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Sea

AML Cruises

AML Cruises

From the only departure point on the St. Lawrence south shore, get ready to meet our sea’s biggest creatures in the world’s best observation site. Get on the AML Levant boat, breathe the fresh air and meet whales, seals, and marine mammals. This activity will make children and adults happy for sure!

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Duvetnor les îles

Duvetnor les Îles

Duvetnor Society offers many family activities to discover Bas-Saint-Laurent islands. They organize guided tours on boats and on foot. You will learn more about the fauna and flora of our wonderful region. Île aux Lièvres Because Île aux Lièvres is 13 km long, you will need more than a day to explore it all! Discover its natural scenic points, explore its deserted banks full of shrub roses and observe seals peacefully sleeping on the beach. We can guarantee that both children and adults will have fun! Îles du Pot à l’Eau-de-Vie Pot à l’Eau-de-Vie is an archipelago of three islands offering many hiking trails and a guided boat tour. While on the island, you will be able to see breathtaking aquatic bird colonies. You can also visit a lighthouse named Phare du Pot, a historical building erected on a very small promontory.

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Parc de la Pointe

Parc de la pointe

Located at the end of Loup river, on the St. Lawrence River banks, this beautiful site has a unique scenic point of view on one of the world’s most spectacular sunsets. The park provides camping sites, scenic points, hiking trails, 5 km bike and hike trails, children’s playground (18 months to 12 years old), swing sets for children and mobility-impaired people, sani-station, and picnic tables. Look for the big rock with the Indigenous Head, which has been the littoral trail landmark for more than 50 years. Discover the villas that remind the popularity of the sector in the beginning of the 20th century.

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Montagne de Cacouna Scenic Point

Montagne de Cacouna Scenic Point

Located in the Gros-Cacouna marsh sector, this scenic point offers a panoramic view on the river and sunsets. If you choose to experience this breathtaking and relaxing moment, note that you will have to hike back in the dark. To get there, walk the 2 km trail called “Sentier de la Montagne.” It goes 80 metres up in a typical mixed wood Nordic forest. At the top, you will find many panoramic stops to observe the islands and the St. Lawrence River. You might even see white whales!

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Parc Marin du Saguenay–Saint-Laurent – Rivière-du-Loup Sector

Parc Marin du Saguenay–Saint-Laurent – Rivière-du-Loup Sector

Experience fascinating land or sea adventures in Parc Marin du Saguenay – Saint-Laurent! Bas-Saint-Laurent region is well known for its breathtaking sunsets on the river, seals and aquatic birds observation, lighthouse and museum visits and guided tours on foot, kayak or boat. Set sail and discover Île aux Basques, Île aux Lièvres, Île Verte, Îles du Pot à l’Eau-de-Vie or even the Côte-Nord region by taking the ferry! National Marine Conservation Area Parc Marin du Saguenay – Saint-Laurent is also a protected marine conservation area in which more than 2200 species live. Therefore, it is the perfect place to observe marine animals.

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AML Cruises

AML Cruises

From the only departure point on the St. Lawrence south shore, get ready to meet our sea’s biggest creatures in the world’s best observation site. Get on the AML Levant boat, breathe the fresh air and meet whales, seals, and marine mammals. This activity will make children and adults happy for sure!

Visit the website
Duvetnor les îles

Duvetnor les Îles

Duvetnor Society offers many family activities to discover Bas-Saint-Laurent islands. They organize guided tours on boats and on foot. You will learn more about the fauna and flora of our wonderful region. Île aux Lièvres Because Île aux Lièvres is 13 km long, you will need more than a day to explore it all! Discover its natural scenic points, explore its deserted banks full of shrub roses and observe seals peacefully sleeping on the beach. We can guarantee that both children and adults will have fun! Îles du Pot à l’Eau-de-Vie Pot à l’Eau-de-Vie is an archipelago of three islands offering many hiking trails and a guided boat tour. While on the island, you will be able to see breathtaking aquatic bird colonies. You can also visit a lighthouse named Phare du Pot, a historical building erected on a very small promontory.

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Parc de la Pointe

Parc de la pointe

Located at the end of Loup river, on the St. Lawrence River banks, this beautiful site has a unique scenic point of view on one of the world’s most spectacular sunsets. The park provides camping sites, scenic points, hiking trails, 5 km bike and hike trails, children’s playground (18 months to 12 years old), swing sets for children and mobility-impaired people, sani-station, and picnic tables. Look for the big rock with the Indigenous Head, which has been the littoral trail landmark for more than 50 years. Discover the villas that remind the popularity of the sector in the beginning of the 20th century.

