Tadoussac is literally the doorstep to the region, neighbouring the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and the Charlevoix regions. With its 400 years of history, it is the birthplace of New-France, and this is where the very first fur trading post in Canada was erected. This small town promises a warm welcome, and the tourist infrastructure is highly diversified. Take the time to visit the Centre d'interprétation des mammifères marins (CIMM), a must-see attraction on the Whale
Visit also the Petite Chapelle de Tadoussac, also called chapelle des Indiens. The Poste de traite Chauvin is also worth a stop. A replica of the first trading post built in 1600 by Pierre de Chauvin, this building will make you discover the history of fur trading in Canada through various theme exhibitions. Among all the attractions in Tadoussac, don't miss the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park.
It is also possible to observe the marine wildlife from the shore, go hiking, scuba diving or sea kayaking. Then visit the parc national du Saguenay – Tadoussace sector. There you will find a permanent exhibition and will learn more about the geological phenomenon of sand dunes. From September to October, the observatoire d'oiseaux de Tadoussac organizes activities of birds of prey watching.
Hôtel Tadoussac, famous landmark seasonal hotel, overlooks Tadoussac Bay and the Saguenay Fjord offering a spectacular view of one the world’s most beautiful bays.