Weekly Prize: Expires 29 May, 2010
Click the yellow Enter Contest box to send your CJAD 800 email question to Chris on Bas-Saint-Laurent and a chance to win a three night family stay for two adults and two children at Auberge du Domaine Valga in Saint-Gabriel-de-Rimouski , including breakfast and dinners. Enjoy the treetop adventure of La Forêt de Maître Corbeau and passes to the “Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père” and the Onondaga submarine.
Peace and Tranquility in Bas-Saint-Laurent
This week on the Travel Show the beautiful Bas Saint-Laurent Region of Québec. Just 2 hours drive from Québec City, the Region is bounded by the mighty Saint Lawrence river on one side and the border with Maine and New Brunswick on the other.
Bas-Saint-Laurent was one of Québec’s earliest resort destinations and remains popular today thanks to its fine restaurants, comfortable accommodations, panoramic landscapes, relaxing spas, outdoor activities and… peace and tranquility.
Bas-Saint-Laurent residents are kind, hospitable people who will make your stay as pleasant as possible, going out of their way to serve you in French and English.
Families, couples, seniors and outdoor lovers will all find lots on offer. Visit an authentic submarine, cross Québec’s highest suspension bridge, sleep in a lighthouse or learn about eel fishing. Or relax, admiring wonderful sunsets and sipping maple wines. Visit www.bassaintlaurent.ca for ideas of Tours and Trails that you can explore.
The Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père features 200 years of maritime history. Come aboard the Onondaga – the only submarine open to the public in Canada. Discover how a submarine crew lived, confined in their tiny craft for months.
The Empress of Ireland Pavilion presents the history of the passenger ship “Empress of Ireland”, from its construction in 1906 to its tragic sinking on May 2, 1914. Discover a large collection of objects from the wreck, period photos, interactive terminals and eyewitness accounts. Relive the emotion of the ship's last voyage, when over 1000 people lost their lives.
The Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse played a central role in the history of navigation on the St. Lawrence River. Erected in 1909, this lighthouse is the third to be built on this site and is one of the tallest in Canada. You can admire the fabulous view from the top.
Tune in Saturday to win a three night family stay for two adults and two children at Auberge du Domaine Valga in Saint-Gabriel-de-Rimouski (about 40 km south from Rimouski), including breakfast and dinners. Enjoy the treetop adventure of La Forêt de Maître Corbeau and passes to the “Site historique maritime de la Pointe-au-Père” and the Onondaga submarine.
For your chance to win, phone into the show at 514-790-0991, 1-800-491-CJAD, or *TALK on your cell, or your question any time this week by entering the contest here online by clicking on the Yellow "Enter Contest" button.