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In the footsteps of the pioneers


  • Archaeological Adventure

    Archaeological Adventure

    Archaeological Adventure offers a complete archaeological experience where you can take part in excavations in a site of historical significance in Baie-Comeau, under the supervision of professional archaeologists. Through your discoveries, you will be taking part in helping the community to protect Baie-Comeau’s rich and fragile archaeological heritage.

  • Heritage Tour

    Heritage Tour

    An introduction to the heritage and architecture of the town’s older neighborhoods. Discover attractions like the Sainte-Amélie Church, Maison du patrimoine and its heritage house, Parc des Pionniers, and Hôtel Le Manoir. Specialty shops and boutiques are always a treat, and our sandy beach is the perfect spot for a picnic along side the St. Lawrence River.

  • Borale Soap Factory

    Borale Soap Factory

    Learn about the steps involved in making and processing Borale ”extra pure” soap. This 100 % biodegradable soap is made of essential oils from the boreal forest. A quality product for all skin types.

  • Uapishka’s Research and Ecotourism Station

    Uapishka’s Research and Ecotourism Station

    Looking for a remote wilderness experience ? Located at the bottom of the Groulx Mountains and part of the Manicouagan-Uapishka World Biosphere Reserve granted by UNESCO, Uapishka’s Station offers a wide range of outdoor activities in an Arctic tundra setting.

  • St-Pancrace Microbrewery Factory

    St-Pancrace Microbrewery Factory

    The first microbrewery on the North Shore offers local flavoured beers brewed on-site as well as a selection of Québec-made whisky and spirits. Visit the factory to learn more about the brewing process and the wide variety of arctic plants and fruits used to make the St-Pancrace beers.

  • The Garden of the Glaciers

    The Garden of the Glaciers

    The Garden of the Glaciers is located along the border of the St. Lawrence River in the heart of the Manicouagan Uapishka World Biosphere Reserve. A unique encounter with the last ice age and climate change. The multimedia show is a multisensory virtual experience on glaciers.

  • Village forestier d'Antan of Franquelin

    Village forestier d'Antan of Franquelin

    The forest industry was crucial to the development of the North Shore. Activities such as cutting, hauling, driving, and other aspects of life in the forest are presented at this interpretation center. Get a taste of a typical lumberjack meal, which clocked in at around 2,000 calories !

  • Manic-5, le barrage Daniel-Johnson

    Manic-5, le barrage Daniel-Johnson

    This most remarkable installation of the Manic-Outardes hydroelectric complex is located 214 km north of Baie-Comeau and it is the largest dam in the world with multiple arches and buttresses (height 214 m, length 1.3 km). The Daniel-Johnson dam holds the Manicouagan reservoir with a surface area of 2000 km2. Access is only possible by air.

  • Parc nature de Pointe-aux-Outardes

    Parc nature de Pointe-aux-Outardes

    Thirty minutes from Baie-Comeau with naturalists offering guided tours on cleared trails, you will discover exuberant wildlife and vegetation, including a salt-water march of 1210 acres, 250 species of birds, sand dunes, and unlimited beaches. This corner of the world will showcase the hidden beauties of this magnificent nature through its 10 km of trails and 8 ecosystems.

  • Barrage hydroélectrique Manic-2

    Barrage hydroélectrique Manic-2

    Manic-2 is an important hollow-joint gravity dam and the first one to be put in service at the Manic-Outardes complex. It is here that in 1965 Hydro-Québec operated the first 735,000 V line in the world. Visitors will visit an enormous alternator and learn how electricity is produced.

  • Restaurants


    Baie-Comeau offers an array of restaurants for every taste, from gourmet meals to family favourites and local specialties. Let yourself be tempted by one of our local products including seafood, venison, fish, wildberries, etc.

  • Shopping


    In addition to three shopping centres, Baie-Comeau offers the possibility of shopping on the commercial arteries of the Plateau and Place La Salle, the latter of which shines under the theme of "Baie-Comeau, a Company Town".

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