Tourisme Charlevoix

Les Jardins de Quatre-Vents

About

The Centre écologique de Port-au-Saumon, a central area of the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve, is a remarkable 100-hectare site bordering the Saint Lawrence River and is known as a thematic pole of the Parc marin du Saguenay-Saint-Laurent. A part of its territory is devoted to interpretation trails for the public. The centre offers land and marine ecosystem educational activities.

Activities

  • Developed and enlarged by Francis H. Cabot, the Gardens of Quatre Vents are considered among the best private gardens of our times. They are a source of exquisite enchantment for those fortunate enough to visit them. Wandering through the sets of gardens, visitors can discover over 1000 different species of plants that are revealed in original, unexpected and audacious ways.

  • As a thematic center of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park and a central area of the World Biosphere Reserve of Charlevoix, the Centre Écologique de Port-au-Saumon pursues its mission of education and awareness of the environment in Offering to tourists of passage three beautiful activities to discover!

  • The Centre écologique de Port-au-Saumon, a central area of the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve, is a remarkable 100-hectare site bordering the Saint Lawrence River and is known as a thematic pole of the Parc marin du Saguenay-Saint-Laurent. A part of its territory is devoted to interpretation trails for the public. The centre offers land and marine ecosystem educational activities.

  • Access : 3330, boul. Malcolm-Fraser, La Malbaie (St-Fidèle)
    Paid entry
    Total lenght : 3 km
    Difficulty : Intermediate
    Access period : summer period
    Picnic area

  • On a 2hr+ guided tour, visitors discover an impressive fault that the Marguerite stream flows into. Alongside the St. Lawrence Estuary, they also explore Port-au-Saumon Bay and a multitude of forested and coastal environments.

Description

  • Features

    • Souvenir shop
    • Restrooms
    • Paid admission
    • 35,00 $
    • 2h30

Reviews from visitors

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  • Incredible gardens

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2016-08-30
    Simon J

    This place is only open a few days a year and it is absolutely necessary to book in advance. There is so much love and attention that has gone into the planning of these gardens. The Japanese tea...

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  • Hidden Unexpected beautiful garden

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2016-08-11
    MichelNB9, Gatineau Quebec

    You just don't expect these types of gardens estates when you are far away from major center. The visit takes 3 hours. It can be done in french or English. It is a series of smaller gardens of...

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  • Plan your timing carefully

    4 on 5 stars Notice written on 2016-07-01
    John V, Toronto, Canada

    This garden is open only sparingly during the season - so check the website and plan your trip to the North Shore accordingly. It is well worth the visit - or a diversion from another part of the...

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Contact informations

135, Boulevard Malcolm-Fraser
Cap-à-l'Aigle (QC)  G5A 1A2

1 877 434-2209

  418 434-2209
  info@cepas.qc.ca

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Schedule

the Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 24 June to 24 June

  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Saturday

the Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 8 July to 8 July

  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Saturday

the Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 22 July to 22 July

  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Saturday

the Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 5 August to 5 August

  • 08:00 to 17:00 - Saturday

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