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The Perseids, the places to observe them!

Les Perséides

The Perseids...are back! The period of activity is between July 17th and August 24th. And the best periods for observation are the nights of August 11th to August 14th with maximum activity on the night of August 12th to 13th. But this year, the conditions are less favorable since the moon is present. Nevertheless, here is our selection of places to observe them a little closer.

Parc régional Massif du Sud- Ciel
Saint-Philémon

Parc régional du Massif du Sud

Meteor showers are a celestial spectacle not to be missed at the Parc Régional du Massif du Sud. Extend your daily access until the evening to attend this sweet show or why not spend the night in a pod, yurt or refuge.

✨ Special Activity: Echo of the Perseids.  Astronomy workshop with string quartet show, under a rain of Perseids. Sale of beers on site. Bring your camping chair and individual flashlights.

When : Saturday August 13, 2022 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Cost : (taxes included): $25/adult, $5/childt

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Sainte-Lucie-de-Beauregard

Parc des Appalaches

Along with Sugar Loaf Mountain and Grande Coulée Mountain, the sight should be impressive here as well. And even if you just stay on the site! Lucky, these campers.

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Parc national de Frontenac

A park, what better way to observe the sky? Chances are this spot will be favored on those special August nights! Lucky those campers!

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Saint-Joseph de Coleraine

Sentiers pédestres des 3 monts de Coleraine

Magnificent panoramas can be observed from the top of the Oak (460 meters), Kerr (494 meters) and Caribou (558 meters) mountains. Two yurts are available, including the popular panoramic yurt! The latter are ideal for families or groups looking for comfort and nature experience. A chalet with services is also available for rent. Lucky those campers!

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Parc de la Chute Sainte-Agathe - Randonnée
Sainte-Agathe-de-Lotbinière

Parc de la Chute Ste-Agathe

Parc de la Chute Sainte-Agathe is a favorite spot for nature lovers. Hikes near the river, suspended footbridge and generous nature. Lucky those campers!

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Saint-Sylvestre

Domaine du Radar

The Domaine du Radar offers five trails that extend over several kilometers in the forest as well as a track dedicated to advanced Nordic walking. Well maintained and clearly marked, our trails are suitable for hikers of all levels. The most beautiful panoramic view of the region awaits you when you arrive at the top! When the sky is clear, you can see magnificent landscapes typical of Chaudière-Appalaches for miles around. Lucky those campers!

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