Spas are connected to nature and its elements. Go for the ultimate in relaxation in the hot and cold baths of a Nordic spa that draws inspiration from Scandinavian or Asian traditions, whether it’s in the city, on a riverbank or in the forest. From facials to body treatments to the benefits of a therapeutic massage, there’s no better way to indulge, take care of yourself and forget about your everyday worries. And if you’re looking for other ways to relax, consider nature walks, quiet activities, charming hotels and getaways where you simply take the time to rest.

Enjoy autumn at La Petite Auberge Jouvence

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Make the most of the fall season with an all-inclusive stay in the heart of nature at La Petite Auberge de Jouvence in Orford. A stay at this accommodation includes meals, access to equipment and outdoor activities. You can also relax in the Auberge’s spa and sauna, with nearby natural waterfalls. Located in the heart of Parc national du Mont-Orford, the Auberge is the perfect place to enjoy the region’s autumn colors.

Resorts and relaxation

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Renowned for its hospitality, the Laurentians region is filled with magnificent resorts and a wide variety of offers to invite you to enjoy the refreshing autumn breeze! Whether you opt for a hotel, a B&B or an inn, an outfitter, a tree house or a campsite, you’re sure to find one thing in common: an experience that will make you forget your everyday life! To take relaxation to the highest level, take advantage of your getaway to visit one of the wonderful spas, where you can enjoy the colors of the season while filling up on fresh air!

Relax at L’Éternel Spa

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Lovers of nature and relaxation will be delighted by L’Éternel Spa, located in the heart of Monts-Valin. Enjoy the thermal experience and treat yourself to a massage or facial and body treatments in a relaxing, enchanting setting. This Nordic spa’s open-air facilities run alongside a natural river and include several hot-water pools, including two large multi-massage pools, a cold-water pool with waterfall, two dry saunas, two yurts with fireplaces, various indoor and outdoor rest areas and a Nordic-inspired bistro.

Get a breath of fresh air at Méandre

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A 40-acre ecotourism resort on the banks of the Croche River, Méandre invites you to experience fall in full swing in the Haute-Mauricie region! Want to take in the colours as you paddle on the water? There’s no shortage of options thanks to canoeing, kayaking and paddleboarding. To add to the experience, extend your stay by glamping in a Quebec-designed, wooden “cocodome” or a minimalist micro-cabin combining comfort and modern style.

Visit Bleu Lavande, a pure delight for the senses

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Immerse yourself in Quebec’s lavender culture at Espaces Bleu Lavande in Magog, which supports the well-being of bees, butterflies and hummingbirds as the first pollinator sanctuary in the province! In addition to lavender fields and flower gardens, this agritourism site features an interpretation centre, an immersive experience designed by Moment Factory and a fabulous boutique. Enjoy the smell of fresh lavender, have a family picnic in the fields and take your dog for a walk in this enchanting setting!

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