - Québec G1A 1A4

    This majestic edifice is the finest example of Second Empire architecture in Quebec City. Housing the parliament and various government ministries, the building forms a quadrangle surrounding an inner courtyard; its imposing façade presents a histori..

  • 4 Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Parc des Champs-de-Bataille CDN - Québec G1R 5H3

    This remarkable Fine Art Museum in Battlefields Park provides a comprehensive overview of Quebec art from the 17C to the present. You'll find works by some of Quebec's greatest artists, including the painters Jean-Paul Riopelle and Jean-Paul Lemieux,..

  • 5 Parc Safari Recommended Recommended

    Industrial tourism and theme park

    280 Rang-Roxham CDN - St-Bernard-de-Lacolle J0L 1H0

    More than 800 animals and 75 species from Africa, Eurasia and America roam free in this vast natural domain. The 4km/2mi automobile safari enables visitors to photograph and feed the animals. The Enchanted Forest is both a theme park and a zoo. Durin..

  • 6 Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    10018 av. Royale CDN - Ste-Anne-de-Beaupré G0A 3C0

    Situated on the north shore of the St. Lawrence overlooking Ile d'Orléans, this beautiful shrine named for the patron saint of Quebec is a major Catholic pilgrimage center. A million and a half visitors stream here each year, many of them seeking div..

  • 7 Cobalt Mining Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    24 Silver St. CDN - Cobalt P0J 1C0

    The Northern Ontario Mining Museum provides an explanation of the geology of the area. The exhibition rooms feature extensive mineral samples, and displays about the short-lived period of regional prosperity. The collection of silver ore samples from..

  • 8 Peggy's Cove Recommended Recommended

    Towns and villages

    CDN - Halifax B3H 1C2

    Immortalized by artists and photographers across Canada, this tiny village is set on a treeless outcropping of massive, deeply lined boulders. Its tranquil harbour, with colourful boats and fishing shacks built on stilts over the water, is indeed pic..

  • 9 Meadows-in-the-Sky Parkway Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Trans-Canada Hwy (1,6 km à l'est de la sortie Revelstoke) CDN - Revelstoke

    This road ascends Mt. Revelstoke in a series of switchbacks, with a viewpoint of the town of Revelstoke. At the summit the vista stretches as far as Columbia valley and the Clachnacudainn Range. Paths at the summit descend into the alpine meadows. Fa..

  • 10 White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    2nd St. and Spring St. CDN - White-Pass Y0B 1B0

    This narrow-gauge railroad originally linked Skagway to Whitehorse. The refurbished railroad cars climb to an elevation of 873m/2,865ft, providing views of Skagway and the rugged peaks dominating the town. The train concluded its thrilling 45km/28mi ..

  • 11 See-to-Sky Highway Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    CDN - Squamish V8B 0A2

    Clinging to the mountainside and overlooking the gulf lined in steep wooded cliffs, a drive along Route 99 will provide stunning views. Beyond the picturesque port of Horseshoe Bay, west of Vancouver, between Squamish and Whistler, it takes in a rema..

  • 12 The Lookoff Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Rte 358 (14 km au nord de Starr's-Point) CDN - The Lookoff

    Although there is no official marker for this site, one cannot pass by without stopping. The view of Annapolis Valley is magnificent. At least four counties are visible from this popular vantage point, some 200mi/600ft above the valley floor. About 8..

  • 13 Tour Bay Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    CDN - Île-d'Anticosti G0G 2T0

    Limestone cliffs dramatically plummeting into the sea create a breathtaking view from the sandy beach of the bay.

  • 14 Vauréal Falls and Canyon Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    24 km de la grotte à la Patate CDN - Île-d'Anticosti G0G 2Y0

    The one-hour hike along the riverbed to the base of the waterfall offers spectacular scenery. The greyish limestone walls, sometimes patterned with red and green schists, are carved into undulating patterns by the forces of nature. Along the way, the..

  • 15 Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (Nicolet) Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    671 Bd. Louis-Fréchette CDN - Nicolet J3T 1L6

    With its distinctive detached bell tower, the impressive modern Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist (1961) resembles a ship's sails. A magnificent stained-glass window adorns the façade; the view from the interior is breathtaking. The stained-glass w..

  • 16 Saguenay Fjord National Park Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    Bureau d'information - 91 r. Notre-Dame CDN - Rivière-Éternité G0V 1P0

    This park was created in 1983 to protect the banks of the fjord. It covers roughly 300 km²/116 mi² and stretches for about 100km/62mi from La Baie to Tadoussac. Popular areas within the park include Sainte-Marguerite Bay, Tadoussac Dunes and Éternité..

  • 17 Cosmodôme Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    2150 autoroute des Laurentides CDN - Laval H7T 2T8

    The Cosmodôme opened in 1994 with a mission to "promote the study and practice of space science and technology." A replica of an Ariane rocket stands in front of the ultramodern complex. In the Space Science Centre, interactive exhibits, re..

  • 18 Citadelle de Québec Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Porte Durnford CDN - Québec G1R 3R2

    Some areas of the Citadel are off-limits, as it is still a military base for the Royal 22nd Regiment. Erected between 1820 and 1832, this massive fortress, enclosing 16ha/40 acres, is typical of star-shaped fortifications. The ramparts were composed ..

  • 19 Mackenzie Delta Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    CDN - Yellowknife X1A 1E8

    The 100km/70mi-wide delta forms a labyrinth of channels and lakes which converge at Beaufort Sea. It is the estuary of the huge, fast-moving Mackenzie River and the terminus of its 1,800km/1,100mi journey from the Great Slave Lake inland. It is one o..

  • 20 Athabasca Falls Recommended Recommended

    Nature and gardens

    CDN - Athabasca T9S 1N5

    The silt-laden waters of the Athabasca River roar over a lip of quartzite and down a canyon smoothed by the force of the rushing waters. Backdropping the cataract, Mt. Kerkeslin, slightly reddish from quartzite, has the same layering as the rock by t..

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