Situated on the shores of the world's largest estuary, surrounded by spectacular landscapes and wide-open spaces where nature reveals all her beauty, Rimouski has much to offer tourists and residents eager to explore the untold riches of the region.
Attractions in the Lower Saint Lawrence region (Regional tourism association)
The websites of Tourisme Québec, the regional tourist association (ATR) of the Lower Saint Lawrence region, and Navigation Plus provide a portrait of the region and suggest many sightseeing tours and scenic excursions, as well as the addresses of interesting places to visit, to help you plan your vacation.
Corporation d'aménagement des espaces verts (French only)
The Corporation d’aménagement des espaces verts, a non-profit green-space creation organization, is a para-municipal agency whose main mission is to promote and develop green spaces, especially on the banks of the Rivière Rimouski and the estuary shoreline. Come discover the shoreline trails and those of the Rivière Rimouski, as well as our organization, by visiting our website.
Conférence régionale des éluEs du Bas-Saint-Laurent (French only)
On the website of the Conférence régionale des éluEs du Bas-Saint-Laurent, regional consultation group of elected officials, discover this region where the wealth of resources motivates the innovative spirit and zeal of its residents.
Quebec's ministry of transportation has a handy tool that lets you to estimate the distance and time between locations in Quebec.
Road Network Conditions — Bas-Saint-Laurent
Because safety is an important aspect of a great vacation…
Festival d'automne (French only)
Don’t miss this must-see fall event, held during the Thanksgiving weekend. The Festival d’automne offers fun for the whole family, including entertaining breakfast gatherings, evening activities, pheasant hunting, clay pigeon shoots, regional crafts and local gourmet products, games and activities for children, strong-man contests, lumberjack contests, the Optimist Club's soapbox derby, a very lively parade and more.
Festi Jazz international de Rimouski (French only)
Great shows, special events, jazz festival packages — you’ll find everything you want to know about this spectacular event right here.
Les Grandes Fêtes du St-Laurent (French only)
Les Grandes Fêtes du St-Laurent is a non-profit organization created to offer a major musical event in eastern Quebec. The event is the largest music festival in the region and is meant to contribute to the cultural and economic development of the city, in addition to providing a platform for emerging artists.
Golf des Saules (French only)
Located within the Rimouski city limits, this 18-hole, 6066-yard golf course will appeal to all golfers. With six holes offering views of the Saint Lawrence, golfers can enjoy exceptional vistas.
Golf L'Empress (French only)
Located 8 km (5 miles) east of downtown Rimouski in the midst of the woods, this new 18-hole course offers a wide range of attractions for golfers. In addition to being easy to walk, the course has a choice of five tee boxes for all holes (2 for women, 3 for men). More than sixty strategically placed sand traps keep golfers on their toes, in addition to water hazards on fourteen holes.
Golf Val-Neigette (French only)
Designed by John Watson, one of the best-known golf course architects, the Val-Neigette golf club is located just a few minutes from Highway 20, in Rimouski’s southern sector. The Rivière Bois-Brûlé meanders through this 18-hole course, providing thirteen holes with water hazards, adding to the challenge provided by forty-one strategic sand traps.
The Lamontagne House
Open from mid-May to mid-October, the Maison Lamontagne — or the Lamontagne House — is an important link in the chain of Quebec’s residential architecture. Guided tours help visitors learn about the lifestyles of the people of the 18th century by immersing visitors in their daily lives.
Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père
At the website of the Pointe-au-Père maritime historical site, visit the Submarine Onondaga, the foghorn, the lighthouse keeper’s house, the lighthouse itself and the Empress of Ireland Pavilion for a preview of what awaits you…
Musée régional de Rimouski (French only)
At the regional museum’s website, you will find this month’s activities, openings, conferences and talks, exhibits, collections, interpretive guides and more. Keep up to date about it all!
Le Parc national du Bic (French only)
This website will help you plan your next visit to the Parc national du Bic. It is provided by the Comité de développement Bic/Saint-Fabien.
Fleuve.net Regional Web Portal (French only)
For all the latest news and information about business, recreation and all aspects of life in the Lower St. Lawrence region.
Le Québec maritime
Enjoy navigating in the maritime regions of Eastern Quebec, lapped by the estuary and the Gulf of the Saint Lawrence. The Lower Saint Lawrence region, the Gaspé Peninsula, the North Shore and the Magdalen Islands all invite you to explore Québec Maritime: a region filled with untold riches and discoveries waiting to be made.
Spect’Art Rimouski (French only)
Spect’Art presents cultural events in Rimouski. Their website features the calendar of coming events, the locations and layouts of auditoriums and theatres, and ticket information so you can see that performer you’ve always wanted to see or that talented young artist you’ve heard so much about.
Official Website of Rimouski's Tourist and Convention Bureau
To help you plan a vacation you’ll remember for the rest of your life, Tourisme Rimouski (tourist and convention information bureau) invites you to visit Rimouski, our lively city with great lodging and wonderful food.
Vitrine du Bas-Saint-Laurent
This regional portal showcases the charms of the Lower St. Lawrence, the warmth and hospitality of its people, and the potential for development of tourist and eco-tourism attractions in this region on the move.