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Montagne de Cacouna Scenic Point

Montagne de Cacouna Scenic Point

Located in the Gros-Cacouna marsh sector, this scenic point offers a panoramic view on the river and sunsets. If you choose to experience this breathtaking and relaxing moment, note that you will have to hike back in the dark. To get there, walk the 2 km trail called “Sentier de la Montagne.” It goes 80 metres up in a typical mixed wood Nordic forest. At the top, you will find many panoramic stops to observe the islands and the St. Lawrence River. You might even see white whales!

Visit the website
Parc Marin du Saguenay–Saint-Laurent – Rivière-du-Loup Sector

Parc Marin du Saguenay–Saint-Laurent – Rivière-du-Loup Sector

Experience fascinating land or sea adventures in Parc Marin du Saguenay – Saint-Laurent! Bas-Saint-Laurent region is well known for its breathtaking sunsets on the river, seals and aquatic birds observation, lighthouse and museum visits and guided tours on foot, kayak or boat. Set sail and discover Île aux Basques, Île aux Lièvres, Île Verte, Îles du Pot à l’Eau-de-Vie or even the Côte-Nord region by taking the ferry! National Marine Conservation Area Parc Marin du Saguenay – Saint-Laurent is also a protected marine conservation area in which more than 2200 species live. Therefore, it is the perfect place to observe marine animals.

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Land

Waterfall Park

Waterfall Park

Parc des chutes is a natural park crossing a heritage orchard that offers 10 km of forest hiking trails alongside Loup river. Admire the 33-metre-high waterfall and the old functioning hydroelectric station. On top of the waterfall, appreciate the panoramic view on the river and sunset. Parc des chutes is definitely a must see!

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Club de golf de Rivière-du-Loup

Rivière-du-Loup Golf Club

Founded more than a hundred years ago, this golf club, located in Rivière-du-Loup and Notre-Dame-du-Portage, offers an entertaining experience with nature and breathtaking landscapes. This 18-hole golf course (6221 yards, par 72) has an amazing view on the St. Lawrence River and Charlevoix mountains. You will be surprised by how challenging and beautiful it is! Golf course: 18 holes - 6221 yards – Par 72

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Parc Côtier Kiskotuk

Parc Côtier Kiskotuk

Parc côtier Kiskotuk is divided in seven sectors alongside the St. Lawrence River. It crosses the cities of Cacouna, L’Isle-Verte and Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs. This huge land hides a magnificent flora, including one of Québec’s biggest cordgrass marsh, peatland in regeneration and stunning view on the mountains. Outdoor lovers can discover wonderful hiking trails that lead to panoramic views. The trails are perfect for children. Go down the new Faucons trail by bike or on foot and admire a varied fauna with many bird species. These birds can be found in Gros-Cacouna marsh birdwatching site or Baie-de-L’Isle-Verte national fauna reserve. Discover the insular life of Île Verte by visiting its heritage tour, including Michaud School, Skeleton Museum and Québec’s old lighthouse.

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Parc National du Lac-Temiscouata

Parc National du Lac-Temiscouata

Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata is a national park offering brand new hiking trails that meet all the quality, development, and discovery requirements. Discover eight hiking trails, for more than 35 km of beautiful landscapes. Long hike amateurs will be happy to discover the Sentier national, which crosses the whole park. Hiking trails available: Montagne-du-Fourneau Trail Rivière-des-Mémoires Trail Sutherland Trail Montagne-de-Chert Trail Curé-Cyr Trail Grey Owl Trail Draveur Trail Grands-Pins Trail Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata is a mix between water and forest, an essential step of Acadia’s land and forest. It protects a big part of the Mont Notre-Dame natural region. Visitors can hike, bike, sail, and enjoy discovery activities to understand the spirit of the park. The territory is 10,000 years old and hides amazing human stories in a protected area. The park was created alongside the most important and impressive lake of the region, named Lac Témiscouata. Fashioned by the years and glaciers, it is perfect to relax and contemplate the beauty of the nature.

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Sebka

Sebka

Outdoor lovers will be happy to know that Sebka offers many activities, such as hiking, climbing, and sea kayaking. Admire breathtaking landscapes and hike the 10 km long trails full of scenic points. Near the climbing site, a scenic point allows you to observe the climbers. From Sentier de la Batture, do not hesitate to visit the two other sectors available.

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Waterfall Park

Waterfall Park

Parc des chutes is a natural park crossing a heritage orchard that offers 10 km of forest hiking trails alongside Loup river. Admire the 33-metre-high waterfall and the old functioning hydroelectric station. On top of the waterfall, appreciate the panoramic view on the river and sunset. Parc des chutes is definitely a must see!

