Lisa Marie Lacasse
Mont-Sainte-Anne, Stoneham, Condos & Hôtel Stoneham
1 888 827-4579, # 323
Be part of the Gran Fondo Mont-Sainte-Anne!
the thrill of this large international cycling event, with its
colourful arches and banners, energetic send-off, water stations and
routes winding through gorgeous scenery. The event starts June 23, 2013,
at Château Mont-Sainte-Anne.
courses, two days of activities and one tough challenge along scenic
routes winding through the hilly terrain of the Beaupré Coast. Take part
in the fun of this gran fondo event with your friends or spouse, or as
part of a team.
Paris on Stage. 1889−1914 June 19, 2013, to February 23, 2014
buffs, dreamers and art lovers take note: The echo of the Belle Époque
era can still be heard in this monumental tribute to Paris, which
underscores the close relationship between Québec and France. After
taking in this exhibit, visitors will find their thoughts turn to the
City of Light, the source of inspiration for many an artist, inventor,
romantic and poet. www.mcq.org/index_en.html
Half a million dollars has been invested in the Saint Pierre
to, among other things, revitalize the décor, purchase high-end sheets
and comforters, redo the lighting and change the carpeting in the 31
rooms and suites, restore all the furniture and floors, add HD
wall-mounted televisions and acquire a half dozen paintings of
landscapes and heritage buildings for the guest rooms.
Great news regarding another property owned by the Gilbert family: Hôtel 71,
located next door to the Saint Pierre. The spacious 1200 sq. ft.
penthouse (no. 720) on the roof of the hotel will soon have its own
private terrace. From this excellent vantage point on the tallest
building in the neighbourhood, the penthouse’s occupants will be able to
admire the view of the Old Port, St. Lawrence River and Cape Diamant.
Coming aboard? Cruise
enthusiasts in the Québec City region are in for a treat in 2013. A
number of cruises have Québec City as their port of departure or port of
arrival. Click here for the link to the list of cruises for 2013. How
about taking a tour of the Québec City region either before your cruise
departs or after you arrive?
Winners of the Travel + Leisure
awards are determined every year by the magazine’s readers. Hotels are
ranked by region according to specific criteria, such as the quality of
the rooms and amenities, location, service, cuisine and overall value.
Published by American Express Publishing Corporation, Travel + Leisure
is a prestigious monthly magazine with over a million readers, making it
the most popular travel and tourism magazine in the world.
you want to try a new winter sport, then Hok skiing is for you! Also
known as snowshoe skiing, Hok skiing is described as a cross between
Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. This activity is offered at the Station touristique Duchesnay resort.
Downhill skiers, telemarkers, off-trail snowboarders and alpine touring skiers will be pleased to learn that the Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier has a new 100 hectare ski park. A shuttle, the Loup Express, now brings visitors to the start of the sentier des Loups trail.
Two new groomed glade run trails are now open at Stoneham Mountain Resort. One is at the intermediate level, and the other presents a pulse-pounding challenge for the truly brave.
A new 6 km (3.7 mile) snowshoeing trail has been laid out at Camp Mercier in the Réserve faunique des Laurentides wildlife preserve.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Valcartier Vacation Village has launched the Bring Your Old Man promotion!
Every Sunday, each person aged 16 to 25 gets a 50% discount off a
Passport+Rafting ticket when accompanied by a person aged 50 or older
who buys a regularly priced Passport+Rafting ticket!