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Tourism itineraries

Discover Lac-Mégantic

We have proposed a half-day, a one-day, a two-day and even a three-day tourism itinerary to suit your interests during your stay with us.




Very early in the morning
Café Bistro La Brûlerie
Stop by the local coffee shop for your morning coffee. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Early in the morning
Walking tour: Le Marcheur d’étoiles
Walk through Lac-Mégantic's city centre with a cultural and historical tour. An exhibition located in our railway station sheds a light on the events of July 6, 2013. The tour will also allow you to explore the city's 48 monumental sculptures, an outdoor photo exhibition and lots more.
A little later in the morning
Parc des Vétérans
Finish your morning’s walk at the Parc des Vétérans, where you can admire the region’s mountains. If it’s nice and warm, treat yourself to a soft ice cream cone at La Berge Glacée ice cream shop, a few steps away from the hotel. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Over lunch time and early afternoon
Station touristique Baie des Sables
From the Parc des Vétérans, continue your exploration via the trail named la Marche du vent, either on foot or on bike. There, you will encounter aerial photographs presenting the city centre’s evolution. This trail will lead you to the Station touristique de la Baie des Sables, where a restaurant awaits you as well as a plethora of outdoor activities.
In the late afternoon
Visa-Beauté Santé Spa
At the end of day, make your way back to the downtown core using the bike path and treat yourself to a massage or any other service at Visa-Beauté Santé Spa, located on the lake, a short distance from the hotel. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.

- Day 1 -
Very early in the morning
Café Bistro La Brûlerie
Stop by the local coffee shop for your morning coffee. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Early in the morning
Walking tour: Le Marcheur d’étoiles
Walk through Lac-Mégantic's city centre with a cultural and historical tour. An exhibition located in our railway station sheds a light on the events of July 6, 2013. The tour will also allow you to explore the city's 48 monumental sculptures, an outdoor photo exhibition and lots more.
A little later in the morning
Parc des Vétérans
Finish your morning’s walk at the Parc des Vétérans, where you can admire the region’s mountains. If it’s nice and warm, treat yourself to a soft ice cream cone at La Berge Glacée ice cream shop, a few steps away from the hotel. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Over lunch time and early afternoon
Station touristique Baie des Sables
From the Parc des Vétérans, continue your exploration via the trail named la Marche du vent, either on foot or on bike. There, you will encounter aerial photographs presenting the city centre’s evolution. This trail will lead you to the Station touristique de la Baie des Sables, where a restaurant awaits you as well as a plethora of outdoor activities.
In the late afternoon
Visa-Beauté Santé Spa
At the end of day, make your way back to the downtown core using the bike path and treat yourself to a massage or any other service at Visa-Beauté Santé Spa, located on the lake, a short distance from the hotel. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
- Day 2 -
Very early in the morning
Café Bistro La Brûlerie
Stop by the local coffee shop for your morning coffee. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Early in the morning
Tours Mégantic
Choose a guided tour that sparks your interest.
Later in the morning
Gare patrimoniale
Discover Lac-Mégantic’s heritage railway station. You can visit its open spaces, exhibits and take part in its cultural activities.
In the afternoon
Parc de la Rivière-Chaudière
Trek through its 3.7 kilometre network of paths (2.5 km for cycling and 1.2 km for walking) where it’s possible to encounter wildlife and experience the flora. Eight interpretive panels will inform you on the area.
In the late afternoon
La Berge Glacée
Treat yourself to an icy treat, just steps away from the hotel. This ice cream shop is considered a must in Lac-Mégantic! See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.

- Day 1 -
- Day 2 -
Choose what works best with your schedule:
Parc national de Frontenac Discover a well conserved natural environment located on the periphery of the Grand lac Saint-François, a magnificent body of water of 51 km². The Parc national de Frontenac is home to over 200 species of birds and more than 30 species of mammals just waiting to enchant nature lovers. There, you can explore nautical activities, trekking and cycling.
OR
Lake aux Araignées The name might not have convinced you, but its sandy beach with the Mount Megantic as a perfect backdrop will. Its name is a reference to its shape which resembles that of a spider.

- Day 1 -
When the timing is right
Parc national du Mont-Mégantic
Explore its many trails, lakes and rivers, take part in its facilitated experiences and plan a visit of the ASTROLab or the Mont-Mégantic Observatory.
- Day 2 -
Very early in the morning
Café Bistro La Brûlerie
Stop by the local coffee shop for your morning coffee. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Early in the morning
Walking tour: Le Marcheur d’étoiles
Walk through Lac-Mégantic's city centre with a cultural and historical tour. An exhibition located in our railway station sheds a light on the events of July 6, 2013. The tour will also allow you to explore the city's 48 monumental sculptures, an outdoor photo exhibition and lots more.
A little later in the morning
Parc des Vétérans
Finish your morning’s walk at the Parc des Vétérans, where you can admire the region’s mountains. If it’s nice and warm, treat yourself to a soft ice cream cone at La Berge Glacée ice cream shop, a few steps away from the hotel. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
Over lunch time and early afternoon
Station touristique Baie des Sables
From the Parc des Vétérans, continue your exploration via the trail named la Marche du vent, either on foot or on bike. There, you will encounter aerial photographs presenting the city centre’s evolution. This trail will lead you to the Station touristique de la Baie des Sables, where a restaurant awaits you as well as a plethora of outdoor activities.
In the late afternoon
Visa-Beauté Santé Spa
At the end of day, make your way back to the downtown core using the bike path and treat yourself to a massage or any other service at Visa-Beauté Santé Spa, located on the lake, a short distance from the hotel. See front desk for special offer for Microtel guests.
- Day 3 -
Early in the morning
Tours Mégantic
Choose a guided tour that sparks your interest.
Later in the morning
Gare patrimoniale
Discover Lac-Mégantic’s heritage railway station. You can visit its open spaces, exhibits and take part in its cultural activities.
In the afternoon – Choose what best suits your schedule:
Walking: Parc de la Croix lumineuse Explore a site that offers a unique view of the mountains, the lake and the city of Lac-Mégantic (at the very end of La Fontaine Street).
OR
Walking: Parc de la Rivière-Chaudière Trek through its 3.7 kilometre network of paths (2.5 km for cycling and 1.2 km for walking) where it’s possible to encounter wildlife and experience the flora. Eight interpretive panels will inform you on the area.
OR
Parc national de Frontenac (For sports lovers) Discover a well conserved natural environment located on the periphery of the Grand lac Saint-François, a magnificent body of water of 51 km². The Parc national de Frontenac is home to over 200 species of birds and more than 30 species of mammals just waiting to enchant nature lovers. There, you can explore nautical activities, trekking and cycling.

In the case of rain


If the weather doesn’t allow for downtown exploring, here are a few other options:
You can visit the following places:

1. The Astrolab (Mont-Mégantic)
2. The Pavillon de la faune (Stratford, 25 minutes away from Lac-Mégantic)
3. The Centre Sportif (Lac-Mégantic)
4. The indoor playground Horzone, designed for younger children (Lac-Mégantic)

If you’d like to have a custom-designed tourism itinerary, please contact: toursmegantic.com