Visit the website
Club de golf de Rivière-du-Loup

Rivière-du-Loup Golf Club

Founded more than a hundred years ago, this golf club, located in Rivière-du-Loup and Notre-Dame-du-Portage, offers an entertaining experience with nature and breathtaking landscapes. This 18-hole golf course (6221 yards, par 72) has an amazing view on the St. Lawrence River and Charlevoix mountains. You will be surprised by how challenging and beautiful it is! Golf course: 18 holes - 6221 yards – Par 72

Visit the website
Parc Côtier Kiskotuk

Parc Côtier Kiskotuk

Parc côtier Kiskotuk is divided in seven sectors alongside the St. Lawrence River. It crosses the cities of Cacouna, L’Isle-Verte and Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs. This huge land hides a magnificent flora, including one of Québec’s biggest cordgrass marsh, peatland in regeneration and stunning view on the mountains. Outdoor lovers can discover wonderful hiking trails that lead to panoramic views. The trails are perfect for children. Go down the new Faucons trail by bike or on foot and admire a varied fauna with many bird species. These birds can be found in Gros-Cacouna marsh birdwatching site or Baie-de-L’Isle-Verte national fauna reserve. Discover the insular life of Île Verte by visiting its heritage tour, including Michaud School, Skeleton Museum and Québec’s old lighthouse.

Visit the website
Parc National du Lac-Temiscouata

Parc National du Lac-Temiscouata

Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata is a national park offering brand new hiking trails that meet all the quality, development, and discovery requirements. Discover eight hiking trails, for more than 35 km of beautiful landscapes. Long hike amateurs will be happy to discover the Sentier national, which crosses the whole park. Hiking trails available: Montagne-du-Fourneau Trail Rivière-des-Mémoires Trail Sutherland Trail Montagne-de-Chert Trail Curé-Cyr Trail Grey Owl Trail Draveur Trail Grands-Pins Trail Parc national du Lac-Témiscouata is a mix between water and forest, an essential step of Acadia’s land and forest. It protects a big part of the Mont Notre-Dame natural region. Visitors can hike, bike, sail, and enjoy discovery activities to understand the spirit of the park. The territory is 10,000 years old and hides amazing human stories in a protected area. The park was created alongside the most important and impressive lake of the region, named Lac Témiscouata. Fashioned by the years and glaciers, it is perfect to relax and contemplate the beauty of the nature.

Visit the website
Sebka

Sebka

Outdoor lovers will be happy to know that Sebka offers many activities, such as hiking, climbing, and sea kayaking. Admire breathtaking landscapes and hike the 10 km long trails full of scenic points. Near the climbing site, a scenic point allows you to observe the climbers. From Sentier de la Batture, do not hesitate to visit the two other sectors available.

Visit the website

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Culture

Manoir Fraser

Manoir Fraser

Manoir Fraser is a prestigious seigniorial residence that was perfectly restored. It is an interpretation centre about Fraser lords and their influence on the region. Discover how they built a picturesque city with the tour named “À la découverte du Vieux Rivière-du-loup et de ses églises.” At Manoir Fraser, children always have fun! In fact, they can participate in the family game named “Libérez le fantôme d’Alice Fraser” (Liberate Alice Fraser’s ghost). Alice Fraser is a girl who got caught in a digital application. Interesting fact: the Manoir was built in 1830 and the Fraser lords lived in it during the 19th century!

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École de l'Anse

École de l'Anse

Enjoy a relaxed, historical, and cultural moment at Parc de l’Anse, where you can visit the authentic schoolhouse, built along the river. École de l’Anse was rewarded twice with Prix du patrimoine, a price that honours the restoration of the original building and the many visual effects created inside. In the old school, you can find exhibitions, photos and videos of the traditional education and village vitality. The exhibition was created in collaboration with Musée de la mémoire vivante de Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, that gave a lot of historical accounts. Numerous activities are offered at École de l’Anse, such as direct access to the river, children’s playground, picnic tables, geocaching, treasure hunts, petanque courts and bicycle rental.

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Matuweskewin Native Art Shop

Matuweskewin Native Art Shop

Matuweskewin Native Art Shop and Museum displays Malecite traditional techniques and art with Native unique and original work. HISTORICAL FACT! Located on the Cacouna Malecite community reserve, Denis-Launière traditional house is the last feature illustrating the Malecite presence in Bas-Saint-Laurent. Built in 1890, this house is now a Malecite interpretation centre. Matuweskewin is a Native word meaning “porcupine hunter.”

