There’s nothing more enchanting than Québec in the winter. Picture a plethora of snow-capped peaks and icy waters and you’ll immediately know that this province is just brimming with adrenaline fuelled adventure. The cities also boast a vibrant, festive energy with exciting annual events, making Québec the go to destination for thrilling winter sports and authentic French Canadian culture.
It goes without saying that Ice Canoeing is definitely no easy feat. But once you hop in that boat, the experience of gliding across a sub-zero cascading river is one you won’t forget in a hurry. Join your team and push the canoe through ice into the open water as you embark on this unique adventure – oh, and don’t forget to warm up with a hot cup of cocoa afterwards.
Ice fishing in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade
The picturesque Rivière Sainte-Anne is the largest spot in the world for Tomcod ice fishing and a picturesque one at that. As you enter the site you will feel as though you have stepped into a village of charming ice fishing cabins each complete with electricity and your very own fishing kit. Watch how the locals do it before having a go yourself.
Montréal en Lumière festival
Chefs, actors and musicians alike gather together every winter as the nation shines its spotlight on Montréal. As one of the world’s largest winter festivals, you can expect nothing but the best food, concerts, circus acts and theatre performances around. Shenzhen is the featured city of 2016 so there’ll be tons of exciting Chinese influences too. And to finish it all off, the festival ends with Montréal Nuit Blanche, an all-night party packed with music, winter sports and culinary delights. There couldn’t be a better place to be in February, if you ask us…