Discover the sights

In addition to breathtaking landscapes, the Navettes Maritimes du Fjord also offers the chance to visit the villages and learn more about the region's history and nature. The attractions you'll encounter along the way are divided into four zones as outlined below:

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Zone 1

Zone 2

Zone 3

Zone 4

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La Baie
Sainte-Rose-du-nord

Sainte-Rose-du-Nord
Rivière-Éternité

Rivière-Éternité
L’Anse-Saint-Jean

L’Anse-Saint-Jean
Tadoussac

1District of La Baie

This borough is the region's cradle of colonization. The three founding villages are located here. Rio Tinto's port facilities can be seen when leaving the wharf.

2International cruise wharf

This ultramodern wharf accommodates international cruise ships, notably the famous Queen Mary 2, and is located in the heart of the village.

3Anse-à-Benjamin

During the winter months, this cove welcomes an impressive village of ice fishing huts. Take the Sentier Eucher to climb the mountain for magnificent scenic views overlooking the bay. 

4Battures (tidelands)

This area of the fjord includes sections of the shoreline that can be explored when the tide retreats. 

5Scierie-gauthier

The lumber industry is still of great importance to the region, with the sawmill founded in 1855 as proof.

6Cap-à-l’Est and the river mouth toward Chicoutimi

The Baie des Ha!Ha! ends at this location and the mouth of the fjord can be seen to the left that leads to Chicoutimi. On northern shore, the Cap à l’Est towers from high above.

7Beginning of the fjord's steep foothills

From rolling mountains to steep vertical cliffs.

8Sainte-Rose-du-Nord

One of the most beautiful villages in Québec and known as the "pearl of the fjord." The attractions include a museum, heritage church, hiking trails and an artisan market.

1Sainte-Rose-du-Nord

One of the most beautiful villages in Québec and known as the "pearl of the fjord." Among its attractions are a museum, heritage church, hiking trails and an artisan market.

2Descente des Femmes

This cove is home to the village of Sainte-Rose-du-Nord. Magnificent views overlooking the fjord; campsites are also available! A missionary gave this one-of-kind name to this place.

3Fjord's steep foothills

From rolling mountains to steep vertical cliffs.



4Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park

Where the waters become a protected marine zone with exceptional diversity: Over 1,600 wild species have been sighted here.

5Saint-Basile-de-Tableau

This small village with nine homes and a chapel was founded at the end of 19th century. It faces an impressive rock wall named the Tableau!

6Caps Éternité, Liberté and Éternité

These three capes are emblematic of the Saguenay Fjord. 

7The Notre-Dame-du-Saguenay statue

Cap Éternité is distinguished by the Notre-Dame-du-Saguenay statue. Carved by Louis Jobin, it's the fulfillment of a promise made by Charles-Napoleon Robitaille to the Virgin Mary. 

8The bay in Rivière Éternité

With the mountains towering from high above, this beautiful bay is the overflow from the river of the same name.

9Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay

Created in 1983, this park is known for its 326 sq. km territory that extends along two banks.  Enjoy hiking, kayaking, and a via ferrata course that unfolds on the mountains.

1Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay

Created in 1983, this park is known for its 326 sq. km territory that extends along two banks.  Enjoy hiking, kayaking, and a via ferrata course that unfolds on the mountains.

2The bay in Rivière Éternité

With the mountains towering from high above, this beautiful bay is the overflow from the river of the same name.

3The Notre-Dame-du-Saguenay statue

Cap Éternité is distinguished by the Notre-Dame-du-Saguenay statue. Carved by Louis Jobin, it's the fulfillment of a promise made by Charles-Napoleon Robitaille to the Virgin Mary. 

4Cap Éternité, Cap Trinité and Cap Liberté

These three capes are emblematic of the Saguenay Fjord. 

5Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park

Where the waters become a protected marine zone with exceptional diversity: Over 1,600 wild species have been sighted here.

6L'Anse-Saint-Jean

This village was founded in 1859, but the territory has been occupied since 1838, belongs to the Association des Plus Beaux Villages du Québec (association of the most beautiful villages in Québec) because of the heritage homes and famous covered bridge. 

1L'Anse-Saint-Jean

This village was founded in 1859, belongs to the Association des Plus Beaux Villages du Québec (association of the most beautiful villages in Québec) because of the heritage homes and famous covered bridge. 

2Île Saint-Louis

The largest island in the Saguenay Fjord,
where islands are few and far between!



3Petit-Saguenay

Founded in 1861, Petit-Saguenay is a village recognized in particular for its salmon river and the former company town of Saint-Etienne.


4Baie-Sainte-Marguerite

This magnificent bay forms an integral part of the Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay. Many activities are available for everyone. It's also an aquatic nursery for beluga whales that come here to give birth. 

5Cap de la Boule

This cape, accessible by excursion, offers exquisite panoramic views overlooking the fjord.

6Pointe à Passe-Pierre

This point that extends into the fjord's waters is part of the Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay and offers many woodland campsites.

7Anse de Roche

Located in the village of Sacré-Cœur, this enclave has a warm microclimate that makes outdoor activities pleasant and fun! There's also a wharf and picnic areas. Watch for whales and seals from the shores!

8Tadoussac

This village has over 400 years of history and the bay is part of the prestigious club of the most beautiful bays in the world! A true tourist hot spot that's renowned for its festival of song and whale watching excursions. It's located at the mouth of the Saint Lawrence River.