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Petit phare de Saint-André-de-Kamouraska

Little lighthouse of Saint-André-de-Kamouraska

The tiny lighthouse represents Saint-André’s old lighthouse, once located on “Le Long Pèlerin” island. The new lighthouse is located between the aboiteau and jetty, which once led to Saint-André Pier. Visitors can take shelter in the tiny lighthouse and have lunch. Outside, there are information boards about the foreshore fauna and flora.

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Musée du Bas-St-Laurent

Musée du Bas-St-Laurent

Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent is an open door on the region’s history and art. The museum has a permanent exhibition called “Visages et paysages,” explaining the history of the region and its inhabitants. It displays photo archives coming from the 250,000 documents belonging to the museum. Available all year, temporary exhibitions allow you to discover Québec’s well-known artists and emerging ones. The museum also offers the Publiqu’Art Desjardins tour, a circuit around Rivière-du-Loup sculptures. There are more than 40 sculptures in the city. Publiqu’Art is an open-air exhibition that changes perceptions on Québec’s contemporary art.

Visit the website
Manoir Fraser

Manoir Fraser

Manoir Fraser is a prestigious seigniorial residence that was perfectly restored. It is an interpretation centre about Fraser lords and their influence on the region. Discover how they built a picturesque city with the tour named “À la découverte du Vieux Rivière-du-loup et de ses églises.” At Manoir Fraser, children always have fun! In fact, they can participate in the family game named “Libérez le fantôme d’Alice Fraser” (Liberate Alice Fraser’s ghost). Alice Fraser is a girl who got caught in a digital application. Interesting fact: the Manoir was built in 1830 and the Fraser lords lived in it during the 19th century!

Visit the website
École de l'Anse

École de l'Anse

Enjoy a relaxed, historical, and cultural moment at Parc de l’Anse, where you can visit the authentic schoolhouse, built along the river. École de l’Anse was rewarded twice with Prix du patrimoine, a price that honours the restoration of the original building and the many visual effects created inside. In the old school, you can find exhibitions, photos and videos of the traditional education and village vitality. The exhibition was created in collaboration with Musée de la mémoire vivante de Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, that gave a lot of historical accounts. Numerous activities are offered at École de l’Anse, such as direct access to the river, children’s playground, picnic tables, geocaching, treasure hunts, petanque courts and bicycle rental.

Visit the website
Matuweskewin Native Art Shop

Matuweskewin Native Art Shop

Matuweskewin Native Art Shop and Museum displays Malecite traditional techniques and art with Native unique and original work. HISTORICAL FACT! Located on the Cacouna Malecite community reserve, Denis-Launière traditional house is the last feature illustrating the Malecite presence in Bas-Saint-Laurent. Built in 1890, this house is now a Malecite interpretation centre. Matuweskewin is a Native word meaning “porcupine hunter.”

Visit the website
Petit phare de Saint-André-de-Kamouraska

Little lighthouse of Saint-André-de-Kamouraska

The tiny lighthouse represents Saint-André’s old lighthouse, once located on “Le Long Pèlerin” island. The new lighthouse is located between the aboiteau and jetty, which once led to Saint-André Pier. Visitors can take shelter in the tiny lighthouse and have lunch. Outside, there are information boards about the foreshore fauna and flora.

Visit the website
Musée du Bas-St-Laurent

Musée du Bas-St-Laurent

Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent is an open door on the region’s history and art. The museum has a permanent exhibition called “Visages et paysages,” explaining the history of the region and its inhabitants. It displays photo archives coming from the 250,000 documents belonging to the museum. Available all year, temporary exhibitions allow you to discover Québec’s well-known artists and emerging ones. The museum also offers the Publiqu’Art Desjardins tour, a circuit around Rivière-du-Loup sculptures. There are more than 40 sculptures in the city. Publiqu’Art is an open-air exhibition that changes perceptions on Québec’s contemporary art.

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Discovery Tour

Cacouna Heritage Tours – Les randonnées du passé

Cacouna Heritage Tours – Les randonnées du passé

Les randonnées du passé consists in four tours, for a total of 50 interesting spots to visit. These tours make you travel in the cultural and historical background in which our community was created in 1673. These tours are offered with a podcast and information boards. Meet Cacouna’s first inhabitants and travel through its river and important places with “Le Cacouna maritime.” Then, discover Cacouna’s built heritage and seaside destination history with “La Petite randonnée” and “La Grande randonnée.” Finally, learn about Émile Nelligan’s poetry by exploring the places he visited between 1886 and 1898 with “Sur les traces de Nelligan.”

