Mont-Sainte-Anne is well-renowed for the alpine and cross-country skiing centres but the region offers many more secrets for you to discover...
Just a few minutes from the mountain, two Nordic Spas offer a relaxing après-ski. Share that moment with your family, friends or spouse and enjoy the benefits of alternating hot/cold. Massotherapy and body care are also offered.
A few kilometers away from the slopes and the Mont-Sainte-Anne Cross-Country Ski Center, relax in the aromatic steam bath, the Finnish sauna, the outdoor spa, the bracing rain and the Nordic waterfall.
In front of the St. Lawrence river, this thermal spa awaits you with its whirlpools, hammam, Finnish sauna and of course, its incredible view on l’Île-d’Orléans.
All season, the paragliding school Aerostyle brings you through the summit of Mont-Sainte-Anne by the gondola. From the top of the west side and on a vertical drop of 2050 feet, feel the unique sensation of flying and enjoy the breathtaking view on the St. Lawrence River, the Côte-de-Beaupré and the Laurentians!
With a qualified instructor, make a two-seater flight during 10 to 15 minutes and admire the magnificient panorama. Starting at $100, taxes are not included and gondola rate applicable depending the season.
At the bottom of Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canyoning-Québec offers, from December to March, an exclusive experience of canyoning in North America! Learn the techniques of ice canyoning in repelling down the spectacular and frozen Jean-Larose fall and discover the magnificient scenery around you. Summer descent of Jean-Larose waterfall is also available.
Time: 3-4 hours
Level: all levels
Included : professional guide, helmet, harness, crampons, rope material progress and mountain boots rental
Les Secrets Nordiques operates 7 days a week at the base of the Mt Sainte Anne resort. They offer a wide range of winter activities for all ages, to be done alone, with your family or with a group. Friendly dogs and professional guides work together to give you the opportunity to live a breathtaking experience in a sublime winter environment.
All packages include:
Dog sledding for 2
With a partner, experiment dogsled ride on the trails and lead your own team of 6 Huskys. This 2-hour activity starts at 9am, 11:30am or 2pm everyday. Groups of 15 people with professionnal guides.
VIP dog sledding
Let the guide drive your sled, sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery. This 2-hour activity starts at 9am, 11:30am and 2pm.
Discover what life is like for our pack of 65 friendly dogs. Come and witness this rich micro-society and the relationship it has with the humans caring for its members. A 30 minute tour for everyone, no booking needed, at 4pm everyday. ($5 per person/ $10 per family).
Mont-Sainte-Anne also runs a traditional Sugar Shack in one of the green trails, La Pichard. A major success with the young ones (and youngs at heart), you can cut your run in half, stop at the shack and grab a tasty treat, traditional hot maple taffy, served on a bed of fresh snow and scooped up with wooden sticks.
The Sugar Shack in generally open all weekends and 7 days a week during Spring Breaks and Holidays. Please consult our Daily Snow Report to know if it is running the day of your visit.
Located at the base of the mountain in the Touristic Village, the museum showcases various documents and objects related to the history of skiing in Québec. Discover a thrilling story and go back in time!
Located at the base of the mountain in front of the Sports Alpins boutique, the ice rink offers a breathtaking view on the mountain. It’s definitly a great place to try ice skating with friends or family! Also, enjoy the firepit located just beside the ice rink, offering an exceptional atmosphere. Free access.
Please take note that the ice rink is open at night only when night skiing is operating (from Wednesday to Saturday inclusively).
Access to the ice rink is free. Equipment rental is available at Sports Alpins boutique, located just in front of the rink.
The sanctuary of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Basilica, which celebrated its 350 years in 2008, is located less than 8km from Mont-Sainte-Anne and is one of the oldest pilgrimage sites in North America. With more than one and a half million pilgrims and visitors every year, this place is only a few minutes away from the Mont-Sainte-Anne resort and is a must-see for any history, religion and culture followers.