Experience the St. Lawrence

A whole universe to discover

Take in the river’s immensity, smell the salt air and let your mind run free. Welcome to the St. Lawrence, where history, culture and exquisite regional cuisine converge: see it, hear it, taste it, live it. Hike or bike through parks that showcase the landscape, or take to the water.

Let go and
follow the current
From one season to the next along the river, discover thousands of marine animals. Savour renowned local delicacies, relax to the sound of the waves, and drift off to sleep in a peaceful cottage or campground.
The many faces of the St. Lawrence

Whether you’re on or in the water, or at the river’s edge, the St. Lawrence is a veritable playground. Wending its way around islands and into the heart of cities, it shapes Québec’s landscape.

Discover sea mammals
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Québec is a unique place for discovering a wealth of marine fauna. The St. Lawrence is home to some 13 cetacean species, including whales. Admire this incredible wildlife from the river banks, a kayak or a boat.

The St. Lawrence in all its splendour
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Unique wildlife, spectacular scenery, authentic cuisine... What better way to discover all that the St. Lawrence has to offer than to take a cruise.

Always inviting

The St. Lawrence changes with the seasons.


Make the most of the St. Lawrence, with water sports and activities, excursions and whale-watching.


Come fall, criss-cross the banks of the St. Lawrence, and journey along colourful routes offering views that will remain etched in your memory.


The St. Lawrence transforms in winter, offering a whole different range of activities—some unique in the world.


Come spring, the port cities, coastal national parks and towns, and islands and archipelagos along the St. Lawrence come alive.

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