How to appreciate autumn at its height with a few tips and advice!
Here are 8 ideas to make the most of it: The province offers a spectacular color palette and plenty of seasonal activities
- Fall foliage:
Autumn in Quebec is synonymous with the changing color of the leaves. So plan nature excursions in regions like the Laurentians , Estrie, Charlevoix , and the Outaouais region to admire the fall foliage. The mountain peaks offer breathtaking panoramas.
- Hiking in the forest:
Take advantage of hiking trails,national and provincial parks to explore Quebec nature in fall. Make sure you wear clothes appropriate for the season and bring good shoes and walking poles. A picnic and a thermos filled with hot and comforting soup could also be a nice addition to this walk.
- Apple, squash and pumpkin picking :
Take part in one of the most popular fall activities by visiting an orchard to pick apples or a farm to pick out the perfect pumpkin for Halloween.
- Winery visits :
Discover Quebec's wine scene by visiting local vineyards. Many regions, such as the Eastern Townships and Montérégie , produce excellent wines and ciders. Wine tours often include tastings and information about wine production. Some vineyards require pickers for the harvest. Having done it once, I loved my experience and I dream of going back next year!
- Savor fall cuisine:
Taste seasonal dishes such as stuffed squash, pumpkin-inspired desserts and snacks, and varieties of crisps with local fruits.
- Sporting activities :
Enjoy fall sports like cycling, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and golf, which can be even more enjoyable with the fall colors as a backdrop.
- Relaxation at the spa :
After a busy day enjoying fall, relax at one of Quebec's many spas, where you can immerse yourself in the hot outdoor baths while admiring the fall colors. I have just returned from an incredible day at the fabulous Spa Nordik .
- Comforting drink:
Enjoy tea, coffee or herbal tea wrapped in a warm blanket around a campfire, on your balcony or in your backyard.
Fall in Quebec offers a multitude of ways to connect with nature, celebrate the season and savor local culture. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a foodie, or simply looking to relax, you'll find plenty of ways to take full advantage of this magnificent season.