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.

  • 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. A unique experience in breathtaking scenery!

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  • Spectacule Gardens with a Twist of Whimsey

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-08-01
    SusanneSt, Orleans, Massachusetts

    Les Jardin de Quatre-Vents is a must see garden if you love gardening, nature, ecology, botany, and if you love to laugh. This was a man’s dream. The kitchen garden includes topiaries in the shape...

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  • Unforgettable

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-07-09
    Navy_Ottawa_Canada, Ottawa, Canada

    From the time we saw the documentary, The Gardener, last year, we vowed to visit. Rose early to buy tickets in December, and visited July 7. The movie was good, but the real thing is better, with the...

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  • Magnificent private garden!

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2017-07-14
    AliceWalker3337, Bathurst, Canada

    This is a must see for any serious gardener. It was wonderful to tour such a large private garden as opposed to a public one and to get some great ideas and inspiration for our own garden at home...

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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

Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 23 June to 23 June

Open at all times

Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 7 July to 7 July

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Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 21 July to 21 July

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Gardens of Quatre Vents

From 4 August to 4 August

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