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La route des bières

La route des bières

Discover Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Îles-de-la-Madeleine flavours with Route des bières de l’Est-du-Québec. Each artisanal producer creates beers with their personal skill, finesse, and uniqueness. Their first value is to brew a fully local product. Since they are all established in the cultural life of their cities, the breweries included in Route des bières offer shows and activities. Sit at the bar and taste a delicious beer to understand the city’s vibe and spirit. Beer lovers of all kinds will enjoy their moment and discover the authenticity of the region. Québec’s breweries are must-see places for sure! Route des bières de l’Est-du-Québec is a tour created in collaboration with Le Bien, le Malt (Rimouski), Microbrasserie Aux Fous Brassant (Rivière-du-Loup) and Tête d’Allumette (Saint-André).

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Artisan proposed tour

Artisan proposed tour

Would you like to take Rivière-du-Loup home? Discover our numerous artisanal products by travelling on Route des Artisans, which takes you to countryside and city roads. Our local producers will warmly welcome you. They are anxious to meet you!

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Heritage tour of Notre-Dame-du-Portage

Heritage tour of Notre-Dame-du-Portage

Notre-Dame-du-Portage Heritage Tour includes 19 interpretation tables that explain the city’s nature, architecture and folklore alongside the St. Lawrence River. The tour provides information about the river and its islands, fauna and flora, cliffs, and rocks. It also presents the village’s folkloric stories, summer residencies, hotels, church, parsonage, and stations of the cross. All tables display old photos and information on the village history, that once led to “Portage des canotiers,” now known as “Sentier du Grand-Portage.” You can also learn about important inhabitants of the city, sometimes nicknamed “La Belle de l’Est.”

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MRC de Rivière-du-Loup Georally

MRC de Rivière-du-Loup Georally

MRC de Rivière-du-Loup invites you to discover the region in fun, interesting and original ways: geocaching! The idea is to find caches all around the territory to discover hidden treasures, breathtaking landscapes, and long-kept secrets! The tour highlights the history, heritage, and landscapes of 10 cities.

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Cacouna Heritage Tours – Les randonnées du passé

Cacouna Heritage Tours – Les randonnées du passé

Les randonnées du passé consists in four tours, for a total of 50 interesting spots to visit. These tours make you travel in the cultural and historical background in which our community was created in 1673. These tours are offered with a podcast and information boards. Meet Cacouna’s first inhabitants and travel through its river and important places with “Le Cacouna maritime.” Then, discover Cacouna’s built heritage and seaside destination history with “La Petite randonnée” and “La Grande randonnée.” Finally, learn about Émile Nelligan’s poetry by exploring the places he visited between 1886 and 1898 with “Sur les traces de Nelligan.”

Visit the website
La route des bières

La route des bières

Discover Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie and Îles-de-la-Madeleine flavours with Route des bières de l’Est-du-Québec. Each artisanal producer creates beers with their personal skill, finesse, and uniqueness. Their first value is to brew a fully local product. Since they are all established in the cultural life of their cities, the breweries included in Route des bières offer shows and activities. Sit at the bar and taste a delicious beer to understand the city’s vibe and spirit. Beer lovers of all kinds will enjoy their moment and discover the authenticity of the region. Québec’s breweries are must-see places for sure! Route des bières de l’Est-du-Québec is a tour created in collaboration with Le Bien, le Malt (Rimouski), Microbrasserie Aux Fous Brassant (Rivière-du-Loup) and Tête d’Allumette (Saint-André).

Visit the website
Artisan proposed tour

Artisan proposed tour

Would you like to take Rivière-du-Loup home? Discover our numerous artisanal products by travelling on Route des Artisans, which takes you to countryside and city roads. Our local producers will warmly welcome you. They are anxious to meet you!

Visit the website
Heritage tour of Notre-Dame-du-Portage

Heritage tour of Notre-Dame-du-Portage

Notre-Dame-du-Portage Heritage Tour includes 19 interpretation tables that explain the city’s nature, architecture and folklore alongside the St. Lawrence River. The tour provides information about the river and its islands, fauna and flora, cliffs, and rocks. It also presents the village’s folkloric stories, summer residencies, hotels, church, parsonage, and stations of the cross. All tables display old photos and information on the village history, that once led to “Portage des canotiers,” now known as “Sentier du Grand-Portage.” You can also learn about important inhabitants of the city, sometimes nicknamed “La Belle de l’Est.”

Visit the website
MRC de Rivière-du-Loup Georally

MRC de Rivière-du-Loup Georally

MRC de Rivière-du-Loup invites you to discover the region in fun, interesting and original ways: geocaching! The idea is to find caches all around the territory to discover hidden treasures, breathtaking landscapes, and long-kept secrets! The tour highlights the history, heritage, and landscapes of 10 cities.

Visit the website

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